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Is there a way we can allow community members to explain why they think a post is spam?

Is there anything we can do so community members can add more details as to why they are flagging a specific post as spam? They can/should be using custom moderator flags if it's not obvious the post ...
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3 votes

Even with bounty, I do not get much attention

That's true, we need more visitors, and especially more people who can answer questions. When I see recommendation questions getting closed on StackOverflow, I always encourage askers to ask at SR. ...
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3 votes

Would single-vote closure be helpful here?

This would be very welcome here! There are always a hundred questions in review, and the volume of incoming off-topic questions is such that our community is not able to reduce the backlog despite ...
Nicolas Raoul's user avatar
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2 votes

Reputation needed to post a comment is too high

TL;DR: let's decrease it to 25. And I encourage especially the high-rep users (like and including me) to vote more on new user's questions. References This issue has been discussed on the Main Meta ...
Thomas Weller's user avatar
2 votes
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Should we link to the quality guideline from the how-to-ask section?

If that were possible (reading the comments), then Yes. This, however, may be not possible as looking at some of the other StackExchange sites, each Help Center is exactly the same. This may be ...
Tom's user avatar
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2 votes
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Merge [tag:speech-synthesis] with [tag:text-to-speech]

They seem similar enough to me too. Any objections out there? Let's give it a couple weeks, and if no one objects, let's make it happen. Update: No objections from anyone, so I made this happen. ...
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Is there a way we can allow community members to explain why they think a post is spam?

Yeah, flagging on the *Recs.SE sites is harder in general because some of the usual spam indicators don't hold up.The largest problem with red flags is that, due to their inherent penalty, they tend ...
Machavity's user avatar
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2 votes
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markup - ticks & crosses

Can everyone see these Unicode symbols properly? ✅ : Yes ❌ : No Here is how they look on Ubuntu 2018.04: Benefits: Visually appealing Faster to read Easier to compare Help make sure that answers ...
Nicolas Raoul's user avatar
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1 vote
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Could would add an electronjs tag?

I created the electron tag. Out of the 5 questions you linked to, 2 were links to answers that use electron. I did not apply the tag to them, since tags are for questions (you would not see a ...
Nicolas Raoul's user avatar
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1 vote

Can we get a close reason saying "Not enough information"?

Unfortunately it seems that we can not create top-level close reasons, they have to be within "off-topic". This results in this notice being shown to all readers: PROBLEM: The question is not off-...
Nicolas Raoul's user avatar
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1 vote

How to escalate or request another moderator's review on a deleted answer?

Summing up from the comments, adn adding some details: We moderators ar "common people" like you – so we also sometimes make mistakes. Also, from time to time we might disagree on how to handle a ...
Izzy's user avatar
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1 vote

markup - ticks & crosses

I think allowing emojis (:white_check_mark:) like Github is not a problem. Some solutions: StackEdit addon (browsers only) Emoji to AHK script (Windows only) AutoHotKey or PhraseExpress for ...
Ooker's user avatar
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1 vote

Should Software Recs itself be more like meta?

I think a more viable approach would be to increase visibility of our questions on relevant Stack Exchange communities. For example, when browsing the [xmpp] tag on Super User, display our questions ...
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