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Why is HopelessN00b stalking me?

I wouldn't take it personally. I have it on good authority that the guy's just a prick. But, he's a prick who's going through a massive tag cleanup effort at the moment, so he probably bumped into a ...
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Accepted

I will no longer be moderating SF

Michael, I am truly saddened by your news but heartened that you are able to deliver it to us yourself. I hope that your continued treatment works, is not further complicated by the Covid-19 crisis ...
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Is there recourse for abusive moderation?

I'm sorry, but that question is not a perfectly fine question for this site. Serverfault is for questions applicable to professional sysadmins. As soon as you run into "sorry, I can't do this the ...
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Is there recourse for abusive moderation?

The other have addressed your concerns regarding the content of your question. In regard to reporting personal issues with a moderator there is a contact button at the bottom of every page. It links ...
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Why does EEEA get to do what ever he wants and close questions because he wants proof of troubleshooting?

I am not a judge, but the ServerFault community did elect me to help ensure that questions and answers exchanged here meet certain standards. In the case of your question, not enough details were ...
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11 votes

I will no longer be moderating SF

As one of the simple users, not even often here, let met thank you on our behalf. Moderators do a ton of work for all of us, and almost all of it is done behind the scene, and they are rarely thanked ...
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Is there recourse for abusive moderation?

I read over the question...and you added the bit about not being able to upgrade Fedora 14 after the comments were made. On ServerFault, we expect askers to have some measure of professional ...
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what do you do when a serverfault moderator posts negative, ad hominem comments on your question?

The comment in question is this one: Perhaps from your theoretical distance, you can smugly confirm yourself in believing that refactoring this huge, ugly codebase is going to be easier than ...
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what do you do when a serverfault moderator posts negative, ad hominem comments on your question?

Your comment was flagged as being rude and deleted for that reason. Please take note of what we consider acceptable behavior: Civility is required at all times; rudeness will not be tolerated. ...
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Moderation inconsistencies

The deleted answer to which you link is really just a link to an off site resource and we have a long standing requirement for answers to contain content not just pointers to content. A précis of the ...
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Why does EEEA get to do what ever he wants and close questions because he wants proof of troubleshooting?

Firstly, your question wasn't a question. It was a statement of a problem that you're having. What should our response be? "Cool story, bro. Good luck." What were you expecting as a response to your ...
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Moderation inconsistencies

This kind of thing happens when you have more than one person doing the moderating. As it happens, the question you linked to was converted to a comment, so the content was preserved. As it happens, ...
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Moderation inconsistencies

I declined this flag. This is why: So-called link-only answers have long been discussed on the network. Nobody really likes them, as they divert people off-site which is frustrating to them, and the ...
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Moderation inconsistencies

I've not deleted the answer, but converted it into a comment. This is what I always do for answers that are essentially links to external resources. In my view, flags should be used to make us ...
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what do you do when a serverfault moderator posts negative, ad hominem comments on your question?

A comment such as the one Michael Hampton left doesn't need an impassioned reply. You can simply wait until someone else comes by and answers your question, if they are so inclined. Remember that it ...
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what do you do when a serverfault moderator posts negative, ad hominem comments on your question?

Dude. It sounds like you're stressed out--I would be, too, if I were given that task--but this is not how you get people to help you. Especially since, well. Michael Hampton has always struck me as ...
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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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