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I have been going through some old posts, flagging them as necessary. But I have noticed that the number of posts that I am able to flag is continually staying at ten. It seems that the new flagging system has messed this up.

10 flags

I am able to keep flagging posts even after 10, so I know it isn't a UI bug. This is a very big problem, because I can flag infinitely many times. And I am pretty sure this isn't the intended behavior of the overlords

This isn't because I am being awarded more flags. I flag more than 13 posts in 5 minutes, and I can keep going without restriction


Some of the flags were accepted, so now my number is up to 13. But it is still staying at 13

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I was unable to reproduce this. Flagging your question resulted in 9 remaining flags. –  Travis J Jun 14 '13 at 19:31
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Big question is can you keep flagging more than 10 (i.e. quite critical bug) or you get blocked and just see 10 flags remaining meaning just UI bug? –  Shadow Wizard Jun 14 '13 at 20:54
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Also, have you noticed this multiple times? Flagging correctly can increase the number of flags you get per day, so that could make it look like you're not using up flags. –  hammar Jun 14 '13 at 21:00
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-1 just for the lazy, soulless black ellipses. Every self-respecting bug report needs red freehand circles. –  American Luke Jun 15 '13 at 21:19
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maybe its related to Number of flags remaining increased –  Jehof Jun 25 '13 at 6:20
    
Maybe the flags are silently ignored. Can you check your flagging history? Maybe post screenshot from there? –  Shadow Wizard Jun 25 '13 at 7:58
    
maybe useful flags wont be counted or maybe you are getting extra flags for useful flags. –  prince Jun 26 '13 at 9:06
    
It seems like this is resolved, so shouldn't it be status completed? –  Ral Zarek Jul 4 '13 at 8:09

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

This seems as though it has been unintentionally solved thanks to all of the changes with flags

Now I am once again a mere mortal of flagging, who must wait till the day's end to go on the hunt for bad posts again.

On the recent changes to flagging and limits

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Oh, shoot - I forgot to circle back on this. There was a period of time between the initial rollout of the flag changes and now where close flags were unlimited - thanks for reporting it! –  Shogging through the snow Jul 9 '13 at 4:57

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