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Hypothetical questions rule clarification

Regarding the recent CoC changes on SE meta, I came across a post that argues gender has no place on SE - and I largely agree, yet this site is a little different because everything IS personal, and ...
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Why was this video considered inappropriate for an answer? [closed]

https://interpersonal.stackexchange.com/posts/23095/revisions This answer was deleted, and a mod left the following comment: Hi there. Your post got flagged and automatically deleted because of ...
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A taste of moderation

Everyone knows by now what is going on on the SE network. Topics and discussions are all over the place. Opinions vary. Pros and cons. Let me be clear from the beginning: This is not intended at ...
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Is it alright to delete a answer and post a different one?

I just realized I answered a question wrong, because I totally misread what the OP said and also I interpreted wrong one of the other answers. So my current answer it is actually totally wrong. So I ...
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Let's team up, work together, moderate together!

As some (many?) of you have read it, there's a lot going on about SE network, staff, users, and moderators. Let me be really clear on this one: I'm not pointing fingers or taking any side. This is NOT ...
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Why are questions that involve langauge being shut down?

I recently had a question regarding language shut down as it was off topic. How is it that language isn't part of inter-personal skills? Or is it more likely that the admin feared the response of an ...
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2nd party supplying backup in an answer?

I recently edited another person's answer https://interpersonal.stackexchange.com/a/22996/21067 to supply backup. There had been a comment that the answer required backup, and that answer brought to ...
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Improving “Other” Flag text for uniformity in close vote comments

For questions like this (not calling out, it's just recent and an apt example) . . How can I read faster? . . and comments like these . . I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because ...
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Could we take measures to alleviate some of the exasperation from deleted comments? Should we?

I was reading the answers and comments in this question and I realised that maybe if in IPS the comment deletion was a tad different people would feel less bad about it. I have been using SE sites ...
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Chat room title [closed]

Friends(?), The main chat room for this site might be more appropriately named "The Awkward Outburst." I know it won't be renamed but please consider what i'm trying to type. Signed -- tied for the ...
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Provocative Words, Specificity, and IPS.SE

It's a very minor case which prompted my writing this question, but it's one that is likely to come up in the future. I'm sure it's come up in the past as well, but I didn't see any existing threads ...
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Why were my two comments censored?

I wrote a comment about this question: How to ask a man to not take up more than one seat on public transport while avoiding conflict? I was basically reminding OP that not only men take extra space ...
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Does IPS moderate comments differently from the rest of the Network?

I often see people saying things like No other site that I'm a member of is this picky. Why was my relevant comment deleted? and This management over comments is a very different ...
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Inherently Impossible Questions

It isn't the only question we've seen that has this particular dynamic, but this recent question has some features that I think are problematic for IPS and the standards that have been developed for ...
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Can we use useful info from a user's previous questions to answer their newest one?

Recently I've found myself willing to answer a question from users who previously posted a significant number of questions before, using info from their previous questions that I think are relevant to ...
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How should we respond to questions when someone involved, but not OP, needs professional help?

There's a similar question here on meta that asks how to respond to questions where OP needs professional help. Then someone wrote an answer to a question on the main site stating that the one of the ...
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How can I add backup for an “obvious” answer?

Here is a question about etiquette, and it has this answer How about simply asking them? If you're unsure if your behaviour will bother someone, a small question such as: Do you mind if ...
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Referring Askers to other SE sites?

Are there any rules on referring Askers to other SE sites where their question might be equally or more appropriate? I've done so in comments several times. Sometimes the comment stays, other times ...
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What are the important information that a question tags should contain?

It's often a bit difficult to know what tag to use in a question, especially on a site like IPS. So, what are the important information, in questions related to interpersonal interaction, that should ...
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Retagging old meta questions with [back-up]

The "backup," "back-up," or "back it up" policy has become a staple of our site. In addition, we've seen a lot of questions concerning it on our meta. That being said, there's no easy way to see ...
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Clarification on Subjective Answer Backup Requirements

We've now been formally enforcing "backup" for almost a year and a half (and discussing it for at least 2yrs). We've had some well written and well thought out answers on what's expected. However, one ...
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Is this answer valid?

Upon review of this answer on "How to tell a friend I don't want his help with miniature painting", this answer got flagged for lacking citations of personal experience on similar matters: https://...
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Ok, someone really needs to fully explain this one

Deleted despite: 39 upvotes. The only Answer replied to by OP: "Thank you. I agree with your comment about the internal negotiation" The Answer was tracking very, very well. Pretty good evidence it ...
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Why was my relevant comment deleted?

How can I communicate my issues with a potential date's pushy behavior? It was not rude or abusive, and about how men need unambiguous signals from women.
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How can this Answer be improved?

No reason was given for the deletion. How can it be improved? There is a clear skill recommendation that I learned from being in this situation which I do make very clear. https://interpersonal....
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What to do about incomplete questions hitting HNQ?

Upon review of Coworker mumbles to herself when working, how to ask her to stop? This question was pinned as a potential duplicate of How can I ask someone in a quiet library to stop clearing their ...
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How to fix? — How do I tactfully stop family, who runs a competitor store, from spying on our business? —

I'm so so sorry for badly writing How do I tactfully stop family, who runs a competitor store, from spying on our business?! Please don't suspend me! How can I rewrite my question to make it on-topic?...
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Tags roommates vs flatmates vs housemates

We have currently three tags that are basically all describing the same thing : roommates, flatmates and housemates. At the moment, flatmates has 2 votes to be a synonym of roommates and housemates ...
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Almost 2 year old question gets resurrected by comments

The most polite way to stress I do not wish to eat something? I just saw a pile of comments added to old answers requesting for an update. I just find this to be a bit odd. Is this going to be done ...
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Where do we draw the line between 'what to do' and 'how to do' questions?

I have reviewed various questions that appear to be related and still find the issue unclear. I'm asking with specific reference to How to break off contact with someone without hurting their ...
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How to avoid answers being deleted without a comment?

Note that I'm not talking about spam or rude answers here. Recently, this answer was deleted without anyone leaving a comment explaining why. I'm partially at fault here since I voted to delete ...
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What do we need in a back up by personal experience?

We now require answers to be backed up by personal experience or external sources. I believe that a "TL;DR" of what we expect from a back up by experience would be interesting to have somewhere in the ...
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Comment explaining a downvote deleted

First of all, sorry if this is the wrong way or the wrong place to ask this question, but I'd really like to know the reason for this action, and I thought this was the best way to get it. I posted ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election Results

Interpersonal Skills's first pro tempore moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank ...
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Clarification on deleted comment

On this question: How to tell/ask my brother to provide his own food? I added a Comment similar to: Do you think you're over thinking this a bit? "I'm not Mom and this isn't a restaurant, deal with ...
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Add history to citation expectations meta post

In the meta post What are the citation expectations of answers on IPS SE I noticed that the post was not as friendly as I would have liked in the perspective of new users, and I wanted to improve the ...
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My answer was downvoted and marked for deletion. What should I do?

Then, after answered to the moderator's comment, explaining that have updated my answer and (with some irony, I admit) telling her that her way had not been the one of someone welcoming another to a ...
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HNQ 1 month anniversary - How are we doing?

As of yesterday (June 20th), it's now been one month since we were brought back into the HNQ fold and we've had a couple questions make it on the list since then. The numbers make it clear that these ...
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Question was protected while I was composing an answer

There's one answer that got some downvotes, but no spam or egregious answers. You may want to reconsider your policy of protecting every question that hits HNQ. It's discouraging to put effort into ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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2019 Pro Tempore Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

The purpose of this thread was to collect the candidates' answers to 2019 Community Moderator Election questionnaire. The elections are now over, you may find the outcome here. In connection with our ...
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2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection [closed]

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Interpersonal.SE is scheduled for our first election! It will take ...
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“How to tell your grandparent to not come to fetch you with their car?” is on topic?

I read at https://interpersonal.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic - Other types of questions that are off topic include questions that: ask us to rewrite text or otherwise tell you what to say. ...
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Writing a featured sum-up post to help new users understand the site quickly

Well, most of you already know this, we're back on HNQ. Yay! I'm not good in writing SQL queries so I'm unfortunately not able to provide stats to support my claim but since we returned, I observed a ...
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How to moderate answers that were given to an OP having been off-topic in its initial form?

Being a bit worried about How to reply to someone who gets defensive when you ask them to do something? getting too much attention before OP is gonna clarify his question, I was wondering: Assuming ...
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Server error when attempting to access “All actions” subtab of my meta profile

I'm trying to access the "All actions" subtab of my user profile on this site (Interpersonal Skills Meta), but when I try to do so, I get a server error: https://interpersonal.meta.stackexchange.com/...
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What should we do about the example “unicorn” question in the tour page?

In the site tour page, there is an "example" question shown for the purposes of showcasing the Q&A model. On sites that haven't configured it or have no "eligible" questions to show there, it ...
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Tour page still shows generic “unicorns eating daisies” question despite supposedly being changed by a moderator

The site tour page shows an example question for the purposes of showing how the Q&A model works. On most sites that haven't configured it, it shows a generic "unicorns eating daisies" question. ...
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Should we have a canonical meta post that better summarizes our “subjective” guidelines and points to alternative resources?

On this site, we get a lot of users who ask questions that are considered too subjective under our model (i.e. closed as "primarily opinion-based" or off-topic with the "what should I do" sub-reason, ...
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Can this post be reopened

I have a question about my Interpersonal Skills Stack Exchange post: Why people are often mad at me with I having no idea why they're mad? I did additional edits. I know some people will be mad ...

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