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Questions about moderation of this site, including the site moderation tools, policies on moderation and specific moderating actions taken by users

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Who has the final say on a challenge?

For the mod election questionnaire, I asked about a hypothetical situation: A new-ish user posts a well-posed challenge that quickly gets many answers. An hour later, they edit in a restriction ...
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Hanging up my diamond

Well. I never thought I'd be writing this message. I've logged into this site nearly every day for over 5 years. I truly love this community. I've learned so many things from it, and I have made ...
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A farewell to moderation

If you're new around here, chances are you might not even know who I am. I'm Alex, and I'm a (soon to be ex-) moderator on this site. At first I was a user just like you, enthusiastic about the site, ...
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Moderation: a call to action

Let me just say this bluntly: we need to do more moderation. Some facts: For a while, I was the only user with any active delete votes. (I posted a message in chat to rectify this, which helped a ...
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Should we have even more room owners for The Nineteenth Byte?

A few months back, we had a discussion about adding more room owners to The Nineteenth Byte. As a result, five users were added as room owners, and the problems we were facing lessened. However, we're ...
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Why is meta full of old questions / why did my question get a trivial edit?

EDIT - this just happened again recently, so read it again if you're confused. This isn't a question, it's just an update to let people know what happened. You may have noticed the meta is suddenly ...
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Vote for the new TNB Room Owners!

The Nineteenth Byte is getting new room owners. You've had a week (and a couple of hours) for nominations, and now it's time to vote. In alphabetical order, here are the nominees: emanresu A chat ...
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New TNB Room Owners: Nominations Phase

It was decided by community consensus that we need more room owners for The Nineteenth Byte. The process for choosing the new room owners will be as follows: For one week (lasting until UTC midnight ...
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Should we have even even more room owners for The Nineteenth Byte?

4 years ago, we voted on and appointed additional room owners for The Nineteenth Byte. That was the most recent time TNB has had new room owners. Currently, only 2 of the room owners are able to be ...
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Vote for your new TNB Room Owners!

The Nineteenth Byte is getting four new room owners. You've had a week for nominations, and now it's time to vote. In alphabetical order, here are the nominees: Adám chat profile | main profile | ...
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Should answers that break the rules be deleted? [duplicate]

I'm new to the review queue and I don't know what our policy is on well-intentioned answers that happen to break some of the rules stated in the question. For example, this answer was recently flagged ...
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We've written a new Chatiquette, and we want your feedback!

Update: the new Chatiquette has been instated. We are still interested in hearing feedback, so feel free to continue to give feedback here. As previously noted, the current Chatiquette for The ...
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Please welcome The Nineteenth Byte's newest room owners!

You've cast your votes and elected the following three members of our community as room owners of our primary chat room, The Nineteenth Byte. They have been appointed, effective immediately. Please ...
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Welcome The Nineteenth Byte's newest room owners!

The votes are in, and the following four members of our community have been elected as room owners of CGCC's main chat room, The Nineteenth Byte. They have been instated effective immediately. ...
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The Nineteenth Byte is getting more room owners. Cast your votes!

The Nineteenth Byte is getting three additional room owners. You've had one week to nominate others or yourself, and now it's time for the actual election. These are the nominees, in alphabetical ...
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High-rep hammers hamper high-rep humans

Sorry about the silly title - it just sort of happened that way and then I couldn't resist the alliteration. Tag badges are awarded when you earn at least 1000 total score for at least 200 non-...
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Nominations for new TNB Room Owners

In response to the increase in off-topic discussion in TNB, we've decided to appoint more ROs. Here's how we'll be deciding the new room owners: For one week (until 14:00UTC, on the 15th of May 2022),...
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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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New Room Owners for TNB - Nominations Phase

Nomination phase is over. You can vote here until UTC midnight on Tuesday, April 20th By community consensus, we will be having more room owners for The Nineteenth Byte. We will be selecting new room ...
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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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Should administrative content hosted on external sites ever be binding?

Should PPCG rules or guidelines or other administrative content be considered "official" when it is not hosted on meta or main? (Note that "PPCG" refers to the entirety of the Programming Puzzles &...
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