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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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Has site-wide quality drastically improved while our analytics are in freefall?

In our recent visual excerpt of a year in moderation, we see that community moderation actions have drastically declined. One explanation is that our site-wide quality improved drastically — ...
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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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Why do site analytics counts not tally?

I just got access to the "Site Analytics" privilege, that allows one to look at activity charts for the RPG SE site. The first chart shows the number of posts each day, here for example for ...
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Site traffic fell off the table the week of May 10, 2022. What happened?

I looked into the site analytics (25k+ rep only) just now and what I found was alarming. Daily page views averaged between 50k and 60k consistently all year until about May 10th, when it just tanked. ...
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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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How can I get to the SEDE (Stack Exchange Data Explorer) without having to search up a link?

I was going to go into the SEDE (Stack Exchange Data Explorer) to try and compose a query related to the discussion about unpinning accepted answers, when I realized I couldn't figure out a way to ...
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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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How has RPG.se used protection? (crunching the numbers on spam and protection)

Very soon we intend to start a discussion about how protection is used on this site going forward. To inform that discussion, I've tried to dig deep and find some data that could help guide this ...
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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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Is there available usage data for RPG SE?

I'm looking for data documenting visits per day, questions, answers and votes per day and any other related data that might be available. Both current and historical. It feels like usage has gone ...
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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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Which "dozen line graphs" can the mods see?

According to a post by mxyzplk, mods can see "a dozen line graphs", from which the high-rep users can only see 3 and others can see none. What are all those graphs (the 9 and the 3)? Why is this ...
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How can we effectively measure user retention?

I'd like to see an answer on the 2018 community survey about user retention, as it's clearly an important issue. Unfortunately, I'm unfamiliar with (or lack access to?) the various tools to put one ...
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Dungeons and Dragons is dominating the site in terms of page views

Yesterday, in a bit of boredom, I wandered upon SEDE and wrote this query (since corrected by doppelgreener) to see just how dominant is the Dungeons and Dragons scene on this site, using the metric ...
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What do moderators do here?

There's an election going on right now, and as a result there's rather a lot of discussion about the role that moderators play on this site. ...actually, that conversation has been going on for ...
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Statistics on RPG.se Questions Closed and Reopened in 2016

Shog9 has put together a bunch of statistics on question closing and reopening in 2016 for all the sites on MSE: 2016: a year in closing. I've pulled in the data for just RPG.se here, for the ...
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Beta stats review

As of today, our beta stats look like this: Since the last time I reviewed our stats, our percentage answered, users, answer ratio, and visits/day have held steady or improved. However, our questions ...
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