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I did some First Post Reviews today and eventually got this question as an audit C++ What optimizations do compilers still struggle with?

It has 20 upvotes but it's (rightly) closed as not constructive.

I wanted to flag it as "primarily opinion based" but when I clicked on flag, I failed the audit: image of failed audit

Since I'm still somewhat new to reviewing I what to make sure I get it right in the future. Is this audit defective or was flagging actually the wrong approach?

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The audit is definitely defective. –  Martijn Pieters Jul 18 '13 at 12:29
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+1 I think I failed that a few days ago by daring to try and comment. –  michaelb958 Jul 18 '13 at 12:29
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I probably would have failed that audit too. Good thing I don't do reviews, I guess. –  George Stocker Jul 18 '13 at 12:35
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looking at it... –  サモライ Jul 18 '13 at 12:36
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an excellent case to support recent feature request to deal with incorrectly picked audits: Review audits and “I understand” button –  gnat Jul 18 '13 at 12:46
    
Using such controverse close candidates as audits is perverse. Possibility to close questions which were asked before new rules were applied keeps me away from close votes queue. –  РСТȢѸФХѾЦЧШЩЪЫЬѢѤЮѦѪѨѬѠѺѮѰѲѴ Jul 18 '13 at 14:20
    
Probably don't need manual feedback to detect closed questions, @gnat. –  Shogging through the snow Jul 18 '13 at 14:29
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@Shog9 well as an example, with fix that crap button, that particular bug would be discovered earlier and with less meta hassle - just note comment above "I think I failed that a few days ago by daring to try and comment". The smoother is bug reporting the faster is their detection and fix –  gnat Jul 18 '13 at 14:45
    
How come such an old post appear in the First Posts review (even if it's an audit)? –  Old Checkmark Jul 25 '13 at 13:00

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up vote 10 down vote accepted

Fixed and rolled out in build 2013.7.18.862. Closed questions are now excluded from known good post audits in the first posts review queue.

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Can you tell us what the change was? –  Lightness Races in Orbit Jul 25 '13 at 12:20

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