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8 votes
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How to delete questions with answers and comments [duplicate]

Is it possible that I can delete questions in SO which have 3 answers and some comments? Due to privacy concern, I definitely need to delete that.
Mirage's user avatar
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197 votes
2 answers

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 ...
24 votes
2 answers

Ability for mods to hard-delete a question or revisions [duplicate]

We get some questions from time to time where the OP has posted his access codes or API keys to various online systems, like Twitter, Facebook, etc. These questions tend to linger in the flag queue ...
Lasse V. Karlsen's user avatar
-1 votes
2 answers

Archive Stack Exchange posts (or make them private)

Is there a way to archive posts on Stack Exchange? I want them to be private.
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-15 votes
2 answers

Should staff be allowed to vote, edit votes, and change sites?

I know this question isn't going to change company policy externally, much less internally, but I think it's very important that the community gets a voice in this. Should Stack Exchange staff be ...
tuskiomi's user avatar
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113 votes
1 answer

What should I do if a user posts sensitive information as part of a question or answer?

I've observed several incidents where users inadvertently posted detailed, sensitive information. For example, a Server Fault user who posted a question with working login credentials to his actual ...
54 votes
1 answer

Who has the privilege to delete a revision?

I saw a PPT posted by Jeff that showed a revision page which had the delete revision function, like this: But I have never seen this functionality on SO's revision pages. I guess that's because I ...
Charlie's user avatar
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39 votes
1 answer

Please add documentation about the redaction tool to the moderator help

Some of us were trying to figure out how to use the redaction tool correctly, as it can be a little counter-intuitive, when somebody pointed out the documentation in the moderator newsletter. That ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
13 votes
1 answer

When to redact revisions?

I know that it is possible for we as moderators to redact revisions (as announced in the February 2016 Newsletter). However, I was just searching for guidance on when such redactions should be ...
PolyGeo's user avatar
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10 votes
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Inconsistency, Craziness in a particular question

I was on this page: It looks like a haunted page, with no revisions giving the right information, when you click on any revision, looks like the revision and the contents do not match. And also the ...
Praveen Kumar Purushothaman's user avatar
9 votes
1 answer

Will Stack Exchange respect EU's "right to be forgotten"?

If a citizen of EU would request all his questions and answers to be deleted from all Stack Exchange sites, would that request be carried out? I'm not just talking about account deletion, where ...
Jeroen Jacobs's user avatar
7 votes
1 answer

Providing a public (or 5K-/ 10K-accessible) indicator of a "silent" revision (or the total number of "silent" revisions per mod)

Related: Allow moderators to hide a revision Current situation: after the revision-hiding silent-revision feature has been implemented, it takes two moderators to soft-hide a revision in silently ...
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4 votes
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Edit revisions - possibility to hide a revision for users with the Edit priviledge (2000+ rep)

I remember when there was an option here - a checkbox - saying "minor revision". Such revision would not be visible in revisions history (I think). Now, I don't particulary miss that feature, however ...
Zathrus Writer's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer

Moderator ability to make a post invisible

The first question in the moderator questionaire (for reference below) is: Q1: An asker repeatedly flags their own question and says that they need to delete it or they'll be fired, because they ...
durron597's user avatar
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Can I edit a post as to delete a edited portion of it for good? [duplicate]

say I post something I realize afterward is embarrasing and/or inconvenient (say a password, a friend's phone number, ecc.). May I ask to delete it, in strong sense to remove from the system? How? ...
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