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Is serially flagging posts by a single user ok?
Please stop the massive deletion on a Stack Overflow user's answers

Last night (5:30am GMT / 12:30am EST) I went into the 10K flags queue and saw about 40 "Not an Answer" flags. A clear majority of them were flags on answers from this user, and virtually all of the answers were old. Clearly an ambitious young flagger went through this user's answers and dropped a ton of flags.

Most of these flags were legitimate, since the answers were link-only, sometimes only a link to Google results at that. But some answers were borderline, and many of the borderline answers had upvotes and or accepts. I really tried to go out of my way to give this user every benefit of the doubt, and disputed a fair number of the flags.

My question is, is this flagging behavior acceptable? Should tearing through one user's account looking for flags be encouraged or discouraged?

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marked as duplicate by Adam Rackis, BoltClock's a Unicorn Jan 31 '12 at 15:35

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

    
meta.stackexchange.com/questions/120794/… - relates to the same user I think –  Flexo Jan 31 '12 at 15:30
    
Also: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/120806/… –  Flexo Jan 31 '12 at 15:31
    
@awoodland - thanks. –  Adam Rackis Jan 31 '12 at 15:34
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