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Improve wording of Community Wiki tooltip while editing a question

When editing a question as a ♦ moderator, you have the option to make it Community Wiki. However, as a reverse of Mod menu for Community Wiki answer thinks it's a question, the tooltip thinks it's ...
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Mod menu for Community Wiki answer thinks it's a question

When opening the mod menu for a Community Wiki answer, one of the options is remove wiki from this question (emphasis mine). Can that be corrected?
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The logic of moderators statistics highlighting

There's a note on the main moderator page {sitename}/admin regarding moderator activity statistics highlighting: I'm curious which rules are used for applying this highlighting, in particular: What'...
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As a moderator, "Delete" in the review queues clears custom flags that you may not have seen

Outside of the queue, it makes sense that a moderator deletion would clear any custom flags, since the wafflebar is at the bottom showing all the pending flags and a flag count for all flags. In ...
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Move tag info from source tag to the destination in case when destination tag exists, but doesn't have info yet

In tag merging process (available for moderators) when the resulting tag name doesn't exist yet the process will behave like a tag renaming. I.e. all tag info (short and detailed) will be "moved&...
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Get statistics about self-deleted accounts

It's interesting to know is there a possibility to get the number of deleted users on site per specified period? Additional information like reputation, number of posts etc on the moment of deletion ...
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Can new users not be bait-and-switched?

As a new user on SE, I shared the common new-user experience of questions downvoted, and closed, and the feeling of being kicked around by (well-meaning) moderators, and perhaps worse, the suspicion ...
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No link to orphan tag after tag merging in orphan-wikis page

As a mod I merged couple of tags, but now I can't find the link to nowadays orphaned tag wiki "scroll" in orphaned wikis page. What's the reason for that?
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Unable to translate "Who is this thread about?" on moderator private message page

The sentence on moderator private message page "Who is this thread about?" does not exist in translation engine:
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Unable to translate "Want to improve this answer" notice

There's no string to translate notice (can be added by mods manually) on answer: Want to improve this answer? Add details and include citations to explain why this answer is correct. Answers without ...
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Moderator action popup doesn't support Markdown, but contains item with it

Moderator action popup has an option "convert to edit": * text autotranslated to English Original text here is: Answers should be converted to an edit of the question when they represent ...
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What is the purpose of limiting access to edit help center pages?

As far as I know the number of help center pages available to edit by moderators is very limited: What parts of the help center can site moderators edit? Moreover, I (as a moderator of ruSO) can't ...
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Result of recent action on admin dashboard may overlap the border

Result of recent action on admin dashboard may overlap the border: Original English string is slightly shorter: Post flag resolved as helpful As you can see the post long title is processed ...
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Server error when trying to view an old deleted user as a mod

When I try to visit a specific deleted user stub, it tries to load for a while and then gives an error. At least it was, and now it's just taking about 3 seconds to load, which seems unusually long. I ...
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When is it not a good idea to rely on automatic handling of low answer quality score flags from the Community user?

The Community user flags some posts with Low Answer Quality Score flag. There are several options to handle such flags: Approve (with comment) Reject (with comment) Resolve flags automatically (no ...
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Elements overlapping on send mod message page

In case of unverified Email for user, the private mod message has overlapping between page title and the notice on narrow screen: Link for test for staff: https://ru.stackoverflow.com/users/message/...
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Too big font size for user flagged post page

Currently the font size on user flagged posts page is too big: It wasn't so big some times ago. Looks like it affects many pages in user profile settings as well:
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Unable to translate notice in mod message for user without verified email

The following notice doesn't have source string to translate on mod message page: This user does not have a verified email address so this message will only be seen on {site name}. Link for test for ...
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Translation for "consistently low quality questions over time" mod template isn't used

Existing translation not used for mod template "consistently low quality questions over time". There are two original sentences. I don't really know which one should be used, but no one is ...
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What's the purpose of inactive "apply to answers too" checkbox on mod menu if the item text already refers to answers only?

If there are answers with wiki status, the mod menu for a question contains the following item (Remove wiki from answers): * text autotranslated from Russian to English What's the purpose of inactive ...
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Attempt to change high contrast option for Community user leads to an empty popup notice

Being a moderator, you're able to access some settings of other sites' users, even for the Community (bot) user. In the latter case, changing the high contrast option leads to an empty popup appearing ...
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Back link on moderator election history page refers to first ever election

Moderators can see a history of election notice on every election page, e.g. second (2017) election on ruSO: If you're a moderator and you have more than one election already, just open the link {...
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No zero number specified for answers count on question merging

During questions merging (available for mods) there's a place for number of answers on target question: But in case if there's no answer there's no number at all (zero number is expected):
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Unable to translate "Save changes", "Cancel" buttons on moderator election page

On every election page there's a possibility to edit a notice of election (if you're a site moderator). When you started an edit there are two buttons "Save changes" and "Cancel": ...
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In the moderator interface, why can the value for a "Low answer quality score" be negative?

How can we explain a low answer quality score with a negative value in moderator flag processing? Related: Unable to translate "Low answer quality score" sentence for processed flags with ...
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Every template from moderator private message has lost the translation

All moderator message templates have lost their translations. For instance, the translation for the template "question repetition" was made a long time ago and was available before the mod ...
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Available translation isn't used for tag merging error

Available translation isn't used for tag merging error:
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Decline flag option on moderator tool on the question has a wording about "incorrect answer"

The following screenshot is automatically translated from Russian by Google: Original English string: flags should not be used to indicate technical inaccuracies, or an altogether wrong answer ...
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Unable to translate tooltip text during revision redaction

There's no text to translate "Please fill out this field." that appears as a tooltip during revision redaction:
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Translation is not used for robo-review description

Translation for robo-review on review suspension page doesn't used for some reason: Related: Unable to translate "The following tasks were handled incorrectly:" on review suspension page
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Unable to translate "The following tasks were handled incorrectly:" on review suspension page

There is no sentence to translate "The following tasks were handled incorrectly:" on the review suspension page:
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Unable to translate "Low answer quality score" sentence for processed flags with negative score

There is no translation possible for "Low answer quality score" on processed flag section. At the same time that phrase has translation for a new flag a processed flag with positive score ...
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Parasite addition to tags during revision redaction

During the redaction of post revision (link for staff) I'm faced with that a weird tag rendering: As you can see there are two vertical red lines on the right hand side of each tag. Possible culprits ...
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Unable to translate a lot of sentences on revisions page if there was a redaction

All following strings are not in translation data base: Another revision of this post has previously been redacted (“{description}”). That redaction can be automatically applied to this revision as ...
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Overlapping text on awaiting redaction approval

There is small text overlapping on the redaction approval page on the moderator pages: This is most likely happening due to the length of the translation (comment -> комментарий).
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How is the list of questions for Tour page populated? [duplicate]

Moderators are able to edit the question that will be shown on Tour page, but that list is quite short. How is that list populated? Expected criteria are: has high positive score has several answers ...
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Translations for admin buttons are not used on the Tour page

There are a few strings on the site's tour page visible to moderators only. For some reason, translations from Traducir are not used here: For buttons below the main site description (Save changes, ...
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Moderation tools are broken for Tor users

Related to: Top bar navigation partially lost when accessing from Tor network - unable to post answers or comments Moderators are unable to perform most moderation actions when using Tor. Network ...
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"New posts" on admin panel incorrectly takes into account tag excerpt/description

On admin panel I see the "6" in the "New Posts" column for myself (per month): * screenshot has been taken on Google-translated page from Russian to English According the summary ...
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Unable to translate a comment on user Rate Limit History

The autogenerated comment on user Rate Limit History (История ограничения рейтинга) like the following one is not ready to translation: User Id {id} is blocked from asking questions for {days} days ...
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Moderator agreement acceptance notice should be made translatable

On moderator agreement page the notice about accepting should be made translatable. This is not a part of legal agreement (that is not a subject for translation), and the date inside notice already ...
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Nonlocalized icons are used on comments from deleted user page

Instead of localized "В" and "О" icons I see the English "Q" and "A" on comments from deleted user page: On the other pages localized icons are used:
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Additional backspace needed to display multiline placeholder

On community custom close reason page you need to press extra backspace button to make the multiline placeholder fully visible: When you are clearing the text the only first line of placeholder ...
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Are sock puppet comment and Meta votes retracted?

A user used sock puppets to self-upvote, self-bounty, and self-accept answers they'd ask questions on. It is unknown whether this included voting on Meta posts or on comments. Only one sock was ...
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Are sock puppet answer accepts retracted? [duplicate]

A user used sock puppets to ask questions and answer with main account, then accept own answers, even if there's other answers, including ones that outscore it significantly. Self-upvotes were ...
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Moderator tool to convert an answer into an edit to the question should take labeling for links into account [duplicate]

I (as a mod) added that answer (you need 10k to see) as a complementary edit to the question. The content of question was simply added to the question. Since they both - the question and the deleted ...
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Popup for suspending from suggested edits contains encoded symbols

The native browser confirmation popup that appears when a moderator is attempting to suspend a user from suggest edits contains encoded symbols in the username. Moreover, if the Cancel button is ...
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How can I find the tag wiki for a tag that has been synonymized with another?

The system allows to synonymize tags where the resulting tag does not have a wiki, but the source one had. How in that case I can find the wiki of the source tag without breaking the synonymized pair? ...
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Textbox placeholder for creating a site-specific close reason includes invalid short links

When a diamond moderator creates a new site-specific close reason, they are presented with a form to specify the various notices that should appear on closed posts. One of those notices, the one ...
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"Posts by deleted user" page should allow sorting by last activity

One common use of the "Posts by deleted user" page is investigating vandalism by a deleted user (generally part of a rage-quit), either edits or deletions. If the user doesn't have a lot of ...
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