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Why moderator closing question? Why not cast close vote?
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A single close vote from a moderator does close the question, the only way a moderator can be one vote of five is to wait until four other users have cast their votes. The moderators on this site are ...

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Are questions about particular investments on topic?
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Ganesh has pointed out that they are explicitly prohibited in the help center. We could certainly change that if the community wanted to. I would be against such a change. We don't need any more ...

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Are minor grammar edits desirable?
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I might be inclined to reject an edit if they fix a single problem where many other obvious problems exist. If you're going to edit, copy-edit the whole post please. :)

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Luxury car question on topic?
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I voted to leave this question open the first time through the close vote queue. (It's in the queue again with 3 votes to close.) I don't love the question, so I didn't answer, but I do think it's a ...

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The Intent and Purpose of Comments
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I have seen this enforced for quite some time. I don't feel like the enforcement has been too strict. I get annoyed when two or more users have a lengthy discussion on one of my answers that isn't ...

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Is it acceptable to answer an off-topic question?
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I worry that we're a little quick to shut a question down immediately. I see plenty of examples where there is a warning that the question as written is off-topic, but I think it's okay to wait a bit ...

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Are questions about personal finance terminology on-topic?
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I don't think it's a thoughtful question, so I start with that bias in favor of closing it. I think that other terminology questions would be on-topic here, but only for words that have a special ...

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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
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How will you contribute to a strong culture that welcomes new users and rewards good behavior from established users?

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Can we define a guideline on questions that have a simple "No" as answer
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There are a lot of questions where the assumptions of the OP are wrong, so "no" with some explanation of why is appropriate. I only tend to answer these questions if I think that others may have ...

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Member discussion on Closed vs Deleted
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Should more effort go into reopening some of the closed questions? I've been mulling this conversation over for a while. We have two conflicting problems that we're trying to reconcile here. We want ...

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2015 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire
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Nathan L An asker flags their own question and says that they need to delete it because it reveals personal information about them that they don't want to make public any more. There are several ...

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Should answers be left in the comments?
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The incentive already exists to leave an answer rather than a comment. Comments can get upvotes but no points are awarded. Similarly comments cannot get downvotes. Would a downvoted comment have ...

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Answer migrated to comment, no alert. Why?
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I figured it out with the help of a coworker who is a moderator on another SE site. It looks like there would have been an alert sent when the post was flagged as low-quality. The moderator action ...

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Merge [bills] and [billing]
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My preference if we merge would be to keep bills, because billing is less of a personal finance topic and more of an accounting topic. From the consumer's perspective, they are receiving a bill. They'...

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Should we have a tag for car titles?
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We could use car-title and house-title, but those terms are not precise and are not commonly used anywhere. Titling is for property, and cars fit in that category. Many categories of real estate have ...

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How do we discourage high-rep users from answering questions that are clearly off-topic?
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My own opinion is that we need to start deleting some of these off-topic questions after they are closed. The only way to remove the incentive to those who don't care about the rules is to take away ...

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