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Questions tagged [moderation]

You have a question about the moderation on the site. Use the "moderators" tag if your question is directed at the moderators specifically.

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Answer deleted without cause, should it be flagged for modderator attention?

I was just digging through my old stuff and noticed I had one of my answers deleted(three votes by non-moderators). However it does not come close to violating any of the rules for deletion listed on ...
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What is going on with this cross post?

How do I figure out the effects of wind on flight? I don't remember cross posting this and this is completely outside of my interests. It is more on topic here and if I did post this is there a ...
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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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Declined comment flag for obsolete comment

This answer: https://aviation.stackexchange.com/a/57925/874 gathered an excellent comment by @Mackk, which included a link to a video. I thought that the video would enhance the answer greatly, so ...
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Should moderators step in when there is a disagreement over leaving open / closing posts?

Should moderators step in when there is a disagreement over leaving open / closing posts? A tale of two posts: Are German, Japanese, and Chinese companies not able to build aircraft jet engines on ...
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What should our policy be on plagiarism?

According to Meta.SE: What to do when plagiarism is discovered If your flag [for plagiarism] gets declined, flag again and/or raise the issue on Meta. The flag is still pending (now retracted; see ...
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Appealling for question ban to be lifted

I've had a couple of bad questions but overall I have a positive reputation and offended no one that I know of? How can I earn the privilege to ask again? Can I have a time when it will be lifted?
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I want to ask questions. A better reputation scoring is needed

This is a duplicate, but answers may vary 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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Should we retain posts that are not answers?

Recently there has been a post that has been recommended for deletion by 6 reviewers out of 6. The thing is that while being reviewed, it accumulated a few upvotes, meaning that the system has ...
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How do I get my question privileges back?

I have reached my question limit is there a way to get it lifted? It has now been 1.5 years since I've been banned to 1 question every 6 months. There is something wrong with the system parameters. ...
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What's with the aggressive comment deletion?

I'm going back through a few questions I've answered, and I'm finding that in many cases the comment/discussion has been edited down or in some cases almost entirely wiped out. It's definitely not ...
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Can 'aircrafts' be automagically changed to 'aircraft'?

From time to time someone's blood pressure spikes when the plural 'aircrafts' is used in the Aviation forum. Would it be possible to implement a simple script in the system to delete the superfluous s'...
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Deleting a wrong-but-informatively-so answer?

On a recent thread about condensation forming over the wing on landing, one of the (now deleted) answers was entirely believable, was grounded in an accurate observation of physics, but happened to be ...
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Suggested edit review: rejected by community?

I reviewed a suggested edit to a post today that made valuable changes to a post. I decided to accepted the suggest edit. https://aviation.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/4831 Half an hour ...
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Moderators Pro Tempore 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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Should mods be deleting answers that address the question? [closed]

As expected in a stack exchange site, there are always those "this is off topic" purists that discourage new users. Even worse when the mods are going as far as deleting answers. In my case I asked ...