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Questions tagged [moderation]

This tag is for questions dealing with moderator actions, pages, abilities or decisions.

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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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Why the heck do you keep removing my comments telling askers to look things up

Let's see, Exhibit A: How to address a woman in a letter? When writing a letter or an e-mail to a man I know the (sur-)name of ("Smith"), I would write: Dear Mr. Smith, What should I use ...
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Moderator review for First Posts

There have been many posts on ELL, especially by 'first-time' users, asking questions without carrying out even the basic research about the same, with available resources like the dictionary and ...
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I demand resignation of a moderator who deleted my on-topic comments

I am tired of seeing my on-topic comments deleted when they are not (1) rude or offensive (2) not constructive (3) obsolete (4) too chatty (5) other... This is not the first time that I witnessed ...
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How to review without being perceived as picking on people

So, after it was mentioned that the moderation duties have grown exponentially, I have been trying to spend more time reviewing than answering. This has led a couple of contributors to feel like I'm ...
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Someone deleted my comment

I am quite sure that I gave a comment to this answer pointing out that 'differential' was wrong and 'derivative' was the correct term (which was acknowledged as right by the answer's author and led to ...
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Why were my comment flags on this comment declined?

What does this quote from Shakespeare mean? [on hold] The above comment doesn't seem to be useful, and it seems to be a defensive remark (indeed, something the commenter admits to in another comment ...