Linked Questions

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Moderators should be able to undelete comments

Since recently moderators can see a list of deleted comments. There should be a possibility to undelete these comments as well, at least for a certain period of time. Sometimes moderators delete the ...
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2answers
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How do I contact a user privately, as a moderator?

As a moderator, I sometimes need to contact a user about his behavior on the site or about other site-related issues. How can I contact a user privately, as a moderator? What are the possibilities ...
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“Private” Moderator Q&A site

This has apparently been discussed on the Teacher's Lounge before, but I can't find any official record of it (thus further leading me to believe my request is a good idea). I would like to propose a ...
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What are the qualifications needed to participate in a moderator election?

What are the qualifications needed to participate in a moderator election? What badges are required? What is the minimum reputation required? What are the privileges needed? Do you need to have an ...
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What does a new mod need to know?

I'm a new mod. I've read the Moderator Cheat Sheet and most of the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites. What else should I read to familiarize myself with the new role?
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Real use of Chat?

As reputation maintained by StackOverflow community, only on-topic real question are asked here and answered by people who have gained expertise in the field or by some who are still exploring(like ...
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Flagging answers featuring exploits?

I recently flagged one of the answers in the "late answers" checking? OP: Force downloads on an iphone and add it to the user library. You can use exploit A with version 1.2.3 and you can use ...
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Stack Exchange Moderator FAQ

As per the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites, this FAQ will serve the following purposes: To be the canonical reference for moderators across the Stack Exchange sites for things that are beyond question ...
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1answer
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Why don't I have access to the moderator chat room anymore?

I'm still a moderator pro tempore over at Parenting.SE and therefore ought to have access to the "Teacher's Lounge" chat room, but when I visit the link I get "access denied". Is something broken? ...
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When should the code language associated with a tag changed from “none” to “default”?

I noticed that for newly created tags, the code language (which is used when highlighting the code written in a post) is by default set to "none." I get there must be a reason for using that as ...
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Add link to the Moderators FAQ to the Moderator Nominations page

Currently IIRC the nomination page has links to "a theory of moderation" and "moderator agreement", but it's quite hard to find out what exactly a moderator can do and is expected to do. I think it ...
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0answers
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What are the rules on picking a site for room assignment on chat.se?

As a mod on chat.se, I was asked to change this room from Stack Overflow to Cognitive Sciences, since that's the new parent site for this (still in pubbeta) Because I'm not affiliated with CogSci, ...
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Reading list to understand StackExchange type ecosystems

I was thinking of putting on my reading list books, papers, and other resources that address different parts of the StackExchange ecosystem. Another way to state this is that if I were to build a ...