101 votes

I'm stepping down

UPDATE (since 2019-10-30): So, it looks like a test is currently being ran. I'm not sure if it will have good results, but it surely looks like a big step towards the goal that finally needs to be ...
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A farewell to moderation

It's been an absolute pleasure to moderate PPCG at your side. Whether I needed a second opinion on some moderation issue, help with some Julia code, or just a sympathetic ear, you've been there for me ...
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A heartfelt welcome to our new moderator...s!

I just want to take a moment to say THANK YOU! Yes you! Thank you specifically. If you're reading this, I thank you. I'm absolutely honored to be a moderator for this wonderful, quirky community ...
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42 votes

What happened to Doorknob?

Doorknob's moderator privileges were removed today, due to inactivity. We have not been able to contact Doorknob for quite some time. He either cannot be reached or does not want to be reached. ...
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41 votes

I'm stepping down

If I hadn't resigned a year and a half ago, I'd be doing it now. In my time as a moderator you were an inspiration to me, Dennis. I'm sure your decision was not made lightly, and I think what you've ...
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Replacement moderator proposal

I disagree with this nomination. He'll do such a good job of being a moderator that he'll make all the rest of us look bad. :D In all seriousness, if @MartinBüttner isn't a good candidate for ...
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37 votes

We're getting a new moderator: Call for Nominations

I'd also like to nominate Dennis. If you've spent more than a few minutes on the site, you've undoubtedly seen one of his amazing CJam answers. Dennis is an exceptionally kind, level-headed person ...
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A farewell to moderation

I remember the very first time I used SE chat, the first person to ever say anything to me was a friendly welcome by a bird avatar. I slowly started to use chat more and more often, and I had lots of ...
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30 votes

We're getting a new moderator: Call for Nominations

I'd like to nominate Peter Taylor, as one of the oldest, most active, most level-headed and also most knowledgeable members on this site. Peter is always quick to offer suggestions to challenges, and ...
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26 votes

Farewell, for now

Thanks for being part of PPCG (and hopefully, its future) Good luck with whatever the future holds for you, and thanks for moderating and participating in this community! Hoping to see you back as ...
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25 votes

January 2020 Moderator Election — Community Interest Check

(Ignoring badge requirements) I would run. I fundamentally disagree with many of Stack Exchange's policies. And, should I run and on the off-chance, actually get elected, I would not endorse all of ...
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We're getting a new moderator: Call for Nominations

I would like to nominate myself for moderator. I've been a member of PPCG for aeons. (since 2011, almost a whole other decade.) Visited 892 days total (that's like 2 and a half years) and have ...
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We're getting a new moderator: Call for Nominations

I'd like to nominate myself. Sure, I haven't been around as long as others, just about 1.25 years, but I'm absolutely addicted to PPCG and I will do anything I can to ensure the health and longevity ...
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19 votes

Discussion on the upcoming moderator elections (Sep 2020)

I think this is needed Since the last poll the site seems to have experienced a die off and the start of a rebound. (I believe that)1 we have had moderation issues that are to be expected with one ...
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2020 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Moderators must sign an agreement whose terms include: i. I will abide by the current Code of Conduct (which is a part of this agreement), and enforce it to the best of my ability. ... iv. I will ...
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January 2020 Moderator Election — Community Interest Check

I would run. However, if I am elected, I'll step down. I don't think it is right to replace Mego and Dennis, who are clearly better candidates than me.
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15 votes
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Does P&CG need a new moderator?

I'd actually been poked about this a few times before now, which is why, as dmckee noted, I had been polling the moderators about their thoughts on the matter. I'm pleased to announce that starting ...
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Does P&CG need a new moderator?

I have a few things that I might be able to weigh in on: The community has gotten drastically better at self-moderation over the past few months or so. I'm not the only one who deletevotes anymore, ...
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14 votes

CM/Mod meetup - what do you want discussed?

Discussing the sandbox I think this would be an important thing to touch on, since it's such an important part of the site and we have so many little (and big) things that would improve it. The ...
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Farewell, for now

Of all the wonderfully welcoming people here, you have made me feel the most welcome. It's been great discussing things with you over the years, learning from you, and watching discussions with ...
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11 votes

So what happens now?

I think PhiNotPi would make a fantastic mod, but we're a graduated site now so if at some point there arises a need for an extra moderator, I'd be very surprised if that didn't involve an official ...
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8 votes

Farewell, for now

You were really good handling the diamond you were given by us, the community. Personally, you helped me get accustomed to this site and its norms very much, alongside the other then-moderators, a ...
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We're getting a new moderator: Call for Nominations

I'd like to nominate myself, ProgramFOX. I've been a member of PPCG for almost 2 years and I'm an enthusiast user of the site. I have enough time to be able to moderate the site. I always try to be ...
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7 votes

Should administrative content hosted on external sites ever be binding?

No, Admin content hosted on external sites should not be binding Only administrative content present on PPCG should be binding because sundering some rules from the official site will make it harder ...
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7 votes

CM/Mod meetup - what do you want discussed?

Company engagement with the network Short comment/question Does Stack Exchange want its employees to be engaged with sites in the network aside from Stack Overflow, Meta Stack Overflow and Meta Stack ...
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