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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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Should posts containing broad, unsupported claims receive post notices?

While this community for the most part is pretty good about supporting their claims with evidence, occasionally we receive an answer that makes a broad, unsupported claim. Sometimes, those posts are ...
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A not nice comment isn't OK but a not nice question is?

Paid a scammer money via PayPal. What can I do? I left a comment under an answer that was probably deleted under "not nice" policy - assuming this as other comments were kept. My comment ...
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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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How to defend myself against a deleted answer?

My answer was deleted because the mod says I didn't deal with support and resistance levels. True, because I dealt with the other part of the question: "everyone is selling" and "everyone is buying". ...
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What should be done with factually incorrect answers?

Consider this question: Are you allowed to withdraw from 401k for no reason if leaving the company? and the ongoing chat about the correctness of the currently top-rated answer: http://chat....
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10K+ rep users: Would you please help me clean up these closed questions with your delete votes?

Fellow 10K+ rep users (and willing moderators): The following query displays non-migrated, unanswered questions closed as other than duplicate that have not yet been deleted from the site. The query ...
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Reminder: Don't downvote spam. Just flag it

While cleaning out the spam queue today I noticed a flurry of down-votes on these posts. Just wanted to remind everyone that you only need to flag spam to get a moderator to remove it from the site. ...
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Please reconsider “What is the rationale for a separate “National Insurance” tax in the UK? ”

This question was closed as off-topic. While it was open, someone posted an excellent answer, but it was to a slightly different question to the one I asked. Once my actual question had been ...
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About flagging and community moderation

Our site is growing. And a result of that increased traffic is an increase in spam and new users who don't know the rules. I find it hard to complain about theses taxes on our success as a community....
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Are lower rep users allowed to comment on higher rep users' questions & answers?

I'm trying to comment on this answer but my comment keeps disappearing. All my comment is trying to point out is that the first part of the answer is irrelevant since the original poster's quote is ...