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Moderator elections in beta sites?

I noticed two new thoughtful answers to this question and, by coincidence, the community team discussed this very issue yesterday. I'm not writing on behalf of the team, but rather summarizing my ...
Jon Ericson's user avatar
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Moderator elections in beta sites?

This is a five year old question, with 5 year old answers. At the time those answers made good sense. I wonder if they still do. With the changes and clarifications in the difference between success ...
James Jenkins's user avatar
16 votes

Moderator elections in beta sites?

I, too, have noticed this issue on some sites. Moderators are chosen early in beta and, two or three years down the line, the team is unchanged, most of the community wasn't even around then, and ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
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Where can I find information on Stack Exchange sites' history, especially regarding early stages in their development?

All of this is (mostly) available on Area 51. For example, one of the older 2.0 sites, Cooking (Seasoned Advice) still has their Area 51 project page: All of the stats you're looking for, including ...
Catija's user avatar
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Which Stack Exchange site has the longest name?

You can leverage the Stack Exchange 2.2 API. It has an end-point /sites that returns all the main and meta sites in the network. In the following userscript that end point is used to fetch all sites ...
rene's user avatar
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Are Stack Exchange 1.0 Sites still available for creation?

SE 1.0 is dead. Long live SO Enterprise. More or less its the way to run your own Stack Overflow Instance, with all the new shiny stuff like teams. You'd need to talk to sales for exact pricing. If ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
3 votes

Migrate to *any* site?

There are good reasons to keep the current migration policy in tact. However, the current user experience for voting off topic is less than ideal. Users clicking "Off-topic -> This question belongs on ...
Maarten Bodewes's user avatar
2 votes

How can I propose a non-English site?

The accepted answer was right when it was posted, but the current situation is that we are not currently accepting new proposals for sites in languages other than English. Whenever we reach the ...
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