Linked Questions

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Show all of my question/answers to me even if they are deleted

I would really like to see all of my questions and answers on the profile page, even if some of them were deleted, and I don't have enough rep to see them on the site. (Note that some questions are ...
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12answers
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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How can we improve the mod tools?

You may have noticed that we have a bit of a backlog for bugs and feature requests related to moderator tools. Our moderators do a lot of work to keep our sites running smoothly, and we recognize ...
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We have updated jQuery to 1.12.4 - please report related bugs here

We have updated the jQuery version that Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange use from version 1.7.1 to 1.12.4 today (Tuesday, September 27, 2016). jQuery is an infrastructure library, and we've been ...
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Can we get some consensus on what flag to use for link only answers? [duplicate]

Related: Since moderators are just asking users to flag a custom "Link only answer," can we permanently make this a flag option? (not a dupe, that's a feature request and was closed as a ...
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3answers
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Allow recovery from flag hellban

Currently, users can get stuck in a permanent flag hellban from which there is no recovery. I've asked around before and it doesn't look like recovery is possible. To recover, you'd need to gain ...
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3answers
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Streamline moderators contacting users through chat

If a moderator needs to contact a user (and it's not severe enough to warrant a moderator message), it's common to make a private room and ping them. The procedure is: Create a new chatroom (named "...
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2answers
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Dismiss flags on the same posts with different validities

Sometimes a post has both valid flags and invalid flags. As far as I can tell, all the flags on the same post have to be dismissed with the same validity. The scenario I encountered (on this question)...
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Please make the flag response UI consistent, and train moderators

First a bit of rant history: When I became a moderator, there were two responses to flags: valid or invalid. There was no formal definition of these two terms; I took “valid” to mean “you were right ...
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Can the “Flag for moderator attention” have a feedback mechanism?

So lets say I flag a question for moderator attention. What happens after that is pretty opaque. I think the process can be made less opaque by the following: Having a list of what I flagged and the ...
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Is this really the appropriate response to a “helpful” flag?

This is what I just got to a flag that I put on an old dumb question of mine I wrote: Can this please be deleted? It is old and irrelevant. Thank you. And it would have been fine if it was just ...
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When should a flag be declined?

I have already seen this post, but it is from the Era of Displayed Flag Weight. Also, it talks about moderating SO/SU (where flags are as rare as hay in a haystack and flag weight is a bigger deal). ...
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Is it OK if I place a bounty on the post of a friend/relative?

Related: What is the procedure for having my spouse/significant other as a member of the same SE site? There's a friend of mine, who I share an IP with (university proxy). He's asked a question on ...
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2answers
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Disappointing response from a moderator [duplicate]

I have down-voted an answer and left a comment asking the user to add more details to his answer. I always tend to leave a comment when I down-vote a question/answer to explain the reason of my action....
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Add a notification on moderator comments on flags

Moderators can comment on flags. Especially if they suggest the flagging user does something, it would be helpful if that information had a way of reaching the user. For example, I got a flag ...

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