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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 ...
terdon's user avatar
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25 votes

Editing other people's posts to remove "thanks"

The most important thing for a new user asking a question is to get answers. When someone's first contact with the site is to ask a question, that's usually because they have a problem to solve, not ...
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21 votes

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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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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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 ...
Stephen Kitt's user avatar
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Editing other people's posts to remove "thanks"

I agree more with position 1. It is extremely surprising for a user, to learn that some readers consider "thanks" harmful enough, that they will edit purely to remove it. I saw a similar edit on a ...
sourcejedi's user avatar
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Will my previous votes increase the publicly displayed post score after I achieve 15 reputation?

No, you would have to cast the vote again after you reach 15 rep, since your vote wasn't actually a full/normal vote. See Once I reach 15 reputation, will my old votes be taken into account? for more. ...
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Editing other people's posts to remove "thanks"

Personally I feel that any edit is worth making. If it's just the removal of "Thanks" or the OP's name from the post this is fine. Putting questions into their best possible light is only a win, and ...
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Editing other people's posts to remove "thanks"

I think the answer also depends on whether the changes from the user doing the edit need to be reviewed by other users, or if they have enough reputation for the edits to go into effect immediately. ...
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