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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, ...
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What was it about the comments on #19606 that violated “Be Nice”?

I recently asked a question about training for a long distance hike, and I felt like one of the answers was written with a condescending and rude tone. I left a comment to let the author know that I ...
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How to handle bad first posts?

In the last days I stumbled upon two first posts in the review queue I considered bad quality, one being a (shopping-list) question and the other a (link-only) answer. My approach was the following: ...
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Are we more disciplined here than at StackOverflow? Or Are we a bit ignorant here when flagging comments?

Whenever I get to access internet, I spend quite a lot of time on The Great Outdoors at StackExchange. (You bet, even more than I do on Facebook/Twitter/blogger). And, I love going through old ...
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authority and medical questions

I have encountered problems before on other sites where someone answers a medical question based on wikipedia or answers.com rather than having specific medical knowledge or training. Does this site ...
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Who should our moderators be? [closed]

From The 7 Essential Meta Questions of Every Beta: The issue of holding fair elections is largely technical. The long-term solution will likely come from us. Still, bring up these issues in meta. ...