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2015 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
17 votes

I'd like to drag an elephant into this room (I'm sorry in advance), and see what people think now that some time has passed. Perhaps the amount of exposition is too much, and the subject aged. But I ...

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Should I up-vote a comment pointing out I was wrong before I delete my answer?
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15 votes

You should probably just comment to the person who steered you right. As it stands, up-voting a comment doesn't do anything for the person who commented, and they don't get a notification. However if ...

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Confused about joining the community (reputation)
12 votes

For your original question: If the duplicate question does not have an answer that is applicable to your situation. Repose your question and add the possible duplicate in a link with remarks as to why ...

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What can we do to fix the "Reasonable management practices" close reason?
12 votes

I'm really new to this community, and I'd rather like to just comment and see what everyone is thinking. However I want to throw some thoughts out there and see what the responses are. And it's a bit ...

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Try to get the question reopened or should I just delete it?
11 votes

Personally I don't think the question should be reopened. 1. You received your answer For all intents and purposes, the issue is now resolved. 2. The answer was readily available in product ...

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Failed a test while reviewing by flagging a question as a duplicate. Now tell me you won't do the same
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9 votes

Disregarding my personal opinion on whether this question is, or isn't, off-topic. Here's my two cents on disputing Review Audits on meta. Don't bother By design reviews take several votes, it takes a ...

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Is there an SF use report that shows
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8 votes

There is now. It's not pretty, and there might be mistakes in there, I'll have to review it later. You have to input the year, otherwise the graph looks like a mess (and I'm bad with graphs). And it ...

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My ideas and suggestions to the well-going massive content destruction
8 votes

It is also important to remember that we who are trying to help these poor new users are the real majority of users on stack exchange. It is time that those of us who have been fighting against this ...

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Usefulness of [443]?
8 votes

I would suggest we merge the tag with HTTPS. The current description already says "AKA HTTPS"... And we might as well merge port-80 with HTTP.

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How to know the cause(s) of a down vote?
7 votes

Because your question screams of inexperience and a lack of research. Let's sum up a bit: Installing sql server on a domain controller Showing a lack of understanding on what a domain controller ...

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How does the community feel about deleting the April Fools' question?
7 votes

Looking around at most of the stack exchange sites, it looks like ServerFault has the least humorous examples. Superuser has a toaster question (clearly upvoted for comedic value), stats has a comic ...

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Where is the line with the Google sponsored tags?
6 votes

I'm going to try to put in my opinion on what is a hard topic... As I am often involved with Azure setups, my opinion might be clouded towards allowing them, so keep that in mind. Are cloud hosting ...

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Is this the correct attitude for a Server Fault moderator?
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6 votes

There's a trigger here to this whole thread that people seemed to have missed / ignored. You don't unilaterally send people around the stack exchange sites! Let's face it, there are a lot of people ...

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Suggestion: helping amateurs to get their way to SU / unix SE
6 votes

As taken from the the most upvoted answer here. If the treatment has not been unfair, telling them to take it somewhere else on the network only moves crap around for other sites to deal with....

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Moderator deleted my comment on his answer and wrongfully accused me of insult
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5 votes

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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closed because the questioner didnt search
5 votes

Should this question be reopened? Noooooooo It's not only basic knowledge for most who use MSSQL. Which doesn't actually matter all that much. But primarily! It is a clear duplicate. There are so ...

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Why were my "not an answer" flags on these answers declined? What should I have done instead?
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5 votes

First off, these are really old question and answers, which makes inertia important (It is not useful to pick through everything in our history for stuff that no longer fits with our current ...

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Is a duplicate, a duplicate question or a duplicate answer?
4 votes

A duplicate is when the question you're posing, is answered in another thread. If you have a problem which is clearly solve-able by the answer provided to someone else's question. Even if that ...

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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
3 votes

As someone who has almost entirely become a lurker here, I would like to add some questions pertaining to the longevity of the site. With the decline in both new content and votes, do you believe as ...

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What bad tags in need of burnination do we still have hanging around?
3 votes

soa is a mixture of soa-record and Oracle Service-Oriented-Architecture.. It should probably be made a synonym of soa-record and the Oracle questions have the tag removed.

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ServerFault - Direction and Future - Professional Questions
1 votes

Perhaps instead of looking to increase the scope of ServerFault, we should change the way we handle related questions. Take for example career paths, currently if you ask a question about it on ...

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