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How to stop a behaviour that certainly is negative but technically does not break the rules?

On a Q&A site a user occasionally breaks the rules a bit here and there, but not so that their posts get flagged. For example, they post comments like "It would be so great if moderators were ...

user-behavior moderators  
asked by Nicolas Chabanovsky 15 votes
answered by Raffzahn 7 votes

How to deal with a stubborn person who thinks they are perfect?

As the title already mentions I have a problem with a so-called "perfect" person. I'm part of a studying community in which every age is allowed. So we are a really mixed community, we have older and ...

problem-users new-members physical-communities  
asked by Zerotime 29 votes
answered by Sky 31 votes

One person's "offensive" is another person's "meh" (or "huh?") -- how do I mediate that?

My community has a world-wide user base, so there is quite a range of perspectives in play. Sometimes when one of them flags something as offensive I look at the content in question and I don't see ...

offensive-content  
asked by Monica Cellio 30 votes
answered by Codeswitcher 15 votes

How can an online community measure its growth and development?

Is there a more effective way to measure how a community is growing and developing than just with simple metrics like: Total membership Number of new members per week or month Number and percentage ...

site-growth site-administration kpis  
asked by Greg Chase 7 votes
answered by Greg Chase 8 votes

Are there benefits to allowing anonymous users in an online community?

I recently came across the concept of a "Burner" account on Kinja which allows for absolute anonymity for its users: Signing up using our Burner account option is the best way to join the ...

user-behavior  
asked by benjaminjosephw 14 votes
answered by Artelius 15 votes

Best way to improve communication among residents of a homeowners association?

I'm interested in setting up an online forum or place of written discussion in order to improve communication within the homeowners association of which I am a member. I'm particularly interested in ...

small-communities communication  
asked by PentiumPro200 9 votes
answered by Greg Chase 5 votes

What's A Good Member to Moderator Ratio

I'm having a private Minecraft server that I just started a few days ago. I'm needing to see what a good moderator to member ratio should be. If there are too little moderators and too many members, ...

moderators small-communities  
asked by Anthony Pham 9 votes
answered by Andy 12 votes
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