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Why Sectarianism is Ruining Your Site

This morning I spent a solid two hours clearing out a whole mess of flags, comments, and suspending users for inflammatory and nonconstructive remarks. Four days after ashes999 posted his plea for ...
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Read this before declaring “it's not fair”

0. What is this post? We get occasional meta posts where a user basically decides "it's not fair" for some reason or another. The content here should be considered basic background knowledge before ...
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Moderation when we go public

In order to avoid re-inventing the wheel, I'm compiling a list of threads from meta.christianity.SE on dealing with trolls, un-Islamic answers, etc. How to handle comment trolls Should be be ...
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Islam—Stack Exchange is not for debates or apologetics

If you've watched this meta site for, well, pretty much since the beginning, you've noticed constant discussion about how Sunni and Shia Muslims can get along. My colegue, Robert Cartaino, encouraged ...
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How can we discourage users from using the site to preach Truth

Even (almost) three years since the site opened, answers on the main page are still far more heavily "Truthy" than neutral/academic: Many posts are written with a bias that "Islam" has exactly one "...
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Dealing with users who use questions to express their criticism of Islam/Muslims

This is about users who use the site to post and express their or other people's (typically negative) views and opinions about Islam/Muslims. For example, several of BROY's posts have a clearly non-...
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Why does this SE site issue out more downvotes without comments than other ones?

Islam is the religion of truth (which makes the topic easy to discuss), but persecution punishing people for asking in the form of anonymous down voting is rampart. I think people are sensitive about ...
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Take pride in your community, and work to build a site you can be proud of

I wish I didn't have to write this. But this site is in trouble. Nearly two years ago, one of my co-workers at the time wrote Why Sectarianism is Ruining Your Site, warning y'all about the dangers ...
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only long discussions are not welcomed in comments or any kind even if short?

I saw some moderators deleted a some few comments about God and Islam which were not long discussions. I remember SE says only long discussions are not welcomed and can be moved to chat. and SE ...
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Why were my comments deleted from the answer?

My comments were deleted from this answer https://islam.stackexchange.com/a/11274/279 Basically I commented on the answer and wanted clarification. The answer acknowledge that but my comments and ...