Introduction

This guide demonstrates how to pass or fail a community vote in the moderation section of the Answers feature.

Once a question or answer has been flagged, it will appear under Pending Votes on the Answers Moderation page.
  • Once a question or answer has been flagged, it will appear under Pending Votes on the Answers Moderation page.

  • To access this page, go your site Answers page and click Moderation on the top right.

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The Moderation page defaults to the Pending Votes view filter. This view shows all currently pending votes for Questions, Answers or Comments.
  • The Moderation page defaults to the Pending Votes view filter. This view shows all currently pending votes for Questions, Answers or Comments.

  • Each pending vote shows you information about how many people have voted on the post, what the vote is for, and when the last vote was.

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Click the Show Details link to open more details about the post. This allows you to review the questionable post in its full context before deciding whether you want to Pass or Fail the vote.
  • Click the Show Details link to open more details about the post.

  • This allows you to review the questionable post in its full context before deciding whether you want to Pass or Fail the vote.

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Clicking on any of the profile links next to Voters will take you to the profile of someone who voted for the action.
  • Clicking on any of the profile links next to Voters will take you to the profile of someone who voted for the action.

    • This can be useful in evaluating how much weight their vote holds.

    • A vote from someone with a lot of Reputation may hold more weight than someone with only minimal rep.

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  • If the vote is to change something within a post or move the post to a new location, the Target Post option will appear.

  • This allows you to view the entire proposed new post location.

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  • Click the Show Details link to take you to a full breakdown of the post, its context, and its votes.

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  • Click this to show only the context of the post without going to a separate page.

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  • When a vote is to change something on a post or move a post, there will be an option to show the target context.

  • This option will show you the context of the new target destination.

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  • You can also decide to pass or fail a vote directly from the Moderator Votes page by simply clicking on the "Pass link" or the "Fail link".

  • Be sure that you want to approve or deny a flag before doing so, because it may cost someone reputation.

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  • The two sections below Pending Votes display all votes that have either passed or failed.

  • They detail what action was taken, when it happened, who voted for it, what the post was, and whether or not it was forced by an admin.

  • You cannot edit anything under these sections since they have already passed or failed.

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