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Questions tagged [moderator-tags]

These tags can only be applied and removed by diamond moderators. They appear in red, not the usual gray, and confer a degree of official status.

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Why don't we receive notifications about the addition of moderator-only tags to meta requests? Should we?

Note: I'm not requesting that this be changed; I'm asking a neutral question as well as starting a discussion. I'm aware that in order for users to be notified upon their question being edited, the ...
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Is this possible to remove a moderator status tag if I change my question?

I asked this question here on MSE a while ago, as a feature-request, which later got rejected by a moderator. After doing edits to most of my questions, I thought it would be a good idea to change the ...
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Why isn't tag [announcements] a red moderator tag?

Sub-question: Is it true that all Stack Exchange employees are moderators of Meta.SE? I find there no point in leaving announcements as a regular tag, because everyone can post questions that carry ...
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The text on moderator tags in posts is blue when I've visited the tag page

When I've visited a tag page for a moderator tag (https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/*), the text on a moderator tag is blue when it is used in posts. For example, the following ...
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Error message saying that a moderator tag must be present when asking a question

When asking a question on Meta, I've encountered a bug which consists in an error message saying that a moderator tag must be present. Here is an example: Steps to reproduce this bug: Ask a question ...
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We're Implementing an “announcement” Tag for Direct Communication From the Team

Update (Feb 17) We're going to scrap this idea as presented. This is something that had been kicked around a bit for the last few months as we considered ways to communicate "This is what we've been ...
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What to do about old questions with obvious need for different moderator tags?

I just noticed this question on Meta Stack Overflow. It's obvious that it should be tagged status-completed and not status-planned, as the feature has shipped as of a few months ago. The only problem ...
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How did this question end up status-review? [duplicate]

Only moderators should be able to add status tags. However, it seems a normal user was able to add the status-review tag to this question. I have tried to reproduce this, but I wasn't able to do it ...
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Question tagged with both [status-declined] AND [status-completed] - how is this possible?

So I don't know what to think about this question. It has several tags, but is it marked as both status-declined AND status-completed, i.e. it was both declined and accepted in the same time... ? I ...
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Non-moderators can “add” moderator tags with a rollback

I'm not entirely sure whether this is a bug, but it has important implications either way. Moderator only tags (like status-completed, status-declined, and featured) can only be added by, well, ...
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When you enter a moderator tag in the body, it isn't formatted

In the tags bar, the moderator only tags have different formatting, as do the required tags: But when you use the [tag:tagname] markdown, it doesn't format it at all on the per-site meta sites. Ask ...
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Can we have the fanciful red colors for moderator-only tags? [duplicate]

This surely is not a priority now but I really miss the fanciful red color for the 'status-' tags and other mod-only tags. Can we have the color on the android app?
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Add an explanation for status-declined [duplicate]

Just as for the duplicate, we should add a reason, on top of the post, as for why the feature request was declined. Feature requests are a very important part of the site but so is the response from ...
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Planned or reproduced status means the same thing or are they not being used properly

Why do we need two tags and what are the differences. status-planned and status-reproduced mean the same thing. It means that the proposition was accepted or that the bug was confirmed and that the ...
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How does a question go from a status-completed to status-declined?

I was thinking about proposing a Bounty Hunter badge or something similar but then went and found a few proposals already. One particular question has caught my attention because of the change in ...
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Suggested edit to add status-completed tag? [duplicate]

I just noticed a very strange suggested edit on Meta: What is up with this? I thought users couldn't add moderator tags, and, by extension, suggest them. Have I stumbled across a gasp bug? Maybe ...
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Can we have a red/status tag for “obsolete”?

Given the changes that have been rolled out on Meta for the new close hold reasons, we've lost "too localized" here on meta. However, "too localized" has a genuine use on meta (which is part change ...
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What is the correct way to request a [status-xxx] tag? [duplicate]

This question is now status-completed. (EDIT: deleted now, must find better example) (EDIT2: Another example: this question should be status-reproduced.) How should I request a [status-something] tag ...
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User without a diamond added a moderator-only-tag

See this revision list. Jason (who is a diamond moderator) added status-completed tag then half hour later changed to status-reproduced removing the the status-completed tag, probably after realizing ...
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Should I flag for moderators to add status tags?

Occasionally I see an old Meta post that has no status tag (like status-completed), but from the answers it looks like the question is resolved. Example: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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What are all the moderator-only tags? [duplicate]

I know the red ones are the moderator-only tags. But I would like to know all such tags? I tried to read the faq, searched the Meta SO but was not able to find the list of such tags. So far, I know ...
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Status tags versus the tag limit

Moderators apply status tags, such as status-completed, to questions on Meta when a bug/feature/request/etc. is resolved. But the number of tags is limited to 5. So what happens if my question ...
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Hover text for the moderator-only-tag explanation is improperly escaping the ♦ symbol

Hover text for the moderator-only-tag explanation is improperly escaping the ♦ symbol: This happens on all Meta sites which have this explaination, including MSO, per site metas, Stack Apps and ...
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Remove [status-completed] posts from Unanswered Questions list [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove questions with moderator tags from the Unanswered list This is just a suggestion, but could we get meta posts with moderator-only tags removed from the Unanswered list, ...
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Reverting but keeping a mod-only tag impossible

User A posts a question. User B edits it. Mod C adds a mod-only tag. User A doesn't like user B's edit, so clicks "edit" next to the original revision, edits in the same tag mod C had added, and ...
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Could a few 'legacy' tags be switched to moderator-only to prevent future 'not-constructive' questions? [closed]

Note: I've asked a related question, but @Cody was right: I chose horrible examples and focused on the wrong things. So: Question: Certain tags on Stack Overflow remain as a by-product of allowing ...
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How to differentiate between actual community ads posts (for voting on the ads) and discussion about them?

We've had some discussion on Super User lately pertaining to what the focus and scope of Community Promotion Ads should be. There are two categories of posts pertaining to community ads: Those in ...
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I re-added the featured tag, but it doesn't show

I initially posted this question (on a meta site where I was and still am a moderator) with the featured tag. The tag since then expired, and just now I tried adding it back. I used the “secret edit ...
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Where are the questions tagged “featured” shown?

The excerpt for featured used in this meta site is the following: A special moderator-only tag to mark important meta discussions. A question with this tag can be seen on the main site in a special ...
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Anonymous user can suggest moderator tags, because he is Community ♦? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Users without enough reputation to retag can remove moderator-only tags https://meta.stackexchange.com/posts/7322/revisions
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Cannot remove the No-Repro status tag

When trying to remove the no-repro tag, I get this message: Oops! Your edit couldn't be submitted because: the moderator tag 'status-norepro' must be present This question on meta ...
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Featured questions not appearing on main site

I've tagged two questions on Code Review featured. This should cause the question to appear on the main site's featured area, but they aren't. What should our elevator pitch be? - Asked March 8 about ...
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if a moderator edits my post, is there a way to ask them why?

A moderator edited my post by removing what I thought was a relevant tag. Is there a way I can ask them directly why they did that?
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Require a one-sentence explanation for status-declined if the request has 20+ upvotes?

For example, look at Should I be able to cancel my up-vote on a comment? This has a lot of support from the community, but is status-declined with no explanation. It just brings back the memories of ...
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Cannot edit a post after a mod tag was added to it

I'm having this same problem, but when I remove the status-completed tag to edit a post, it says that the "status-completed moderator tag must be present" Is this intended behavior? The net result is ...
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Does the adding of moderator-only tags show up in a user's activity?

Jeff Atwood recently added the moderator-only tag "status-declined" to Can I disable a specific annoying ad?. I tried looking at his recent activity page, to see if his declining was done soon after ...
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The string “faq” is removed from a tag of migrated question, even if the tag is not [faq]

Restricted/moderator tags like [faq] are stripped when migrating to meta, but it seems to be too aggressive. In the question Setting up a FAQ for the C++ tag, there was originally a [c++-faq] tag. ...
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Remove questions with moderator tags from the Unanswered list

The red tags/moderator tags/status tags — except for status-review, perhaps — on Meta indicate that a mod has considered a feature request or bug and made a decision about how to handle it....
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Remove inconsistency from status-declined

If you look at the status-declined page you'll see that it starts off with "This is a moderator-only tag.." None of the other moderators tag say this, so can we remove this?
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Tag synonyms should not be allowed for moderator-only and required tags

https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged?tagnames=status-completed&sort=info&pagesize=50 I was curious what would happen if I proposed a synonym for a moderator-only tag... and it went ...
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Regular users can remove restricted tags with rollback [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why am I allowed to delete moderator-only tags? Check out the revision history for this question. Revision #3 consisted of the addition of the restricted, moderator-only red ...
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Please allow `status-declined` tagged posts in the `reqs` tab list

Users will still come here looking for some of these features, and they'll just generate new questions if they don't find them. This will also show the management what the users really want and the ...
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Make “banned” tags on SO unselectable by users [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Implement a Tag Black List On the recent MSO post, Remove the community-wiki tag, Bill the Lizard left the following comment: Thanks for bringing this to our attention. I ...
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Unanswered page loses special appearance of tags on Meta

Unanswered Tags http://img43.imageshack.us/img43/2120/unanswered.tif See feature-request, discussion, and others? They don't have their special appearance. This is on https://meta.stackoverflow.com/...
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Can a closed question be given special tags?

I think that S[O|F|U] should have moderator-only tags that get applied when a question is closed to help filter them out. These tags should be in addition to any tags (even if there are already 5) ...
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Status-* tags - moderator only? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does Meta Stack Exchange work? I just tried to edit the tags of this question to add the status-completed tag to it (since the feature is already present), but every time ...
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Can the team provide some explanation for declined feature requests?

Could the team try to leave at least a little explanation when tagging a feature-request post with the "status-declined" tag? On Uservoice there was usually a brief explanation. I'm not saying it ...
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Why am I allowed to delete moderator-only tags?

One would think only a moderator should be able to mess with moderator tags. P.S.: I was also able to reapply it during a rollback. So, actually I was able to both delete and apply a moderator tag. ...
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What's up with the tags that look different?

They look indented or something like that. Are those the "moderator only" tags?