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Should this question remain in HNQ as a warning to others?

This question about testing a breaker by short circuiting it made it to the HNQ list. Looking at the edit history, I note that NialC removed it from that list. I fully understand that action from the ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Where is the `Protect` option?

I've earned the Protect a question privilege, and it seems that this question would be a good candidate for it, with 14 answers already (and the opinion based nature of the question as shown by the ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Why were flags on these conversational/argumentative comments declined?

Stack Exchange guidance on the use of comments specifies You should submit a comment if you want to: Request clarification from the author; Leave constructive criticism that guides the author in ...
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2019: 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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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, in ...
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Is a question off topic when asked by professionals or corporations?

There have been questions closed because they were asked by people representing companies (e.g. this question was debated). Should be person asking the question impact whether the question is on or ...
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Rejected edit then edited by person rejecting

Let me start by saying this is not a flame attempt, I just want to know why when I put the time into fixing a question (link didn't work and was unnecessary messy at the bottom of the post) it is ...
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What happened to the home-wiring tag?

I just noticed that the home-wiring tag has disappeared. From the sudden jump in the number of electrical questions, I presume it was moderator-merged into that tag and -- maybe -- black-listed. A ...
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What do we do about spam questions that could be marginally useful?

The recent question Benefits of Patio Pavers has had similar versions posted by the same two users, both with the same link: https://diy.stackexchange.com/questions/3620/interior-design-closed https:/...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement [closed]

As we enter the second week of the public beta, we desperately need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we ...
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Moderator Pro Tempore

This community needs to contribute some names they would like to act as provisional Moderators, ASAP. Most site have this discussion starting from the first days. Please read this: Moderators Pro ...