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Nix the reverse tag

The reverse tag is very meta, covers several categories. I nominate it to go away. https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/reverse
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Moderators: please explain the double decline

I am interested in the explanation of why both flags for "harassment/bigotry/abuse" and "unfriendly/unkind" were declined. People (including me) come here if they do not understand or forgot ...
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Which moderator to listen to?

I asked: May comments be used to answer old unanswered questions? One moderator says yes and the another moderator said no on the old questions answered this way. Should I listen to the moderator ...
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May comments be used to answer old unanswered questions?

There are many comments that solve the problem, but the question has no answer. If the comment could make a answer is it ok to make an answer out of it to get rid of old unanswered questions? A heat ...
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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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Why was my answer based on information from a quote of the asker's comment deleted by a moderator?

I posted an answer based on an exact quote of a question asker's own clarifying comment. Why was this deleted by a moderator? The quote may or may not reflect reality. If the quoted comment is ...
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Stack Exchange Moderator Survey email - including non-moderators?

Just wondering how many folks out there received this in their inboxes recently ... i'm a little perplexed since I'm not actually a moderator on any SE site. Seems weird since the questions are ...
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How does this answer not answer the question

This answer was deleted as not an answer. https://electronics.stackexchange.com/a/348701/17178 Why?
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Why are flags on obsolete comments being denied?

Three flags on obsolete comments were denied. Can you post the photos to imgur and put a link to them in your post or in the comments, so we can edit them in? – ThreePhaseEel Dec 7 at 23:14 "I ...
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Unfair use of Moderation tools

The question in question has been reopened and closed but is still need to be open so more answers can be given. I will gladly read even if it is hypothetical and upvote. I have a question about my ...
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Low quality question tag?

This is a duplicate, but answers may very do to each individual SE policy. I have a positive reputation in science and math there are negatives. I thought I was OK but now I cannot ask questions or ...
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Is there a policy on design advice re. public safety liability

I emphasis the term public, meaning not the OP asking the original question. There are similar questions regarding safety, but they focus on safety of the OP. should-we-give-safety-advice-to-those-...
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How to challenge the deletion of an answer?

I was pretty shocked to see my answer to this question deleted by moderators within 20 minutes of posting. Particularly since they were alleging that my answer need to go because it was a "follow up ...
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Now that Mark Rages has stepped down

Mark Rages has voluntarily stepped down as a moderator of this site. Until his temporary suspension he has been relatively active, mostly in the review queues. The last election has brought us two ...
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Many new user accounts+answers+suspensions and protected questions

I apologize if thise has been discussed before, but I didn't see anything. There has been a rash of new user acounts answering questions, and an equal (rush) to protect them 2.1 sound system noise ...
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Are their incentives for downvoting questions?

Here is a question which I asked earlier today, had got a reasonably good answer and was waiting until at least 24 hours as I usually do, to give time for any other comments/feedback, when I suddenly ...
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insight into disappeared answer

My question here: Finding capacitors with low soakage (dielectric absorption) had a second answer a short while ago, with some comments. It (and the comments) are now invisible to me. Since my rep ...
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What happened to the user reemrevnivek?

There once was a user named reemrevnivek. He had been here since the Chiphacker days. In fact, he was recently elected moderator. Few people could understand the meaning behind his username. ...
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Moderation style

I've noticed lately that short answers are sometimes being met with "add more detail" by some users. If an answer is incomplete or there's more to be said, write a better answer, or add a comment ...
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Did 2011 election jump from nomination to election before the deadline

Just recently (yesterday?) I thought there were ~3 days remaining for nominations. Am I right? If so, why?
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Documentation for moderator tools

I'm looking for some documentation on the moderation tools. I am aware of the tools page, and I can see the various 'edit' and 'synonyms' links when I explore the site. However, I really don't ...
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closed question - I don't think that working off a circuit schmatic and eagle's the same.

I hope its the right place to ask, but i'd like to dispute the closing of one of my questions https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/6735/from-schematic-to-perfboard-how-do-you-do-it-closed -...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Who will the moderators be?

As of 5 minutes ago, I was a moderator simply due to my 2.5k rep and commitment to Chiphacker carrying over. Now, however, I'm unable to close my own duplicate question. I still have access to the ...