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For questions primarily about issues related to bias (by either moderators or users). This includes cases of both real and perceived bias or conflicts of interest.

For questions primarily about issues related to bias (by either moderators or users). This includes cases of both real and perceived bias or conflicts of interest.

Bias can arise in several ways, including:

  • Moderators using their position to give preferential treatment to posts they like, independent of the objective merits (e.g. by selective deletions, edits, or placement).
  • Users or moderators targeting specific users for special treatment for reasons unrelated to site content (for example, because of a grudge from a past conflict).
  • Behaviors (from anybody) that favor an "in-crowd" or seek to exclude classes of people/content that would otherwise be welcome.