Sometimes a single "Rude or offensive" comment flag cause the comment to be instantly removed. What is causing this? This just happened to me, but I don't have the contents of the comment anymore. It included profanities, if that makes a difference.


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There is a black list of certain words/phrases that will cause a comment to get insta-deleted when a rude/offensive flag is raised.

That is - if a comment contains one of the item in the black list and a rude/offensive flag is raised against it, it will get deleted immediately.

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    I assume the list is a secret? Commented Dec 1, 2014 at 11:51
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    @ShadowWizard - not fit for sharing in polite society ;)
    – Oded
    Commented Dec 1, 2014 at 11:52
  • @Oded Could the non-profane words (if there are any) be shared?
    – Mooseman
    Commented Dec 1, 2014 at 12:19
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    @Mooseman - that would just let people circumvent them.
    – Oded
    Commented Dec 1, 2014 at 12:22
  • Can we make a white list? Sometimes people just need to be told they are complete and utter *****
    – musefan
    Commented Dec 1, 2014 at 15:57

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