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My question is marked as duplicate although it was not

I'll elaborate, but I don't want to waste much time on this. Can you prove [any scientific fact]? No, we are not mathematicians. We are not a court of law. We would routinely edit out such ...
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Why does the "moderators" link deny that user=Sklivvz is a moderator?

Because I was elected as a moderator, but then hired by Stack Exchange as a developer. Developers, employees and community managers do not normally appear in that list even if they have mod powers. ...
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Moderator Election - Community Interest Check

I'd be willing to put my name forward for one of the positions. I spend enough time on here as is, and I'd like to think I've been a cooling presence on the network. I'll go along with @fredsbend ...
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Reinstatement as a moderator

BE GONE EVIL DEMON. THERE SHALL BE NO MAD SCIENTISTS HERE IN SKEPTICS ANYMORE. J/K welcome back :) we missed you
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Relevant comments keep disappearing

I wasn't a moderator involved - so I can't directly respond to motivations, but I can address some side issues. Was this "unilateral moderator action"? Well, in a way, all comment deletions are ...
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Is it the law here that "all answers must be referenced"?

First, let's get the vagueness out of the way. It is I! I post this comment so often, I have it as a template: Please provide some references to support your claims. (That makes it a little less ...
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The question is incorrectly flagged as duplicate despite valid clarifications in my comments

Welcome to Skeptics.SE. I'd recommend having a read of our Welcome to New Users. In particular, this section: Generally, a high-quality Skeptics question will: Point to a statement that someone ...
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Enabling mods to really act as users: make "different hats" more visible?

I was acting as a moderator on that comment, but I screwed up and I apologize to David for that. Here's what happened: David Hammen posted an answer which received a ton of upvotes. Its core point ...
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Relevant comments keep disappearing

The other comments contained at least tangentially relevant links It's policy across all stackexchange sites to not have too many comments. Too many comments can detract/distract from the questions ...
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Moderator Election - Community Interest Check

I don't want to promise a nomination, but I want to express interest. I would hope to be a positive force on the moderation team, producing a synergistic effect, however, I don't have full confidence ...
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Why does the "moderators" link deny that user=Sklivvz is a moderator?

A couple of years after this question was posted, the list changed again. Sklivvz is back on the list, but is marked as being "appointed 2/17/2017" (although he was one of the original mods pro tem ...
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Criticism of handling

First of all, thanks for your (continued) patience, and for sticking with us so far. This won't be your last message here, unless you choose so. There is absolutely no problem with reasonable ...
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