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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 ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
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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 ...
Gilles 'SO- stop being evil''s user avatar
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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?
Tiny Jaguar's user avatar
179 votes
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How does comment voting and flagging work?

Comments can now be upvoted and flagged. How do those features work? Do users get rep for their upvoted comments? Do upvoted comments have any effect on comment sorting? And can users see their own ...
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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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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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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 ...
Stefan Weiss's user avatar
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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 ...
martin clayton's user avatar
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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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6 votes
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Under what circumstances can a user flag a post without them having at least 15 reputation?

I was going through my old posts on HSM Meta and found this one where I was informed about a user getting a Citizen Patrol badge without them even having the minimum requirement of 15 reputation for ...
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Let post authors under 15 rep flag comments on their posts as "no longer needed"

Proposal Allow new users to flag comments on their posts as "no longer needed" (NLN), even without 15 rep. See my later suggestion (at the bottom) on how to cut down on possible abuse-cases. ...
starball's user avatar
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Why can't I report a bad answer on Super User?

I saw a bad answer here. I understand why, as a new user, I can't do certain things like comment. But reporting is something I should be able to do. What reason is there for limiting new users from ...
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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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