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I find this answer is irrelevant to my questions

The answer you have selected has the green checkmark, and that answer will always be displayed first. This is you telling the community that your question has been answered, and as far as you are ...
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Why was my VLQ flag rejected?

Low quality is not the same thing as wrong, incomplete, or unreliable. An answer that is readable and apparently addresses the question passes the quality test.¹ When an answer: (i) fails the test; (...
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What's your opinion on not having the "VLQ" flag nowadays?

You want my opinion? It is: Grrr! Snarl! Seven days is a much too short a statute of limitations (SoL) on a VLQ answer. I don't know what the ideal length of the SoL would be, but 3 months seems ...
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Can we add a category to the current flagging imperatives?

Is it possible to add a "vandalism/trolling" flag reason with automatic escalation such as happens with rude/abusive and spam flags? Let me ask a counter-question: how do you intend this ...
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When users express irritation in their answers or comments, is this enough reason to flag them as unfriendly?

No. One can disagree agreeably. It is disagreeable disagreeing that should be flagged ‘unfriendly’. Likewise with irritation.
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Questions about Very Low Quality flags

Users never see flags on their own posts, although I suppose that, if you have access to the relevant review queues then it may be possible to find that your own post has been flagged. I don't know if ...
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More than three flags are unexpectedly required to delete spam

This site has by far the worst spam handling that I’ve seen. Maybe Charcoal does handle a lot of spam almost immediately, but all the spam I see takes forever to be deleted. Here's how long it took ...
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More than three flags are unexpectedly required to delete spam

As Makyen says, this has been in effect since I had Shog change the site setting in July 2019. This is documented in the answer linked to in the post in your question, so it's not quite correct to say ...
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When users express irritation in their answers or comments, is this enough reason to flag them as unfriendly?

If you read a comment, and you feel that it could be perceived as unfriendly, you should flag it. The primary goal of the "unfriendly" flag isn't to punish the person leaving the comment, ...
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