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Questions about diamond (?) moderators, their powers, and actions they have taken.

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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 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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Who are the moderators for Ask Different?

Who are the moderators for the Ask Different site and how many are there? I've noticed many people can close a question. Are they moderators?
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How do we file complaints about a moderator closing people's posts when he doesn't know better?

How do we file the complaint? The post is Shouldn't iOS disallow apps to look at the clipboard? being closed by the moderator @nohillside Even if the question doesn't have any merit, I'd like to ...
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My answer was unfairly deleted

I have a question about my Ask Different post: Can I set custom album artwork that isn't included in one of the songs? My answer was deleted by a mod. I believe my answer is justified because: ...
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Please provide entire profile for Moderator candidates

I'm reviewing candidates for moderator. I would like to see their comments and other actions like up-votes, down-votes and closures (in addition to questions and answers). The comments, up-votes, 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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No more elections?

After digging around on the badges page, I came across the fact that there hasn't been an election on the site since 2013. Is there a reason for that or is it just an error?
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DIscussion: Flags

I am really getting tired of flags getting rejected when they are clearly in the scope of what the flag was intended for. For example: Not An Answer: This was posted as an answer, but it does not ...
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Once I have sufficient reputation and I vote to close, can I still flag for a moderator to finish the vote?

As far as I know, you need a certain number of close votes to close a question. I have seen some high reputation users closing questions for several reasons. I also saw a moderator closing the ...
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Accepted, but wrong answer - question marked as duplicate to the wrong answer

There is an question and an accepted answer. I do not want to dig into the technical details (meta is not the right place) - in short: It is possible to prove that the accepted answer is wrong. ...
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How should I handle questions about forgotten credentials

I have a problem how to handle the 99% new users with questions how to crack a password, or AppleID, in some cases forgotten recovery email, or claiming the email is no longer in use. The questions ...
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Process for Flaging a Moderator comment

If I flag a Moderator comment (as not constructive), does it get reviewed by another (independent) moderator or can the flagged moderator just delete/ignore it. Just interested in the process here, ...
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Is there a way we can honor the service of retired moderators?

Being elected as a moderator doesn't mean you have to continue serving for the rest of your life. Moderators sometimes resign, but sometimes they fade away, becoming less and less active on the site ...
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Can anyone explain why this answer is not an answer?

I have provided an answer to "Why is my MacBook Pro stuck on mute?". This is simple, this is Apple fault. I'm using Ubuntu now on my macbook pro, it never suffers from the infamous headphone jack ...
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2013 Community Moderator Election

The 2013 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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2012 Community Moderator Election

The 2012 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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A comment script for managing new users

Since Lion's release we have gotten a lot of new users that are posting answers and sometimes questions without really understanding how the Stack Exchange format works. I am qualifying new users as ...
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2011 Community Moderator Election

The 2011 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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Migrated from superuser.com

I read before that when we are in beta moderator can't migrated any question to our site. but now I see some question migrated, any body know who did this?
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Change in moderators

On 7 September, Robert Cartaino♦ made the Moderator Pro Tem Announcement, listing as moderators: But now… When I look at our About page today, I see the moderators listed as: I was ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

As we enter the second week of the public beta, we desperately need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we ...
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Who should the moderators be?

Guidelines Use this thread. Each nomination should be a separate answer. Link the name to the user's profile so we can see their activity. The nominee should indicate their acceptance by commenting ...