Time for a meeting
If a discussion thread on a pull request exceeds two or three replies or if a pull request is idle with no progress being made on the code review, then it is time to do the code review synchronously and go over the pull request in a meeting.
Similarly if you are rushed on time and need to land a pull request by a certain deadline then sending the pull request followed directly by a code review meeting will help the pull request to be reviewed and approved on time.
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