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I'm new in this site. I want to know what the requirements are to become a moderator?

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    A dislike for sunlight, no need to sleep, and able to mentally calculate pi to 10,000 decimal places within 4.35 minutes.. in binary
    – James
    Sep 9, 2013 at 13:09
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    A pentient for pedantry, a knack for nazi-ness, a craft for craziness. Sep 9, 2013 at 13:09
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    If you are new, you probably shouldn't be asking this question. Sep 9, 2013 at 13:14
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    @BoltClock'saUnicorn If you've been here for a while, you probably shouldn't be asking the question either. ;)
    – Bart
    Sep 9, 2013 at 13:15
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    Surely that should be "A penchant for pedantry..." No pedants are sorry they all revel in it. Sep 9, 2013 at 14:05
  • @RobertLongson: Whatever.
    – Ry-
    Sep 9, 2013 at 14:10
  • to be moderator you need to know how to handle any of the above comments with grace Oct 22, 2021 at 1:14

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You must be elected by the community. Here is the most recent election.

You also must have these badges:

And you must have 3000 reputation or more.

More information about elections

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    The badge requirements are only for SO right now, and the reputation requirements are different on other sites as well. Sep 9, 2013 at 13:06
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    Or you could get hired by SEI :-)
    – Sklivvz
    Sep 9, 2013 at 13:17
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    Do we need 3000 reputation on a particular site where we want to be a mod or total network-wide reputation need to be 3000? Jul 27, 2020 at 16:57
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    I updated your answer to include the badge links/descriptions.
    – Ollie
    Sep 3, 2020 at 21:40

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