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Rep too low to close vote? Flag it instead!
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A member with enough rep can click flag: and choose the appropriate notification: and it will go into the review Q for a higher rep member to vote on or a mod to look at it and decide. When a ...

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Are answers in images OK?
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Full image tutorials shouldn't be allowed but our site isn't as active as others so I would suggest encouraging the answerer to edit the answer. We could draft something like: Thanks for your ...

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Hide inline images by low rep users behind a spoiler button
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I've declined this request as it's mentioned in the comments one image was questionable. Furthermore, your request is subjected to only an eight day period and doesn't consider the entire spectrum ...

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Overzealous reaction to an important user?
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Well there's more to the story you can't see and the decision to suspend Scott was based on actions that occurred in the meta post that he has been warned about and they were removed by Scott himself. ...

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2015 Community Moderator Election Results
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Congrats we know you will make a great Moderator!

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2017 Community Moderator Election Results
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Congrats guys look forward to working with you behind the scenes.

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Why was my question downvoted and/or closed?
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Firstly, I would like to extend a welcome to the site! If you're new I would strongly encourage reading our faq and taking the tour. If you are worried or want to know: What might the downvote be ...

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Hats, or no hats? (2014 redux)
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I think we should! To me I feel it brought the community closer and we had a blast. Lately I think there has been a decline in activity and voting compared to last year and it would appear some ...

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2014 Community Moderator Election Results
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Yes I would also like to thank the moderators who served beta: PearsonArtPhoto Alan Gilbertson Philip Regan Jaips Farray You guys did excellent work and thank you for contributing to Stack's Graphic ...

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We have a new moderator!
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Yisela will always be the queen of GD.SE in my book!! Glad everything is working out for her and she will be missed.

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A list of 'snippets' for commenting
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Some may not know this but we have an auto-comment system over at Stack Apps named AutoReviewComments - Pro-forma comments for SE. To use it, install the plugin, then: Click the auto link: Most ...

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Burninate [how-to]
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Just need the community approval and I will do thy bidding.

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Can we get some code highlighting?
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I've asked the powers at the Galactic Empire to see if we can get an answer wether we can qualify for this or not. I'm in favor but I am biased as I love scripting questions.

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Is it ok to edit someone else's images?
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I see no issue with editing someone else's images as long as they don't vandalize what they are trying to display. Personally I think it makes the Q&A better if the images are also edited along ...

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How much can you paraphrase without attribution?
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In the future you can flag it for mod attention and we could add: or you can call out the user in the comments and tell them that the answer was copied from multiple sources to please cite. Some ...

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Advertise to get unaccepted questions accepted
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I will usually do what some refer to as "calling out" users. I at times like to see where a user comes from like another site and user's profiles interest me. That said I usually will leave a ...

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Flash Questions and Tags to Animate
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Leave it as Flash since past versions of the software will be known as Flash and can be referenced as-such. Any software using the newer version should have the tag Animate. In the wiki description ...

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Edit Wars: The Return of the Sith
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That question is a resource gathering question and shouldn't really have been posted; it isn't a good fit for the site. That said the OP should've known better and the situation was handled ...

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Creating a "Graphic Design Software Support" Stack
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I don't think SE needs a support stack just for Graphic Design. Instead of taking away or causing separation in what we have I think we need to, as a community, discuss some issues in hand. I do ...

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Graphic Design meta needs to clarify in banner what is and is not welcome
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Welcome to the site and sorry for the inconvenience but as you stated in your question and just for clarity you assumed what the site was about and did not first read the FAQ? In regards to your ...

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How to handle users who delete a question as soon as it is answered?
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Flag for a moderator to review and we will look at it. At one time users weren't allowed to delete a question once an answer had been posted so I dont know when this was changed. However, I would ...

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How should we deal with questions that border on illegal activity (ID Fraud)
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Anything along these lines should be flagged for a moderator to review. I believe if the question regards a manner or be considered we will close it because that is not the intentions of the site to ...

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Is asking how to achieve an effect with certain software on topic?
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The issue with your question is you do not show what you've tried. We do not mind software based questions but effort is required and your question would be closed with: Reference: New close reason “...

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Can I ask questions about resources for certain design elements?
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Resource questions really do not fit on GD. We already have some that are outdated but in beta were in scope. A resource question relies on external links that could go down or the site may not ...

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Challenge to regular members: Ask one non-how-to question this week
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Ok ive thought of a few design based questions and i will try to post one each Monday.

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Should extremely basic 'how to do this in software X' questions be off-topic?
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Basic questions have been discussed if they should be closed for being too broad. That would take some editing on that particular close reason but I think we should also address the lack of effort ...

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Aftermath of webdesign.se - should we be a bit more open to front-end questions?
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I dont have a problem with allowing HTML and CSS because I think we have been for awhile but I think we need to set a line where do we stop or close a question. We should also ask ourselves does this ...

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What is the most efficient way to create screenshots for answers on PC?
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Snipping Tool in Windows reference Use Snipping Tool to capture screen shots is the best option that I am aware of for PC. If you dont like the Snipping Tool the best alternative I've seen based on ...

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When can we get other "Other StackExchange" options in Close Votes?
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There is a reason for that. It is not polite to move questions for migration without first consulting other moderators from other stack sites. We will ask if that question is in scope for them and ...

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The force is out of balance
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Why is the number of upvotes on any question on GD SE so disproportionate to the number of users and views? More than likely a lot of our questions are probably in fact people that have come to the ...

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