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Why am I getting a refusal to help answer a question of mine?

I asked a question about getting the intimate details (well network type, what cert was used to connect to a network connection) on Windows 10. Question for context: Replicating a wireless connection ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election

The 2017 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 weeks,...
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Goodbye Mod team, I'm a mere mortal again

First, the tl;dr: Starting today, I am no longer a community moderator on Super User. Over the past weeks, I've made the decision to step down as a moderator. I was elected on July 24, 2012, and it's ...
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Is there something off with how reputation is built on Stack Exchange?

Is reputation only built or assessed by tenure and quantity and not by fewer but well researched, studied and articulated questions and relevant answers? Original title started as this: Why does ...
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Thanking, and criticizing, moderators for their actions

How can I thank a moderator for their help, and how can I air a criticism of a moderator's actions or behaviour? I had posts wherein two different moderators intervened. The first one was very ...
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What’s with all the colorful avatars?

I noticed that several moderators have just changed their avatars in a similar style: Is there any backstory behind this?
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2014 Community Moderator Election

The 2014 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 weeks,...
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How do moderator elections work?

Are moderation elections held on a regular basis, or just when the need of more people arises? And, related to this, the moderator status is held for a set limited timeframe or forever? Just for ...
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Why aren’t my flags handled?

The last handled flag on my profile is from 21 February. None of the newer flags have been handled yet. Where are all the moderators?
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How to respond to moderator email?

Moderator nhinkle sent me an email message, but did not include a reply address. There is a "respond to" link at the bottom, but it's https://superuser.com/users/message/268#268, which comes up as a ...
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2012 Community Moderator Election

The 2012 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 weeks,...
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Why does it mean when a flag is rejected with “aware of content that requires intervention”?

In a similar approach of slhck's problem I thought that being very descriptive instead of just clicking not an answer would help, but instead I got a new flag reason returned: I don't feel like the ...
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Why are changes applied without any reasoning or community agreement?

Please align the Excel tags isn't agreed upon, while Can we please standardize the Microsoft tags? has been there for ages and has been a consensus which we pretty much agreed up. Why does a ...
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Random is closing questions as duplicates that should not be closed.

I have run in to this twice today. As I was typing a answer Random closed this and this question. For the first one, I understand that that one is truly a duplicate (even the poster said so in the ...
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Why was this question closed?

https://superuser.com/questions/284021/remove-documents-from-main-library-on-kindle I think this is a legitimate question about a piece of software (the Kindle's OS) which was abruptly closed by a ...
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Idle moderator position

quack quixote has left Super User for good (here is the related post), and he still seems to have the moderator position (obviously idle). I think this position should be granted (by election) to an ...
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What happened to “quack quixote” ?

quack quixote is a moderator of SuperUser, and I realize that he's not been around quite a while. I checked his profile, and he was last seen on July 13th 2010 at 17:17. Does anyone (esp. the ...
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Congratulations to the elected moderators of 2011!

According to the election page, the new moderators have been picked: Congratulations!
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Q&A with the candidates in 2011 moderator election

After the example of the Math.SE site I have some questions that I would love to see each nominee respond to in their nomination (if they choose to do so): Is there anything you would want to change ...
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Should we elect more than 3 additional moderators?

Looking at the current nominations, I am struggling to decide who to vote for, since at least 5 of the candidates in my honest opinion deserve to become moderators. Considering that we have to ...
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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 weeks,...
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Too liberal use of the “off topic” button

I've seen a small handful of questions here marked as off topic that just baffle me. Here is the latest: https://superuser.com/questions/197939/best-host-for-vmware-workstation/197942 How is that ...
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How to get 'noticed' to possibly become a moderator?

I'm a pretty avid user of SU. However, I spend most of my time there rather than here in the meta discussions. I would be very willing and happy to become a moderator there to help even more, but I ...
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Should Random be elected a moderator on Super User?

Random is very, very helpful on Super User (and of course Meta Stack Overflow). Not that other users aren't, but Random goes the extra mile, and then some. He is often so far in the distance that I ...
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Who are the moderators of Super User?

Who are the moderators of Super User? I don't see any moderator presence online right now to close out questions I want closed.
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Very frustrating user experience

I had a very difficult question that I urgently needed an answer to. It got buried very quickly. Is there anyway to bump a question higher in the questions list? (possible answer) How do I ask ...
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What to do when a user asks the same question on two SO Family sites and the original gets migrated

This question here was migrated to SU after the OP, listening to a comment left for him, asked the same question there already. I don't have the rep to vote to close on SU, and I flag for moderator ...