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Vote Early, Vote Often!

Note: This post is (nearly) identical to this one on Mythology Stack Exchange I would like to echo a post that Scott Morrison made on Meta.Tex.SE: I'm a moderator from MathOverflow, and this "...
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Be Nice. People are coming here for help, don't insult them or their hardware

When a user with old hardware comes here to ask a question, it isn't appropriate to insult their old hardware. Comments like this are off putting: Your PC is a dinosaur, and your graphics card is ...
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Let's clean up some broken windows - A proposal for dealing with tech support questions

We've had previous discussions about technical support questions we recieve. Repeatedly. There have been concerns about how many [on hold] or [closed] questions that this places on the main page. ...
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The moderator election has been extended until October 18, 2022 – please check your ballots to ensure your selections have been saved!

As some of you may know, we recently identified a bug affecting moderator elections – and fixed it. This bug was preventing some users' election ballots (i.e. selections) from being saved in a very ...
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Clarification on a closed question

This question was closed as off-topic as "Technical Support." Could someone explain why? The OP isn't asking for technical support on fixing hardware. He is looking for hardware to use with a mobile ...
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2022: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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2022 Community Moderator Election

The 2022 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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2019: 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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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, in ...
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What can we do to help bring more attention and users to the SO site?

I have noticed that Stackoverflow in general doesn't have a solid base for tech support questions such as the hardware site, and the site is still in beta and to my knowledge it has been for a while. ...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore election for 2023

Summary: Hardware Recommendations Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on October 17 to bring in 1 more moderator (to replace a moderator removed due to inactivity). ...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore election for 2022

Hardware Recommendations Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on September 19th, 2022 to bring in 1 more moderator. For full details of the process, see the ...
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Why is this post deleted?

https://hardwarerecs.stackexchange.com/questions/14703/i-want-to-upgrade-my-xiaomi-projector-by-buying-one-with-4k-resolution The reasoning is that the requirement is not narrow enough. But that doesn'...
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Advertising Hardware Recommendations - Community Ads for 2016

It's 2016, and the new 300px-wide sidebar has just rolled out network wide. When that's complete, graduated sites around the network will start to run new community ad cycles. To be ready for them, ...

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