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Questions tagged [moderation]

This tag is for questions dealing with moderator actions, pages, abilities or decisions.

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The “mind hacks” close reason after the death of Productivity SE

One of the close reasons for this site currently reads: "Mind hacks" are off topic — Questions dealing with personal productivity and self-improvement tips are a better fit for our Personal ...
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Is it legit if the autors of the worst received answers vote for close?

My Question is on Hold to close now for "Off-Topic". It has 43 Upvotes, 16 favourites and 20 answers. Before i edited the question one might have thought it could be a question for a mind-hack. So i ...
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What happens when comments become a conversation?

I would like to know from those who have this modding privilege, when a comment thread becomes a conversation, do comments get deleted or do they get moved to a chat for the involved users to see?
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How can I remove my ownership of a question that I have asked?

When we try to question delete the questions that we have asked and received some answers, it says we can't delete it. But if we need to hide the ownership of that question How can we do it? ...
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Moderators shouldn't be shutting down discussions before they even begin

I posted a meta earlier today outlining why I thought Food Preservation questions should be off-topic: Food preservation isn't a Lifehack I expected a lengthy discussion would follow, since I ...
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Moderators Pro Tempore 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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The UN-MANIFESTO (commentary about the Lifehack site and how we got here)

I recently posted A Lifehacks Manifesto, but I wanted to post this commentary separately to keep that introduction free of the historical baggage about how we got here. Building a Lifehacks site is ...
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After we elect new moderators what will the changing of the guard look like?

In general I'm wondering how the power shift works once the new mods are elected: Will the new mods go to work immediately? Is there any structured training or is it all "on-the-job" training? Will ...
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Who should be our Moderators Pro Tempore be? [duplicate]

This community needs to start contributing some names they would like to act as provisional Moderators. Please read this: Moderators Pro Tempore. Here are some basic guidelines: Each nomination ...
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Insights: How we evaluate a private beta

If you haven't read, we are extending this private beta another week to see where this site is headed. During last week's evaluation, I shared some thoughts (internally) with the Community Team about ...
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Time to stop unsubstantiated threats of closure?

One member of our community is posting comments threatening closure of questions they don't believe are appropriate. I applaud the effort to improve the site, but the comments imply that community ...
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Generic message for Low Quality Answers

Answers on this site can be a little weak at times, so I have begun to downvote the inappropriate ones for: Lacking Citations. Being to short (1-3 sentences long, I haven't done this yet, but may ...
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Who are the Moderators? [duplicate]

This proposal has a large amount of users, but none of them have over all of the Privileges if I am not mistaken. So this leads me to ask "Who are the Moderators? And how are they moderating? When I ...
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Saving “Lifehacks” — Can we make this a topic space instead of a vague buzzword?

I've been an outspoken proponent for trying new sites like this since you launched, but so far the actual execution hasn't being coming together too well. This site is built on a buzzword, but there's ...
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Who should our pro-tem moderators be? [duplicate]

Who should be pro tempore moderators of this site until community elected moderators are appointed?