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Dale M: Stop deleting answers which are not yours

I have been critical of some uses of the "specific legal advice" closure reason, as can be seen in this meta question and its responses. But if there was ever a question clearly falling ...
David Siegel's user avatar
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Inactive moderators - step up or step down

A lot of this question is applicable network-wide, and indeed I found this good and relevant Q&A on Meta.SE. TL;DR: There is a Stack Exchange process for removing mod status from inactive users, ...
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Dale M: Stop deleting answers which are not yours

The question This question asked directly for a review of proposed contract clauses the OP had drafted themselves. It was also apparent that the OP was likely to act on any responses they got. It was ...
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When will the next moderator election be held?

Some context (network-wide) I asked some related questions on Meta.SE many years ago: When do Pro Tempore Moderators change? Changing the Pro Tem moderators every X months/years You can see that ...
Nike Dattani's user avatar
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New form of micromanagement and censorship on LawSE

The original link is spam It links to your site without disclosing your affiliation in the post. It also appears to be copyright violation The book linked to is owned by the American Law Institute and ...
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Can we remove DaleM's moderation privileges?

I disagree with Dale M on one subtle point: No. We cannot remove a moderator's privileges. See the Meta post on the moderator warning / removal process. There is a Moderator Action Review Process ...
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Why was this answer deleted? Why do answers get deleted without notifying why?

The site has a policy on deleting answers and resources for writing good answers. Please note that placing words that violate the site's code in another font still violates the code. And while we ...
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Can we remove DaleM's moderation privileges?

To supplement the other answers, which address the headline question, I encourage anyone unhappy or concerned with any moderator's actions to raise the issue directly (and, ideally, specifically) in ...
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When will the next moderator election be held?

I believe that elections are generally held only when the staff thinks that a site is in need of additional moderators, usually because one or more existing mods have resigned or become less active, ...
David Siegel's user avatar
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Complaint about moderator commenting behaviour

That’s not how we do things here I refer you to How to deal with comments? which came about when an over-zealous new moderator (speaking) was chastised for pruning comment discussions against the ...
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Can we remove DaleM's moderation privileges?

Yes The official Stack Exchange process is here. Specifically, you need to initiate action with the Community Moderator team as detailed here. Please leave a comment indicating if you have decided ...
Dale M's user avatar
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New form of micromanagement and censorship on LawSE

There is a link on archive.org. I think American Law Institute is the copyright holder.
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When will the next moderator election be held?

not until we either grow or lose a moderator. It's a general policy that the number of moderators is dependant on the moderation need. So unless the number of moderators goes down or the moderation ...
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Inactive moderators - step up or step down

Thank you for reaching out to us. We do have a standard process for resolving inactive moderators which doesn't remove privileges until there has been six months of inactivity. However, as you pointed ...
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