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The question was voted-down and closed quickly, because it was obviously just vandalism.

I was going to flag this question to be deleted, but I can't (the Flag Question button is disabled).

I can't see why not — can anyone explain?


Note: idiotic screenshot removed. My screenshot showed that I had not selected a sub-reason, however, prior to refreshing, the button was still disabled even with a sub-reason of "it needs ♦ moderator attention" selected. I was trying to select "very low quality".

Edit: Thank you all for your detailed eyes. However, this was a gigantic screenshot fail. I had selected one of sub-reasons originally, and it was still disabled. I refreshed the page to double check and take the screenshot. Maybe it was just a glitch the first time, because clearly my "double-checking" was flawed.

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It's deleted now ;) – ChrisF Aug 3 '11 at 18:06
WTF??.......... – Robert Harvey Aug 3 '11 at 18:11
Asking on Meta also has a tendency to focus the Eye of Sauron rather quickly. – Chris Frederick Aug 3 '11 at 18:22
@Robert Harvey - doh - see updates. – NickC Aug 3 '11 at 20:02
In my answer, see the repro steps for a scenario where the option may be selected but button is still disabled. – user162697 Aug 3 '11 at 20:18
up vote 5 down vote accepted

EDIT: You can reproduce the issue that you mentioned in your question.

Here are the steps:

  1. On the flagging popup, select other option.

  2. Type in some description but don't exceed the minimum limit.

  3. Now, change your mind and go for very low quality option. Note: You need to click on some particular location to have the option very low quality selected and still have the Flag Question button disabled.

  4. Refer the below screen where I have the very low quality option selected but Flag Question is disabled.


It seems that you have not selected either very low quality or other to enable the Flag Question button. If you select Other, you need to provide a description.


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You need to click one of the two child radio buttons for it to be activated. Like my flag on this question:


enter image description here

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Thanks - see updates to question. I blew it on the screenshot. I had originally done what you suggest and it was still disabled. I took the screenshot after refreshing. And, now that it is really gone, I can't double check. – NickC Aug 3 '11 at 20:02

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