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Project topics, course selection, etc. For users with enough reputation (20+) to use chat ...
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Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

This looks Baader-Meinhof-ly complementary to the question I just asked yesterday! I have no idea what “Baader-Meinhof-ly” means, but I think the gist of this sentence is that guest wants to attract ...
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A guide to moderating Computer Science Stack Exchange yourself — editing

References Rule of thumb: Provide references so that the work is uniquely identified and easily accessible for readers (in case of online resources). Academic resources References to books or ...
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Broad Reference Request Reference requests that ask for a specific reference for some result are completely fine. Those that ask for "any work on X" or "best papers of area Y" are (almost) always too ...
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Mathematics Questions We entertain mathematics questions if and only if there is a direct relation to computer science. In the best case this connection is layed out in the question. Other usually ...
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Plagiarism Plagiarism is not cool. ...
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Should we bring back the "not a real question" closing reason?

The close reason “not a real question” was too broad and unclear. Bringing it back would solve nothing. It isn't any less confusing than applying the current “unclear” to problem statements that are ...
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Why was following verbatim answer deleted when it is correct and directly applies to the original question?

I deleted this answer, in response to multiple flags from community members. I deleted it because, in my judgement, the post did not comply with community rules. In particular, as far as I could ...
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2021: a year in moderation

A megabit rocking thanks to you for the data, Brazilian (you are from Brazil, right?) Blue Bomber! These numbers are good. For the last year, I and the rest of the moderation team purposely tried to ...
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Should moderators remove relevant comments on meta which are not creating any problems just because they please?

The answer to your titular question is no, but you are not really asking this question. Tl;dr: Your complaint is based on a strawman. I reject it. You first complained about this here. In that ...
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Please enable migration path to SO

In the last 90 days, there have been 16 CS => SO migrations and 2 have been rejected.1 That migration volume falls just short of my prefered criteria.2 That said, there have been 94 questions closed ...
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Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

As one of the "delete"-voters, let me explain, how these votes came to be: The "answer" showed up in the "Low Quality Posts" review queue (as I just noticed, you should know this, since you reviewed ...
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Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

I agree with deletion. That was not suitable as an answer in its existing form. I couldn't identify any attempt to answer the question. If it was an attempt to answer the question, it was beyond my ...
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Reference: templates for common comments

Reference material may help Welcome to [cs.SE]! Your question is a very basic one. Let me direct you towards our reference questions which cover some fundamentals you seem to be missing in detail. ...
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