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How important is Be Nice? Trade-off between being nice and contributing good posts?

Post too long? Concrete questions at the bottom! Recently I had a discussion with one of the moderators on EE.SE who had declined rude / offensive flags on comments that violate the Be Nice policy, ...
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29 votes
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Is there a reason why calls for the MRRP post being [featured] are being ignored? [duplicate]

The post Feedback post: Moderator review and reinstatement processes affects the community as a whole. It is supposed to exist to collect feedback from users regarding the recent changes. Surely it ...
Script47's user avatar
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Background checks on election candidates

Does the company run any background checks on users who nominate themselves for elections? For example, can Community Managers see if a candidate deleted an account in that election year? Can CMs see ...
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31 votes
1 answer

What to do when part of a community lacks trust in ♦ moderators on small stacks

I would like to emphasize that I personally do not lack trust in this ♦ mod, nor do I wish for his removal. As such, I will not be mentioning the mod's username. While it is possible to work out who ...
Smurfton's user avatar
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6 votes
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How can I appeal to undelete an answer deleted by a moderator?

How can someone make an appeal to undelete an answer that was deleted by a moderator? There should at least be an appeal/vote process, if the deletion was unfair. Moderators are humans like rest of us,...
user121196's user avatar
-14 votes
3 answers

Is it ok for a moderator to join a private WhatsApp or Telegram group with users from the same site they moderate?

All SE sites already have chat rooms and meta sites to discuss things related to the main site. However, some like-minded users can sometimes create parallel groups on WhatsApp, Facebook, Telegram, ...
bigfootisreal's user avatar
-43 votes
4 answers

Is peer-accountability permitted on meta.stackexchange?

StackExchange grants users the ability to use "Contact Us" at the bottom of the page to report issues with Moderators. I don't see a rule prohibiting questioning a mod's actions here. I have one ...
Evan Carroll's user avatar
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What would the rules be about creating threads regarding other users, and encouraging other users to vote bomb them? [duplicate]

I am just wondering what the rules are here regarding making threads about other users, and whether it is considered a professional, or an unprofessional way of encouraging other users to vote bomb ...
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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. Asking ...
9 votes
2 answers

What happens when flagging a moderator?

I was curious about the independence of justice and moderation with those that embody them on the forums: the moderators. I wasn't asking on the way the community, its users, such as me, can control ...
Revolucion for Monica's user avatar
-39 votes
3 answers

How to diplomatically inform a moderator you disagree with aspects of their decision [closed]

When one is in receipt of a seemingly well intentioned correspondence from a moderator regarding a user's actions which utilises the customisation of a template response well, and seems to have the ...
Peter David Carter's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers

Official position on use of images on avatars

For three months until today I have used the photo of my Beloved as an avatar. I am the author of this photo, I as the photographer, I have copyright of the photo. But today I was blocked on the ...
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13 votes
2 answers

Let's be nice to other SE communities

I've noticed a bit of inter-site or intercommunity conflict going on. I understand that people are inclined to believe that their corner of the network is the best and they should think that to a ...
apaul's user avatar
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9 votes
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Why were multiple comments on the moderator process review post deleted?

The feedback post for the moderator review and reinstatement processes has been up for multiple days, and after refreshing my page this morning, I noticed that the majority of comments on the thread ...
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6 votes
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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 have ...
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