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How do comment voting and flagging work?
How do comments work?
How does the spam flag work?

How many flags are required to automatically remove a comment to a post? I can't recall a comment I flagged that did not get removed permanently.

Example: I flagged a "read about accepting answers" comment as "not constructive" and it got removed instantly.

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marked as duplicate by jadarnel27, jonsca, Toon Krijthe, ЯegDwight, Rory Oct 8 '12 at 15:35

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Certain words in a comment let them be removed with a single flag. – Ral Zarek Oct 8 '12 at 12:50
The general threshold is six. But that's only for spam/offensive. Flags for mod attention do not auto-delete. – ЯegDwight Oct 8 '12 at 12:51
Especially comments on "accept rate" (containing those exact words or some permutations of them) are nuked with a single flag. – Bart Oct 8 '12 at 13:03
From the FAQ on how comments work, the flags necessary for deletion are 3 + (commentScore / 3) (and the exceptions about certain words mentioned by other commenter here). – jadarnel27 Oct 8 '12 at 13:08
Very related: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/99812/… – Mat Oct 8 '12 at 13:12

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