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Officially stepping down as moderator

Well, I for one would like to say Thank You! You did an excellent job by us, and we are grateful. All the best!
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In which a doppelgreener becomes somewhat less shiny

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A thank-you to you all

Thanks for all your hard work! I've always appreciated your presence and the good work of you and all the other diamond mods of RPG.SE! You've definitely made the stack a better place, and RPG.SE's ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Congratulations to both of you! I'm looking forward to being co-mods with you (for longer than the week we were last time Nits :p). And welcome (back) to the world of weird, wonderful (and ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Our mod team is turning into quite the menagerie of creatures. (and one humanoid, linksassin) Congrats nitsua60 and Oblivious Sage! I have no doubt you will both do a fine job.
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Officially stepping down as moderator

Thanks for being a great co-mod! I'm sorry to see you step down as a moderator, but it's totally understandable – it can be a stressful role, and life must come first. You did a great job as moderator;...
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A thank-you to you all

Thankyou for everything you've done! I may not have been around for as long as some others and didn't see you when you were most active, but I firmly believe I have felt your influence on the site. ...
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Thank you, mxyzplk: appreciation thread for long time mod

Copied over from the other thread: Thanks, mxyzplk, for serving as a mod! I may never have remembered how to spell your username without looking it up, but I did appreciate the hard work put into the ...
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Let's do that thing where we use our words

I volunteer to mediate this process. I am putting this in an answer as neither Smurfton nor I are sure how to volunteer, per our comment under the question. I will guess that up votes and down votes ...
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A thank-you to you all

Thank you for the greatest of gifts to give: your time We each have a certain amount of time to spend each waking day on all of the things that life puts in front of us. For the last four years, you ...
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Thank you, mxyzplk: appreciation thread for long time mod

Thanks y’all! Sorry, I had planned a bit more overlap with the new mods and then to do an announcement, but looks like I’m sans diamond already. I’ve been a mod on RPG.SE for more than 8 years, and ...
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A thank-you to you all

Thanks, things won't be the same without the prime die The moderation of this site is outstanding and one of the main reasons I choose to participate here. In the short time I've been active on this ...
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A thank-you to you all

You've been a great contributor to the site and a great fellow mod. It's been an honor to work alongside you. Thanks for all the work you've put in, and enjoy your future on and off the site!
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The Mystery Behind mxyzplk's Misshapen and Non-Thematic Avatar

That's a picture of Venger, the force of evil and villain of the Dungeons & Dragons cartoon show from the mid-80s. He was voiced by Peter Cullen, a.k.a. Optimus Prime and Eeyore the donkey. Venger ...
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I actually wanted five moderators

We've read your concerns and we've been discussing how to respond internally. TL;DR: Yeah, the situation was messy, but it was messier than that. We're sorry you weren't fully informed; we didn't see ...
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Moderator edits of user posts

Edits happen frequently at RPG.SE without the necessity of asking permission or notifying the author. These edits should happen if clarity can be improved. In fact, the edit you're citing wasn't by a ...
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Who moderates the moderators?

Stack Exchange sites are moderated by the entire community of users, who unlock moderation privileges through contributions to the site. Some users also get elected by the community to become diamond ...
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to every thing there is a season

So long, and thanks for all the fish! I'll miss your mentorship! I would not have totally known what I was doing as a mod without being able to look up to you and doppelgreener and learning from your ...
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In which a doppelgreener becomes somewhat less shiny

Extremely glad that you stepped up, and devastated that you're stepping down I was genuinely pleased—excited, even—when you were elected moderator. Now I'm deeply saddened that your moderation ...
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Should we think about elections?

An election is coming The moderation team had already (prior to this Meta at least) discussed this with the CM team and determined that the team would like an election. I believe an official ...
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Officially stepping down as moderator

I felt a great disturbance in the Force... You have been with us for years. You have been a cornercube we could rely on. And you have been here for all of us. For that I want to wish you So Long, ...
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A thank-you to you all

As a steady user on the site the last few years, I just want to say that I really appreciate everything you've done for and contributed to this site. Even though you may not have been visibly super ...
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SevenSidedDie - problem with your moderation!

No inappropriate moderation activity was conducted on you. I'm sorry that your first experience on the site was confusing. You seem to have run up against several different issues, which have ...
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SevenSidedDie - problem with your moderation!

Just to add some information to help you understand what's going on. RPG.SE and the whole Stack Exchange network are a Question and Answer site. We have a decent amount of rules and processes in ...
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to every thing there is a season

Thankyou Sometimes we need lots of words to express an idea, sometimes we only need one. Thankyou. For everything you've done for the site, for me and for sheepkind everywhere. I can attest that you ...
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Does a week for Election nominations seem too short to anyone else?

Yes, one week is stunningly short. I'd like to see the nomination period extended to 2+ weeks, and that includes in this present election we are having now. For many users the beginning of the ...
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SevenSidedDie - problem with your moderation!

We have a help centre topic on what to do when we disagree with a question being put on hold: What if I disagree with the closure of a question? How can I reopen it? Basically, the advice it gives ...
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In which a doppelgreener becomes somewhat less shiny

You will have no doppelgänger I only actively participated in this site after you, to use your own words, "burned out", and yet I've still seen you tackle numerous difficult situations with tact and ...
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to every thing there is a season

Wool miss you! You (and doppelgreener of course) made me feel instantly at home as a moderator and never shied away from helping and mentoring me and helping to pass on you considerable experience. ...
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In which a doppelgreener becomes somewhat less shiny

I can say without equivocation that there is not, and has never been, anyone on this site I more wanted to see with a diamond. You have long been one of the coolest and calmest heads here, and in my ...
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