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Why does it only take one moderator to close a question?

One of the users at History SE, proposed a system where moderators are granted only 3 close votes, as opposed to their current power to unilaterally close questions. This would have the effect of ...
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Who are the diamond moderators, and what is their role?

Some people have a diamond after their username (e.g. Michael Myers ♦) What special privileges do diamond moderators have? How can I become a diamond moderator? Who are the diamond moderators? How ...
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Let moderators navigate the review queues at will

This post is an expansion of this comment For many graduated sites (eg Physics), moderators do not want to apply the unilateral close vote in all cases--it is better to let some community votes pile ...
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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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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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Reduce moderator “one-click closing” of questions in the GWT tag

Edit I understand your points, and I want to attenuate this question (if you want to read the original, it's in the edit history) I would like to see a shift away from one-shot closing by moderators ...
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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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What recourse do I have if I believe a moderator has abused their privileges?

One or more of the following things happened to me on a Stack Exchange site: My post(s) were wrongly deleted or locked by a moderator A moderator posted a wrong comment on one of my posts I was ...
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Reputation requirements compared

How do reputation requirements for various privileges compare on Stack Overflow vs a graduated Stack Exchange 2.0 site vs a site in public or private beta? Return to FAQ Index
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Is the Community Moderator position permanent?

I would assume that once elected Community Moderator, that position can be indefinitely retained when carrying out the moderator duties. However, if a moderator can no longer carry out his or her ...
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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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Is there a super moderator? [duplicate]

I just wonder if there is a super moderator who moderates the moderators?
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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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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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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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