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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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Greetings from your newest moderator

I'm happy to have been appointed as a new moderator pro tempore, next to Jivings and Steve Robillard. Full fledged regular Stack Exchange sites get to hold elections, but we have to make it out of ...
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Who should moderate our site? [closed]

Raspberry Pi StackExchange has been in public beta for almost a week now, and soon it will be time for us to get our first crop of moderators. As explained in the "Moderator Pro Tempore" blog post: ...
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Synonymise [stretch] and [raspbian-stretch] (and friends)

I've noticed a couple of synonyms regarding Raspbian versions that would benefit from being synonyms: jessie (441 questions) and raspbian-jessie (4 questions) stretch (76 questions) and raspbian-...
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This answer is a comment

In this answer the author says: "I don't have enough rep to comment on your question so I had to post as an answer." The description text for the flag "not an answer" says: "This was posted as an ...
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When can we talk to the moderators?

Chat is really useful for discussing anything related to the site that isn't a good fit for comments, questions, or the meta. However, there's not always a moderator available to answer my questions ...
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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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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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Is converting link-only answers to Community Wiki working?

For a few months now, link-only answers have been subject to a new policy where they are given notice to improve, then converted to Community Wiki. This has the result of reducing the threshold to ...
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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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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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Flag for "Duplicate Post" declined... now I'm puzzled?

I'd like to query the policy on flagging posts here on Robotics... Generally on Stack Exchange, where there is a duplicate post, one flags it, as It doesn't belong here --> It is an Exact Duplicate ...
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Is it really appropriate to put this question on hold?

I am not complaining! I am just curious and would like to get a better understanding of how this community is running. This question is imho clear and I think it is possible to provide a helpful ...
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