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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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Seeking help versus outsourcing labour for free

Sometimes users ask questions that basically shift the research and development work of a particular project or product into the hands of the community. This problem is somewhat related to not being ...
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Please welcome your new pro tem mods!

As I mentioned in the Jan 2016 beta progress report, one of your moderators asked me about stepping down a little while ago because things were getting busier in his life outside of Arduino SE. ...
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User always tries to promote their product

If you see all the post from this user Visual Micro. A great deal of his/her answers lead the user to a single product. Is this allowed by SE policy and should be flagged?
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How can we encourage new users to narrow down their problem? Could we improve the help center to fix this problem?

We've been getting a lot of questions recently when users dump hundreds, or even thousands (yes, this has happened) of lines of code into their question without even narrowing it down. This is simply ...
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Should moderators be censors?

Yesterday I have seen one of my posts deleted by one moderator with one comment to justify deletion. I don't deny the justification for deletion (my post was little more than a link to a very good ...
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Please welcome your new moderators!

First off, thanks to everyone who participated at the Provisional Community Moderator Nominations meta post. I may eventually be contacting additional users to fill more moderator slots, but I wanted ...
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Who will be the Moderator? What attributes should they have?

As you guys know, the Moderators are usually chosen at the end of the Private beta period. Seeing that we have minimum 5 days left, I think it is the perfect time to outline what we would like to see ...