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The community managers owe the ELL community, the moderation team, and me personally an apology

For those who may not have met me, I’m Philippe - I’m the Vice-President of Community for Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange Network. I’ve been asked to comment here and share what I can of my team’...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

What is your view on editing a question to correct grammar and style issues? Do you think we should edit answers differently from questions? Some users believe that questions should only be edited ...
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So... What exactly is going on with the elections?

Every so often, the higher-ups at SE will ask the moderation team if new moderators should be added. New moderators could be added for a number of reasons, such as: The site is growing, meaning ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

The chat system of SE has repeatedly proven useful in coordinating site and meta activities and it's a versatile medium for friendly chat. Some sites have even taken a step further and made ask-...
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2020 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

Here are my (Glorfindel's) answers to your questions. I've copied some of them from my earlier answers to election questionnaires across the network, since I don't feel like my position on those ...
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And then there were two

I can imagine that the silence from our office must have seemed odd, and I believe that were I in the position of the community here, I would be frustrated too. I would like to apologize for that. It'...
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2020 Community Moderator Election Results

Thanks everyone for taking part in the election and for your support! I'm looking forward to work together with you (users and moderators alike) to make English Language Learners a better place for ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results - V2

Congratulations gotube! I was impressed by the thoughtfulness of your answers to all of the community's questions, both on the official questionnaire and the ones asked during the voting. I know you'...
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2020 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

A frequent user with a lot of questions sometimes posts multiple questions in a short amount of time. A few of their questions tend to be of low quality, gathering downvotes and close votes, but an ...
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Mod Election 2021 Open Discussion

This is a bit long, but I'd really like to be a moderator. Here goes: Candidates, is there anything you would like to add to your nomination post about why you would make a good moderator or how you ...
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And then there were two

Thank you for raising your concerns. I cannot go into much detail because that would involve things that were said in private, with the rightful expectation that they wouldn't be shared publicly. @...
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Election check-in - Who's interested in stepping up to help being a moderator here?

Things to know about being a moderator on ELL: You don't have to log in every day... or even every other day. The amount of time you have to spend moderating is very flexible. If you need to be away ...
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Election check-in - Who's interested in stepping up to help being a moderator here?

I'll run for mod, if you'll have me. I'm a little ashamed it took me so long to step forward for this. I had some complicated feelings holding me back at first and at least one major event since this ...
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Election check-in - Who's interested in stepping up to help being a moderator here?

I am willing to run. I log into SE almost every day. ELL is my second site in terms of rep, Law.SE is my first. On ELL I am pretty much always answering, not asking. I have not been a moderator on SE, ...
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2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

On ELL, many regular users continue to post questions that show little to no research and quote expressions and sentence fragments from unattributed sources. As a moderator what could you do to ...
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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

Em. What is your view on editing a question to correct grammar and style issues? Do you think we should edit answers differently from questions? I personally believe in preserving the asker's post, ...
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2020 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

AIQ A frequent user with a lot of questions sometimes posts multiple questions in a short amount of time. A few of their questions tend to be of low quality, gathering downvotes and close votes, ...
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Nominations and current moderators in 2020

I think you may be slightly confused! With the exception of elections after leaving beta (often referred to as "graduation elections") existing moderators are never required to run in an election, ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

diethyl azodicarboxylate's (DEAD's) answers What is your view on editing a question to correct grammar and style issues? Do you think we should edit answers differently from questions? Some users ...
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Why Primary phase is skipped in the election?

The function of the primary phase (as in US politics and probably elsewhere) is to narrow down the field to a manageable set of candidates for final election. Since the field had only 9 candidates, ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Some community members believe ELL's tagging system needs a lot of improving. There has been attempts before from some meta users to rebuild the tags so they serve their purpose better, but it hasn't ...
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2020 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

Eddie Kal A frequent user with a lot of questions sometimes posts multiple questions in a short amount of time. A few of their questions tend to be of low quality, gathering downvotes and close ...
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Mod Election 2021 Open Discussion

If I'd had room for it in the nomination form, I would have added more detail about my qualifications, as I have done here, and invited people to ask me anything. At first, I put AIQ at the top of my ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Thank you so much! :) I'm grateful to those who participated in the election and those who elected me as a mod. I'll try my best to make ELL a better place.
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Election check-in - Who's interested in stepping up to help being a moderator here?

As a fairly recently elected ELL Mod, and with this as my first ever Stack Exchange Moderator position, I'll add my perspective. Also, please ask your own questions in the comments about what it's ...
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2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

Under which circumstances would you, as a moderator, delete an on-topic answer that has attracted one or more upvotes?
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2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

ELL gets a lot of questions that seem to be ones we have answered many times before or which have been asked and answered on ELU or other places on the Internet. Do you have any ideas or thoughts you ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

What action, if any, do you think moderators should take related to comments that are answers rather than discussion or clarification of the question? I think most of us agree that answers in ...

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