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just_curious
  • Member for 7 years, 10 months
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80 votes
4 answers
6k views

What should we do to reduce the risk of a Reddit-like crisis?

61 votes
8 answers
4k views

How to say "We miss you, please come back!" properly?

32 votes
3 answers
436 views

Attracting experts to a young site with little expert content

32 votes
4 answers
809 views

What should I do about a moderator who dislikes me and lets that affect how he manages the site?

25 votes
5 answers
201 views

How can I encourage and promote community moderation?

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24 votes
2 answers
321 views

How can I keep up with my growing community

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21 votes
8 answers
5k views

I made an official statement in good faith that turned out to be wrong; should I apologize?

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20 votes
3 answers
380 views

Do badges (gamification) produce positive results in a professional community?

20 votes
3 answers
270 views

My community has just had a major, divisive fight; how can I as a moderator move it forward?

18 votes
3 answers
812 views

What is the best way to recover from a massive dip in community involvement?

17 votes
2 answers
228 views

Community Leader is not productive and hurts site growth

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17 votes
2 answers
173 views

How do I advertise without spamming?

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16 votes
1 answer
126 views

What does a Community Manager do?

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16 votes
1 answer
429 views

How can I get people to join a site and not simply glance and pass it by?

15 votes
7 answers
384 views

Do I keep a troll around so that I can monitor them or ban them and let them spawn alternate accounts?

  • 496
15 votes
1 answer
4k views

How to politely tell someone to leave our group?

  • 253
15 votes
3 answers
163 views

How can I deal with people threatening to attack my site?

15 votes
2 answers
391 views

How can I encourage more participation in a community that has been active in the past but is going through a lull in activity?

  • 5,993
14 votes
4 answers
3k views

As a volunteer moderator I made a mistake that caused a significant loss to a user. Should I disqualify myself from applying for paid staff?

  • 509
14 votes
1 answer
396 views

Can't ban and the physical world has no "ignore" button; how do we deal with a disruptive member?

13 votes
1 answer
140 views

When is it acceptable to single out a user?

13 votes
3 answers
203 views

How to attract experts of the field to my community?

  • 869
13 votes
3 answers
200 views

Authoritative reference works on best practices in online community building

13 votes
2 answers
121 views

How to handle lack of policy consistency between moderators?

  • 233
13 votes
3 answers
81 views

Pros and cons of creating a second non-moderator account to gently steer users?

  • 1,052
12 votes
5 answers
111 views

How can a community raise funds to help offset costs, even if site is non commercial?

12 votes
5 answers
332 views

Moderator bans user in the course of an on-topic argument

  • 387
11 votes
1 answer
159 views

Mourning, online

11 votes
2 answers
176 views

Astro Turfing to help jump start a community

  • 375
10 votes
2 answers
207 views

What to do about rogue moderators whom the community trusts?

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