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Block migration if user is suspended/question-blocked at destination

There's a sad little loophole in the suspension/question-block system: migrations. Example: Let's say you've been suspended on MSO, but you really, really want to post a question here now. All you ...
Dori's user avatar
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86 votes
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Moderators should be able to undelete comments

Since recently moderators can see a list of deleted comments. There should be a possibility to undelete these comments as well, at least for a certain period of time. Sometimes moderators delete the ...
Martin Scharrer's user avatar
41 votes
7 answers

Duplicate question etiquette: to delete or not to delete? [duplicate]

Let's say I'm a good Stack Overflow citizen: I have a question, I search on SO and on google to see if someone's asked the same thing, and I can't find anything that shows up, so I go ahead and post a ...
Jason S's user avatar
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119 votes
1 answer

What is a "locked" post?

On Stack Exchange, a post can sometimes be "locked": What does it mean to lock a post? Who can lock a post? When should a post be locked? Return to FAQ index
111 votes
1 answer

What are tag synonyms and merged tags? How do they work?

What are tag synonyms? How can tag synonyms be distinguished from "real" tags? How are new tag synonyms created? Who can create tag synonyms? How can I delete/reverse/undo bad tag synonyms? What are ...
49 votes
2 answers

What processes exist to issue formal warnings or remove moderators?

Feedback and questions about these processes are on this other post. This post lists two process by which formal complaints against moderators are handled by the Community Management Team. The ...
JNat's user avatar
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100 votes
2 answers

Differentiate between employees and moderators [duplicate]

My understanding of who has diamonds: All moderators have diamonds on the sites they moderate and their respective meta Stack Exchange employees have diamonds everywhere they're needed Right now, ...
Dori's user avatar
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37 votes
5 answers

Support for banners?

It would be very useful and possibly necessary on our site to have support for banners to apply on questions and answers. This would help the questions and answer to get proper attention and editing ...
Sklivvz's user avatar
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51 votes
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Is there a list of SE chat privileges, and the minimum reputation required for those privileges?

Is there a list of privileges that users have on any Stack Exchange chat rooms, and which lists the minimum reputation required for each privilege? If such list doesn't exist, what is the reputation ...
apaderno's user avatar
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18 votes
5 answers

Revising the criteria for moderator nominees

It is very easy to be a candidate in a moderator election. If we exclude the prerequisites to become a moderator on Stack Overflow and the necessary 1,000 rep for Mathematics, a nominee needs only ...
Mari-Lou A Слава Україні's user avatar
4 votes
3 answers

Why was this perfectly legit question removed without any close votes?

This question here: Using Firefox, how can I monitor all JavaScript events that are fired? was deleted by @casperOne about 7 hours ago, without going through the normal close process or getting any ...
Moin Zaman's user avatar
0 votes
6 answers

Question closed without the opportunity to rephrase it

Here is my user experience I recently had a question closed on me without given the time to improve it. Like all developers, we will get stuck on an impediment that we can't solve, sometimes late ...
Eric Romanowski's user avatar
20 votes
3 answers

What checks are in place to prevent high rep users and mods from abusing their privileges?

Since high rep users gain some pretty powerful privileges I wonder what checks and balances are in place to prevent them from abusing their privileges. I am not near these privileges on any SE site, ...
user avatar
25 votes
3 answers

Closing/Migrating question instructions/guidance [closed]

What does it mean to "close" a question? How/when can I vote to close questions? When should I vote to close questions? When should I not vote to close questions?
37 votes
1 answer

What is the process regarding moderator inactivity removals?

As far as I'm aware, moderators can now only be removed voluntarily or for cause (following one of the two processes listed here), but prior to the publication of that post, there has also been a ...
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