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We've written a new Chatiquette, and we want your feedback!

status-completed As a moderator on another site, I would really appreciate it if you could add something to your chatiquette about flagging. Since the TNB has its own set of rules and is very strict ...
terdon's user avatar
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We've written a new Chatiquette, and we want your feedback!

Say what "Be Nice" means to us status-completed Right now, the "Be nice" section starts with "Stack Exchange enforces the Be Nice policy network-wide. That means you must Be Nice in chat, too." and a ...
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Cluttering the Sandbox with Edits

Don't declutter posts that have dropped off the first active page The entire point of editing down deleted posts is to reduce the clutter on the first page when sorted by active, where they take up ...
Martin Ender's user avatar
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How to Handle Mass Edit Events

Mass Edits should almost always be spread out over time First of all, I'll cover solo mass edits - i.e., those done by a single user. Community organised mass edits fall under different guidelines. ...
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How to deal with questions that do not explain their winning criterion?

Edit if obvious, close if not ...and by obvious, I more or less mean code-golf, as, off the top of my head, I cannot think of any other criteria tag that’s so universally scored. If a question is ...
caird coinheringaahin g's user avatar
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What's our policy on "reposting" older answers with newer versions?

Can we post answers that are very similar to an older answer, but updated to be shorter? Can we post answers which would be better suited as "Saved n bytes" comments? Yes, of course! Trying ...
Cody Gray - on strike's user avatar
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Cluttering the Sandbox with Edits

Don't declutter, delete. Yes, a deleted post will still be visible to most of us, but it's decidedly marked and can be skipped by the reader. Also, with any luck, the post was left in the sandbox (...
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How to deal with questions that do not explain their winning criterion?

These questions should be directly edited If a challenge is tagged code-golf, the author's intent is clear. Unless they go out of their way to change the meaning of code golf, which would constitute ...
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Suspecting cheating at competitions

We should not consider every problem in this format in a running competition. These competitions generally runs for only a few hours. After they end, they are just exercises. They may still maintain ...
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Are parts of challenges allowed to be posted on their own?

It depends Getting challenge ideas (be it a sub-task or a variant) from an existing challenge is perfectly fine. IMO you don't need any kind of explicit permission, as long as you specify in your ...
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We've written a new Chatiquette, and we want your feedback!

status-completed Having only just noticed: For violations of network-wide policy or repeated violations of this chatiquette, a network-wide suspension may be applied by a moderator. For ...
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