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Replace accept rate with citizenship level

I see that accept rate has now been removed from display on questions. I think this is not a great solution for reasons that waffles explained well. Take it away waffles! On one hand accept rate ...
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9answers
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Can we use something other than reputation as the bottleneck for election primaries?

We recently began the sixth moderator election on Stack Overflow. There is a huge number of highly qualified candidates, and there are 23 overall at the time of this writing. That's great, but there'...
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4answers
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Should the number of helpful flags be public to anyone?

This discussion came up here, by a comment from Oded: We are discussing internally whether there is a good reason to hide this value from everyone. If not, it might do a comeback. I know it is a ...
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2answers
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What are the details on the “candidate score” which shows during an election?

The way stats used to be shown during a moderator election have recently been changed. It now shows a "candidate score", which appears to be an amalgamation of total rep and certain badges, awarding a ...
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4answers
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Why Stack Exchange is no longer a fun place for learning and sharing knowledge, and how we can change this [closed]

I have been a longtime lurker on Stack Exchange, and enjoyed using it as a reference and learning tool. I am happy to see it grow, but I am increasingly worried about where it's going. Prompted by ...
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3answers
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Reduce mod election vote skewing by discouraging passerby users from voting

I have many accounts on SE sites with little or no activity, and I get invitations to vote in their elections despite of that. Sure, sensible users will not vote, but sometimes they will, just out of ...
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2answers
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Beta sites Election reputation cap should be 4k not 20k

Currently, in an election reputation is capped at 20k: The same as the "Trusted User privilege": However, now that beta sites are holding elections, I think this needs to be changed. On a beta site,...
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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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1answer
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Replacing the candidate score with something better

The candidate score that is prominently displayed in elections is calculated from the reputation of a user and a number of badges that are judged to be relevant to the duties of a moderator. It's ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to see acted-upon flags on Data.SE?

I've been wanting to write a query to cough up a bunch of neat stats about a user. One of them is the ratio of helpful flags to declined and disputed flags. However, I can't find where I can get these ...
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0answers
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Now that comment flags can be weeded out, can we show some flagging information in elections?

During moderator elections, a nomination includes certain statistics about the candidate. This information used to include the number of helpful flags, but this was removed because of concerns that ...
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Additional info about received badges by candidate during election

We have tooltip for this: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/247138/260198 But it shows only received badges. Would be great to see here complete list of badges with additional hint if user has this ...