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Notes: This nominee would be a good choice because they have shown themselves to be a good moderator over at Puzzling, and has shown themselves to be active in helping with the moderation on this ...
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Notes: This nominee would be a good choice because he has shown a great interest in the quality of the site, and has taken part in a great many things to help this site grow. Rand also referred many, ...
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Can we increase the maximum tag length?

This can be increased, but only up to a maximum of 35 characters. This means zen-and-the-art-of-motorcycle-maintenance is right out. I increased the allowed length to 32, thus allowing zen-and-art-...
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Notes: I'd like to nominate Hamlet for a few reasons: Contributes high-quality content (both questions and answers) on a variety of topics (poetry, classics, fantasy, etc.) Involvement on meta, ...
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http://stackexchange.com/users/flair/5129611.png?theme=dark Notes: The nominee has done good work helping the site grow, e.g. this. They clearly aren't in this for the glory but for Greater Good, as ...
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Should the [1984] tag be changed?

Sounds like a good time for a tag synonym. I'd recommend making the nineteen-eighty-four tag and then getting the CMs to make 1984 a synonym. That way, if anyone tries to use just "1984", it will ...
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Notes: I have been a temp mod on two sites: movies and the previous iteration of literature. I work well with other moderators, discussing issues on the site and determining the correct actions to ...
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Are we ready to say what's on topic?

My proposal is that we remove all three paragraphs of apologies and hedging quoted in the question, and replace them with the following: We interpet ‘literature’ in a broad sense, including written,...
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DECLINED Notes: This nominee would be a good choice because she is always willing to help people and listen to their issues in an unbiased and respectful manner. Steeler has known love of Literature,...
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Should the LGBT tag just be sexuality?

Sure. This way we avoid all the arguments about 'q' and the tag covers a larger number of questions. Also, anyone who's an expert in those questions will probably also be knowledgeable about the ...
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Can [on-topic] and [scope] be merged and synonymised?

Done. Thanks @Robert!
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DECLINED http://stackexchange.com/users/flair/4816578.png Just to let folks know, HDE 226868 does not want to become a pro-tem candidate. See chat.
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Why was a user able to post a question with just the 'untagged' tag?

I added the blacklist to all sites back in 2015. Literature didn't exist then, so it didn't get the blacklist. We should probably get in the habit of adding it during site creation, but for now I've ...
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Should we kill all the [character]s?

I'm going to take the George R R Martin approach here: Let's kill the characters. character wouldn't work as the sole tag on a question, which means it's probably a meta tag and therefore ...
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Audience-specific texts for our "recommendation request" custom close reason

Brief description The name shown to flaggers/close-voters when seeking an option in the close menu: Recommendation or open-ended list question Usage guidance The description shown to flaggers/close-...
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Let's choose an example question for the Tour (restrictions can be lifted)

Proposal: Why does the Iliad start "in the middle"? An interesting question (especially for those who know the Troy story from retellings but haven't read the original Iliad) with two ...
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Rename [hitchhikers-guide-galaxy] to [the-hitchhikers-guide-to-the-galaxy]

status-completed - I've renamed it to the-hitchhikers-guide-to-the-galaxy, in accordance with Tag name conventions: to the or not to the?.
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Can we call the [scansion] tag [metre]/[meter] instead?

Yes! Metre (or "meter" if we must use American English) refers to the rhythmic structure of verse, whereas scansion refers to determining the metre. However, not all questions about metre are about ...
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Proposal: rename [story-identification] to [identification-request]

I support this proposal. In general, having more tags is beneficial in order to divide and sub-divide questions into different categories, which an be subscribed to and followed by users who are ...
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Let's choose an example question for the Tour (restrictions can be lifted)

Proposal: What does "Maybe it's a Big Horse I'm Morporkian" mean? A nice meaning question, and both answers are very short (the only reason Spagirl's goes over is the links, which is ...
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Let's choose an example question for the Tour (restrictions can be lifted)

A few weeks ago I updated the site settings here to allow more options for the mods to choose from for the tour page. I raised the post body length to 800 characters and enabled blocks so that quotes ...
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Can we call the [scansion] tag [metre]/[meter] instead?

Done; there seems to be a pretty strong sentiment in favor of switching them around, so... I switched them. scansion will now remap to meter. (Tags are supposed to be in American English, but I took ...
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