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2016 Community Moderator Election Results

Congratulations to our new moderators! As a losing candidate, I send my personal congratulations to both Rand al'Thor and Null. I wish you and the entire community the best. I’m sure you’ll both work ...
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2016 Community Moderator Election Results

Thank you to all who voted for me and to everyone who expressed their congratulations. Thank you also to all the candidates for a good race. There were many excellent candidates who would have made ...
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2015 Community Moderator Election Results

Let me be the first to congratulate @PearsonArtPhoto on his sterling service to the site. I know he's not been especially active in the past few months but as one of the earliest moderators, he was ...
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28 votes

2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Thanks to everyone who voted for me and also for the congratulatory messages. Also well done to the other candidates, it was a good field and the tightness of the main group showed that! I look ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

How will your moderator practices be shaped by the person in question? Will you change the way you moderate for another moderator, high reputation user, or newbie?
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

How will you handle highly visible, controversial incidents? The last year has seen suspensions of high rep users, freezing of our main chat room, and a moderator being asked to resign. I do not want ...
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21 votes

2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Once in a while, SFF suffers deep disagreements over policy and its usage. For instance, SFF has the Future Works Policy (where implementation is not always straight-forward). As a moderator you have ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

How often, and for how long, are you willing to be on the site each day/week? Our current mods are fantastic, but it is sometimes difficult to find one when you need one. What are your normal usage ...
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18 votes

2016 Community Moderator Election Results

Congratulations to you both. I hope your time as a moderator is happier than mine was and that you both hold fast to the qualities that made people vote for you in the first place; honesty, openness ...
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When is the next Moderator Election?

When the current moderator team feels it's necessary, and time permits. Given the holidays, it'd probably be best to not hold one any sooner than January; whether one is necessary then is a decision ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

One of the complaints we see often is that many users are not aware of current meta policies. Additionally, some of the policy decisions conflict with each other. What do you suggest we do to make ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

What do you do now to build the community, rather than your own prestige in the community?
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

My name is Mike Edenfield and this is my obligatory joke about approving this message. How will your moderator practices be shaped by the person in question? Will you change the way you moderate ...
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2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Why do you want to be a moderator? This is perhaps related to In what way do you feel that being a moderator will make you more effective as opposed to simply reaching 10k or 20k rep? but that ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

According to A Theory of Moderation, a moderator should be a "human exception handler", one who steps in when the system needs occasional intervention. How will you best separate your own opinions ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

I'm Jack B Nimble and I'm running for Moderator! How will your moderator practices be shaped by the person in question? Will you change the way you moderate for another moderator, high ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

One of the most important aspects of moderators in Stack Exchange communities is that they come from the community itself. They are normally well respected within that community before being elected ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

I'm @alexwlchan, and these are my answers. Here's my nomination post. How will your moderator practices be shaped by the person in question? Will you change the way you moderate for another ...
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2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

SFF.SE has a mixed reputation among neighbouring sites (such as M&TV, Literature, Arqade, RPG, etc.), sometimes getting a bad rap in their chats, with some of their site regulars having a negative ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Congratulations! Let me be first to say I fully support our new moderator and wish him the best in his new role on the site. I know he will be a wonderful addition to the team! Thank you to all those ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Will you be able to separate yourself from relationships made in chat in order to fulfill your role as a moderator dealing with people you are chat friendly with on the main site?
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

Vote Jason Baker. Before I get started, I want to be clear about something; any time I talk about actions I would take as a moderator, for the sake of brevity I'm going to omit the first step: consult ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Congratulations TLC! Welcome to the madhouse ;-) Commiserations to all the other nominees. It was a very strong field, and very difficult to choose a "best" candidate. I'm not surprised at ...
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2015 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

I’m @alexwlchan, and these are my answers. Here's a link to my nomination post. How, if at all, would your new insta-close powers affect your current voting habits or activity? I’d probably be ...
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12 votes

2015 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

How, if at all, would your new insta-close powers affect your current voting habits or activity?
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12 votes
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How often are moderator elections held?

Moderator elections are held for graduated sites when the SE team feels that additional moderators are needed. From meta.stackexchange.com: When do elections take place? The community team ...
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