Tim Stone
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What's the deal with the election badges?
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Both the Caucus and Constituent badges are brand new, but they have been awarded retroactively to cover previous elections on each of the sites. You can read more about them on the blog.

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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TangoOversway asked: The issue of asking about archetypes has come up (although the word has been misused). Is there a problem with asking questions about a topic that comes from legends to gain ...

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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Michael Mrozek asked: How would you deal with a user who produced a steady stream of valuable answers, but tends to generate a large number of arguments/flags from comments? Pearsonartphoto answered:...

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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DavRob60 asked: What is your prerequisite to close a question as "General Reference"? Pearsonartphoto answered: It must be very easily found, and in general be a not very interesting question. The ...

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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Tony Meyer asked: Someone prominent in the online scifi/fantasy community starts regularly making pejorative comments about the site, and this is drawn to your attention through meta/chat. Do you do ...

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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DampeS8N asked: You try your best, you think you've been fair. Yet never-the-less someone complains in meta that you've acted unfairly and claim your aren't impartial. What do you do? ...

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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TangoOversway asked: Now simple questions that get simple answers get lots of reaction (reaction = upvotes, answers, comments, views, and maybe discussion on chat). This is leading to more and more ...

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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DampeS8N asked: Let's get serious. Two highly respected members of the community get in a comment war on a question. They both flag each other's comments and are cussing and it is clear that this is ...

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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Tony Meyer asked: What do you admire most about the way the pro-tem mods have done their job over the last 11 months? HNL answered: Clearly, how they've done their job so well that I didn't even ...

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2013 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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Gilles http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a717291747c76567bb0f086e15ae6e43?s=16&d=identicon&r=PG Gilles asked: A genie grants you a wish: you may change one site policy (e.g. make a type of ...

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2013 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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Keen asked: What would you do to encourage more community self-moderation? That is, high-rep users making use of their moderation powers to close, edit, reopen, and delete posts. Nathan C. Tresch ...

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2013 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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PearsonArtPhoto asked: Why do you personally want the power and responsibility of being a moderator? Jack B Nimble answered: I live for power. Responsibility, what's that? I kid people. It is the ...

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2013 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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PearsonArtPhoto asked: What specifically do you think that the current moderators are doing well, and what do you think could be improved? Jack B Nimble answered: They do an excellent job of ...

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When's the Town Hall chat?
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The town hall chat for this election hasn't been scheduled yet. In a few days a post will go up here on meta announcing the chat, and once the candidates have provided their availability, the post ...

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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Mark Trapp asked: Where do you see moderators fitting in when determining the scope of the site? If you don't agree with what the community considers to be on (or off) topic, do you plan to override ...

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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Rebecca Chernoff asked: Final thoughts from the candidates please! Jack B Nimble answered: A vote for me is a vote against Timelords. That's a promise. Jack B Nimble continued: I have really ...

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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Michael Mrozek asked: A diamond will be attached to everything you say and have said in the past, including questions, answers and comments. Everything you will do will be seen under a different light....

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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Mark Trapp asked: Where do you see SciFi.SE's place in the Stack Exchange network? Is it important to be involved in the rest of the network, like on Meta Stack Overflow? Or is it better for the site ...

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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Tony Meyer asked: Do you think the proportion of users participating in meta is generally good? Adequate? Insufficient? Great? If you feel there should be more, do you have any thoughts how to ...

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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TangoOversway asked: I've said this a few times in chat. Lately I've been going through a lot of old questions. I find that many of the really good old questions are ones that don't fit the format ...

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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Gilles asked: What do you think of content quality on the site? Do we rock, do we suck, does it depend? Jack B Nimble answered: I think for the most part the content is very good. I see some ...

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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DampeS8N asked: In our time as Moderators @Gilles and I have often been on opposite sides of most issues. Each offering a different and reasoned argument in favor of or against whatever topic. Is this ...

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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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TangoOversway asked: If you have unreasonable users, then where, as mods, would you go for guidance if you weren't sure what the next step should be? Pearsonartphoto answered: That's easy. The ...

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2013 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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PearsonArtPhoto asked: A high reputation user was accused of harassing a lower ranking user. What do you do? DavRob60 answered: Reputation is a "rough measurement of how much the community trusts ...

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2013 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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DVK asked: Related to that, DVK also asks: What is your threshold for binding-voting to close a question? "I would have VTCed it if my vote wasn't binding"? A critical mass of unopposed VTCs and flags?...

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2013 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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Keen asked: How would you deal with a user who posts lots of quality content, but also generates a large number of flags? Jack B Nimble answered: Try to communicate the issues that come up in their ...

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2013 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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Keen asked: How do you encourage more participation in meta? Jack B Nimble answered: When a question is generating lots of debates in comments it is usually recommended to move the discussion to ...

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2013 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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PearsonArtPhoto asked: What SFF TV series/ Movies have you watched in the last month? Jack B Nimble answered: DS9, Phineas & Ferb, Escape from Planet Earth, and some others. Nathan C. Tresch ...

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2013 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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PearsonArtPhoto http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/fdc52692a8ac266cd1c897f75a0f75f8?s=16&d=identicon&r=PG PearsonArtPhoto asked: Which tag do you wish to see grown the most on this site? Jack B ...

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2013 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest
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Jack B Nimble asked: What are your three favorite scifi/fantasy works, and your three least favorite? Beofett answered: Hard question... I'm going to have to say my favorites are: A Fire Upon the ...

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