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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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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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Do we really need anonymous or unexplained downvoting?

No one likes downvotes. But I believe we need anonymous downvotes for a variety of reasons. Users often state that explanations of down votes will help them learn to post better questions/answers, ...
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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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Over-editing of post

articulate how far an editor may go in changing content and style, and how far an author (participant) may go in restoring content and style In many ways, we're completely unlike the world of ...
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moderators' rudeness and dishonesty

Please note that the only reason your suspension is being publicly discussed is because you have publicly requested an explanation. I don't typically share moderator actions about users with the rest ...
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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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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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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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moderators' rudeness and dishonesty

The rudeness appeared in a comment thread under one of the answers to this question. You're misrepresenting the situation considerably. When someone is being disruptive on the site, and are told by a ...
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Can children ask questions here? If not where?

The rules of participation are very clear where age is concerned: You must be at least 13 or 16 if you’re in the EU. We moderators do enforce these rules. You can check this post on Meta SE for more ...
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User being terrorised

The initial action you can take is to flag as "spam or offensive" which will not only notify mods, but will automatically remove it given enough flags. Also down vote any posts that deserve a down ...
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When a comment is removed unjustly

Stack Exchange has a general policy which is that comments are to request or give updates, to clarify. Not for discussion or conversation! This holds especially true on Parenting, where it is all too ...
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Blog like post?

Stack Exchange is explicitly not blog-like, and not discussion-focused, and while some SE sites do have their own blog, this is by no means the norm, and in fact the process for creating new SE blogs ...
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Do we really need anonymous or unexplained downvoting?

A quick addition to @anongoodnurse's post: Stack Exchange has deliberately implemented anonymous downvoting. This is not an accident. This canonical question over on meta.SE has gained a lot of ...
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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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Why was my question moved?

Your post was very much off topic here. 3 of your questions in that post require legal guidance, and the other has to be answered by the head teacher. So at best it would be put on hold and closed ...
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How do I edit my own comment?

Users can only edit comments for a limited period of time (I believe some handful of minutes). However, moderators can edit comments at any time, so I fixed your typo for you :)
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Anonimity for users?

This site is part of a network called Stack Exchange. As a single site, there is nothing a moderator can do to implement such a change. This would need to be a network-wide option, and as such should ...
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My question deleted?

Unfortunately, this site (like all Internet sites) cannot be a stand in for professional support in cases like this. So while we can be sympathetic, we don't have the capability to assist. ...
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Create tags reputation

Yes. Beta sites have lower requirements for privileges, in order to let the site self manage effectively.
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Manage my parents

Based on our Help Page, I would say a general no, crystallised in this line: Parenting Stack Exchange is for parents, grandparents, nannies and others who care for children And while I don't wish ...
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Are answers like this really unwanted here on Parenting.SE?

I don't downvote for content, so one downvote you got was from me because of the framing of the answer. Given the OP's comment on your answer that he felt it attacked the premise of the question, that ...
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When is it okay to roll back one's post if the edit doesn't feel helpful?

A key question with anecdote is how directly topical it is. The original Question is broadly about discipline, but really focuses on what to do when a child self-selects a punishment which is overly ...
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When is it okay to roll back one's post if the edit doesn't feel helpful?

By now you should have a pretty good sense that a moderator's edit is something you should at least take a little bit of time to think about. I'm not saying they're all perfect; I'm just saying you ...
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Can we see a plot of our site's Area 51 stats over time?

I think one could create a query in: http://data.stackexchange.com/parenting/queries I modified this one to span over 36 months: http://data.stackexchange.com/parenting/query/edit/194173 And got ...
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How to report a user when you have low-rep?

These are ways to handle users who aren't behaving appropriately, but they all need at least 5 reputation. The flag system (15 rep). (In this case, "rude or abusive".) Downvote (125 rep). ...
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Can't answer protected question though I have 101 rep?

Hi and welcome to the site. This is a common question on all the sites. Site wide, one must earn 10 reputation on the specific site you wish to post an answer on. The 100 point association bonus ...
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