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Process for Flaging a Moderator comment

They'll show up in the comment queue and all moderators will see the flag. The system doesn't hide the flag from the moderator who's comment was flagged. We discuss flags on our own comments and avoid ...
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No more elections?

Just to answer this and summarize what already came up in the comments: Different SE sites have different number of moderators, there is no fixed number of moderator slots. The size of the moderator ...
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Who are the moderators for Ask Different?

All users can (after they've reached a certain reputation level) participate in moderation activities on Ask Different. This is also reflected in the phrase "Ask Different is moderated by you.&...
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How do we file complaints about a moderator closing people's posts when he doesn't know better?

You can file a complaint by clicking on the "Contact" link at the bottom of the main page.
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Please provide entire profile for Moderator candidates

Some of what you ask isn’t exposed to any end user whether you’re a new user or trusted user with 20k rep or an elected moderator. However, most of that data is already available from the periodic ...
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My answer was unfairly deleted

Thanks for reaching out about this on Meta. I'm the mod who handled the "not an answer" flag on your post, I'm glad to share my thoughts on this. Generally speaking In general we look for answers ...
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Please provide entire profile for Moderator candidates

The places to learn more about mod candidates are the Q&A here on Meta and the Election chat room where all the candidates answer questions thrown at them. Please keep in mind that the site is ...
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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?

See https://apple.stackexchange.com/help/privileges/close-questions for some more insights in this area. Basically Note that once you gain the reputation to vote to close, you should no longer flag ...
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Accepted, but wrong answer - question marked as duplicate to the wrong answer

You initially asked It is safe delete everything bellow /private/var/folders/? Another (more important) question - has the OS X something as rc.6, e.g. an shell script what is running when changing ...
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DIscussion: Flags

No. It is true that some people post comments as answers, but my experience shows that those posts usually do get deleted. If something answers a question, it should not be flagged as not an answer. ...
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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?

The main point is that flagging to close doesn't actually flag for a moderator. It simply puts the post into the same review queue as voting to close just without a vote. It's never acceptable to ...
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How should I handle questions about forgotten credentials

There are a lot of reasons why people loose access to their computers, most of them are legitimate. So unless there is a clear indication that something is amiss, these questions are perfectly on-...
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Who are the moderators for Ask Different?

Anyone who has earned the ability to vote is on their way to site moderation and as you gain more reputation you can case close votes. https://meta.stackexchange.com/help/privileges/moderator-tools ...
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How do we file complaints about a moderator closing people's posts when he doesn't know better?

I agree - if you’re sure you want to escalate - contacting the stack employees is an avenue to review any action here. Whether it’s moderators like you (you can access moderation tools due to ...
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My answer was unfairly deleted

I wanted to expand just a bit more on re: the points you made. Calling out an author of the post which is very bad form. This isn't a forum like Reddit or Disqus. You can be 180° from another ...
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