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Can a machine be taught to vote to close development questions automatically?

Answer: Yes. Who are you? Hello everyone, I'm iBug, a computer science student who's about to reach his twenties, and also a passionate Stack Overflow and Android Enthusiasts user. I am also one of ...
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What makes edits by moderators and users with high reputation better than edits from lower reputation users

I edited this question by changing the title and it was rejected (I kept the body unchanged due to past experience with editing). I wanted to add a tag related to the phone but it didn't exist. It was ...
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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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Role of Moderators and others in increasing the strength and involvement of the backbone of the community

This question was posed by me in the ongoing election campaign. This is a tough one but to stimulate your thinking to what you can do as a moderator to improve the situation. Our site has about 180 ...
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How are we allowed to have answers that will destroy all devices?

My android device has been splashed/soaked by sea water Has an accepted answer that says: next, submerge the phone (without the battery) completely in water. Leave it there for 24 hours. It ...
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How to handle this situation [closed]

One of my questions was recently closed by moderator Matthew Read. From the comment he posted, it appears he felt my question constituted "polling". In fact, I was not interested in "polling", but ...
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Can't add the “featured” tag to a question

Not sure if this is a bug or I'm missing something, but I can't add featured to this question.
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Is there any way to accept answers on the unowned questions that have been migrated from another SE site?

There are a number of questions that have been migrated over from the old Gadgets.SE as well as other sites that are attached to users that aren't registered here. Some of them are quite old. Is ...
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My Heimdall questions are not duplicates

A User just marked three different questions and three different answers as duplicates and I challenge anyone to review them. Heimdall errors, “ERROR: Failed to detect compatible download-mode device....
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Should a moderator decline a “not an answer” flag because they think you asked the wrong question?

I recently asked a question about why I couldn't see error messages logged from K9 using aLogcat on Jelly bean. The only answer instead answered a different question (i.e. "How do I fix these errors ...
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Any way to flag users or user profiles?

The user that made me want to do this is the new, 1 rep user https://android.stackexchange.com/users/13173/ (warning username NSFW, website link NSFW) Or is just a case of flagging their post and ...
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What is the most appropriate way to deal with a wrong answer that has been accepted?

For example, the asker of this question about wallpaper resolutions: What is the default resolution of a wallpaper that fits the homescreen exactly in an Android phone? marked the first answer that ...