Linked Questions

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Let's get rid of the 10K flag queue

The 10K tools are pretty cool... You get a birds-eye view of activity on the site, a "dashboard" view of what's happening. Some of the individual tools haven't scaled particularly well with Stack ...
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What does Recommend deletion button do in the Low Quality Review Queue ? [duplicate]

What does the Recommend Deletion do in the low quality review queue ? Who does it recommend deletion to ? Do a sufficient number of recommended deletion votes auto delete the post ?
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How does deleting work? What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? What are the criteria for deletion?

What circumstances can cause a question or answer to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? How can a post be deleted? When can't I delete my own post? Can I still see my post even after it's ...
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Question flags, queues, edits, roomba, community♦, how does this actually work?

There is constant ongoing discussion about what flags to use when, review queue processing, review queue structure, flag handling, etc., but no one person seems to know exactly how this all works. ...
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Recommend Deletion of a wrong answer

I noticed some situations lately where answers which (in my opinion) where wrong, but nonetheless were upvoted by some guy - be it through insufficient knowledge, not reading properly or just giving ...
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A review that completes with an unanimous deletion recommendation does not delete the answer

I recently flagged some positively-scored answers that weren't answers by our local policy for that kind of question. All reviews are completed by now, but regardless of the reviewers' votes, nothing ...
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What are the criteria for deleting/keeping a Low Quality Post?

I searched and searched and I couldn't find the criteria for deletion/keeping of LQPs. What are the criteria for keeping or deleting a LQP? Usually in my experience it takes 6 Recommend Deletions, but ...
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Could we have a feature to convert answers into comments?

This feature is currently moderator exclusive. Could we allow delete-privileged users convert answers into comments? What I imagine, is that a user votes to delete an answer, a lightbox comes up (...
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Why was this answer not deleted at the sixth Recommend Deletion vote? [duplicate]

The last I heard, if an answer in the Low Quality Posts review queue gets six Recommend Deletion posts, it gets deleted immediately, and the post is marked simply as 'deleted on ...', such as this one ...
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Should we encourage deleting answers that are earnest attempts at an explanation but that are technically incorrect (in the low quality queue)?

tl;dr: I don't want to delete such answers (I want to downvote them) but I also can't press the "nothing is wrong" button with a clear conscience if I know the answer is literally wrong. From Review ...