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Questions tagged [moderators]

For questions that are for or about the moderators of Stack Exchange.

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Worldbuilding Moderator Status Update

Recently this question was asked: When do you fire a moderator? This specifically asked about the status of JDługosz who has been a Worldbuilding elected moderator since Feb 2017. The simple answer ...
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When do you fire a moderator?

Not to be too blame-y, but I haven't seen JD around in some time. According to the page of record, he has made one action on this site in the last six months. Can we fire a moderator? When is it ...
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Why were *two* mods required to close this question?

This question is currently closed by Aify, Cadence, L.Dutch, Trish, and James (thank you for keeping the site clean). However, I'm confused because both L.Dutch and James are diamond moderators, and 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/why does the Community mod close questions?

This question about reality-checking the shadows of a ringed planet was placed in the reopen review queue after an edit was made. While the edit appears to be insufficient to separate the two ...
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Too broad questions,Really too broad or just my questions?

I have some time not to be active in the community, an hour ago I asked a question and only after the user ( StephenG ) accused my question of being too broad was closed, I want to compare my question ...
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Welcome to new moderators Michael and James!

Due to increasing needs and request for handling the load on Worldbuilding, we've been requested to get new moderators into the site. However, as it's not really been that long since your last ...
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Moderator Post Closing Policy

I feel the need to publicly lodge my complaints. The problem This question went into the review queue and picked up two close votes (and at least one keep open vote from me) before being summarily ...
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Should moderators mark a high voted answer as the accepted answer after a while?

This is a general question across SE sites, but I figured I'd ask here since I couldn't find the answer generally. Suppose there is a high-voted question with a high-voted answer. It has been over a ...
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When is it OK for moderators to force-close questions?

I created a question yesterday which I believed was ok for the site: How to find the man who isn't there? This quickly raised some comments and answers from high-rep users and I received no down-...
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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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How much time does moderating this site actually consume?

Current mods: How time-consuming is actually moderating the site? I considered nominating myself for moderator in 2016 and I did not because I thought I would have not much time for that. And I was ...
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Moderators using their powers on their own posts

The question "You can control a Demon by knowing its True Name, but why?" has brought some controversy, as discussed in the meta "Closing of True Name question". I was looking at it further and ...
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Is this the new moderation style for Worldbuilding?

Mod Hammer I've been noticing a trend in the last five days of some heavy handed moderator attention. There isn't really any point in being vague about it, TimB seems to have broken from the campaign ...
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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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New user is a diamond mod?

While working the first posts review queue, I was presented with this first answer by a new user. While everything seemed fine at first glance, I noticed the user under review, Pops, is a brand new ...
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Can mods be changed to cast close votes like everyone else not as a moderator?

A question can be popular with multiple answers, and an accepted answer, and a moderator alone can cast a close vote and put the question on hold; and then do the same thing for multiple questions by ...
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So I'm a moderator now?

Just... what? Here's a recent answer of mine: And here's my profile at the moment: Ok... but the problem here is no other mod capabilities appear to be available to me. No tools, for example. And ...
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Moderators Pro Tempore IN SPAAAAACE!

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 ...