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Can we clarify or remove the Not An Answer flag reason?

In light of the discussion here (verdict: NAA is not to be used for "Answers a different question") and here, the NAA flag seems a bit redundant and ambiguous to me. AFAICT, the current legitimate ...
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Is it appropriate to flag or downvote an answer that (only) links to a service that no longer seems to work?

As an example, someone mentioned a service which has not been renewed by the original owner. This is the whole answer: I have had your problem many times. There is a good Word / Excel clean-up site ...
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Split up the “not an answer” flag reason

I think it would make sense to split up the flag "This is not an answer" into three flag choices: This should be a comment This should be an edit This should be a new question If we had that, it ...
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Why is this answer VLQ ? (audit) [closed]

I've come across an audit I failed while reviewing the VLQ queue. The question was about a PHP hit counter that wasn't working (it was due to an incorrect filename extension). The answer was: ...
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Enable the VLQ flag option on upvoted posts for users with good flagging history

On posts with a positive score, the very low quality flag option isn't enabled. This is great for many instances - if a post is +7, it's most likely high quality. We don't want unexperienced users ...
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What to do when a new user makes a post with a helpful link

Today I failed a test when reviewing late answers from new users. The user made a post with a single link and I didn't do anything with it. The answer was useful, but it should have been a comment ...
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When should I defer from flagging a link only answer?

What made me ask? I flagged this (only for 10K users) answer as a Not an Answer, moderator declined it saying declined - flags should not be used to indicate technical inaccuracies, or an ...
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Review of rules for deleting answers

See deleted answer: https://stackoverflow.com/a/16495860/41403 I appreciate the moderators have a thankless, unpaid voluntary task. But over-moderation is a great way to turn this site into another ...
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Why can I recommend deleting an answer as link-only when reviewing, but I'm not allowed to flag as link-only?

When reviewing (LQ and AFAIR FP) I can recommend deleting an answer as link-only. It's a suggestion that link-only answers are bad and should dissapear from the system. However, there's no option to ...
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How to flag a link-only answer to make it land in Low Quality review queue?

In the review queue, I see posts flagged as link-only answer and I can recommend deletion with that reason. But normally, I can't find the option to flag something as link-only answer. There's only '...
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Flag time is missing in Spam type flag [duplicate]

Here is screen shot of my recent flag history, As we can see that after handling of flag by moderator each flag is showing the time when I flagged that post. But in case of flag like "Spam" or "...
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jsfiddle only answers again

Not so far ago SO implemented "no links to jsfiddle only please" restriction to answers and questions, now it is even worse. Users start to place jsfiddles like the following: please check my ...

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