News for modrats

News for modrats


6 answers

Add a reject reason when the Community user rejects an edit

When the Community user rejects an edit during the grace period there is no obvious reason visible (example). Community♦ reviewed this 1 hour ago: Reject This causes some confusion for the user …

10 answers

Decision on rejected edits should be displayed as a notification to the editor

Update, April 2014: I fully support Shog9's proposal of adding the message where it belongs—in the actual editing form. This is less intrusive than displaying it as a notification, but it serves …

1 answer

Android Share - special characters in title became HTML entities

I used the Share feature to share a question on WhatsApp. The question title is: Does the word "out" carry sexual-minority flavour? Here's what I got: Also tried sending the share intent to …

1 answer

Asterisk and underscore behave differently with markdown in chat and comments

From the formatting help (on the site and on the chat), it seems like * and _ should be interchangeable (in pairs) wrt emphasis (bold and italic). However, as this (correct) and this (incorrect) link …

1 answer

Would you like to be a moderator on Tor Stack Exchange?

We're looking for another moderator, as Samuel has found himself quite busy in the real world, and needs to return to an ordinary tor citizen for the foreseeable future. To that, we're looking to ...

0 answers

Provide direct links to information pages in the mod menu on posts

There are several moderator tools accessed from the mod menu on a post that open a page containing information about the post: show N deleted comments show flag history show review history Often …

1 answer

“Deleted by {owner}” vs “Deleted by owner” in self deleted answers

I've stumbled across an inconstancy in the display of who deleted an answer. In How to rate your programming skills on Programmers.SE there are currently two deleted answers. The display of ...

2 answers

Legitimate grievance, or am I just being a 'whinger'?

Background: I've been sitting on this issue for a while and finally brought it here to meta. Since it happened I've been considerably less motivated to participate in the site (but perhaps getting …

4 answers

Can we get x comment votes per y minutes, rather than one vote per 5 seconds?

I quite often will read a thread of comments, and want to vote up a few of them. I vote one up, read the next few comments, vote up another and get a *giant red box*. I've seen that "You can only ...

1 answer

Deleting an (undownvoted) answer and moving it to comments

My question is in regards to the following question. I've provided an answer. Someone felt that answer wasn't good enough, deleted it and moved it to a comment. Now, I come from SO SE, and maybe ...

1 answer

Translation mistake “Treffer durchsuchen”

There is a wrongly translated text on the german Careers start page: Search hits has been translated to Treffer durchsuchen which means "search for hits" (as in the activity). A more ...

0 answers

Add 'possible TOR node' indicator to IP look up

Diamond mods have a tool on user profile pages for IP addresses. It does a few handy IP-related tasks. I'd like it to be expanded to do a check to see if the IP is an active TOR exit node. ...

1 answer

Please fix my back button

Here's a recipe for confusion: Load a page on Stack Exchange. Do anything that updates the page via JS―leave a comment, vote, etc. Leave the page by following a link. Use the browser's back button …

1 answer

When someone forgets to enter their username on the sign up page, prompt them to enter it rather than throwing an error

If you happen to pick one of the icons under "More sign up options" (other than Yahoo, that is), a new prompt appears asking for a username: If, for some reason, you don't put anything in that box …

1 answer

Reputation and inbox notification shows up again after refresh

This was asked before too. link. Currently I am facing the issue of appearance of reputation notification in above toolbar. I can see the reputation notification, for every page refresh even after …

1 answer

Log-out everywhere and Auto-login both not working

I am running Google Chrome on Linux, and am using my Google Account to authenticate with SE sites. In the past, auto-login has always worked. (seeing the banner+refresh and I was logged in). I ...

1 answer

Login no longer redirects back to the page I was on before logging in with Google

This has been annoying me for a little while now, but I kept assuming I'd clicked the wrong thing... Used to be, if you were somewhere on a site - say, viewing a question - and clicked "login", you'd …

1 answer

Why is global auth disabled?

My old computer broke down a few days ago, so I'm using a laptop until I can get it fixed. As a side effect, I no longer have my usual browser cookies, so I had to log back into Stack Exchange. ...

1 answer

Tapping a comment from a deleted user is reliably crashing the app

This comment reliably crashes the Android app v1.0.47 every time I tap it. I'm not sure it's the fact they're a deleted user, but every other comment is fine. This is on a HTC One running Android ...

1 answer

Block SE sites from bugmenot.com

http://www.bugmenot.com/view/stackoverflow.com This is a troll heaven and there is no good reason for using a shared account from bugmenot on Stack Overflow or any other SE site. Blocking a site can …

1 answer

Trying to upvote own comment crashes Android app

Whenever I try to upvote my own comment in Android app (1.0.47), the app crashes*. Galaxy S III running Android 4.4.2 (*) Yes, I know I'm not supposed to vote on my own comments... actually at …

0 answers

Can we get some official guidelines for chat suspension lengths?

To call the moderation on Stack Exchange Chat inconsistent would be somewhat of an understatement. A flagged message might be handled by any of the 300+ moderators, the result is highly variable. ...

0 answers

Update s.tk/meta to point to MSE instead of MSO

The Stack Exchange's s.tk URL shortener is quite useful for getting to sites quickly. However, http://s.tk/meta still points to Meta Stack Overflow, which used to be the network-wide Meta. Now that …

9 answers

Handling news questions about current events

We keep on getting asked questions on ISIS. I have no problem with the subject, but most of these questions are about current news, have little-to-no evidence and are all around receiving weak or ...

0 answers

Unpurged 'related question' comment no longer linked in the sidebar?

After the comments were purged on this question and then my related question comment was unpurged, it is no longer a linked question on the right hand side. Is this a bug or by design?

1 answer

The Privilege Scale Has Been Relaxed (With Great Power)

When we imported Social Sound Design to the SE 2.0 platform, it was previously what we would consider a fully graduated site as far as privileges like closing, editing and access to moderation tools …

3 answers

What is the average daily workload for a GIS.SE moderator?

In an effort to spur more competitors to join the illustrious PolyGeo in the upcoming moderator election: What is the (average) expected daily workload of a GIS.SE mod? Perhaps folks would be more …

2 answers

Why was my flag requesting deletion declined?

So, I flagged a question. I flagged it with a custom flag: This question should be deleted since it is useless to anyone, as the posted code is not incorrect, and the askers problem was somewhere …

2 answers

Does a good posted answer make the question on topic regardless of content?

There exists a relatively well defined set of rules in the Help Center that help guide us to deciding what sorts of questions are on-topic and should remain open versus what sorts of questions are ...

3 answers

Does the plain-English part of a question even matter?

Does the plain-English part of a question even matter? I'm not recommending that the plain-English part doesn't help make questions better, but given the approach we've taken towards answers on ...

15 30 50 per page
1 2 3