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Why require at least 6 characters when improving answer?

I saw an answer to a question on this site, which I found difficult to read, due to the author not having split the text in to proper sections. So I simply added the paragraphs, where it made sense. ...
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New moderators, please be more reserved with your close hammer

As both of the new moderators indicated in their election Q&A, voting to close questions is the responsibility of the community, provided community members with sufficient reputation are actively ...
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Why was my answer deleted?

I have a question about my Biology Stack Exchange post: What's the current conclusion about humans being omnivores vs herbivores? Why was my answer deleted by the moderator ''Chris''? it didn't ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Biology.SE's place now Bioinformatics.SE is in beta

Now Bioinformatics.SE has made it to beta, I'm wondering if the community/mods think that the remit of Bio.SE should change? (lets assume for the sake of argument, that Bioinformatics will persist ...
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Why was my reasonable comment deleted?

In the Gerardo Furtado answer to Why does it hurt the next day after doing significant exercise?, I had a comment asking about whether the mechanism described had sound scientific basis. This comment ...
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Is there a list of generic help comments?

Is there a list of generic comments available to users with higher rep to use in instances of reviewing and general site moderation? I've seen some users re-use the same moderation comments (e.g., ...
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What is the consensus on Questions that result in Primarily Opinion-Based Answers?

Today we had a question that unleashed a torrent of opinion-based answers. If evolution is not about increased complexity, why does so much complexity evolve? While a few of them were factually ...
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How do i fully delete my Biology Stack-exchange account?

I want to delete my account, is that possible?
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What is a “post notice” or “notice on answer”?

A message appeared in my Inbox informing me that . . . a notice had been attached to one of my accepted answers. The notice seems to me a comment from a moderator, but as far as I can tell the author ...
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May be time for a flag to Cognitive Sciences SE

I have been seeing a number of questions come up that are more neuroscience related and are likely more appropriate for Cognitive Sciences SE. I realize that this has come up before in this Biology ...
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What will happen to our pro term moderators after the upcoming election?

Will the pro term (beta) ♦ moderators stay on as full moderators after the election? If not, are they permitted to run again?
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Is there any moderator guideline?

Helly Everyone! I'm quite new to this site and StackExchange in general. I try to actively participate in the moderator activity of the site to make it better. I try to keep my votes, editing etc. ...