I just noticed that there is a difference between main and meta moderators list. Why is that?

Visual aids:

main site moderators

meta site moderators

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    $\begingroup$ See this meta.SE post for one of them. I don't know about the other. According to Adam Lear, "It should resolve itself over time" apparently. $\endgroup$ Apr 28, 2016 at 9:47
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    $\begingroup$ @NajibIdrissi the other one is there since a longer time see another meta.se post $\endgroup$
    – quid Mod
    Apr 28, 2016 at 9:51

1 Answer 1


There are some oddities when accounts are merged and/or privileges removed for SE staff. Especially for metas it can take quite some time for this to get ironed out.

In more detail:

Eventually both should disappear form the list again. When exactly is unclear though.

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    $\begingroup$ 6-8 weeks of course. $\endgroup$ Apr 28, 2016 at 12:00

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