29 votes

Stepping down as a moderator

We spent many happy hours chatting in the very early days of the site, and I was always impressed with your maturity and insight. I don't think we would have gotten out of beta, let alone graduated ...
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25 votes
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absurd edit war

I was involved in an edit war at EE.SE earlier this year, over this answer. The following meta discussion is here. Based on this experience, IMO if a particular edit is rolled back once by the OP, ...
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Stepping down as a moderator

It has been a pleasure working, discussing, and chatting with you. Your input and guidance, especially in the transition to graduation, are invaluable. I am most thankful to you (and of course jonsca) ...
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20 votes

Diamonds are not forever

There is no answer to this other than pure outrage.
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18 votes
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I am quitting from my role as a moderator

Todd, allow me to say thanks for your service over the last year (and over the next couple of months)! It has really been a great help to have someone deal with flags etc. more regularly, and to ...
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13 votes

absurd edit war

I thought long and hard whether or not I should comment, but because the post reads like that the moderating team enforced this edit war, which is simply not true, I think it is necessary to clear up ...
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11 votes

So long, and thanks for all the fish

I rarely post anything on meta but I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your work as a moderator. We joined the site almost at the same time (52 days apart). Back then, I was just a ...
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10 votes

"Expanding" moderator deletion powers?

I think if moderators want to take this on, great! If it leads to higher-quality (and fewer down-voted) questions on the front page of the site, that would be worthwhile. What would you do if there is ...
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8 votes
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Where is our moderator Melanie Shebel?

See Melanie's answer here on Mother Meta (meta.stackexchange.com). I am a moderator on Chemistry and am suspending moderating activity. Due to multiple reasons, as mentioned in the main post, Loong, ...
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8 votes

absurd edit war

Leaving the tone of the question aside there is a series of misconceptions or misinformation that I wish to point out. As a moderator, one might think that I am biased, but I will let the community ...
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8 votes

Stepping down as a moderator

As a formerly highly active user whose activity sadly has come to a little bit of a standstill in 2018, please allow me to also extend my thanks from the point of view of a non-diamond but nonetheless ...
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8 votes

Regarding anonymous downvotes

I'm afraid I can't serve as a personal consultant for every post, so this will be my last. However, I suspect that some of the issues brought up in my previous comment, as well as the ones here, are ...
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5 votes

Diamonds are not forever

From The Tavern chat: "The way the announcement reads, even after its most recent edit, is that if a newly elected moderator (or one who has had 60 days) doesn't accept the new agreement: they'...
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5 votes

"Expanding" moderator deletion powers?

As a reply to Karsten Theis' answer, What would you do if there is already an answer, or if there is already a back-and-forth between the OP and other users, though? Not many in our community ...
Safdar Faisal's user avatar
4 votes

Thanks for participating in the election and contributing to the site

Maybe new moderators should get T-shirts. I printed some, so I could follow through if the community is interested in that angle. I have not considered running for moderator in the past because I was ...
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4 votes

Thanks for participating in the election and contributing to the site

"What does it take to get people around here to nominate themselves?" An announcement about the election made reasonably well in advance of the question collection period. 0 days is not ...
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1 vote

I am stepping down as a moderator

Thanks for your service to the community. One good thing is that in regards to: "I greatly enjoyed cleaning up old questions, getting popular questions answered, and bringing more traffic to ...
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