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More than three flags are unexpectedly required to delete spam

Our help page incorrectly states that it takes 6 spam / abuse flags to delete a post is a documentation report stating that the mention of six flags is wrong and it should be three. It appears that ...
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When users express irritation in their answers or comments, is this enough reason to flag them as unfriendly?

I have come across questions that became debates and users got evidently irritated in their answers or comments (I am not the one to judge if on good grounds or not). Is this enough reason to flag ...
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Can we add a category to the current flagging imperatives?

Currently, we have two categories for flagging of posts that should be deleted ASAP: "spam" and "rude/abusive." Posts so flagged get the bum's rush on out of here as soon as ...
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I find this answer is irrelevant to my questions

I have asked this [question] (Is there a word which describes something being both beautiful and ugly at the same time?) on Stack Exchange English and I suspect the user Kris is receiving upvote ...
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An answer was removed, but my flag was declined nevertheless - why?

This is the answer: Mimpi menjadi kenyataan.? Bukan kah segala sesuatu berawal dari mimpi. Selama mimpi kita Masi di tekuni dengan niat & tekad yang keras, pintu kesuksesan pasti kita raih. ...
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Is it okay to request a status completed tag?

I sometimes custom flag questions, asking a moderator to mark it status completed, because I believe the question served it's purpose, and most moderators mark my flag helpful, and actually add the ...
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Questions about Very Low Quality flags

Is there such a thing as an autoflag for Very Low Quality (VLQ) questions or answers? If so, how does it work? What is the difference between flagging an answer as VLQ, downvoting it, and writing a ...
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Why was my VLQ flag rejected?

I flagged an answer as very low quality. The flag was rejected, with the notice: A moderator reviewed your flag, but found no evidence to support it. The reason I flagged this as VLQ is because. ...
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What's your opinion on not having the "VLQ" flag nowadays?

(Original "thoughts" replaced by facts and references) EDIT: I found that this is by design; it's a new network-wide feature added to SE on 21/6/2016. 2016-06-21: VLQ flag is no longer available ...
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Flagging Reviews

Sorry if this is a dupe, but I didn't see it all in one place: Since hitting 10K rep, I've been actively reviewing flags, and my disputed flag count jumped from 0 to 15 in a few days. It occurs to ...
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Disputing flag reviews

It happens occasionally that what seems (to me, the flagger) a straightforward and basically undisputable flag is declined or disputed by a mod. Reading through some of the related posts, I see that ...