News for modrats

News for modrats


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Why was my edit rejected?

I edited this question, and Keshav rejected the edit. I edited the tags. This was the main purpose for my edit, as I said in the summary. Is it really better for it to be untagged than to have the ...

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How important is it for a site moderator to be bilingual?

Prompted by the recent call for Moderator Pro Tem nominations, I was wondering how important bilingualism would be in choosing a moderator for this site. Obviously, communication is an important ...

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Domains listed multiple times on new log out page

When I load /users/logout on any site, I see the following: Really? Clicking this button will log me out from not only stackoverflow.com, but also from stackoverflow.com, stackoverflow.com, ...

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What should be done with suggested edits on posts that are likely to be removed?

Every now and again an edit will appear in the Suggested Edit queue that is on an answer that I've already seen in the Close Votes queue and I'm reasonably sure will be closed when enough people have ...

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Magic links for Stack Overflow in Japanese and Russian

We have the magic link [pt.so] which expands to Stack Overflow em Português in comments and chat. However, two other languages are less fortunate: [ja.so] does not work in chat In comments, [ja.so] ...

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10k tools: all headers in the deleted tab have an incorrect tooltip

See: Questions deleted (not by owner) in the date range, by delete date ^^LIES! That list shows questions and answers. It should, instead, be something like: Posts deleted (not by owner) ...

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Who should moderate this site?

This site will enter public beta soon, which means it's time to give a few users moderator privileges. Ideally, moderators are elected by the community, but until this site reaches a critical mass to ...

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Accepting nominations — Who should moderate this site?

Ideally Moderators are elected by the community, but until this site reaches a critical mass to hold an election, we will be appointing some provisional Moderators to fill that role. We need your ...

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When is it OK to ask for moderator attention?

I flagged this question for moderator attention , but I got denied with the generic. declined - flags should only be used to make moderators aware of content that requires their intervention I ...

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How do you get in contact with a moderator?

I'm a noob on this website and a couple of days ago I asked my first question (How much does a (beginner) freelance copywriter charge per word on average?), which got put on hold by a mod and today ...

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What's happening on Bitcoin.SE in 2015?

What's moderation actions have been taken on Bitcoin.SE in 2015?

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Bug if the name of a rare tag badge is too long

I think this doesn't occur very often, but if a tag badge has a very long name and it has been earned at least one year ago, and it shows up in the rare badges, then it doesn't fit, causing a bug: ...

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Another blog formatting error

From The Death of Meta Tags: There are >> for the new paragraph, ** for bold, and _ for italic.

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Add a “move comments to chat” link in the “mod” menu, instead of only in the flag dashboard

Currently, the only way to migrate comments to chat is if a "too many comments" autoflag is raised on the post, in which case there's a "move to chat" button in the flag dashboard. Could this be ...

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SALAMANDAR - strange text in links description in careers

I noticed strange text "SALAMANDAR" in description of links in sections Writing and Reading on profile page. Is it a bug? Or what does it mean? Example can be found in my profile.

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2015 Community Moderator Election

The 2015 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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Drafts for edits get lost on leaving the Android app

When editing in the Stack Exchange Android app and navigating away to get some reference URLs the text is gone when I go back into the app. Seems like the edit isn't kept in memory. Can you please ...

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What are the moderation tools available to high-reputation users?

The site FAQ refers to moderation tools, available to users who've earned more than 10,000 reputation: 10,000   Delete closed questions, access to moderation tools What are these tools ...

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“Need Answers” tab has a “Need Answers” filter… Why?

Not sure if this has been asked before, but: I get that bountied questions, questions with no answer and questions with no accepted answer should appear here, but why is there an all option? ...

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Two ways to join a community; why is one more complex than the other?

I have a StackExchange login that I use for all the communities that I'm a member of. If I visit a community that I am not a member of, the title bar shows a link. Clicking it brings up a "CONFIRM ...

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Please add the markdown to make an image link to itself

I can insert an image like so: ![Desc Text][1] [1]: http://www.funnycatpix.com/_pics/What_Are_You_Doing522.jpg I can also link to said image: [![Desc Text][1]][1] [1]: ...

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Recommend Deletion options for answers that are merely unscientific opinions

When reviewing certain answers, a "Recommend Deletion" button shows up with the following options: No comment needed This is commentary on another post, not an answer This is a “thank you” comment ...

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Modification to the 'excessive self-promotion' moderator private message

The boilerplate text for the 'excessive self-promotion' moderator contact form includes a direct quote from the help center: Be careful, because the community frowns on overt self-promotion and ...

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The “related tags” no longer filters by both tags in the new navigation

Similar (but not a duplicate) to my last question about filtering by multiple tags, I noticed that the "related tags" links no longer filter the original search by requiring the additional tag. ...

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“Related tags” are AWOL in the new nav

It seems that they used to be there (despite being broken), but i can't find them right now. When i go to [javascript] on SO, it's missing this beautiful sidebar: Please bring it back. What ...

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No recent questions with “need answers” and “favorite tags”

I'm using the following URL to access SO, with the new nav enabled: http://stackoverflow.com/?tab=needanswer&tagFilter=favorite I have 12 favorite tags: bash c c++ common-lisp javascript jquery ...

1 answers | Jul 25 at 14:37 by Barmar on Meta Stack Exchange meta.stackexchange.com
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Confusion about need answers > no answer > sorting options at Meta.SE new navigation

I am totally confused by the sorting options/choices given for the "no answer" show filter under the "need answers" tab. To understand/explain it better, I would like to share the following ...

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Make migration paths just another Off Topic reason

The system in place for migrating questions on Stack Exchange is confusing and overly-complicated. But don't just take my word for it: go use it for a few years, try getting a bunch of decent ...

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Chrome doesn't let me change the number of questions per page

On the Stack Overflow homepage, at the bottom, I can choose between 15, 30 or 50 questions per page. I'm able to change this value when using Safari but when I go back to Chrome, it doesn't let me ...

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Content isn't updated on Tab click

Using the iPad, selecting one of the options shown in the pictures below doesn't change the page's content. It seems like it is changing only after page refresh.

1 answers | Jul 24 at 16:29 by michael on Meta Stack Exchange meta.stackexchange.com
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