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"Citation required" trolls

Bottom line, up front, the downvotes to this post probably result directly from the fact that you openly call members, active, readily available, helpful members of this community, trolls. That, in ...
SomeShinyObject's user avatar
10 votes
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Moderators denying valid answers (possibly because they're controversial)

I didn't even see your answer until this meta post. My major problem with your answer is that you mostly didn't. The question was: I'm wondering if there are some kid-friendly videos I can show her ...
anongoodnurse's user avatar
5 votes

Can we be more inclusive?

We are very inclusive, and in fact @anongoodnurse has gone out of her way to be inclusive to you, however you have been a recurrent troublemaker on this and other sites for a number of years. You ...
Rory Alsop's user avatar
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Moderators moderate according to their own personal beliefs in Parenting

As discussed at length on that question and chat, there were many issues with the approach you took. There is no personal subjectivity from the mods here - the guidelines we have given are very simple,...
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Why was my comment deleted?

Comments are for clarification, that's it, really, especially on an HNQ, which can get 40+ comments. Your comment was partly asking for clarification and mostly an answer (by suggestion and by direct ...
anongoodnurse's user avatar
4 votes
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I am fairly certain I identified a sockpuppet account. Is there a method to refer this for follow up or do we care about this?

The user you discussed with is not my sockpuppet account. Whenever a comment is posted to a question or answer, the poster gets notified. in this case, that was me. I sometimes did follow the link in ...
Anne Daunted GoFundMonica's user avatar
3 votes

Can we be more inclusive?

TL:DR: Moderators don't make the rules, we just follow them. First, to address a few specific points: "If a moderator has extensive experience working in a health care field, perhaps the medical ...
anongoodnurse's user avatar
3 votes

Is troll-spotting a long lost art?

I often come across questions which I suspect to be made up for someone's amusement. If they're not clearly designed to cause sentimental outbreaks, endless heated discussion or outrage (such as the ...
Pascal remembers Monica's user avatar
3 votes

Is troll-spotting a long lost art?

As a site grows, I think it becomes harder for a mod to spot troll posts due to the volume of posts - that said, we get to follow the flags, so we rely on a larger number of people flagging. As you ...
Rory Alsop's user avatar
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Moderators moderate according to their own personal beliefs in Parenting

You have only asked one question on Parenting: Why do people want to have kids? Those with enough rep will be able to see the entire question. It was deleted automatically by the system for its ...
anongoodnurse's user avatar
2 votes

Moderators moderate according to their own personal beliefs in Parenting

Looking at your question, there are a few problems with it that caused it to get closed. It's Too Broad From the help center on things you should not ask one item states that any question where "...
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I am fairly certain I identified a sockpuppet account. Is there a method to refer this for follow up or do we care about this?

The correct way to handle a suspicion of a sockpuppet account is to flag a post is made by one of the suspected sockpuppets, and enter a custom flag reason explaining your concern. The site ...
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2019: a year in moderation

Comparing 2019 and 2018 data, it appears that 2019 was more "quiet" in terms of the number of questions and posts deleted, and users suspended, destroyed or deleted. Also this post from Shog9 has a ...
Timur Shtatland's user avatar
1 vote

Feedback and suggestions for the editable section of the Help Center?

Cannot find the answer? Search for or ask a question about Parenting Stack Exchange on Meta, for example Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). - Policies. - How to ask a question? - How to prevent your ...
Timur Shtatland's user avatar
1 vote

Why was my comment deleted?

Just to add something to @anongoodnurse's excellent answer: Once a set of comments has been moved to chat, no more comments can be on that particular post (question or answer). So, once we've chosen ...
Joe's user avatar
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I had a comment on an answer which was not a discussion, why was it removed?

Great question! Thanks for asking it. (+1) Sorry I didn't see it before now. (Our notification system failed me.) Here's the comment in toto: No offense intended but this advice, while logically ...
anongoodnurse's user avatar

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