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Overzealous Moderation - Thread wrongly put on hold

One very important requirement for questions on ServerFault: You need to be administrator on the system in question, in order to be able to fully follow possible answers. That rules you out, at least ...
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Moderator deleted my comment on his answer and wrongfully accused me of insult

I don't see any outright insults here on the part of naktinis, at least as far as I would be insulted, but your comment was also completely unnecessary and outright wrong in the situation. To ...
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Moderator deleted my comment on his answer and wrongfully accused me of insult

"Do not do it again" is an order (an imperative statement), not a threat. A threat would be "If you do it again, I'll come to your house with a cream pie and throw it into your face while shouting, '...
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Stack Overflow Inc. changes policy regarding enforcement of AI-Generated posts

Oh dear, the Amazon sized river of shit that is the question feed will now be complimented by a gulf stream of crappy LLM answers. With so few people who actually curate the content here it's no going ...
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Stack Overflow Inc. changes policy regarding enforcement of AI-Generated posts

Server Fault exists as a separate entity, among the thousands of SEO-stuffing sites competing for the same keywords, only as long as it is substantially exceeding their ability to curate content. Our ...
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Stack Overflow Inc. changes policy regarding enforcement of AI-Generated posts

Fantastic. So they don't give communities autonomy they've had previously on moderation, but rather stick a centralized policy. This is not gonna strengthen the community. It may work out in very ...
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post put on hold, no feedback, edited it several times, made comments but no reply from mods for days, now closed im blocked from new questions

Closing a question (same thing as putting it on hold) has nothing to do with being encouraging or not. It's a way to pause activity on a question while issues with it are being resolved. Your ...
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Moderator deleted my comment on his answer and wrongfully accused me of insult

I would like to throw in my 2 cents here (I am sorry), as I get the feeling that people are talking past the posed question(s). Talking past the question for a moment: Let me pre-face it quickly by ...
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Moderator deleted my comment on his answer and wrongfully accused me of insult

Was the comment insulting? No. There was nothing there that was objectively insulting. In my opinion, a reasonable person should not be insulted, and the comment shouldn't be removed on grounds ...
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2023: a year in moderation

Was there really only one question closed by the community in 2023 ?
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