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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Why obsolete comment flag should be rejected?

It's a rule to not asking for a reason of downvote, because everyone already encouraged to write a reason of a downvote and when he/she don't want to write the reason, asking again about downvote is ...
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Locked post on Meta

In this meta post, In this answer, mentioned that : "even though his question wasn't originally phrased this way". I don't know how is my question phrased right now (in community opinion), but anyway ...
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Should the question about structure of resolution proofs be closed?

This is request for comment from the community regarding the following question: in SAT resolution proofs, are all DAGs possible? Is the question in its current form suitable for the site? If it is ...
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Wrong questions and wrong answers

What if someone posts an answer which, in fact, doesn't answer the question? What if, in addition, it is claimed in the answer that the question "is wrong"? Are there any moderating rules regarding ...
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Moderator deletion of answers to off-topic questions

Question: What makes an NP-hard problem not to be an NP-complete problem ? According to his comment, Kaveh deleted two answers posted to the above off-topic question. While I agree that the question ...
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How Much Time before Closing a Question?

Sometimes, the community can help the questioner clarify/elaborate the question, or make it on-topic by changing it appropriately. In such cases, closing too soon---specially, by mods, and before any ...
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On closing, and the awesome power of moderation

As a moderator, I can close a question unilaterally. I've been trying not to do this, because I think it's unfair to let one person decide whether a question should be closed. However, there are very ...