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It is with disappointment that I hereby resign as a moderator

I'm very sad to see you go and I want to thank you for being a hugely positive influence to this site in your elected tenure, your appointed tenure, before and in between. I've learned incredibly ...
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It is with disappointment that I hereby resign as a moderator

Thank you, rolfl! There are too many things I feel thankful for when I think of you to list them all, but here are a notable few: You have always been welcoming and kind to newcomers. I feel sure ...
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It is with disappointment that I hereby resign as a moderator

Ouch. And Thanks for all the bananas. I have been watching all of this in the Moderator Chatroom with growing trepidation, but unable to articulate why. But you just managed to say this way more ...
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It is with disappointment that I hereby resign as a moderator

Here I was hoping CR would survive this intact. Instead, a veteran moderator steps down. !@#$. I don't blame you. I really don't. Given the circumstances and the risk you'd take by continuing, there'...
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It is with disappointment that I hereby resign as a moderator

I was hoping this mess would not involve CR, but here we are losing a Moderator that has provided a sane and mature outlook on CR for a while. Thank you for all your efforts.
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It is with disappointment that I hereby resign as a moderator

Rolfl, feeling sad to see you step down. I surely understand your reasons but hope you stick around. That beeing said, thanks a lot for endless hours of keeping the site running. See you in the 2nd ...
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Dealing with defamation and site-policy

These specific cases What happened in these specific cases (and what happened to the flags) is pretty simple. The comments got deleted. Unsubstantiable accusations of vote abuse are a violation of ...
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2019: a year in moderation

For convenience, here is the change compared to last year: ...
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Rollback reason

Lock the question as soon as it is answered. Sound a bit too drastic. Locking is a moderator tool with good reason. For one the lock mechanism implemented by SE currently only allows completely ...
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Why were comments removed that reported bugs in my question code?

In general, comments are ephemeral.... they are not designed to have long-lasting content. Comments are to seek clarification on posts, and point out short term issues. Once the issues are addressed, ...
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Why is a NAA flag being handled by a Moderator?

All flags raise a warning for moderators in the top bar of the site. The Not An Answer flags behave the same way as all other flags. The Not An Answer flags could probably be handled by the community....
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Overly aggressive moderation on Alloy tag

I think you're asking the wrong question. The actual question you should have been asking yourself before directing people here is: "How can I introduce Alloy into this existing community?" ...
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"Lacks concrete context”, et al - drivng in the wrong direction

You are bringing up multiple different suspects and there's many things I'd like to say, I will try to print down some of them here: Asking questions Asking a good question with code from a ...
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"Lacks concrete context”, et al - drivng in the wrong direction

Too large or complex. More than 300 lines (we can debate the level) of code is bordering on unmanageable in a CR context. How many "real things" can you do in 300 lines? No, we allow more than 300 ...
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Overly aggressive moderation on Alloy tag

It's too late now, but in the future just post on Meta first. Introducing Alloy as a new concept Creating a debate/discussion on how you want to use the site. Get ...
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2022: a year in moderation

A 5 year overview for some of the statistics split out per group: Action (Moderators) 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Questions closed 2,158 717 373 685 698 Questions reopened 2,638 50 19 42 37 Action (...
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Overly aggressive moderation on Alloy tag

Why there has been "overly aggressive moderation" You need to understand that the English section of the question is important. This is what makes or breaks most questions. I've 'moderated' ...
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