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Can I request a moderator remove comments from my question?

On my most recent question a user in the comments has repeatedly been harassing and trolling me, and though I stopped replying, deleted my own comments back to him, and flagged the comments he posted ...
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Disappointing moderator response to flag

Here is the situation. A user posted two near identical questions within a few hours of each other. I came across the second one first and voted to close as off-topic as it was. I then later found ...
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Why was my flag declined? [closed]

Recently on another meta question an answer contained the following line. Finally, combat is the typical focus of young male writers. Nothing against being young, male and a writer, there is just ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Support your local sheriff

I have just come off a three month term as moderator of this site. Long story short -- it is far harder than I imagined it would be. If you haven't done it, you have no idea. If your think being ...
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What the heck guys?

So, I'm a member on a number of different sites in this network. Every site has its own community, its own culture, its own take on the various rules to form a unique set of required behaviors and ...
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How to contact moderators

Recently I answered a question which the mods decided to turn into a comment. I believe this was a misunderstanding based on the way I phrased the answer. I posted a follow-up comment in the original ...
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Change in the pro tem mod team

Some folks may have noticed that justkt is no longer a moderator on Writers; she's bowed out as a mod because of lack of time. To replace her, Monica has been asked by the Stack Exchange team to take ...
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Making “Inventing names for Sci-Fi characters” fit

It seems Inventing names for Sci-Fi characters is not up to high standards as requested by Neil Fein. I am bothered of how to invent names for fictional characters in a future-setted Sci-Fi so thay ...
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Are profanity and expletives appropriate on Writers.SE?

When posting on Writers.SE, can I curse like a sailor?
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Are we short a moderator?

Not to name names, or anything, but the good HedgeMage used to be a mod, and I've suddenly noticed that she isn't. I'm quite fond both of HedgeMage and of having a full complement of moderators. ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...