News for modrats

News for modrats


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Why is IslamSE still in it's 'beta' version? btw What is beta here?

There is this question "How long will the site stay in private beta?" It talks about private beta & public beta. Here are my questions? 1.) Which beta is IslamSE now (public or private and what ...

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What is the policy on undoing self-deletions on this site?

Users have the possibility to (soft-)delete content they contributed (there are some technical restrictions though). This action can be undone by moderators (and also users with sufficiently many ...

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<kbd> elements are way intrusive

<kbd> is a great way to mark up text to be entered. But when you use it on Stack Exchange sites, it's really difficult to read. For instance, say I typed this sentence by starting with a ...

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View site with a specific reputation value (lower than your own of course) or as a specific user (for mods)

To be honest I find it hard to keep up with all the changes, and very frequently I have to go look at the privileges list to see whether a user (that I'm looking at, so I have his reputation value) ...

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In the about page of the Android app; it says copyright 2014

The title pretty much says it all. Android app version: 1.0.57 Android version: 4.1.2

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Portuguese tab names on profile page

A few minutes ago, when I viewed profile pages on my phone, the tabs were all in Portuguese: On the mobile interface: On the full site But it didn't happen on my desktop, and now it's back to ...

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Encouraging people to explain downvotes

I used to get "upset" (though that is too strong a term) when I got downvoted without comment. If my answer isn't good enough then I'd like to know why. Not only does it improve the answer for the OP ...

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In the Sandbox for some reason the master-chat.js produces an error on loading

When I enter the Sandbox with IE11 I never get passed the Loading splash screen. The Developer Console says: Invalid argument. File: master-chat.js, Line: 10, Column: 398 That happens on these ...

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Meaningless ability to edit deleted chat messages

The following sequence of events recently transpired: I thwacked the enter key in the middle of writing a chat message. To avoid embarrassment, I immediately deleted said message. I then was able to ...

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You can edit deleted messages in mobile chat

Similar to this question (Meaningless ability to edit deleted chat messages) (which appears to have been fixed), but in mobile chat. I went into mobile chat, deleted my last message, then clicked ...

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Careers - profile views counter reset to 0?

I just took a look at the my profile page on careers and the number of views is 0 for all breakdowns (views, today, week and month). It wasn't like that yesterday...

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When should the moderators rely on the community to close questions?

The philosophy of StackExchange is one of meritocratic governance; users who contribute more have more abilities to govern the content and structure of the site. So far most of our question closures ...

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Is it possible to get a combined flair like the ones on Area 51?

Is it possible to get a combined flair like the ones on Area 51? See follower list on the right side of an A51 proposal for examples.

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Does moderation impacts a moderator's involvement to answer a technical question?

I see that the moderators have had been answering a lot on technical questions in the past. I don't see the same enthusiasm/involvement with technical questions. I see a lot of moderators quite active ...

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Age close votes after 14 days, regardless of views, allowing recasting

I've been putting this off for a long time... Close vote aging - the deactivation of votes that haven't resulted in a question being closed - is a critical part of the vote-to-close system, but has ...

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Who should our moderators be?

If your meta site does not have a post to nominate Moderators, start one now! Pro Tem appointments will begin about two weeks after the site is created. The more guidance we receive, the more ...

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How should I respond to questions asking for specific help?

I'm talking about questions of the form "what should I do?" or "is what I'm doing haram/halal?" For example (Apologies, I really didn't want to point out specific questions, but I feel like doing so ...

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Automatically lock posts heavily edited within a time frame

I liked this suggestion so much — and think it makes a poor 20k ability (sorry Andy) — that I'm suggesting it directly: Temporarily lock questions from being edited, to prevent ridiculous edit ...

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Prevent repeat offenders from using association bonus / nuke all acounts network wide

I've run into, what I hope, is an odd edge case... Back Story: What started as a disagreement over rolling back an edit, resulted in some revenge voting, and when I was looking into it, I noticed ...

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2014 Community Moderator Election

The 2014 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 ...

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Don't let flag-to-close flags linger for months in flag purgatory

Here is the close queue: Here is an active flag I have: I currently have 5 flags pending in the close queue. Some, like this one, are months old. This doesn't feel right and may ...

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Bug with misaligning the score after the svgifying operation

Recently MSE was svgifyied - did you notice? and I am surprised to see no thread about it, maybe create it, like it was done on MSO with its redesign? Anyway, here is the first bug: the score in the ...

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Please improve the post annotations

A couple of the post notices could really use some improvements in the copy: citation needed This post does not cite any references or sources. Please help improve this article by adding ...

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Stack Exchange still uses Wikipedia's Citation Needed text

Currently, the wording for the citation needed moderator notice is: This post does not cite any references or sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. ...

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Make more close vote statistics available

Closing questions is a pretty important part of site moderation, and one of the aspects that a new site needs to figure out to be successful. Getting useful statistics about closing is pretty much ...

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“created” date and user displayed on tag wiki refer to different events

I edited the formcollection tag today, and my edit has just been approved. But the created date looks to be the date of when the tag wiki was created, while the linked user is the one who originally ...

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Let us choose a close reason after a migration has been blocked

Currently, when we try to migrate a question but the asking user is blocked from asking questions on the target site, the system closes the question anyway. It always picks the blanket "this is ...

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Can not import some Education from Linkedin

I have marked with a cross, that were not imported. I think this is because of comma before title.

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Why does close as Off Topic in case of Sotware Development have two different behavior?

I asked some time ago how [Put on Hold] works and really understood. But looks like we have an inconsistence in the behavior when I close to close as Off-Topic for almost the same reason. In this ...

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