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Duplicate linked to question with no answers

Today I found something strange, a question that is marked as a duplicate of another question that is closed as off-topic (while IMHO it was not off-topic, but that is a meta off-topic comment in ...
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Why was an answer considered off-topic and when it was deleted?

One of my recent answers got deleted while it got scoring of +12/-2 and for some time it was the accepted answer. I would consider this scoring to be rather positive. The answer that got deleted ...
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Bridge Moderators and an Increasing Trend of SO to CV Migration-worthy Questions [closed]

I've noticed that it is difficult to get questions migrated from SO to CV. I've already read that this doesn't occur often 'in the wild' but as 'Big Data' and 'Analytics' become trendy in the software ...
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2013 Community Moderator Election

As the Cross Validated community grows, so does the load on our moderator team. The existing staff is doing an excellent job, and in order to keep up the good work, they've requested a few more sets ...
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What makes a question a duplicate and when should it be flagged?

My question is related to this post about duplicate questions and I hope it does not seem trivial: when can I be sure that a question is in fact a duplicate? I was wondering about this when I flagged ...
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Are moderators notified by votes to close a question?

Question: Do moderators receive any sort of notification when a vote to close is submitted by a user with 3000+ reputation? It appears that if a user with 3000+ chooses to flag and picks "doesn't ...
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Many hours of work on tags reverted without discussion - moderator abusing their commission? [closed]

Yesterday I spotted that on stats.stackexchange.com questions that request analytical solutions of statistical problems and answers that give nicely derived answers using mathematical calculus are not ...
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Library of helpful responses

Some situations come up frequently enough, especially with new users, that it seems useful to maintain a library of polite, helpful responses we can offer. Mods (and anyone else) can then copy and ...
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2011 Community Moderator Election

The 2011 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three ...
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What should the guide be for editing questions, answers, and responses?

I originally posted these as answers to the recent question on style guides for questions but realized it was addressing a separate issue. So what rules should we follow for editing other individuals ...
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Shall we advertise votings in the system message?

I think we should reflect there (this blue bar with "got a question about the site...") the ongoing moderator and site name elections; both topics are dying with embarrassingly small number of votes, ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement [closed]

As we enter the second week of the public beta, we desperately need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we ...
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Who should the moderators be? [LOCKED]

Based on the web-apps template, we should be choosing candidates to be our site moderators. Each nomination should be a separate answer. Link the name to the user's profile so we can see their ...