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What happens after flag a comment as offensive or spam?
How does comment voting and flagging work?

I recently flagged a comment in one of SO question as noise/spam... I really dont know what is happening...

  • What will happen when one flags a comment as noise/spam?
  • How to undo the same?
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marked as duplicate by Gnome, Grace Note, devinb, Ether, Jared Harley Jul 16 '10 at 22:39

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

(Note the linked duplicate could use a better answer.) – Gnome Jul 16 '10 at 7:35
Actually,… covers the information better. It includes the effects that flagging has. – Grace Note Jul 16 '10 at 12:02
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Don't worry about it. The moderators evaluate each comment to determine whether or not it is actually spam before they delete it.

In addition, if enough people flag the comment, it is deleted automatically. See How do comment voting and flagging work?

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Not true. If posts or comments collect enough flags, they are auto-deleted without any intervention. – mmyers Jul 17 '10 at 4:10

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