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Moderator deleted my answer -- too rashly?

Thanks for asking here and doing so calmly and politely, that is always appreciated! Now, what happened was that slm converted your answer to a comment. He didn't write a comment in your name, he ...
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What’s it like being a Unix & Linux moderator?

What do you love about the moderator job on Unix & Linux? I actually enjoy cleaning up. I have no idea why, and anyone who has ever lived with me would be very quick to tell you this isn't a ...
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Moderator deleted my answer -- too rashly?

Thanks for getting back to your answer to improve it. I'm sorry if my choice of words seemed too unfriendly, that was not my intention, but your initial answer more or less only said "check out ...
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What’s it like being a Unix & Linux moderator?

What do you love about the moderator job on Unix & Linux? I find it quite enjoyable being a moderator. The other 2 mods are fantastic people and I only wish I could know them in the real world ...
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What’s it like being a Unix & Linux moderator?

What do you love about the moderator job on Unix & Linux? For me it's mostly about being able to fix things. Most reputation-based privileges on Stack Exchange are about unlocking the ability to ...
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Are new users subjected to prejudicial or intensified scrutiny by reviewers?

First of all, thank you for coming here to Meta with a polite, calm question as you have done. I know how confusing the rules can be to new users, and it is always appreciated when people ask instead ...
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Is it okay to post, here on meta, a simple Thank You to our moderators?

Since this is a Q&A site, this calls for an answer, and since I’m not a moderator I don’t have the same qualms as terdon! I think this is OK, and in fact fits quite well under Meta is for Unix &...
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Are new users subjected to prejudicial or intensified scrutiny by reviewers?

terdon has already addressed most of your points, but your question includes some issues that I think only I can address. First, I’m not a moderator, and even though I have a lot of fake Internet ...
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Is it okay to post, here on meta, a simple Thank You to our moderators?

From a general standpoint, I believe that whatever topic supported by the community has full rights to stand where it stands. For the sole sake of niggling, I might suggest that it could eventually ...
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General moderators' strike

This strike effort seems to have come to an end: Moderation strike: Conclusion and the way forward, which points out: However, each individual will have to decide for themselves if the result is ...
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