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Questions tagged [moderation]

This tag is used to identify questions that are directly related to moderation, whether it be moderation by the community or diamond moderation.

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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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Duplicated Answer - how to flag?

A while back, I flagged https://pm.stackexchange.com/a/20270/25606 as 'Not an Answer', since it was an exact duplicate of the https://pm.stackexchange.com/a/17133/25606 answer for the same Question. ...
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Please welcome your new pro tem moderator!

Your mod team here has supported the idea of getting some backup, as first discussed at Is it time to hold Moderator elections and share the Moderator burden at SE?. Today, I am happy to announce that ...
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Is it time to hold Moderator elections and share the Moderator burden at SE?

After the [rollback war] is it now time to hold another round of moderator elections to ensure we have consistent coverage across the PM SE?1
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Rollback War on 'Why did our process cause us to miss our release date?'

The OP and one of the answerers keep alternating rollbacks to this Question. It's getting a little ridiculous and unprofessional. Do we have rules in place for whose revision should be kept? The OP's ...
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Is there a lack of consensus amongst moderators about Product Management questions?

Today I posted my first PM.SE question, which was clearly tagged as 'Product-Management' (existing tag), and asked a question about licensing, which IMV is absolutely in the thick of Product-...
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Are moderators able to move comment threads to chat?

Moving Multiple Threads to Site Chat Room Our own help center says: Comments are not recommended for...[s]econdary discussion or debating a controversial point; please use chat instead[.] This ...
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Teaching more users how our site works

On another Stack Exchange site I contribute to, I was surprised to learn how many high reputation contributors don't know about some of the key features of Stack Exchange, and many of the tools at ...
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What is the correct etiquette on discovering a “dodgy” question?

As a normal non-moderator, low rep user, what is my correct course of action on reading a new question that has issues, for example it is likely off-topic? I have several choices: I can downvote I ...
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Does PMSE have a process for adding community moderators?

Currently, PMSE has some great community moderators, many of whom are regular visitors and contributors. Unlike some other sites on the network, I think our moderators have the full support of the ...
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The “Moderator Experience” for 2K Users

On PMSE, we don't get overloaded with flags, but they do occasionally come in. The 13 current 2K users on this site have access to a moderation dashboard that will show flags, but this is buried in ...
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Introducing the New “Review” Page

I'd like to officially introduce the new Review page! If you've clicked on the review link recently, located in the header to the right of your username and list of badges, you may have noticed some ...
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How to prevent spam answers on questions that ask about products but are borderline recommendation questions?

How should the community handle this question, and those like it, in order to avoid spam or one-liner answers: How do I select project management software for our current workflow? My Thought ...
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Do questions need to be relevant forever?

I noticed a lot of questions get closed because they ask questions that may become obsolete in the future. One thing this site is lacking (from that stats at http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/...
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How should we handle career questions about references and former bosses?

Do we want this question, https://pm.stackexchange.com/questions/6227/how-do-you-give-a-reference-when-a-boss-was-a-bully, on PMSE? I think it's a great, well-written, constructive question with a ...
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Do we want this list of blogs/blogroll on our site?

I am not sure if it's a mistake to make this post community wiki as opposed to simply closing it as not constructive: Project management blogs In The Future of Community Wiki. Here is a quote from a ...
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Why did these extremely broad Not Constructive and NARQ questions get reopened?

Thomas Owens and I closed https://pm.stackexchange.com/questions/6195/dos-and-donts-with-clients as Not Constructive. It's a very broad, open-ended polling question that would likely result in a list ...
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Why does our policy on pm-tools appear inconsistent?

Background I recently asked a question on PMSE that was closed as off-topic. The comment provided was: This question is better suited to a support site for the software product. The question was ...
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A guide to moderating PMSE as a member of the community

This is a guide for members of the PMSE community to help participate in moderation of the site. I didn't write this. Ninefingers, a moderator on Cryptography SE, wrote this guide, and it's been ...
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Closing doesn't really work. What other options do we have?

A pattern I observe over and over again is that at PMSE it's basically impossible to get question closed unless one of moderators kicks in. There's just too few people who care enough, or understand ...
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Moderator Pro Tem 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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Pro Tempore Moderator Nomination Thread

As per the Moderator Pro Tempore blog post, I went ahead and created a thread to nominate Pro Tempore Moderators on this new site: This is the basic structure of a Moderator nomination thread: The ...