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When looking on admin/posts/<post id>/show-flags, I noticed that flags for comments are always reported as "Comment: Offensive" even while the flag was a different one.

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To be sure the user didn't use a custom reason for the flag, which was the erroneously reported as a flag for offensive comment, I tried flagging a comment as not constructive, and what I obtained is this:

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Apparently, any comment is marked as "Comment: Offensive," even in the case the user entered a custom reason.

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Comment flags should be reported as "Comment" type, if the same type is used for all the flags.

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Originally, there was only one type of comment flag - "offensive". Distinct flag types for the various comment flag options were added in June of 2013, and began appearing in the flag list shortly thereafter.

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