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Why are new users with less than 15 points not able to flag a comment? [duplicate]

I would like to know why new users can't flag comments or answers on their own questions as "rude or offensive" unless they've got 15 points. I'm pretty sure that especially when someone is new to ...
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We'd like your feedback on our new Code of Conduct! [duplicate]

TL;DR: We've put together a code of conduct (CoC) that is a bit more comprehensive than our existing be nice policy because we feel that our current policy isn't meeting our needs. Some background, ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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New UI encourages askers to confirm or dispute duplicate votes

As of the 9th of March, the banner shown to askers whose questions have attracted at least one duplicate close vote has a couple of new options: If the author clicks the first button, they're shown a ...
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Updated comment flagging - Supporting the new Code of Conduct

We're no strangers to discussion of the flag dialogues, particularly when it comes to comment flags. Since that discussion two years ago we've been reassessing how comments are used on the network and ...
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2018 monthly product team updates

Mid-2017 TeamDAG started publishing monthly updates. This post will continue that effort into 2018. (See 2017's updates here.) Updates are posted at the beginning of the month. They cover what was ...
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Why are the comment upvote and flag options always appearing now?

I just saw now that a new build had rolled out in which the comment upvote and flag options are always visible. Previously, one had to mouse over the area in order to see them. Why was this just ...
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On the recent changes to flagging and limits

Looks like flagging has been affected by releases today. Are these intended effects? Higher daily limits (appear doubled for me, flagging of posts limit also doubled). Explained by Shog9 below. Soft ...
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Show us who submitted offensive and comment flags

There are three types of flags moderators get to deal with--standard flags (low quality, other), spam/offensive flags, and comment flags. Within the moderator dashboard, we can see who has submitted ...
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What is the SE version of Seven Dirty Words?

Caution: R-rated language Some words, when present in a comment, make it eligible for instant, automatic one-flag deletion. Out of the seven words you can never say on television, only appear to ...
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Should 1-reputation users be able to flag their own posts?

I thought that the flagging privilege (15 rep) was always required to flag posts, but there's an exception: 1-rep users can flag their own post (my smelly sock just did the experiment). Only custom ...
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Code of Conduct: enforcement and sanctioning

The new Code of Conduct outlines and clarifies a number of our rules. But it also includes a section on how violators of those rules will be punished. I don't want to discuss particulars of the CoC ...
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How to delete comment if it seems abuse?

How to delete comment if it seems rude? If someone talks rudely on comments, how to delete that comment?
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Can we have some statistics on the potential change in rate of comment flags?

With the changes in the Code of Conduct and all the publicity around being unwelcoming. It feels like we've been on an express train of changes. I could be wrong, but I suspect there's been a rise in ...
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Some advice that I "hope" the heads of the community could consider [closed]

Hope you guys could take a minute and think about it. In my opinion, this community is "WAY TOO HARSH"!!! You guys put TOO MUCH emphasize on Do your research first before you post a question, but ...
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