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On a small site, if almost all closed questions are closed using a diamond hammer, is this good or bad, and should anything be done?

On some smaller sites... Without pointing fingers, I've seen widespread diamond moderator closures, taken to the extreme where almost all closed questions are closed using a diamond hammer; not just ...
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Allow to flag a question for closure without casting a vote if I'm out of close votes

This is not a duplicate of I'm out of close votes. Can I use moderator flags instead? because that is a support question asking if one can use moderator attention flags to indicate that questions ...
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Great question got deleted [closed]

This is a cross-post from meta.programmers. I think the discussion also belongs here and to be honest, I’m really angry at the moment and I want this to get some attention. Executive summary: ...
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Reconsider allowing moderators to cast normal close/reopen votes as well as binding close/reopen votes

On Stack Exchanges, all users with 3,000 reputation or more can cast votes to close questions that they see as off-topic, or to reopen questions that they feel were wrongly closed. Ordinary users get ...
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Do moderators not have a way to just push a post into the close queue?

This is not a duplicate of Add a way for moderators to cast a normal, non binding close/open vote as that asks for the ability for moderators to cast a non-binding vote. This, on the other hand, asks ...
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May a diamond moderator utilize a second, non-diamond account e.g. to cast regular close votes?

This question is prompted by: Add a way for moderators to cast a normal, non binding close/open vote and Do moderators not have a way to just push a post into the close queue?. Basically, some ...
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Lock posts by default, when deleted by a moderator?

If a moderator deletes a post, but forgets to lock it, then the owner can simply undelete it. Shouldn't posts that are deleted by a moderator be locked by default? (A spam answer on Super User was ...
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The binding moderator vote problem on Beta SE sites

Please read fully before blindly closing/downvoting/tagging/duplicating The Problem On SO, binding moderator votes work well. There is usually not a lot of grumbling, and those that do get a good ...
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Am I wrong in thinking this review audit is incorrect?

I am of the opinion that such a question doesn't fit the Q&A format. From reading the FAQ, I thought it qualified as a chatty, open-ended question. Based on the answers in the question, it was ...
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A question "wizard"?

This is an idea that splintered off from Which tags on stackoverflow do you think needs to be improved and how?. I decided to bring it up as its own question as a possible proposal. While I do think ...
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Closed for "too localized" and by a single person is a bad decision

I find the reason to close my question disturbing and annoying. For two reasons. It was closed by a single person and because it's "too localized"!? So if it were a generic treeview, it would have ...
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Spamming random mod tools lets me cast an ordinary undelete vote

I was playing around with the mod tools (testing out some bugs and stuff) when I noticed that I'd caused this: This occurred because some combination of mod tools added an undelete vote, marked the ...
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Providing a "flag-to-queue" option for moderators [duplicate]

Currently, posts deemed by someone in the community to be in need of being closed or reopened are sent to the close/reopen review queues by clicking a link below the post. However, if a moderator ...
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How do I view everything in the "close votes" review queue without dismissing them?

As a moderator, I would like to be able to keep an eye on the questions that are garnering close votes. I usually don't want to act on those; as a mod I have the "big stick" so I don't vote to close ...
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Flag reviewed by same moderator?

I really feel that I got the short shrift on this question. Honestly, it's not a very good question. I posted it because I was trying to post source code to a programming forum on CodePlex, it wasn't ...

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