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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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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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2021: 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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Issue with an abbreviation RDT that affects close reasons for questions

First, this is about providing accurate close reasons for questions, that are most likely off-topic anyways. If you don't think it is relevant, you can ignore the rest of the text. First thing some ...
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Network Engineering is not a welcoming place

This may seem like a click bait title but it's actually not. We all know that Ron is the most actively guy here on this community, but that ended up locking the place as one moderator with an strict ...
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What SE community to ask non-professional Networking Engineering questions?

I have a question about my Network Engineering Stack Exchange post: Why doesn't SSH from ethernet connected device to wireless device work on local network TLDR; I'm fine with having my question ...
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2020: 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 past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Question immediately rejected on networkengineering.stackexchange.com for content irrelevant to the question

I don't spend much time on meta. So please give me a chance. I've been referred here by a mod. I took time to write up a detailed question, for a very specific network related question on auth ...
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2019: 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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IPSec is layer 4 or above?

I migrated this question from cryptography - as the acceptance or rejection of packages has usually little to do with cryptography. Now I can imagine that it gets closed here, but the reason given is ...
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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, in ...
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please reopen question about network packet analysis

Link to question tcpdump to see the first packet Hi Moderators -- This seems like a good question to me, how to find certain kinds of packets with packet tools such as tcpdump, tshark etc. Most ...
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Off-topic confusion

This is regarding my question here, and the subsequent back-and-forth I had with moderator @RonMaupin: "Dumb" conference-phone device? Before posting this question on NE, I was unsure where ...
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I have a question about *engineering* the *network* device. Where can I ask the question if not in here?

I have a question about my Network Engineering Stack Exchange post: How to build a network tap device? Guy named RonMaupin apparenty had a bad day today, and is trying to close my question (it is "on-...
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Why was this link-only flag declined?

Someone recently posted a link-only answer to this SNMP Memory measurement question: The Stack Exchange Community Mods seem to believe that this is not an answer. However, my flag was declined: I ...
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Congratulations! You're about to graduate... with a twist

I wanted to pass on the announcement that this site has been cleared for graduation… congratulations! Graduation comes with it some perks — a listing in the footer of the other sites, ...
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Moderators Pro Tempore - now served late!

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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