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Should we accept questions about moderation issues from users' points of view?

The current wave of questions seems to deal mainly with discussing how a moderator can/should act in situations requiring moderation, for example conflicts. But of course, users are also involved in ...
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Should we encourage asking targeted questions about specific networks?

For example, how-to on reddit features. I know this devolves into asking a lot of SE questions, as this is an SE site, but there's going to be plenty of times where some well-known community has ...
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How to deal with SE-centric answers?

I've seen that several of recent questions, which are generic, are attracting answers that strictly follows the Stack Exchange paradigm. I'm not saying that the answer is inherently bad, but gives the ...
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Can we use swearwords here for illustration?

In the question Automated word filter - Block or Edit the content?, both the OP and one of the answers seem to deliberately avoid swearwords. Is that a good thing or a bad thing? Since this ...
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How should we approach questions about a user's rant against a moderation action?

Although this site mainly caters to moderators, anyone is still free to contribute. A non-moderator may even have some good questions to ask. However, this may not always be the case. What if some ...
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Do we need separate tags for different sites?

I mostly moderate on SE and a little on another site, so I'm not entirely sure how moderation varies from site to site. Nonetheless, should we have separate tags for the "most common" sites in which ...
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What should our chat room's name be?

Right now the chat room is just called "Moderators". Can we come up with something a little more clever than that?
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Are questions about setting up, or the design of, a system of moderation considered on-topic?

The question How do you moderate the moderators? Sounds to me more like it's asking how to set up a system of moderation than how to act as a moderator. Let's say a question like: "I have a ...
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Should this site cater to those trying to build community platforms?

For example: If you're building software for chat, should you be able to ask on [moderators] about "how can I recognize that a person is likely coming from the same computer on an IP range to block ...
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Am I allowed to discuss SE moderator tools here? [duplicate]

As an SE moderator, I'm not suppose to disclose the specifics of the mod tools. That said, if I have a general question about them, is that allowed?
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What is the core mission of moderators.stackexchange.com?

What is the core mission of this site?
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Should we try to avoid a Stack Exchange bias?

Only a few questions have been posted so far, but already several have references to Stack Exchange. Obviously, many of the users on the private beta are Stack Exchange moderators, so I expect we will ...
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Who should be the Moderators moderators? [duplicate]

If your meta site does not have a post to nominate Moderators, start one now! Pro Tem appointments will begin about two weeks after the site is created. The more guidance we receive, the more informed ...
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Should we use this site or meta.stackexchange to discuss issues with moderator tools?

Should we use this site or meta.stackexchange to discuss issues with moderator tools? Here the presumption is that the questions will be targeted and will not generally be challenged by non-...

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