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The moderator blocked user accounts due to voting violations [duplicate]

The situation occurred with two accounts: self SVBazuev and my daughter's AnnaBazueva. When she sees a question that she can answer, she does it. We often use one device, it happens like this: I look ...
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Double quotes incorrectly encoded in flag resolution tooltip

When moderator adds custom description to the processed flag, such text is visible as a tooltip on post's flag page (link for staff to reproduce the issue): In case of double quotes they're rendered ...
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Moderator Agreement notice disappeared without dismissing it

There was a banner with a new moderator agreement information. I didn't dismiss it (and I didn't yet accepted new Agreement), but it has disappeared now. Is it expected behavior? Actually I'm waiting ...
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Unable to translate the notice about updated Moderator Agreement

I know that the self Moderator Agreement is not translatable due to some legal issues. But I expect that the notice regarding the updated agreement should be translatable. Unfortunately I don't see ...
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I accepted the updated moderator agreement yesterday; why do I have to accept again?

Yesterday some moderators on the site I moderator accepted updated Moderator Agreement, some - declined. But as of today all these outcomes are cleared. We all see the Moderator Agreement as it's not ...
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Red star indicator on moderator dashboard doesn't work on iPad

There's an indicator on moderator dashboard to mark a moderator that didn't sign updated moderator agreement yet. It should have a tooltip with an explanation, but unfortunately it doesn't work on ...
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Moderators trying to delete or undelete comments are now prompted to confirm (and canceling does not work)

As a moderator on a site that I moderate, upon clicking the "delete" link on a comment, I am shown a "Really delete this comment?" browser confirmation prompt; regardless of how I ...
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Why is blocked tags list only allowed to edit by the staff, but not on site moderators level? [duplicate]

Modify the list of blocked tags is only possible by the staff as mentioned here. What the problem we can face if we allow to make it on site's moderators level? Is there something other than technical ...
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Incorrect processing of "Enter" press on tag merge

In tag merge tool (available to site moderators) it's possible to select target tag from dropdown list, e.g.: You can use either mouse or keyboard to confirm the choice. Unfortunately if you use a ...
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What is this string in the translation DB that refers to moderators accepting bribes to be unsuspended?

Just found an interesting string on translation DB: A moderator has unsuspended this user for good behavior (or bribe) This string appears on user history page visible to site moderators. I'm merely ...
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Does a moderator have unlimited power to moderate their site? [closed]

If I moderated a site, could I fill it with my own sock puppet accounts, prefilled Q&A with subtly wrong answers, and delete only constructive comments (without telling comment authors their ...
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How and when is voting fraud investigated? [duplicate]

As you all know, Up and Down voting questions on all Stack Exchange sites is a crucial part of network’s functionality, because it not only decides how correct or relevant questions and answers are, ...
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Room moderators should be able to edit the room description and manage lower levels of access

Some private chatrooms, most notably the Teachers' Lounge (the network-wide moderator chatroom), are a special type of private room — a staff-moderated room with appointed "room moderators". ...
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"close question" button on the waffle bar doesn't work on a small screen

For some flags on questions, moderators have the option to handle the flag by closing the question. If you visit a post with a pending flag, the flag shows up in a bar at the bottom of the screen, ...
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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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