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There are several proposals for new Stack Exchange sites that would overlap to a debatable extent with this one, in particular: HackOverflow, HackExchange (clearly a duplicate of HackOverflow), and in a different vein Privacy. What do you think of these proposals? Do they reflect different topics that merely overlap? Does their existence betray a lack from ...


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What do you think Sec.SE's biggest challenge is? (E.g. question/answer quality/quantity, too many/few closures, too many/few questions of a certain type, bad tools/guidance, …) What do you think should be done about this (whether as a moderator, or by other users, or by Stack Exchange staff or anyone relevant)?


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Do you have any pre-existing conflicts or points of tension with community managers or other moderators? Rationale: Meta Server Fault: Abrupt change in moderation staff


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Here is a set of general questions, gathered as very common questions asked every election. As mentioned in the instructions, the first two questions are guaranteed to show up in the Q&A, while the others are if there aren't enough questions (or, if you like one enough, you may split it off as a separate answer for review within the community's 8). How ...


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Answer by Xander: Do you have any pre-existing conflicts or points of tension with community managers or other moderators? This question draws rationale from this Meta Server Fault thread: Abrupt change in moderation staff No, I do not. What do you think Sec.SE's biggest challenge is? (E.g. question/answer quality/quantity, too many/few ...


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Answer by schroeder: I love these questions! Do you have any pre-existing conflicts or points of tension with community managers or other moderators? This question draws rationale from this Meta Server Fault thread: Abrupt change in moderation staff I maintain good relationships with all other community managers and other moderators in the ...


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Do you have prior experience as a moderator, either on Stack Exchange or on an IT Security site?


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Answers by Scott (scottpack) Do you have any pre-existing conflicts or points of tension with community managers or other moderators? This question draws rationale from this Meta Server Fault thread: Abrupt change in moderation staff Community managers have a tough job ahead of them. The vast variety of personalities, motivations, and preconceptions they ...


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Answers by Yves (M’vy) Do you have any pre-existing conflicts or points of tension with community managers or other moderators? This question draws rationale from this Meta Server Fault thread: Abrupt change in moderation staff I personally don’t have any grudge against any current moderator (on security or other stacks). Our moderators are doing a very ...


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One challenge that Sec.SE experiences is that of repetitive questions for which there could be a canonical answer, but for which there often is no single canonical answer posted. Can you suggest a way for us to improve canonical reference handling of FAQs? The primary example might be new users posting obfuscated PHP code that they found in their Wordpress ...


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Disclaimer: This is a question borrowed from Codereview.SE's election, and the question is @rolfl's, but I think it's a good question. Moderating Chat As a moderator on Information Security you will also become a moderator on all of chat.stackexchange.com - which has rooms for most sites (all except Stack Overflow and Meta.StackExchange). A heated ...


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Some have complained that people make close votes too easily. Do you intend to do anything about that?


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Sensitive posts This is a question I’ve seen in election questionnaires on a couple of SE sites: A question is flagged: Please delete this question – my boss has seen it and says it contains confidential code – he's freaking out and wants me to remove it, but I can't delete it. The question was asked 3 days before, it has 2 answers, one is accepted. How do ...


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