Linked Questions

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Help me opine about a new election system

I have been reflecting on some ideas around our current election system which were (originally) prompted by our pro tem appointment process. First, I think the Community Team needs to get out of the ...
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When do Pro Tempore Moderators change?

How long is the term for a pro tempore moderator? Nothing on the Moderators FAQ or Elections FAQ mention what the term length is for moderators.
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Do moderators have the authority to suspend *other* moderators? [duplicate]

Suppose a moderator has politically incorrect "inclinations" as observed (fairly often) in, say, a chat room. In the event that a couple of users take offence at this, can another moderator possibly "...
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0answers
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Automatic http to https links replacement job causing wrong “last modified by” information

I just noticed this on MSE homepage: Curious, I clicked the link, which led to this answer. Which was NOT modified by Community: Time stamp match, but not the user doing the action. ...
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Does the Stack Exchange suppress the personality of moderators?

After communicated with a lot of a moderators, I've found a pattern. I've got an impression, that despite their diamond-like position, they are in the reality oppressed. The reasons: They are very ...
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1answer
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What can I do if some moderators delete my comments improperly? [duplicate]

There are many good moderators but the others just delete comments without any reason. At least, they don't show reasons why they delete them. It's quite unfair. Is there any rule to handle this ...
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Re. role of moderator: How best to question / resolve a mod's questionable actions?

Official moderator and user guidance here says (excerpts): The ideal moderator does as little as possible, but those little actions may be powerful, visible, and highly concentrated. If you ...
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2answers
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Why not vote to depose moderators?

Moderator elections on Stack Overflow will begin in a couple of days. From there comes this question: why do we not organize elections, let us say every 3 years, to depose one moderator? My request ...
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How to deal with over-aggressive moderation?

Of the various Stack Exchange communities I'm on, there is one that has rather obvious outlier moderation habits. It's a smaller community with only 3 moderators listed. At least one of these ...
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2answers
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Key performance metrics for moderators

I wanted to do a little research with data.stackexchange.com to identify the determinants of moderator performance on SE subsites. However, I didn't find performance metrics for moderators. The ...
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Graduation, site closure, and a clearer outlook on the health of SE sites

Back in April of 2010, Joel shared our assumptions about the role of small sites in the newly minted Stack Exchange network: If a site does not have enough activity at the end of 90 days, it will ...
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0answers
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What can be done with an unconstructive moderator? [duplicate]

Explicitly a support question. I do not intend to discuss the particular case here. I have searched for an answer to this in the help center and here, where I found this, which unfortunately ...
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What can a user do if moderators remove a point of view from questions and answers

I wonder what happens if moderators act to remove contributions from a contributor, such that: A particular belief or point of view cannot be seen by other visitors That contributor is unable to make ...
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1answer
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Is a user who used to plagarise content fit for Pro-Tem Moderator?

In a private beta of a site, If a user was noticed for plagiarising contents and was reported to a moderator. The user then apologized to the moderator and then promised to be of good behaviour and ...
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4answers
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Why was my accepted answer deleted by a moderator? [closed]

I read the FAQ regarding deletion here: https://stackoverflow.com/faq#deletion Nothing in that could explain why my answer (which was originally accepted by the OP) was deleted by a moderator. Here ...

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