20 votes

Moderators' policy on bullying

Putting a question on hold is not bullying. It is a request from the closers to the question asker to improve the question. If you feel you are being bullied then this is a very important matter. You ...
15 votes

What should one do when one is being trolled?

Of your 67 answers (plus the others now removed), three have been edited by others: Word for "term for inhabitant of" — removed "Go and Google it" and added a real reference instead ...
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15 votes

Moderators' policy on bullying

Closing a question is not bullying. Where did you get that idea from? I have often voted to close questions, which deserved to be closed. What am I then? A bully? I find your glib accusations highly ...
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11 votes
Accepted

Moderators’ policy on hectoring

Hectoring is A Bad Thing. Individual users should avoid responding to hectoring at all. Hectoring requires moderatorial (what a great word) intervention when it damages the site. Now that's out of ...
11 votes

Moderators’ policy on hectoring

All three of the linked examples are from the same user, so as with the recent kerfuffle over mods reopening their own questions, it's almost impossible to address the issue without referring to the ...
4 votes

What should one do when one is being trolled?

I'll try to answer each of your points. It's just my opinion of course. Sometimes, power gets to people's heads. I'm someone who criticises people's posts. Those I criticise might think it's a ...
4 votes

Answer wrongfully deleted by brigade of trolls?

As a long time user here, I don't see anything egregious in your answer to warrant voting to delete. It does not seem opinionated, but then I agree with most of what is said. But sociolinguistic ...
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3 votes

Answer wrongfully deleted by brigade of trolls?

Your answer seems like a legit post, it attempts to answer the question (no is a viable answer to single word requests), you provide a solid argument (it isn't merely a comment) and it isn't covered ...
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