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Undelete this question

It has been the procedure of this SE to not delete questions but to leave them exist but on hold as to not have repetitive questions. No it has not been, nor is it. Questions being put on hold (for ...
Caleb's user avatar
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Always be ready to give a reason for your hope (with citations)

We need to close more questions via community moderation ... ... and find out who will willingly and positively engage with the community here to get the questions in to stackable shape, and answers ...
KorvinStarmast's user avatar
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Always be ready to give a reason for your hope (with citations)

I can see the difficulty in trying to deal with answer posts that have been flagged, given the lack of moderators who actively monitor what’s going on. However, would it be helpful if participators ...
Lesley's user avatar
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Undelete this question

For better or worse, one of the main ways this site gets traffic is through old, off-topic questions appearing in search engine results. This is great because more people are exposed to the site. At ...
Nathaniel is protesting's user avatar
3 votes

Objective criteria for mod Locking and Deletion

I understand the appeal of a historical lock, but I'm not sure that it's a good solution in most cases. To ensure we're on the same page, here's the functional definition of historical locks, as I ...
Nathaniel is protesting's user avatar
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Objective criteria for mod Locking and Deletion

I'll acknowledge up front that I don't know the full background or current conventions to historical locks, but this is my intuitive sense of how they should be used. I see historical locks as a ...
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Objective criteria for mod Locking and Deletion

I'm going to keep my suggestion very short and sweet: The verbiage of the historical lock is a guide as to where to use it. Particularly, it is useful on very old posts that have 10+ (give or take) ...
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