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Irregularities with flag responses

I'm having trouble understanding why the response to my flag on this answer was : Text accompanying the flag: It's telling the op to physically assault someone, I have had accounts banned for way less....
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How are workplace problems different to HR problems?

From What topics can I ask about here? - Help Center - The Workplace Stack Exchange: The Workplace Stack Exchange is a Q&A site about the workplace and other career-related topics. With your help ...
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(Done) Req: Reopen "Possibly Inappropriate Question on Performance Review"

Possibly Inappropriate Question on Performance Review The question was closed for being opinion based, where the question was very clear. 4 Reopen votes as of this post.
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Synonym [on-topic-definition], [scope], [offtopic]

I think these tags should be made as synonyms: on-topic-definition, scope, offtopic See also on the MSE: What is the difference between the "scope" and the "on-topic" tags on most ...
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Is asking about the reasons why someone make a decision on-topic?

Here is my proposed question. Is it on-topic? What would be the reasons for people with non-tech background decide to learn programming? There are existing no-code/WYSIWYG solutions for most common ...
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The markdown syntax on the on-topic page is not properly formatted

The markdown syntax on the this page is not properly formatted: https://workplace.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic
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Do we want questions about doing your job?

I'm writing specifically about this question: Is implementing a "callback" system a viable solution to high call volumes? Traditionally this site has been for questions about general ...
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Why would a post about helping people expand their career for FREE in a "Workplace" community be deleted?

I've just joined today, and tried to post what could be determined as self-promotion but there is no other way to explain or show what I have built or why I'm asking the question at the bottom - which ...
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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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Let's tidy some of the management related tags

For example, we have micro-management and micromanaging, just two different ways to say the same thing management and managment, it's a typo. What shall we do?
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Are Opinion-Based Votes something we want?

I spend a fair amount of time lurking around here, and I have some opinions which aren't quite the norm, I will even admit they are a bit asocial, but does that grant the right for my opinion to be ...
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How to wish Stack Exchange a Merry Christmas?

I think the title says it all, from New Zealand- Merry Christmas all.
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Should I edit this question and how?

This question is downvoted, currently -4 ... Is it possible to work long hours in France? ... and I don't know why. SFAIK it was on-topic, and has useful answers. What's wrong with it -- is it the ...
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Got Rep bombed - sad face

It could be organic, but it looks like a good old fashioned rep bomb.
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As a user, how should I respond to suggested edits being used to “PM” me insults anonymously?

I started responding to a question that was attracting political commentary and grandstanding. I felt that the asker was being targeted with bad-faith answers and comments, which included extremely ...
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Why was this answer deleted?

I was reading this Is it normal for a junior programmer to be alone in a project?, and the last answer https://workplace.stackexchange.com/a/194532/271 was deleted by a moderator. There’s no comment, ...
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Can/Should people review flags of their own post?

I had flagged an answer as needing update due to missing several points after edits were made for clarification on the original post, and a phrase that said I looked ignorant (due to the lack of ...
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Is it common for controversial question to be removed from Hot Questions on network?

I just made a question that I knew it would end up being controversial due to the topics and my huge bias (which I cleaned up as best as I can), but I still want to reach as many people as possible to ...
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Are either AML or KYC process questions in scope for this site?

I work at a federally insured financial institution in the USA. Would questions on AML and /or KYC be in scope for this site? There are anomalous events I am seeing where I work and want to check if ...
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Should we have a generic "how to ask" question?

We often get questions saying "How do I ask my boss...?" or "How do I tell my boss...?" This question in my mind sums up exactly how they should be answered 90% of the time. Should ...
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What is a "profanity" in SE Workplace?

Context My answer: I would add the case where your coworker is insecure, megalomaniac or an asshole, doing a pissing contest (not sure if there is a professional wording for that) The edit: I would ...
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Blind is so much better that this site. But why?

Blind is so much better than this site. I'm sure some fans of this site will disagree but by any empirical measure Blind is just a better watercooler site. I am curious if anyone has any considered ...
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How can I delete my profile in The workplace meta?

Since I figured again that this is a hostile and unproductive place to be, I want to quit my account on "The workplace meta". That said: I cannot find an option to delete my account under ...
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Reopen request for Workplace reluctant to automate and improve practices Question

I edited this question into a better shape and I want to ask the Community what they think about reopening it: Workplace reluctant to automate and improve development practices; what are my options? ...
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How can it be that a moderator asks offensive questions and closes a valid question?

What is wrong with the discourse level here? Why is everyone trying to be a dick? Why are moderators asking offensive and antisocial questions and close valid questions, instead of being helpful and ...
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No need for drama

This is just my opinion and I mean no offence. AI is irrelevant in my locale so I neither know nor care much about it. But the real solution seems so simple to me. No need for dramas and strikes and ...
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The "My co-worker is ChatGPT" post is fantasy, and should be closed

The "question" My new coworker is actually ChatGPT is clearly a piece of fiction and should be closed. We shouldn't encourage this sort of fantasy writing.
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Prompt for more context on new questions?

Our guidance on asking a good question is quite generic. The context needed in Workplace SE is often different to other sites, though, and I would argue we should prompt for it, both on this page, and ...
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(Done) Question about at-will firing should not have been closed

Are employers allowed to fire at will yet employees are bound by long notice periods? This question should not have been closed. It is not related to company-specific regulations, agreements, or ...
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(Done) Reopen "Is there any feasible way to avoid outing myself as transgender to prospective employers?"

Recently, my question "Is there any feasible way to avoid outing myself as transgender to prospective employers?" was closed as needing more focus, with the close notice telling me to ...
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What is our stance regarding AI-generated answers?

It seems as if one user has been posting a bunch of answers generated by ChatGPT today, and I was wondering what Workplace.se's stance regarding AI-generated content is. Stack Overflow has temporarily ...
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Completely different question marked as duplicate

I asked a question about social skills. This question cites my previous question for reference purposes. But it's completely different from my previous because the nature of the question is completely ...
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Mark and Close?

When going through the close/re-open/first questions queue(s) - there are often times when I see a Question that has the potential to be a good question, but needs a little extra detail that only the ...
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2022: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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(Done) Question about resigning and being ignored should be reopened

I announced my resignation . . . and was completely ignored. What to do? should be reopened. There's absolutely no valid reason for it getting Closed.
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Can we disable the Community Bot bumping questions?

I don't know why the Community Bot is bumping questions to the top. A moderator here has told me that once the OP has an answer they accept, questions may as well be closed. This suggests to me that ...
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(Done) Reopen 'Can an employer deduct "scam losses" from wages?'

Can the following question be reopened: Can an employer deduct "scam losses" from wages?? I do not see anything employer-specific in this question, and the question has been updated to ...
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Who or what is deleting questions?

This isn’t something I’m that bothered about, but there’s been a couple of times I’ve responded to a question recently only to find it deleted (“page not found”) some time later. Have I just hit on ...
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How to flag inappropriate Edits

Whilst reviewing the Edits queue - I saw a suggested edit that added a crude personal insult to the post. There are edits which I may reject because I disagree with the Edit being made, whereas this ...
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Public Service Announcement: Please don't answer in comments

Being the new guy on the block, I was kind of surprised by the amount of comments we delete. Not that any of them would be rude or inappropriate, but many of them are simply not "comments" ...
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2022 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #9 on The Workplace has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering ...
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Are we making enough effort to fix questions rather than close them?

The rate of closed questions seems much higher than when I last looked at Workplace. Should we be putting more effort into helping people write the question they should have asked, rather than just ...
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2022 Should we abandon this election?

I am beginning to form the opinion that we as a community need to consider postponing this election. The election before this, we had 6 candidates. In this election we've got 2 candidates, one of ...
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Moderator election questions for candidate WBT

Since we have a candidate that snuck in last minute and was able to post their application without any way to comment or ask for clarification, I am using this means to ask things I find odd: There ...
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Presenting The "Worst" Accepted Answers

A comment in an answer asks for the "worst" accepted answers... so here they are. Presented without comment. This data is from a query I've copied and modified: https://data.stackexchange....
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Opinion Questions on Workplace Stack Exchange

I have newly acquired the ability to vote on Close/Re-Open questions and whilst going through the queue, I noticed a pattern. Looking on here, I found this question: Here which talks about what ...
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PSA: Answers are not the place to live out your fantasy to stick it to "the man"

I'm looking at this question: Employer made me redundant, then retracted the notice after realising that I'm about to start on a new project I can see the top two answers suggesting leveraging the ...
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2022 Community Moderator Election

The 2022 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Asia and Europe tags. Why?

Inspired by the recent question Is it a good salary negotiation tactic to say, "Make me an offer and I will either accept it or walk away"? I think that the Europe and Asia tags should be ...
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2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. The Workplace Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next week,...
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