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Contest is definitely dead. Now what?

So.... we had an idea for revitalizing the contest 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 interest with contest themes ...
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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, ...
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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 John Cavan recently (and, I think sadly and to all our loss) noted in his profile that he's leaving all of Stack Exchange, and I notice that he'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: He'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank him 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 Me too! And I encountered this and this additional/...
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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 Pro Tem Announcement [closed]

As we enter the second week of the public beta, we desperately need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we ...
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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 ...