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What can an SE participant do when s/he feels personally attacked by a specific moderator?

I'm going to quote from your answer: Ready for the happy ending? The SE Team member, as a neutral third party, was able to look at the situation objectively, recognize my good intentions and my ...
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Parenting Stack Exchange has an opening for a moderator, are you interested?

I have been active on Parenting SE for 3 and half years now, visiting the site for at least 5 days a week, with 5th highest rep on the site (11k from 271 answers.) With 3 kids I think I'm reasonably ...
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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 ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election Results

Thanks for everyone's support and confidence, and I hope to be a helpful member of the moderating team for years to come! I hope everyone will join me in thanking Erica in her hard work on behalf of ...
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Rant-like answers and moderators

If you read her entire post it is well balanced, definitely not a rant in any way. She was obviously sensitive enough to others that she was worried in case it did come across that way, hence the ...
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Parenting Stack Exchange has an opening for a moderator, are you interested?

I am new to Parenting.se, but not to SE in general. My profile at EL&U is shown below. I am here daily, and am willing to do far more here. Although I'm not sure I meet the criteria of being ...
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Please welcome a new moderator: Erica

Welcome, Erica!!! So glad you are a moderator!
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What can an SE participant do when s/he feels personally attacked by a specific moderator?

There is a StackExchange Meta post about this: What recourse do I have if I believe a moderator has abused his/her privileges? There are a variety of possible approaches that depend on the situation. ...
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2022 Community Moderation Election Results

Welcome back @anongoodnurse, and sorry to see you leave the mod group @someshinyobject.
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2018 Community Moderator Election Results

Congratulations to you Joe, our new moderator!
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What can an SE participant do when s/he feels personally attacked by a specific moderator?

I would suggest a looking at things rather differently. If what I am doing is not appreciated by the people charged with running some kind of activity, I try to look at my own behavior objectively ...
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Please welcome a new moderator: Erica

Thank you Jon :) It was a surprise to be asked, but I'm honored and humbled and will do my best to continue contributing.
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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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How May I Tell Who Keeps Deleting Legitimate Comments In Order To Take Action?

Those comments are not being maliciously deleted - the moderator team has been removing them as they count as noise. This question has received a really high number of comments - and in order to ...
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Mods - please stop a user from bullying me

If you're being bullied by a regular user, flag the comments and moderators will intervene. If you're concerned about a moderator rather than a regular user, you may still raise a flag; moderators ...
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Please welcome a new moderator: Erica

Welcome Erica! I was always a bit surprised to not see the Mod diamond when I see your name on comments or answers. Even though I've only been a member of the Parenting community for a short time, I ...
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Please welcome a new moderator: Erica

Welcome Erica :-) Nice to hear that you promoted as moderatpr
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Parenting Stack Exchange has an opening for a moderator, are you interested?

I'd be willing to step up and become a moderator of Parenting. I'm a programmer, so I'm generally available during the day; while I don't read Parenting during most of that time (hopefully...) I'd be ...
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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 ...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore election

Overall, the election went smoothly in my estimation. Four candidates gave voters plenty of choice and participation was solid: 1,788 voters were eligible, 475 visited the site during the election, ...
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Moderator Election - Community Interest Check

I'd run. I haven't been involved much because I just had another child and because there hasn't been a whole lot of activity. I've always had a passion for this community so any potential future ...
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Rant-like answers and moderators

I think in that particular case, the purpose of that line wasn't to suggest it might not be a good quality post - that poster is very well aware of what makes a good quality post. The purpose of that ...
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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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Parenting's stance on "parenting" now being a tag synonym of "parents"?

Making parents a synonym of parenting just transfers the problem from one tag to another. If someone can't find an appropriate tag on the site, then this should be at least a decent indication that ...
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Is it appropriate to remove recommendations another user doesn't agree with?

As the moderator who made the edit, I can explain my reasoning. Please pardon the length of the post as I am re-posting the comment thread. I agree with you that this was an iffy edit; I wrestled with ...
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