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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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2019: 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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Moderator resignation

Effective today, I am resigning as moderator on Engineering and Software Engineering. I find that Robert Harvey's resignation expresses my thoughts more eloquently than what I would write, so I'll ...
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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, in ...
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When should the moderators rely on the community to close questions?

The philosophy of StackExchange is one of meritocratic governance; users who contribute more have more abilities to govern the content and structure of the site. So far most of our question closures (...
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Are multiple answers from the same user good or bad?

I recently answered a question twice with two different approaches that would answer the question in different ways (i.e. offering different solutions to the same problem). On the one hand, the OP ...
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