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Please welcome your new pro tem moderators

Happy to know that Pandya and The Destroyer are the new moderators of Hinduism.SE. Both are good when it comes to decision making and knowledge. Am sure you guys will make good moderators. Wish you ...
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2020 Potential Community Moderator Election - Community Interest Check

First of all thanks for addressing to all the meta posts which made recently about "less participation by moderators". This is genuinely a good decision and a welcoming one. We have good ...
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Please welcome your new pro tem moderators

Congratulations Pandya and The Destroyer. I wish you all the best. Sorry for steeping down like this, have other priority in life. I will surely be present as a muggle ;) here and will still try to ...
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Please welcome your new pro tem moderators

Thanks for the honor of assisting the moderation of this site. Since joining this site, I'm in love with Hinduism SE! I learned a lot about Dharma from this site and i'm feeling happy now to ...
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Should a moderator with extreme bias be removed as moderator?

I'm a Community Manager here at Stack Exchange. During the beta period, we are responsible for appointing moderators and we also have the ability to remove them, if needed. (This is actually quite ...
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How many flags does this site receive daily on average?

Over the past year, our average is about 1 flag every 6 days. Over the past quarter, it's about 1 flag every 3 days. Bottom line, our moderator queue is very small, and there are three of us. So we ...
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Is there a rule that the number of moderators should always be three?

So, i am just curious to know what's so special about the number 3? Should the number of moderators be always 3 by virtue of some rule? Can't we ever have 4 or say 5 moderators? If no, what is the ...
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On the two recent user bans

Why is one user banned for a year while the other only for 7 days? The duration of the ban is automatically chosen by the system while banning a user. It takes into consideration the previous history ...
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Can one expect a new moderator in short time?

An election to bring some more folks aboard has been scheduled. Assuming it has enough candidates to run successfully, a new moderator should be added to the team once it is concluded.
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2020 Potential Community Moderator Election - Community Interest Check

Yes. To begin with I would like to thank you for the much needed post. We all really love Hinduism SE! by heart and we sincerely care about the growth of the site , increasing activity as well as ...
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2020 Potential Community Moderator Election - Community Interest Check

I would like to join in as well. I really want to see Hinduism.SE get to graduation level soon. Why me? I am not biased or against anyone or group in this community. I usually prefer listening to ...
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Why is there a minimum word count requirement to answers? And yet another instance of unfair moderation

The deleted answer in question is (I am not the flagger BTW): To me, it indeed looks more like a comment. Comparing with the other answers, they have given some references, but your answer doesn't ...
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Should we elect new moderators?

The long awaited question has been answered through this meta post: 2020 Potential Community Moderator Election - Community Interest Check I would encourage everyone to participate in this election ...
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Why was this request to undelete the answer rejected by the mods?

@sv. Don't try to salvage this answer. Just because you add MN Dutta it doesn't make answer proper. Here problem is not who translated but "way answer was framed selecting some verses".. ...
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When we have complaints against moderation is raising a meta the only or recommended solution?

What recourse do I have if I believe a moderator has abused his/her privileges? If you have a dispute with a diamond moderator your options are: Send a message to the Stack Exchange team ...
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Can the mods go easy on declining flags on old unsourced answers?

Ah, well, the purpose of "Citation Needed" post-notice reads as: Some of the information contained in this post requires additional references. Please edit to add citations to reliable sources that ...
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Has the Moderator "the destroyer" lost all interest in the site?

According to site statistics, the member and the moderator The Destroyer was last seen on September 22 at 15:28. If I remembered correctly, I was invited by him during 2015 with name Anil. As age is ...
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Should we change at least one of our current moderators?

Talking about deletion of answer: The nature of your answer is quite different to that of question. Questioner is looking for whether one should buy or rent a house according to Scripture which can ...
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Why was my this answer deleted?

I think your answer more focuses on the comment (rather than the actual question) that you've mentioned in the answer: Some deluded person said in comments "one who views Vishnu and Shiva as ...
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Is there a way of removing my votes from comments?

From this mother meta post 1.You can unupvote a comment within one minute and should not navigate away. 2.Once you un-upvote a comment you can not upvote it again. Moderators cannot reverse the ...
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Can comments deleted by one moderator be restored by another?

1) A Moderator can undelete comments which are deleted by other Moderators. A Mod may undelete comments deleted by other mod with or without edits if it is relevant to the post. 2) Moderators can't ...
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How does this site deal with aliases?

According to Why are people allowed to have multiple user accounts?, People are allowed to have multiple accounts as long as they don't use them to vote for themselves. If those accounts are ...
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Answer wrongly deleted - 5 [compromised]

Let me address your points one by one: There was no written policy, under which it can be deleted. Yes, there was: https://hinduism.meta.stackexchange.com/a/143/36 The Qn clearly asks "Why", ...
Keshav Srinivasan's user avatar
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Are flags once rejected get "rejected forever" or can they be reconsidered?

Yes, once flag marked as helpful or rejected by a moderator can't be undone. In other words, the flag label/status is permanent/forever. Though the issue raised by flag can be reconsidered by talking ...
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Why was my this answer deleted?

This answer doesn't deserve deletion, at least the way it happened. Before deleting this answer, the "delete bulldozer" has to run over so many other answers, which are indeed bad. BTW, don't take ...
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Why was user12262 a.k.a shanu deleted?

It was self deletion and reason is unknown.
The Destroyer's user avatar
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How do moderators deal with good questions, which are self deleted by the Original Poster (OP)?

Your question hinges on a very important point: Users should not presume any degree of subject expertise from the diamond moderators. This is not to say that your moderators aren't experts in their ...
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Should a moderator with extreme bias be removed as moderator?

This is something next level work. Better confirm you really want to do it. Before escalating it to Higher ups, talk to the moderator. Try to sort out things if possible. In any case you can reach to ...
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