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I came across a user who posted inappropriate remarks to the answer provided by me.

Below is the link to the chat. I feel that the comments are inappropriate and anybody who knows hindi language should feel the same.

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http://chat.stackoverflow.com/rooms/28284/discussion-between-rohit-kumar-and-raghunandan.

So i would like to know the way i can report the same to bring moderators attention.

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Flag them and be done with it. See: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/17364/… –  Bart Apr 16 '13 at 7:54
    
@ bart i would like to know how to do the same. Use the flag option below the question? –  Raghunandan Apr 16 '13 at 7:55
    
Or on the comments themselves. See the link I've added to my comment above. Don't comment back. Don't try to discuss it. Just flag and walk away. –  Bart Apr 16 '13 at 7:56
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@bart thanks for the link. I followed the steps. –  Raghunandan Apr 16 '13 at 7:57
    
@Raghunandan now that user has removed by magic mode left click ..... thanks to mod –  NullPoiиteя Apr 23 '13 at 5:38
    
@NullPointer meta.stackexchange.com/questions/177502/…. thats because the answer made by user was also offensive and rude –  Raghunandan Apr 23 '13 at 5:41

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The answer to situations like this is always to flag. Flag the offensive comment as "rude or offensive". And that's it.

Similarly, if the comments are specifically made in chat, you can also flag those.

After that, just walk away. Don't comment back. Don't try to reasons with someone leaving offensive comments. It's pointless. Just let moderators deal with it if there is a need to do so.

Should you find that your comment flags have little effect over an extended period of time, then you could perhaps go for a more extensive flag, i.e. the "other" option, and provide a custom explanation of what is going on. But give the situation some time to resolve itself before you do so.

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Thank you so much bart –  Raghunandan Apr 16 '13 at 8:06
    
you mentioned about little effect for extended period. Should that be few days? Like 2-3 days? then flag the question with the exaplanation –  Raghunandan Apr 16 '13 at 8:10
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@Raghunandan I would give that a day at least, yes. And only in a really serious case. If the user continues for example. Other than that, I usually assume the moderators are handling the situation as they see fit. –  Bart Apr 16 '13 at 8:13
    
Being a native Hindi speaker I can understand those comment and Those comment are literally offensive abusive I would rather want to see that user either suspend or deleted for that –  NullPoiиteя Apr 20 '13 at 2:52
    
@NullPointer Flag and explain. –  Bart Apr 20 '13 at 4:55
    
@Bart i am really dont know how to explain in flag those are related to sex and gender related abuse/Expletive –  NullPoiиteя Apr 20 '13 at 5:42
    
@NullPointer You just did. It doesn't have to be a full explanation. Just flag and say that the content is very offensive and what the general gist is. Then moderators can see what they do. If they can't confirm it at that moment, they will at least have something on the record if more such flags come up. –  Bart Apr 20 '13 at 5:44

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