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Election check-in 2023: Who's interested in stepping up and being a moderator here?

One of our most recently elected Moderators, David Siegel, is no longer a Mod here, which leaves Laurel and me as the only active Mods, so we are thinking about holding an election to find someone to ...
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Are grammar and usage beyond the scope of the ELL site?

The question concerned the difference between for and to in terms of a guiding principle: Original question on ELL The moderator posted this under the question: "There are several rules that ...
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What is the Minimum Number of Candidates?

What is the minimum number of candidates needed for an election of moderators to proceed to the final, election, phase? What happens if there are not enough?
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2022 Community Moderator Election

The election is now over! You can read the results here! The 2022 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase [Completed] Primary ...
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Election check-in - Who's interested in stepping up to help being a moderator here?

As you all know, our community currently only has two active moderators which is a bit low for a site of our size. Therefore, we'd like to hold a moderator election in the coming months. We noticed a ...
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And then there were two

What's happening? ELL is once again short of a moderator since Eddie Kal's recent resignation. Philippe, Vice-President of Community for Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange Network, has not said ...
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The community managers owe the ELL community, the moderation team, and me personally an apology

Suppressing community voices, selective comment picking off, window dressing. What is going on with you, Stack Exchange Community Managers? 5,769 voters were eligible, 1,146 visited the site during ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 Community Moderator Election has now started! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Is there a way to talk privately to a moderator?

A situation has come to my attention that I feel needs moderator intervention. Drawing attention to the situation might make it worse, so I would like to speak privately to a moderator. Is the some ...
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Mods Binging on Reviews. Leave some for the rest of us?

On my History Review page there are approximately eight pages, each with 50 items, where the names of two moderators dominate the close review. In over 400 reviewed posts, I counted the names of only ...
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Flag declined. Low Quality Question removed from Review Queue

I flagged a question that I discovered was left open by a moderator in the review queue. Whenever a moderator casts a vote in the review queue, it is binding and the question is automatically removed ...
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Nominations and current moderators in 2020

I know that some elections normally happen on a regular basis, but it's curious that none of the currently listed 4 moderators have been nominated (by themselves or others) to continue in their duty. ...
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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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I am resigning as moderator

I have been trying to write this post for weeks. This is not the magnum opus that I hoped it would be, but it will have to suffice. I have resigned as moderator of English Language Learners effective ...
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How do I privately contact the moderators?

The answers to this earlier question about contacting moderators essentially say flag one of your posts and ask them to create a private room for you. But my current position isn't exactly that. I ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election

The 2018 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 can we ask for other moderators to step in?

I raised a Meta ELL question and one of the moderators assumed that I was raising this issue specifically about them (well, I suppose that this new question is specifically about them if only by ...
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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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2016 Community Moderator Election

The 2016 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 to contact moderators

Is there a way to communicate with the moderators on ELL?
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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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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 ...
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How to flag a mod?

I wanted to flag a mod, but I realized that the mod itself would mark it as a not useful flag. How can I flag a mod?
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Why was the mind maps question reopened, and should it remain so?

This question about mind maps was posted. I cast a close vote, then when I signed off, it had accrued three more. Today, I see a comment from FumbleFingers indicating a fifth vote was cast, and there ...
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ЯegDwight for moderator

Why on earth am I being called upon to approve an edit by, of all people, ЯegDwight? I urge the powers that be to review this post and confer a diamond upon our Onlie Begetter.
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Who should the moderators be?

The issue of holding fair elections is largely technical. The long-term solution will likely come from [Stack Exchange management]. Still, bring up these issues in meta. There is a lot of room for ...
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