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On Stack Overflow I see many comments like "+1", "great answer", and "yeah man!". What is the best way to flag them?

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They really aren't constructive responses, almost verging on spam, couldn't they just be flagged as that if you get a lot of comments like it. (And it's taking all of my restraint not to sarcastically post +1) –  CBredlow Aug 24 '12 at 16:40
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@CBredlow: Don't flag them as spam, spam comments are handled differently and might throw of future hueristics to auto-detect spam. –  Martijn Pieters Aug 24 '12 at 16:41
    
More information on the post that introduced the feature –  Al E. Aug 24 '12 at 16:44
    
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+1 Good Question! –  Jim Aug 24 '12 at 17:04

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These are best flagged as chatty.

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+1: Yeah man, great answer! –  ɹǝʞɐʇıɥʍ ʍǝɹpuɐ Aug 24 '12 at 16:42
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@ɹǝʞɐʇıɥʍ ʍǝɹpuɐ: Thanks, you rock! –  BoltClock's a Unicorn Aug 24 '12 at 16:42
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I'd expect that "Not Constructive" would be good, too, because they're...not constructive. –  Al E. Aug 24 '12 at 16:42
    
@Valet Tree: That too, but I guess "chatty" gets the point across; "not constructive" on the other hand sounds rather abstract to me. Either one works, though. –  BoltClock's a Unicorn Aug 24 '12 at 16:43
    
@BoltClock'saUnicorn Me too! –  Gaffi Aug 24 '12 at 16:48
    
So when would you use "Not constructive" and when "Too Chatty"? –  Mr Lister Aug 24 '12 at 17:17
    
@MrLister: Why do you need to know that? <-- Not constructive. –  Robert Harvey Aug 24 '12 at 18:06

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