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I came across this post*, which had managed to gather six offensive flags...

Normally, this would result in the question being locked and deleted by the Community user.

However, while it was locked, it was not deleted. I've since deleted it.

I suspect this is an edge case, as I've not seen this elsewhere... But it could be problematic in cases of moderator absence, as a locked post cannot be closed or deleted by normal users.

*deleted - only 9 non-moderators can view at this time

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Given the subject matter, are you sure they haven't just, um, turned up the dial a little bit? [ducks] –  Robert Harvey Sep 12 '11 at 21:45
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very very few people will be able to see this post you're referring to. Like 10 people. –  Jeff Atwood Sep 12 '11 at 21:45
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Nine. And the moderators. Which are us. But I couldn't see how not linking improved matters any. @Jeff –  Shog9 Sep 12 '11 at 21:46
    
nine? How is it possible? I see only one 2k user + mods... –  genesis Sep 12 '11 at 22:33
    
@genesis: click the little "All" button at top-right. Site's been up for more than this month... –  Shog9 Sep 12 '11 at 22:36
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After looking at the URL, wow. Just....wow. –  John Sep 13 '11 at 22:04
    
@Shog9 - have you seen repeats of this? With the amount of change the related code has seen, not sure if this is not obsolete. –  Oded Aug 9 '13 at 10:46
    
Never seen it again for this reason - you can probably mark it [status-norepro] at this point, @Oded. –  Shog9 Aug 10 '13 at 17:05

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