53 votes

Goodbye Mod team, I'm a mere mortal again

slhck is an awesome person, was an awesome mod, and his contributions to the community will be remembered and endure for a very long time, helping countless other users fix their temperamental broken ...
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Ending my tenure as a superuser moderator

I totally get why you’re doing this. Thank you Nathan for your work and help here at SU. I’ll never forget how much time and effort we spent on different matters- the jokes, the camaraderie, the ...
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Ending my tenure as a superuser moderator

We apparently found this home away from home one single day apart some 10 years ago. Those were heady days of answering, chatting and working to make the site a better place for users old and new. It ...
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Goodbye Mod team, I'm a mere mortal again

It hurts my eyes to see the letters “slhck ” without the little rhombus (a.k.a. diamond) after them — but better that than to have you disappear altogether.  Thanks for your service, and good luck ...
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Ending my tenure as a superuser moderator

Too many goodbyes this month. ❤ This was one of the folks I have to thank for me being who I am now - and I'd say as one of the mods before me, I learnt a lot from Nathan. And a few Hijinks. Good ...
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Goodbye Mod team, I'm a mere mortal again

I remember you were one of our more active mods, but your activity has been down recently and it's sad to see you give up the diamond. You've been very helpful to the community as well as to me ...
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Goodbye Mod team, I'm a mere mortal again

You don't know me but I know you; because you helped me a lot without with your answers. And I'm not the only person like that. Let me thank you by the name of all unknown users for the huge work you ...
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What’s with all the colorful avatars?

http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/15542695#15542695 ...and yeah... that's basically it. You are a fool for asking such a question. Do you realize what you are getting yourself into?! ...
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Is there something off with how reputation is built on Stack Exchange?

My piece of advice would be not to escalate this and call people names, or assume bad intentions. This user voiced their opinion and they're entitled to do so. I agree the comment thread got a little ...
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Why am I getting a refusal to help answer a question of mine?

See the page about what questions you are allowed to ask. Specifically, the section on what not to ask which includes this: issues specific to corporate IT support and networks We have no way of ...
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Is there something off with how reputation is built on Stack Exchange?

One of the things about any kind of troubleshooting is that it often requires a tangential approach to find out what the exact problem is, it could be with a component of something else. Sometimes it ...
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Why am I getting a refusal to help answer a question of mine?

Those responses make no sense to me as that 1. separate organizations. Employees of an organization are told system configuration information for one reason, it’s required to do your job, simply ...
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Is there something off with how reputation is built on Stack Exchange?

There is a Flag capability for comments. The flag shows up when you place your curser to the top left of the comment text. For the most part everyone here is trying to help, even if they have ...
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Ending my tenure as a superuser moderator

Sad to see you go, but know you can always hang out with us in Root Access anytime :) Live long, and prosper, my friend
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Ending my tenure as a superuser moderator

Nathan Hinkle, though, I have only read three of your posts, including this one, you sure seem like a very intelligent being, and through this post you have made it clear you are a very intelligent ...
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What’s with all the colorful avatars?

You see, SE is planning to restrict avatars to white text over a coloured background in the Microsoft® Windows® 8 Metro® style. While they are trying to get permission from Microsoft® (don't want to ...
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What’s with all the colorful avatars?

Viral Ad campaign? New Gravitar Replacement Program? Attempt to send secret messages to alien civilisations? Colour Rationing due to shortages?
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What’s with all the colorful avatars?

As part of the upcoming release of a new official Stack Exchange Metro app for Windos Phone and Windows 8, a new feature detects your OS and adjusts the user avatars according to the official ...
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Is there something off with how reputation is built on Stack Exchange?

Welcome to the internet! Generally people on here are trying to help. It is a community. So someone has a bigger number than you, been on here longer, know less, knows more - does it really matter? ...
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Ending my tenure as a superuser moderator

Nathan was instrumental in the earlier days of SU, especially as we continued to find our footing in enforcing quality, tag cleanups, and trying to help the community mature overall. He was always ...
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Thanking, and criticizing, moderators for their actions

First of all, please keep in mind that being a moderator is a hard job – very much darned if you do, darned if you don't. Somebody will always be unhappy. You can always post directly on meta ...
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