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I'm British should I stop flagging?

There is a difference between Declined flags and Disputed flags. When a flag is disputed, nothing more happens, it just disappears into the void. You can never be banned for disputed flags. The more ...
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Why was my comment of helpful resources removed?

I was the one who deleted it. Your exact comment was: The core approach is firing an animation using either the intersection observer API or simply the scroll position of the page. A good article ...
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Why are comments repeatedly removed?

There is a reason behind each one that gets deleted: To avoid an endless comment exchange that should be taken to chat, for example, or generally because they become obsolete, like "upload a picture" "...
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I'm British should I stop flagging?

Further to this, what happens if mods decide they don't like you because you've challenged them and their thinking? If you think a mod is doing that speak up so the other mods can take a look or you ...
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Moderating criteria, acording to the moderating criteria

The linked question is way too broad. Even if you remove the "best" aspect, we still do not want to encourage these types of "list" questions that could never definitively be answered. Assuming ...
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Inconsistency in question closing moderation

Close voting being inconsistent is no more than logical--it's humans who do it. Beyond that, it is the actual community that does the voting, and who actually votes on what questions is rarely, if ...
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Why are comments repeatedly removed?

I disagree entirely. I find the comments to be detrimental to the entire experience. Its getting increasingly annoying how many comments are going unchecked. It loses all of the quality that makes ...
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Moderating criteria, acording to the moderating criteria

A good tool to visually design graphical user interfaces for iOS devices? Which graphic design application should I learn after Photoshop and Illustrator? Recommendations for designing tiled maps ...
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Inconsistency in question closing moderation

Our moderation is simply inconsistent because there are too few people voting. You see, in every topic there are several opinions about how it should be moderated. In one of the sites where theres lot ...
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Inconsistency in question closing moderation

Wall of text warning. I figure I'll post my opinion on this since I voted on both of those questions (and inconsistently) and I'll preface this by saying the obvious: close votes are essentially ...
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Moderating criteria, acording to the moderating criteria

I think you're missing the purpose of the SE model and that is a well formulated question that can in fact be answered. That said those questions will never have an answer that will serve: 1) ...
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Why are comments repeatedly removed?

I have of course also had my comments deleted. I rarely notice (I think?). Though I initially can get surprised/mildly irate, I take a moment to think what I actually wrote. Wrote being the operative ...
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Why are comments repeatedly removed?

The RPG.SE community has been struggling with comment growth lately, and this meta answer (along with a lot of the rest of that thread) does a good job talking about comments. I think it's a useful ...
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Inconsistency in question closing moderation

Generally speaking, the best way to handle these issues for a particular set of questions is to bring it up here on meta or in the GD chat. So well done! As for your particular question, I voted to ...
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Inconsistency in question closing moderation

In reviewing the history of the Gotham question which is open the final tally was Feb 18 '15 at 3:04 review close Feb 23 '15 at 16:56 completed Leave Open × 3, Close × 2 5 members ...
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Moderating criteria, acording to the moderating criteria

Regarding "best" It is my observation, and thus opinion, that best software/technique questions are questions that only have opinionated answers. Reason being that: Only best a person can ...
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Moderating criteria, acording to the moderating criteria

Not exactly an answer to your question, but a counter question to make you think: Should we be forced to keep a question that violates our scope, guidelines or requirements, just because you answered ...
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