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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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What to do with Very Low Quality flags in the review queues for answers that are really Not an Answer?

I have noticed a few answers showing up in the review queues lately which were flagged as Very Low Quality, but which were clearly Not an Answer since the posted answers were actually questions ...
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What should be done with answers that consist almost entirely of material copied from external sites?

This answer started life with only material copied from a Reddit thread, though the user did provide a link to the original material. Then a second section was added in the form of a long (by the ...
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Should questions be closed as duplicates of more specific questions at a higher level?

The question in question : https://music.stackexchange.com/questions/43576/why-arent-piano-keys-named-differently Why do we not name different piano keys with different letters from A-Z? Why do ...
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Review button in top bar isn't updating

Several times, I've seen that the review queue appears empty, but the top-bar icon indicates otherwise. For instance I'll vote on something, but the top-bar notifier doesn't update. Is this by design,...
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Why and how was my comment not constructive

it hurts my pride, but I'll have to admit that my comment really was more fit as an answer then a comment. Sorry for the fuss, and here is a fitting question if anyone else gets in my situation in the ...
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Music SE suffers from trigger happy closers

As our sites has been in public beta for more than 3 years, we have a good user base with a lot of high rep users. Also we have a big lot of medium rep users that has got the magic power of review ...
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the definition of opinion-based

Excuse me. An opinion-based question: Which question is more opinion-based: liszt-s-566-schumann-widmung-v-s-liszt-liebestraum-no-3 or can-a-24-year-old-learn-to-play-violin-viola-proficiently? May I ...
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Mod hammer on closing questions

I would like to ask moderators whether they think it's correct to use the mod hammer (i.e. closing question solely by the diamond vote) for questions that could be easily closed by the community if ...
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Improving on counterpoint questions in digest format

We've had a recent influx of very interesting counterpoint-related questions (as well as some excellent answers), but I want to improve on the way they are being asked, so this post is designed to ...
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Welcome to Dr Mayhem as Pro Tem moderator [closed]

In the absence of an official post from SE, I'd like to announce that a new moderator is taking over for Ben Alpert: Dr Mayhem is already a moderator on Security and Personal Productivity and has ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement [closed]

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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What criteria will we use to define what makes a question “Subjective and Argumentative?”

This discussion was relocated to http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/463 I've now looked at many questions that have been closed, citing "subjective and argumentative" as the reason. And I've ...
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The “innovative contemporary music” question is not subjective AND argumentative

This question does not appear subjective and argumentative to me. Its merely subjective, but I don't see any point about which to argue.