Linked Questions

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Not an answer flags declined, why?

I've flagged the followings as not an answer: https://stackoverflow.com/a/6049319/493122 https://stackoverflow.com/a/1560748/493122 https://stackoverflow.com/a/3659728/493122 https://stackoverflow....
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4answers
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Declined flag, but accepted in practice

I flagged this answer (> 10k only) for being a link-only answer (using the other flag option) and the flag got declined with the following motivation: Let's give him a chance to fix it. It's been 3 ...
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5answers
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Let's justify the usefulness of the “very low quality” flag on answers

I am evaluating the usefulness of the "very low quality" post flag. from here I am assuming that It's not a flag to use to indicate the technical correctness of the answer. It's not a flag to use ...
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4answers
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Why was my answer deleted? Please provide me some feedback so I can improve

Yesterday I posted an answer for the question below. Menu dropdown is not showing The answer was deleted after 1 day by Andrew Barber https://stackoverflow.com/users/237838/andrew-barber Could ...
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2answers
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Please change the guidance for “convert to comment” to emphasize that this should only be used for comments posted as answers

Moderators have long had access to a tool for converting answers into comments. The guidance for this tool reads as follows: Answers should be converted to comments when they contain useful ...
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3answers
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my completely good answer deleted, how to appeal?

I just noticed that my answer here was deleted by moderator Robert Harvey ♦. It has vote count of +11/-5, which means at least 11 people thought is was actually good. It was posted the same second as ...
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2answers
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Why were these “Very low quality” flags declined?

I flagged both this and that answers for "very low quality". The former because it's just a link without even a minimal summary, and the second because it isn't comprehensible whatsoever. Both were ...
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3answers
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What to eat: the hen or the egg? Or: repeated link-only answers to link-requesting questions?

The context: a couple of days ago I flagged a user for spreading answers without much more than a link to a blog across the site, those answers where deleted a couple of minutes ago I have seen the ...
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1answer
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Proposal for making the meaning of “Not an Answer” flags clearer

SE has specific flagging reasons, not to make it possible to flag (we already have that with custom flags), but to give guidance on valid reasons to flag. The "Not an Answer" flag comes with a ...
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2answers
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Strategy to handle answers containing GitHub links

I spend a fair amount of my time on Stack Overflow in the review queues, typically in the 10k tools for reviewing flags (NAA, New Answers to Old questions), and I think it might be fair to say that we ...
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3answers
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Remove review audit for 20K users who have all badges in that queue

This is something that has been bothering me for a while actually. On Stack Overflow, I'm a 20K+ user who spends a decent amount of time in the review queues (I have Steward badges for two of them). ...
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3answers
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Not an answer flag declined [duplicate]

My flag as not an answer on the question https://stackoverflow.com/a/16470416/656600 has been declined with this message, "declined - flags should not be used to indicate technical inaccuracies, or an ...
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2answers
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What to do when an answer links to a subscription-only site?

In this question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3587959/wpf-datagrid-binding-a-custom-column The OP answered his own question adding a link to Experts Exchange which you can not see unless you ...
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3answers
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How to differentiate a “low quality answer” and “answer that should be a comment”

All the day I am confused around "Not an answer", "comment" and "disputed flag". So, another question from the set of confusions. On this answer of Stack Overflow, IMHO this should be a comment, ...
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2answers
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Answer deleted without explanation - and without obvious flaw in the answer

My answer has just been deleted without explanation. I would like to get one, because I don't see what the problem is. ELMAH is a great library - with which I am not affiliated in any way - to log ...

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