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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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2022: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Does Photography SE Need Moderation Help?

After first trying StackOverflow for code-related questions years ago, I more recently stumbled into Photo SE. There are some really great questions and answers on the site, but I couldn't help notice ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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2020 Community Moderator Election

The 2020 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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2020 Community Moderator Election

The 2020 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Moderator Election - Community Interest Check

Photography last had an election back in 2017. Right now we have an opportunity to run an election for the site, and after consulting with the mods, it sounds like it is a good time for 1 or 2 new ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Stack Exchange employees: somebody do something about the contest

We're at the point where low-quality entries which did not even follow the contest rules are being selected as winners. We had a proposal with some energy behind it, but a moderator shot it down ...
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Contest is definitely dead. Now what?

So.... we had an idea for revitalizing the contest by moving it to the main site but the moderators (who of course need to be on board for it to work) didn't like it. We've had plans to inject some ...
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Should we elect an additional mod specifically to help with the contest?

In the discussion on refreshing the photo contest, current mod @MikeW says: Available mods. There are periods when one or two mods don't visit for a week or more. I try to keep the "weekly" contest ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election

The 2017 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Do we need a 2017 moderator election?

Long-time moderator Joanne C recently (and, I think sadly and to all our loss) noted in her profile that she's leaving all of Stack Exchange, and I notice that she's no longer in the moderators list. ...
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2015 Community Moderator Election

The 2015 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Has there been a significant uptick in minor edits?

Am I just being overly sensitive or are we starting to see a large uptick in the number of 'minor' edits like fixing typo's on questions that are months old and moving images from imageshack to imgur ...
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A comment of mine seems to have disappeared

On a recently popular question I made a comment that pointed the ridiculous use of euphemisms in the question's heading and text rather than using a direct term. It was partly humorous but also ...
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2013 Community Moderator Election Results

Photography's third moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: She'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank her for volunteering, and ...
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2013 Community Moderator Election

The 2013 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Moderator elections to add help?

Lately, it seems I am the only moderator who is really performing the necessary duties here. Last week I had a pretty rough week at work, and I did not have as much time as I usually do to address ...
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When is the next Moderator Election?

When is the nest moderator election? Both previous elections were held in February, so it seems that the next one is due now.
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Is it possible to remove a flag from a question or comment?

Ok so it looks like I may have been hasty in flagging an answer yesterday, as it seemed to me to be more mischievous than helpful. However it has since been clarified and now appears to make sense. Is ...
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Why is jrista "on Russell McMahon's case"?

@jrista Are you still 'on my case'? I thought you'd quietly given up. What portions do you deem not "properly quoted"?, and what form do you consider "proper quoting" to or should take? I am unaware ...
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Is there an easy way to access the list of moderators?

After looking several times I have found it hard to find a list of moderators. Is there a list that can be accessed easily and quickly?
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2012 Community Moderator Election [closed]

The 2012 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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How do we want to deal with "discussions" posted as new answers to questions?

We have been receiving a growing amount of "discussion" in our forum as of late. By that, I mean members, usually new members, essentially posting ...
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Should we add disclaimers for commercial posts where the author neglected to do so?

By the site faq, posts promoting products or services with which the poster is affiliated require a disclaimer of affiliation. If the poster does not provide such a disclaimer, what is the right ...
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2011 Community Moderator Election [closed]

The 2011 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Objections to moderator actions and the proper forum for resolution.

We have recently been receiving more "flagged" posts in the moderator tools. When I get home from work, I've been looking through them, and trying to address them. Recently, two of the actions I've ...
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Moderator nomination thread

Per Moderator Pro Tempore blog post, we should somehow get together moderator nominations for our site. About a week into the public beta, we will seek out members who are deeply engaged in the ...