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What happens to flags waiting for review for an account, when that account is deleted?

Are they deleted with the account or do they stay in the queue anonymised?

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I tested it with a custom moderator flag, and like most other actions (edits, bounties, votes sometimes) they are owned by the Community user after deletion of the account.

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Recreating the account does not reassociate the account with the flag. I tested a spam flag as well, and those are deleted:

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This prevents an exploit where a user (with association bonus) could cast six red flags on a post and singlehandedly nuke it.

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  • "This prevents an exploit where a user (with association bonus) could cast six red flags on a post and singlehandedly nuke it." This is so specific it has to have happened in the past for this to be fixed... The lengths people go to xD – Cerbrus Oct 31 '19 at 14:39