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Is writing "Hire me to do this job" a right comment?

I don't consider fishing for clients like that as an acceptable answer or comment. As the question asker, that is extremely rude, tongue in cheek or not. You are basically coming off as condescending. ...
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Does the StackExchange community certify the active and ranked people per month and quarter as a type of encouragement?

You are in much "nailing it" (the main challenge of SharePoint StackExchange) with your questions. Sadly there seems to be no easy fix. In short you ask two things (if interpret you correct): Why ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

I'm M.Qassas. I would like to share my humble thoughts by answering the below questions. How would you improve the voting rate on the site? Since the famous meta post Are SharePoint.SE users ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

I am Waqas Sarwar, I will try to answer the below questions. How would you improve the voting rate on the site? Since the famous meta post Are SharePoint.SE users lazy voters? was asked back in ...
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what's the future of SharePoint onprem, SharePoint adminstrator jobs

There are more features to administer in Office 365. SharePoint Online is just one of them. Your understanding of sites, web, metadata, content types, search, taxonomy will still be needed, if not ...
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Anybody have idea when will be moderate election

Moderator Election is not a scheduled task. It's only available when needed. Currently we have a good track record of moderation tasks and to my knowledge, there is no need for moderator election ...
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Comment on my question provided the answer

There is no functionality like that unfortunately, and it'd be a nice feature as well as being able to directly convert a not an answer flag into a question. I know this is something I am guilty of ...
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Why do incorrect answers getting “accepted”?

I think this is not about this site per se. But more of how different members uses it. If you have limited knowledge in an area, and ask a question here, all you want is an answer that is inline ...
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20K celebrations or do we want to cleanup those unanswered questions?

Great suggestion! I'm all in. First, one could upvote answers on questions that have answers with zero score (if they are good enough). Strangely, questions are tagged as "unanswered" even if they ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

I'm Arsalan Adam Khatri, here are the answers to given questions: How would you improve the voting rate on the site? Since the famous meta post Are SharePoint.SE users lazy voters? was asked ...
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Do dinosaur developers ever loose points on SharePoint.StackOverflow?

This is a partly a factor of how Stack Exchange works. If you have a large body of quality work it will continue to earn points for a long time after it is posted. Wictor will continue to gain points ...
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Do dinosaur developers ever loose points on SharePoint.StackOverflow?

I’m currently stationed as a subcontractor in a larger county within health care. They have almost all the version of SharePoint (2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013) still in use. The older ones are often old ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

Here are my answers: How would you improve the voting rate on the site? Since the famous meta post Are SharePoint.SE users lazy voters? was asked back in 2013 I have a feeling the community ...
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How to view own Candidate Score for Moderator Election Nomination

The Candidate Score can range from 0 to 40, and is calculated as follows: 1 point for each 1000 reputation up to 20,000 reputation for a maximum of 20 points. 1 point each for Moderation ...
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The SharePoint election has been restarted - please nominate yourselves!

My vote would be to restart the election. There is at least one extremely promising candidate that was unable to nominate due to missing the nomination period. Normally, I'd say that's unfortunate, ...
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The SharePoint election has been restarted - please nominate yourselves!

Thank you very much Slate for starting this discussion. I am voting for restarting the SharePoint election because it seems there are multiple experienced users on this site who are already moderating ...
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Why do incorrect answers getting “accepted”?

I agree very much with Robert. As of my experience, I sometimes even got downvoted for perfectly correct (from my perspective) answers. Which is a pity, because usually I spend a lot of time, up to ...
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Stepping down as moderator

Don’t Panic! You have made an incredible effort over the three years here Kit, and you are a guiding light to those hanging in here. If I browse through Meta, you have answered a quarter of every ...
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Should [branding] and [sharepoint-branding] be merged?

Yes, there is no real difference here. I've merged the terms. Thanks for bringing it up. There is a way to propose a merge. If you click on Tags, then click on the specific tag, there should be an ...
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Are SharePoint.SE users lazy voters?

Yes: Sharepoint is the Stack Exchange site where people vote the least. You can see the numbers from this Data Explorer query (warning: it's somewhat expensive, because each site is stored in its own ...
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Do dinosaur developers ever loose points on SharePoint.StackOverflow?

I believe there is nothing to fix here :) First of all it doesn't matter if SharePoint 2010 or 2007 is "dinosaur" technology - people are still looking for help on these topics. Secondly, why would ...
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Tag for standard use of SharePoint

There is an ootb tag (out of the box), https://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/tags/ootb/info.
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2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Congratulation, new moderators! You’ve both proven a great effort in making our community the best place online finding answers on SharePoint and Office 365 questions. It’s a great honor to have you ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Congratulation for new moderators, especially I want to thank @M.Qassas who is an awesome guy and who is willing to help you at anytime.
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Did i misunderstand anything when flagging this answer?

Looks like a moderator was to quick to decline. Link only answers are invalid here as link usually breaks in the future. It could also be that the answer is very old (5 years or more), and was the ...
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Once one person replies, the post is ignored from then on out, even if the question isn't resolved

It was removed because it was not adding any context to the question. The site isn't necessarily an end to end help desk, people supply their knowledge to get you on the right track. Sometimes that ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2016

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Check dates when marking "exact duplicates"

Thanks for enlighting this, John. I've merged the questions making your answer available on the open question. In terms of closing questions, there are different opinions on how this should be ...
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Getting answers to your question

First of all, no one should demand or possibly even expect an eventual solution-bringer to their question. Every answer is written by someone doing it by their free will, so even a great community can'...
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Net Neutrality would really stop the ISP's menace & bring Freedom of Internet

It is a StackExchange-wide matter, which can be further debated/discussed/questioned in SE's Meta. The main-topic would be this one: Net Neutrality and Stack Overflow / Stack Exchange while this would ...
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