News for modrats

News for modrats


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Is there a way to contact mods privately?

The question says it all. Is it possible to contact the mods privately (thus not in public chat nor in meta)? Are self-made chatrooms private? Is there a general email like mods@askubuntu.com?

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Make recent activity and responses show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don't own them)

I'd like the recent activity and responses pages to show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don't own them). If I leave a comment somewhere, I am implicitly engaging in …

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Site switcher doesn't work when using stackexchange.com over https

The top-bar site-switcher doesn't work when we are using https://stackexchange.com/ but works when using http://stackexchange.com/. Clicking the site-switcher over https instead refreshes the page. …

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Which actions using the 10k-moderator-tools do really help the diamond moderators?

So, I'm now (since some weeks) a user with more than 10k reputation (on Stack Overflow). I can access the moderation tools, one of them is the flagged posts page. This lists some of the flags on posts …

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What am I meant to do with flag review

In regards to Flagged Posts tools: http://stackoverflow.com/tools/flagged I can't for the life of me see what I'm meant to do. All it says is: Where should I start? Start at the top. This ...

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Meta's moderators are very shy

Post-split, Meta's moderators are (we've been told) the CMs and maybe a few other employees. And, sure enough, those folks have diamonds. However, something's missing: Where are all the ...

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SE summary site

Is there (or will there be) a site/place that shows a summary of all my accounts of all SE sites? In the morning I'd like to see if there were any comments, messages, answers etc. I'd have to read, …

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Error page image missing on meta.SE

The following image does not exist: https://meta.stackexchange.com/content/stackexchangemeta/img/error-meta-error.png You can see its non-existence here: ...

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Open the pod bay doors, Community

I think Community may have an algorithm issue. This answer was flagged for attention by Community with the message "Possible vandalism of own posts; please check recent activity". Recent activity …

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Navigating via the moderator flag bar always goes to questions

At some point the navigation arrows on the moderator flag bar changed to go directly to the question, even when the flag is on an answer, so it no longer jumps to the correct post anymore. For ...

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Sidebar site logos aren't resized correctly

I recently noticed some ugly aliasing in the sidebar site list: I actually solved this problem before in my SE app (no linky here, that would be bad. It's in my profile). It turns out you can't ...

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Propose a new 20k reputation privilege

Right now, the maximum privilege "unlock" is at 10k reputation: http://meta.stackoverflow.com/privileges We're considering adding a new 20k reputation privilege, but having a hard time figuring out …

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Please delete my answer again

Today I saw that a moderator has removed the most important part of this answer of mine for the question below: Was Hazrat Ali (RA) born inside the kabba with the walls cracked? and then undeleted …

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tags autosuggestion seems to be bugged managing a tag containing “ss”

It seems that the "ss" sequence is treated abnormally by the auto completition engine. I noticed the issue typing "oss" and having the following suggestions: macosx (194) centos (141) osx …

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Where to report app bugs

As seen in the image bellow, the help section of the app suggest that bugs are reported to Meta Stack Overflow. Should this be changed now to show Meta Stack Exchange in the next update, or should we …

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No “Disable Analytics” setting for Quantcast Measurement

In iPhone → Settings → Stack Exchange → Notices → Quantcast Measurement, it says, near the end: If you would like to learn more or opt out of such data collection, please use the Disable Analytics …

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As 10/20K+, what moderation task helps most?

As 10K+ (actually 20K+, but that makes a rather small difference), there are several ways to help out with moderation. Flags Close Votes Reopen Votes Low Quality Posts Suggested Edits First Posts …

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If you tap a search tag on a question and then cancel, the tabbar shows

If you navigate to a question, then tap one of the tags, then hit cancel on the modal, the tabbar is shown, above the content, blocking the X answers button. As seen here, this is the furthest i …

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Being asked to join Meta when already a user results in error

So I don't know if this has something to do with the meta switch over or if this is truly a bug in the app. But when I tried to comment on a post in meta I got the following alert message, Image 1, …

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Where did the 'close' link go?

We recently removed the 'close' link from proposals, preferring instead that users simply 'flag' proposals that have to be closed/removed for egregious problems. Why did we do this? My initial ...

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Add the “review” link in the topbar on “private beta” sites if I am able to review any review queue

I committed and joint http://relationships.stackexchange.com in private beta. As per private beta privilege page casting close and reopen votes requires only 1 reputation. So anyone is able to access …

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Discourage questions being marked as answered within an hour or so of being posted

I keep on seeing a fair number of questions (such as this one) which get marked as answered within 5-10 minutes of being posted. Sometimes the questions like this are insanely popular and actually see …

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February 2014 Stack Overflow Community Moderator Election RESULTS

Stack Overflow's February 2014 moderator election has come to a close, sacrifices have been made at the altar of STV, and the 3 new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — …

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Tag clean up request - [displaying]

I came across the displaying tag today and I can't see a real use for it. There are some 250+ questions using the tag so any assistance in removing it would be most welcome. As always with tag ...

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Stop special-casing Stack Overflow's meta

Questions about why Stack Overflow does not share rep with Meta Stack Overflow are met with the response that meta.stackoverflow and stackoverflow do not share a "parent-child relationship" like the …

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Put MSE under Stack Exchange in the Top Bar, when Stack Exchange is the current community

On regular sites, the current community you're on lists its meta directly under it in the new Multicollider. The big exception is that there's no meta listed when you're in SE chat and not under a ...

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The feedback link on non-existent sites is to MSO

Non-existent Stack Exchange sites have a link asking for feedback. That link is to Meta Stack Overflow. It should be to Meta Stack Exchange.

Apr 17 at 18:26
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New Meta site's newsletter subscribe broken

If you go to the network newsletters page, the new Meta is there: but the button doesn't work. Which is two bugs really: the subscription doesn't work: the AJAX call is returning the Oops! page …

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The future of meta.stackoverflow and meta.stackexchange

Historically this site, meta.stackoverflow, has been the place to ask questions about not just Stack Overflow, but the functioning of the entire Stack Exchange (2.0) network, including Area 51 and ...

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Should answers that break the rules be deleted?

I'm new to the review queue and I don't know what our policy is on well-intentioned answers that happen to break some of the rules stated in the question. For example, this answer was recently flagged …

Apr 17 at 16:04
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