31 votes

First Amendment in Posts?

Welcome and thank you for you continued contributions. What you're describing is considered a "Signature" on a post and they are highly discouraged in Stack Exchange platform. You're more ...
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21 votes

Stepping down as moderator

Sorry to see you go. Although I respect your decision but I'll surely miss bothering you in room no. 201 every once in a while. Thank you for all the support you have given as a mod. Peace ☮️.
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20 votes

Why is stack overflow asking me to vote for moderators?

You get an inbox notification for moderator elections on every site where you are able to vote for the candidates. According to the election page itself (yellow note on the right): Any community ...
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17 votes
Accepted

Did Stefano Palazzo♦ use the moderator vacation tool to inform regarding Stefano Palazzo's inactivity?

Firstly, I'm going to focus on this as a general question because I'm not a huge fan of calling out specific people. I'm not quite sure what your specific concerns are here. The mods who are active ...
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16 votes

Stepping down as moderator

We will miss you. Do hang out in the chatroom!
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15 votes
Accepted

What is required to become a moderator?

I think you're talking about these two recent posts: 2 year old user is a new contributor? Is it correct that search on AskUbuntu ignores code blocks and inline codes? These were edited by Shog9 and ...
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12 votes

Vote to close specifics

As I understand it, it is a moderator who does so. Any user with at least 3000 reputation points may cast a close (or reopen) vote. On this site, diamond moderators rarely participate in close voting,...
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12 votes

You could be antagonizing newcomers

If you think somebody is being rude, flag that post/comment. We'll talk to them if we think it's becoming a problem. "Be nice" is a rule around here and the mods do everything we can to make sure ...
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10 votes

Why is stack overflow asking me to vote for moderators?

You are a member of the Stack Overflow community. You currently have 227 reputation there and have contributed 5 answers. The fact that you are more active here doesn't change the fact that you are ...
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8 votes

Stepping down as moderator

I have to admit I had a hard time up-voting your resignation message as I find it sad to see you go. But I guess I can not change your mind in this matter being a mod on Ask Ubuntu even tho you where ...
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5 votes
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Moderator Support: Merge launchpad and askubuntu account

Go to your user profile, there will be a link called "my logins". Click on it, and add a login using Launchpad OpenID. Or go to: https://askubuntu.com/users/login-add while you are logged in.
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5 votes

My time is as a moderator drawing to a close

I fully understand you buddy. 100%. Same reason I stepped down and let someone else help out. Between life changes, family, work and more, it has become VERY hard to maintain the same level of ...
4 votes

What happened to moderator meetings?

Personally, I love the idea of occasional mod meetings, but I'd want them to be less formal than the one mentioned in the post you linked to. Since I have been a mod, there haven't been any such ...
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4 votes

What is required to become a moderator?

What you're referring to is probably editors and it takes 2000 rep to become an editor. On the main site, if the user is a few 100 rep, he's just a user that has to go through a review process ...
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4 votes
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Does a 10k+ user get notified of a flag on their post in chat?

Even moderators are not notified that a flag has been raised on their own message. Moderators (but not 10k users) can see a history of flagged message for any user including themselves. This log does ...
3 votes
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Can moderators view votes?

Nope, we can't see your individual upvotes or downvotes. We can see any voting trends that appear, in case you start using your votes to target other users (which is against the rules), or other ...
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2 votes

My time is as a moderator drawing to a close

Well sorry to see you go. I'm just a newbe here and I could never imagine myself having that level of expertise to be able to answer technical questions 'gratis'.
1 vote

What is required to become a moderator?

If you ask who can do direct edits, everyone with more than 2000 reputation. Remember: AskUbuntu and any other Stackexchange site is moderated by its users mostly. When it comes to be a moderator ...
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