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5 votes
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How was my custom flag disputed?

Once upon a time, I flagged this answer as "not an answer", which was deemed helpful, but no action was taken on it. However, I flagged it again recently with a custom flag and I typed in "not an ...
user avatar
8 votes
1 answer

As of August 2023, is [email protected] still an active email address for reaching out to the SE Team?

I am trying to reach out to the SE team regarding a site moderation issue, but my message text exceeds the contact form’s 5000-character limit. According to this 2019 post, "Compare methods of ...
galacticninja's user avatar
-15 votes
1 answer

Is flagging too many posts to add the citation banner grounds for suspension? [closed]

This question arises from my personal experience - Suppose I have a per day flag limit of 90 flags, and I have been incessantly working hard on hunting out bad content across the main site to flag low ...
user avatar
-9 votes
1 answer

My edit to remove expletives on a Meta site was reverted and my flag for ♦ moderator attention was rejected. What's next? [closed]

On Stack Overflow en Español Meta, there is a "question" where the OP is complaining that they were suspended one hour on the chat because they used expletives (actually one specific expletive). On ...
Rubén's user avatar
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2 votes
1 answer

How should mods of per-site-meta with low / slow participation handle posts that if posted here will be negatively received?

TL;DR: I'm a moderator in Web Applications, and I was elected in 2020. When I have considered to take a tough decision, like suspend a user, I have discussed it privately. One of my major concerns is ...
Rubén's user avatar
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-19 votes
1 answer

What recourse have users, if the "contact us" link to SE employees doesn't help?

The "contact us" link to SE employees does not result in useful contact. What I've gotten back is clearly a form letter saying "Generally, if you have a question about a site or an action taken on it, ...
user avatar
4 votes
1 answer

How does one appeal the removal of their account in a way that automatically suspends their account?

What can I do to lift or reduce a suspension? contains good advice for appealing manually-imposed moderator suspensions, which always have a moderator message attached to them that the user can reply ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
-15 votes
1 answer

About moderators' authorities

Note: This is not a personally stuff. This is an opinion declaration for improving SE. From help center: Closing is a democratic voting process where the community identifies questions that ...
lucas's user avatar
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-14 votes
1 answer

Should Mods be allowed to affect questions they are related to?

I saw an instance where I voted to flag a question as off topic. Now, I am not sure, but I think that a Moderator, who might have asked/answered/commented on the question, stopped/removed(?) the flag. ...
DynamoBlaze's user avatar
-24 votes
4 answers

Changing the Pro Tem moderators every X months/years

Pro tempore moderators are chosen very early, and then they almost 100% of the time remain in power until graduation, which can take several years. Have people thought about allowing pro tem ...
user1271772's user avatar
10 votes
0 answers

Flagging a message by a moderator resulted in a suspension from another moderator [closed]

What can a person do if they flagged a chat message posted by a moderator that is spam, inappropriate, and/or offensive, and then another moderator suspends that person that flagged the original ...
Jenna Sloan's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers

Is Stack Exchange/Stack Overflow staff really interested in users' feedback? [duplicate]

After some years of enthusiasm about Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange sites, admiring the politeness of the communities and the effectiveness of the whole system, I finally stumbled upon a ...
linuxfan says Reinstate Monica's user avatar
-31 votes
5 answers

Should moderators collectively decide before deleting a question as off-topic?

Many answers claim that a collective decision on subjective issues; such as what is off-topic is just a waste of time. But too often they forget that newcomers are often clueless about what is ...
user20152015's user avatar

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