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Should we decrease the number of close/reopen votes to 3?

A number of sites on SE have since a while reduced the number of votes needed to close/reopen a question to 3. As far as I can tell, this has been generally received well on those sites, as it allows ...
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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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Thank you Auden Young

I noticed that Auden Young is no longer a diamond moderator on this site, and I just wanted to start a thank you thread here. Thank you Auden, I have appreciated some of your diamond moderation ...
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Has the new SE policy on moderating AI-generated content had a noteworthy impact on this site?

The answer here: What should be our default policy in ChatGPT-provided answers? suggests that we've had a lot of posts that were either written by AI or with the help of AI. A set of secret ...
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What should be our default policy in ChatGPT-provided answers?

I’m starting to see more and more answers from brand-new users that appear to be ChatGPT-driven copies. They have a veneer of truth but otherwise often miss the mark. Or, if they do fully address the ...
Mark Spinelli's user avatar
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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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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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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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How should we deal with blatantly incorrect, misleading and non-mainstream answers?

Let's take the example of this answer to How is Bell’s Inequality converted to the CHSH inequality?. It says: If I have answered my own question, the answer is that the CHSH experiments have a ...
Sanchayan Dutta's user avatar
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My account seems to have been "destroyed" but not in accordance with the information

My account seems to have been "destroyed". I say "destroyed" rather than "deleted" because I read this which says that "destroyed" accounts will have their questions deleted. This seems to be the case ...
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Election questions: Critique management [duplicate]

Note: This post contains questions about the current pro-tempore election. DO NOT ANSWER THIS POST unless you have nominated yourself in the election.! This are three questions that all regard to ...
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Can we please be more lenient to new users?

A brand new user has had their question closed. Sure they didn't respond very quickly to requests asking to make the question more specific, but it looks like there was no "voting" that took place ...
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Moderators making decisions without getting feedback from community

I believe that we, the contributing members of the QC Stack Exchange, should have a chance to play a role in crucial future-changing decisions. The moderators should not act unilaterally on huge ...
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Please welcome your new Moderators!

Moderators, check your email! Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community in both community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a ...
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Should we micromanage tags, or should we leave them be? [duplicate]

A common (well, twice, at least. I will become common if nothing is done) occurrence on new questions is the following: @blue removes some tags I ask why those tags are removed and @blue puts some (...
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Accepting Nominations — Who should Moderate♦ this site? [duplicate]

Ideally, Moderators♦ are elected by the community, but until the community is large enough to hold a proper election, we will be appointing three provisional Moderators to fill those roles. We need ...
Robert Cartaino's user avatar
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External Website Links

Background Recently I noticed a few posts that link to external website links. These posts use the external links as the core of the answer. Example This is one example of a short post with an ...
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When will we appoint pro-tem moderators? [duplicate]

Having read this blogpost, I wonder when we will appoint pro-tem Moderators. The first post states that the nomination should begin approximately 2 weeks after the private beta begins (and 12 days ...
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Should people reject edits on a thing, because they don't like the thing?

Recently, I've noticed that some (higher rep) users did some 'silent removal edits' and some tag usage rejections. When I asked for the motivation for the tag excerpt edit, it was that the reviewer ...
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Writing the tag wikis and excerpts

we have already created a lot of tags and there are also a lot of meta-tags. Most of them have no excerpt/wiki yet. I am proposing that we have a central list of tags that have no proposed excerpt/...
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