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New three-tiered badge idea: Explainer →Refiner → Illuminator

The difference between a poor or meh question and a stellar question can often simply be someone understanding it and providing it a great answer. I can't begin to count the number of times I've ...
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Let's have an explicit triage system for questions from new users

This is a follow-up feature-request based on: How can we make First Posts review actually useful? - big thanks to everyone who participated there, I've tried to incorporate the feedback into the ...
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Reviewing low quality posts: when to delete [duplicate]

When reviewing low-quality posts, the help text explains: Looks Good if nothing is wrong with this answer Edit if you can fix all the problems with this answer Recommend Deletion to ...
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Remove VLQ as a flag option

The Very Low Quality flag option sucks. prepares for controversy I'd like to see it removed totally as a flag option. Its original purpose was as a response to contentless or meaningless posts; ...
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It shouldn’t be possible to flag questions as Very Low Quality

The “very low quality” flag, on questions, is vague. It means “do something”, and that’s not helpful. I think it’s pretty well covered by the variety of flaggable close reasons/an actual close vote, ...
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Improve help text for the low-quality-posts queue

I was recently very surprised about the expected workflow for low-quality posts when stumbling across the Meta Post Am I reviewing correctly?. It would be nice if the guidelines, as discussed in ...
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3answers
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Is the “very low quality” flag necessary?

I'm having a hard time finding a use case for the "very low quality" flag that isn't already covered by some other flag. The descriptive text for VLQ basically says that it's for cases where no amount ...
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1answer
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The scourge of the Very Low Quality flag

In general I like the new Flagged Posts feature and have been actively using it. One thing I noticed is that there is a reasonable volume of questions coming through flagged as very low quality, when ...
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1answer
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How to handle a very bad quality question without the “Very low quality” flag?

Today, I read a post of a very frustated man which tried to resolve a problem during a lot of hours without finding the solution. All I had was this: Eight hours of trying TO GET first and last ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to see pending flags on a post?

I'm pretty active on a niche tag on Stack Overflow but we get a lot of completely useless questions that are unanswerable or obvious duplicates of questions either elsewhere or in the tag. Normally, ...
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1answer
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Reorganise the LQ, FP and LA queues to have one queue about improving and guiding and one about deciding deletion

TL;DR: Split the low-quality queue in two, separating posts with possible quality issues (autoflagged posts) and posts that may need to be deleted (NAA, gibberish), as having both of them together ...
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Why the flag option “very low quality” is missing in a question? [duplicate]

I've found this question and clicked to flag it. When I was choosing which flag to apply, I've realized that the flag option "very low quality" was missing. Since it is a question with a negative ...