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How does stackoverflow prevent the tyranny of selfish moderators? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What are the rules around moderators closing questions outright? When is it acceptable for a moderator to make a unilateral decision to close a question? How does ...
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When is it acceptable for a moderator to make a unilateral decision to close a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the rules around moderators closing questions outright? I'm just looking for some guidelines and examples, with an explanation of why it would not be acceptable to ...
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How to reconcile guidelines, community opinion and moderation

First of all, I realize that this topic has already been discussed ad nauseam, so I apologize in advance if nothing fruitful comes of this. I strongly feel that there is a large disconnect between ...
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How do we define constructive questions?

Background Mark Trapp closed this question on the licensure of software engineers on Programmers for the reason of not being constructive. More recently, another question about replacing XML with ...
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Why was the question about “when” statements closed?

Why do decent questions get unilaterally closed by one admin? Here's only the most recent case: Is there such a thing as a "when" statement? I can understand the need for the pure junk/...
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leave constructiveness judgement to community? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When is it acceptable for a moderator to make a unilateral decision to close a question? I recently had the pleasure of reading the top 1500 questions/answers on programmers....
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Sidebar is FAQ'ed, lets update the FAQ tags

Yes! The sidebar has been FAQed! Our faq has 18 questions in it while faq-proposed has 40 more. What questions should move there for easier access for people unfamiliar with the workings of meta? ...
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Why was my question about being asked to do an unpaid job closed?

Being asked to do a job without being paid for it I asked this question because I've seen several ethical questions proposed on this site with fairly good responses. The question got closed because "...
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Please, engage on MSO discussions about migration process

It's important that we disallow SO to push trash to us. Engage on these questions on MSO: Programmers is about to go live, which questions should we migrate? Multiple duplicated question on SO are ...
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Why was this question migrated to PM?

I'm just curious as to if there have been changed in topicality recently, after I saw this question had been migrated from here to PM.SE: Should a group of three students working on a big programming ...
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Why was my question about migrating VB.NET developers closed?

I asked a question about VB.NET and C#, but a moderator closed it within a few minutes of it being asked without allowing the community to decide whether it should be worthy of the site. I want to ...