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The flag comment reasons as follows:

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In How does comment voting and flagging work?, I noticed this rule:

"If a comment is flagged by enough users it will be auto-soft-deleted. There is no penalty for this. Flagged comments will be surfaced to moderators, so if you have a problem with a comment, flag it."

According to my experience, It seems that the rule of comments flag is not similar to questions and answers flag. Question will be auto-soft-deleted only when it flaged as offensive or spamming.

What will happen after I flag a comment as each reason?

Does the comment will be auto-soft-deleted no matter users choose any reasons?

Does Stack Overflow will inform moderator after user flag a comment no matter he/she choose any reasons?

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How do you flag a comment as "every reason?" That option doesn't appear to be in the list. – Robert Harvey Jul 5 '11 at 4:05
    
Your account will be placed in an auto-triggered timeout that prevents you from asking questions for a day. – random Jul 5 '11 at 4:11
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@random will be here all week. Badaboom. – Robert Harvey Jul 5 '11 at 4:20
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I think the OP means "what happens for each of the flag reasons." – Rick Sladkey Jul 5 '11 at 4:37
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Moderators see all comment flags regardless of reason, and yes, I believe the soft deletes do occur regardless of the reason selected. You can only flag a comment once.

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