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Candidate changes in 2024 Moderator Election – review your ballot

TL;DR: There's been a change in the candidate list for the 2024 Moderator Election. The voting period has been extended for a week. If you've already voted, you should confirm your votes still ...
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2024 Community Moderator Election

The 2024 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 weeks, ...
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What is the best strategy to reopen: text based adventure in python

What's the best strategy to re-open Text based Game Python? As I wish to invite others to also review the existing working code. My current understanding is the question is off-topic exclusively due ...
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It looks like it's finally time

Well, somehow I didn't see this coming for a while, but it looks like it's the best time to move on after all these years. I've been here since 2013, which I believe was two years after CR was founded....
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Request to add an extra moderator given the 2021 election results

Given we just had the election, after seeing how close the final results were (the final elimination was a margin of 0.04%), I would like to formally request that Mast be instated as a moderator. ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 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 weeks, ...
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'tis the season of new beginnings

It's spring and that means there's a lot of new beginnings out in the world. One of these new beginnings will be a couple of new moderators for this site. As many of the moderators serving this site ...
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Why did I receive this moderator message?

I got a moderator message informing me that I've made some bad reviews. However, I failed to see which ones they are pointing at. Can you please show me? I've made 21 reviews in total.
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Mat's back, blame the monkey

When I put down my mug 18 months ago, I promised I'd stick around, and I did. I've been keeping a distant eye on CR and meta, while remaining in our Rubberducking dev chat, and monitoring vba posts on ...
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It is with disappointment that I hereby resign as a moderator

Note the updates at the end: In short, my resignation is now in full effect. A moderator is a person trusted by both Stack Exchange, and the community as a whole, to objectively and fairly deal with ...
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Are mods allowed to answer non-meta questions?

This may seem like a very simple question with a very simple answer, but it’s been bugging me. Having looked through hundreds of answers on questions on the regular site, I only see answers from ...
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I was the shield that guarded the flags of users

I became a moderator in the first election four years ago but it is now time to step down. I came here to Code Review in November 2013, after browsing the site for a few days I posted my first ...
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Hot Network Questions Policy

As of recently, moderators have the ability to remove a CR question from the HNQ list. There are times when the hotness formula selects a question that a site would rather not have featured. Up ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election Results

Code Review's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 3 new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election

The 2018 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 weeks,...
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Passing on the mod hat

It's that time of the year again!... Elections! Wait, what? It's not a regular thing around here? Maybe it should be! With Mat and 200_success stepping down, elections should be coming soon (in 6-8 ...
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Nothing fishy going on here! Nope, not at all

Following Mat's resignation as moderator yesterday, I, too, have informed the Stack Exchange community that I am yielding my position as moderator. I know that it may be natural for many of you to ...
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Putting down my mug

I joined CR in May 2013, but only started living here in September of that year. I remember very well then, the site had been in beta for almost 1000 days, and I kept thinking that was a shame, CR was ...
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Election epilogue: one slight moddification

It's been a while since your first election ended. Your new mods have had some time to settle in, think about how they work together, and figure out the overall state of the Code Review stack. After ...
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2015 Community Moderator Election Results

Code Review's first moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 4 new moderators are: Please thank them for volunteering, and share your assistance and advice ...
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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 weeks,...
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Graduation update: it's election season!

I'll start off by addressing the elephant in the room. It's been the better part of a year since the announcement that Code Review was graduating. In all those months, there haven't been any visible ...
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Please welcome your new moderators!

I'm Pops, a Community Manager at Stack Exchange. Though it saddens me to say it, not just one but two of your existing moderators are stepping down for personal reasons. Over the past week and a half, ...
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Please welcome your newest pro tem moderator

I'm Pops, a Community Manager at Stack Exchange. As many of you know, one of your moderators recently stepped down for personal reasons. I'm happy to announce that a great new pro tem mod is about to ...
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Code Review is in need of a new moderator

I know that we are a beta site, but from the looks of it, they only choose moderator pro-tems 2 weeks into a beta site. I think we need to follow the path set forth for nomination of a new moderator, ...
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Winston Ewert is no longer a moderator?

I've just now noticed the missing diamond on his profile, along with this: There's no announcement on Meta, and this just seems like an abrupt change. I'm not sure how long ago this was, either. ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Who should our moderators be?

It seems every new StackExchange should get a community wiki post going to nominate moderators for the Beta period. So, lets nominate some people. :)