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How is asking for reasonable sources not a "request clarification or suggest improvements"?

The question was (as of now it is deleted) problematic for several reasons. One is that it was based on false claims, and ridiculous assumptions (that the country's whole population would run ...
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How is asking for reasonable sources not a "request clarification or suggest improvements"?

I suggest it is helpful to go back to the mission of this site. The mission is to build an archive/library of knowledge that will be useful to others, in the format of questions and answers. As the ...
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Why was my answer the the question about restricting leaving Israel deleted?

The answer was first posted when the question still read like this. The answer wasn't an answer to the question. It was merely pointing out a misconception in the question. So I converted it to a ...
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Repeated antisemitism on this site

A user who writes something like this, even if edited later, must be banned immediately (the length of the ban is up to the moderators and depends on the exact nature of the post, edit history, ...
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Repeated antisemitism on this site

The site represents a cross-section of the adult world population (sufficiently educated to use internet), so the prevalence of antisemitic and anti-Israeli attitudes is not surprizing. Thus, the ...
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Repeated antisemitism on this site

I just deleted the question. If you see an offensive question, answer or comment in the future, please flag them. See the help center article on flagging for more information. The formation of the ...
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Why was my answer to this question as to when anti-terrorist actions were justified been deleted?

It's a bad answer, with lots of personal opinion and irrelevant content (Mandela isn't an obvious match to a cross-border aggression from a sovereign state, the UN should not lightly forsake its role ...
Italian Philosophers 4 Monica's user avatar
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Voting to close question after answering it

Sorry about that. I should probably have picked one of the two. I didn't. While there are no hard and fast rules, my reason for doing so was emotional, uncalculated, and arguably wrong: disgust ...
Italian Philosophers 4 Monica's user avatar
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Voting to close question after answering it

It is going to depend on each question, it is very possible that the question can start out in an answerable but questionable state and later be edited in a way that indicates that it should be closed....
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Moderator Philipp needs to stop moderating anything to do with Israel/Palestine

I have noticed the same. I've just had a post deleted which I suspect is due to pro-Israel bias by moderator philipp.
Mozibur Ullah's user avatar
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Which comment flags should be used for what reasons? with the additional intent to minimize mod workload

In practice, it doesn't really matter if you choose "harassment, bigotry, or abuse" or "unfriendly or unkind" on a comment. They both show up to us moderators in the exact same way....
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