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A moderator is stalking me, downvoting and deleting my tried answer in seconds

I read this question. I went to do research on it. tried myself, searched on net, made changes and eventually I could find the answer to this question. I even tried 2-3 variations to find what is ...
Ramhound's user avatar
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14 votes
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Why won't moderator let me delete my question?

Part of your concern about the handling of your question is the way you're viewing it. You consider it your question about your own problem, and you should be free to do with it what you want if the ...
fixer1234's user avatar
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Silently deleting comments: Not Cool Super User!

So, someone deleted a couple of comments I made in response to someone else's comments. There was no messaging to me about when or why. That is totally uncool. This is censorship, pure and simple. ...
Ramhound's user avatar
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Why won't moderator let me delete my question?

I don't feel it should be accepted and I don't feel I should re-write the question to match the answer. You don't have to award the bounty to an answer. You can choose to not award it to any answer. ...
Ramhound's user avatar
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Why were my flags on a meta answer post and comments containing expletives directed at another user declined?

While I wasn't the moderator who handled the flags in question - the moderation style here is often about defusing issues rather than trying to take punitive measures. Frankly at some point, someone ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
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5 votes

Why were my flags on a meta answer post and comments containing expletives directed at another user declined?

I'm not a mod here, but am on other social media sites. This is only a guess. Sometimes a response other than what the reporter expects is used because it accomplishes what is needed in the moment, or ...
music2myear's user avatar
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Being a scriptkiddy is OK but piracy is not?

Ah, See, I am a moderator of the oldschool. I assume good intent I've literally have had to do very similar text processing to recover/reprocess a set of rules for managing RSS feeds, or once when ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
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A moderator is stalking me, downvoting and deleting my tried answer in seconds

OK, I’m not familiar with your history of contributions, so I can’t comment on that. The tone of your (meta-) question (this one) is inappropriately accusatory, and I wonder whether you can produce ...
Scott - Слава Україні's user avatar
3 votes

Flagging content that is later edited

I think you have to get a bit 'zen' about declined flags. I still get them occasionally, and after about 5 seconds' swearing, "WTF, why me?!? What have I done to deserve this?? Why does everybody ...
Tetsujin's user avatar
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3 votes
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Why did my flag get revised?

Adding the comments: @Mokubai said: It seems that it may have just aged away because no one else voted to close You replied: I didn't vote close I flagged it. Right - That's the point. If you ...
NotTheDr01ds's user avatar
3 votes

Silently deleting comments: Not Cool Super User!

Ramhound has already provided a very useful answer as to context and reasons behind the comment removal, and I won't reiterate that here. However, there are a couple of other aspects to your question ...
bertieb's user avatar
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Silently deleting comments: Not Cool Super User!

@Ramhound I commend you for standing up and walking into the fray when I purposely and obviously gave you leave to keep on walking (by not calling out the sparking incident). I also thank you for your ...
matt wilkie's user avatar
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1 vote

Silently deleting comments: Not Cool Super User!

@berieb: This is taking down an outdated post-it attached to a poster on a notice board. The deleted comments were a day or perhaps two old. The Q&A were still active, as was I. I was ...
matt wilkie's user avatar
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Flagging content that is later edited

It attempts to answer the question - the user ends up being aware its low quality and ended up fixing it. Things on that side worked as designed. As for flags - the point of a flag is to get someone ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
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