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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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Community Moderator Strike

Update: Effective August 2nd 2023, the Arqade Moderators have concluded striking. Effective June 5th 2023, Arqade Moderators are on strike. An open letter from the community moderators can be found ...
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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](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zulu_Time)... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange ...
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The time has come, the Walrus said, to talk of many things

....of shoes and ships and sailing wax, of cabbages and kings.... And also about how I'm stepping down as moderator, effective whenever the CMs see my request (tomorrow, probably, at this point). ...
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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, in ...
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Why wasn't I warned for my flag abuse?

I failed to grasp SE rules and have flagged countless of answers that were false in my opinion. Given that this is against the site policy, why didn't I receive a warning from moderators?
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Stack Exchange MultiCollider/SuperDropdown doesn't dropdown on Moderator History page

On the History page in the mod tools, the SE multicollider doesn't drop down, instead it purely acts as a button to the http://stackexchange.com address. So this: Takes us to this: It does work ...
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Is it appropriate to flag questions that should be protected?

In the past, here and on other SE sites, I flagged many times to protect some questions that I think they should be. Every time, it's ended fine. In every case, question has attracted a lot a ...
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About the violence inherent in Stack Exchange: freedom of speech

Please print, tick what applies, sign, put on a wooden table, photograph and send by mail or fax. Attach an ID My ❏ question  ❏ answer  ❏ post  ❏ tag  ❏ ...
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What should we do about copy&pasting broad answers?

Today, the front page has been flooded by new answers in the skyrim tag. The problem here (aside from the horrible formatting and nonsensical additional text) is that these answers are identical and ...
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Where did my bad question go? I need a link from the comments. [closed]

I asked a question about "Why pokemon is popular". Granted, it's a terribly subjective question and probably terrible altogether, but in the comments, someone posted a useful pair of links. I ...
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How do we address a posted question & answer pair that contains multiple moderation issues?

There's a question that was asked recently that has a few issues: It's actually two questions in one (this was addressed in a comment). Both questions have been answered before (as duplicates). There ...
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Orthodox rule followers

I recently asked a question regarding gaming products and worded it in the way of it being a shopping recommendation. Ok I didn't know that was against the rules, but the question was clearly on topic,...
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"Too localized" is not the same as "very specific".

Take this question for example, which has been closed: Suggest a (steampunk) deepsea game. The OP is asking for a game suggestion, of a very specific kind. And it has been closed as "too localized", ...
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A request for chat.

Related: Temporary chat for Gaming This is a feature request for a chat site for gaming to be setup as soon as possible. The room on the meta site was extremely useful in reaching consensus, ...
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Additional closing reasons [duplicate]

Can you think of additional closing reasons specific to this site?
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