22 votes
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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21 votes

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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12 votes

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 ...
11 votes

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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10 votes

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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9 votes

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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8 votes

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 ...
8 votes

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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6 votes

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 ...
6 votes

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