Comments from MoodBar can be hidden/unhidden by sysops currently.
Per community request on English Wikipedia, and the nosedive in the number of responses on the Dashboard recently, we need to widen the scope of who can hide feedback from the queue.
Originally, the 'hide' function was merely to deal with abusive comments. However, the community is having a hard time keeping up with the volume of comments, and would like the option to hide or mark as low quality those comments which do not really merit a detailed response from a human being.
Extending the hide functionality to all autoconfirmed editors was actually one idea previously suggested (see bug #32799), and there is a more pressing need to do that now. This is a pretty low risk change, because this is not deletion, but simply hides the content of items in the list.
- Last two threads on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:New_editor_feedback