News for modrats

News for modrats


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Moderator “n deleted comments” control doesn't stay attached to its post when you expand comments

Before expanding comments on the question, there is a "1 deleted comment" widget next to the accepted answer: When I expand the comments on the question ("show 5 more comments"), the widget stays ...

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Podcasts missing from new blog

The blogs used to have links to the old Joel & Jeff Stack Overflow podcasts. These are now all gone. Instead, there is now a sad and dismal [display_podcast] line at the bottom; see podcast #41 ...

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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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How does the Constable badge work in the new graduation model?

Recall the description of the Constable badge: Served as a pro-tem moderator for at least 1 year or through site graduation Now that "site graduation" isn't a single discrete thing, until what ...

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Let moderators mark a question as a honeypot, autoflag all subsequent answers

tl;dr: Auto-protection doesn't always work to keep spammers away. Give me a way to have new answers to a question flagged automatically. There is a question or two on my site that gets a decent ...

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StackExchange Android App login failed

Yesterday I downloaded StackExchange App from Play Store and installed it to my brand new Samsung Galaxy S5, but it didn't recognize my login and password pair. So it failed to login. I checked with ...

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I'm getting a big “oops” when clicking on the questions tab

Oddly enough, I'm only getting this when I click on the "questions" tab. I can open links to questions, go to "tags" page, successfully reach the home page by clicking on the logo etc. I'm using ...

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Where's the Strangedupe blog post?

Previously, in order to explain the benefits of (certain limited kinds of) duplication on Stack Exchange sites, I've seen a blog.stackoverflow blogpost with the words "Dr. Strangedupe" in the title. ...

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All users should see their flag history as soon as they make a flag

This is described in more detail here. Rather than waiting for the first flag to be positively handled, as soon as a user makes a flag, they should be able to see a history of the flags they have ...

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Show “helpful flags” counter and link on the mobile site profile page

There is no "helpful flags" counter (with a link to flagging summary) on the mobile version of profile page. And I see no other way to reach flagging summary page and check your flagging history from ...

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Flagging summary improvement : clear view

On the flagging summary, it is not always easy to distinguish one flag from another. We don't know where it starts or finish. I would suggest to add the dotted line (the one that already separates ...

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Has there been a significant uptick in minor edits?

Am I just being overly sensitive or are we starting to see a large uptick in the number of 'minor' edits like fixing typo's on questions that are months old and moving images from imageshack to imgur ...

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Flags average handling time ignores seconds, but shows seconds

The moderator tools shows something like: (This is the current monthly stats on Code Review) However, I have yet to see the "seconds" value showing anything else than "0 seconds", which indicates ...

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Icons in MultiCollider Dropdown are wrong on Gaming's Blog site

When you click the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ on a blog. subdomain, the Stack Exchange icon is used instead of the icons for the community the blog is for. Screenshot demonstrating ...

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We're getting a new moderator: Cast your votes!

As announced last week PPCG is getting another moderator. You've had one week to nominate others or yourself, and now it's time for the actual election. The candidates are: Beta Decay (vote here) ...

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SEDE migration failed?

It's currently 11AM UTC and SEDE still has previous week's data (usually migration occurs around 4AM Sunday UTC). I know there's no SLA; this is just a heads-up and bug-placeholder in case there's a ...

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Chat suspension to completely block access to chat features

Currently, chat suspension only blocks access to writing, starring and flagging. However, it does not block access to joining and leaving rooms, or to make (visible) modifications to your chat ...

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SEDE not fully-up-to-date after last “update”

According to this previous bug report, SEDE had error so it did not update at usual time. The bug report was marked status-completed. Even though SEDE says it "updated 14 hours ago", it isn't ...

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Reference: templates for common comments

The purpose of this post is to aggregate several templates for comments useful for the daily moderating of the CS site, e.g., informing the user (usually, new user) when their question is off-topic / ...

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'add/show # more comments' link broken after browsing back in review queue

In certain cases, the link 'add / show # more comments' under a review doesn't work. I can reliably reproduce this when doing the following: Open a review you have already done (or one that is ...

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How does SE decide how many Mods a graduated site gets?

I understand the process: (beta --> public beta --> graduation) and the difference between Mods pro-tem and community-elected mods. I'm just curious as to the metrics used to decide how many mods a ...

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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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Please allow us to see who the employers are on the career site

Please allow us to see who the employers are on the career site. A simple list would be fine. Even better would be if it linked back to jobs.stackoverflow.com and the listings that employer has ...

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Redesign community wiki edited posts?

Currently when community wiki posts are edited, the user icon is only shown for the last editor and not for the person who owns most of the content. At a glance, I usually tend to mistake the last ...

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We need a Meta sticker

In the latest blog post, Jeff has revealed that he's making some stickers for the SO family sites: As mentioned on the podcast, we’re working on Stack Overflow Trilogy stickers. I just placed the ...

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Does a 10k+ user get notified of a flag on their post in chat?

Let's say that I notice a really inappropriate message in chat from a 10k+ (this will usually mean that they have been hacked or something - not that I'm asking about a real situation that has ...

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Please use proper en-dashes for ranges in SO Careers

Tagged spelling since some wonderful person is probably watching it for these quick fixes and it's in the same spirit as a simple typo. Please replace the hyphens on the careers profile page with ...

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Moderation inconsistencies

I flagged this deleted answer (unilaterally deleted by a moderator) for reopening, and gave the explanation "This answer is no worse than any others that have been left intact. It should be reinstated ...

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Informed badge description outdated

The Informed badge description still refers to the About page while it was renamed to Tour and moved to a new URL after the unified topbar introduction. Not sure how the about-page tag should change ...

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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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