Linked Questions

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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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1answer
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Why are some flags anonymous? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should moderators be able to see who flags an item? I'm a moderator over at Math.SE and I've been getting some annoying flags. For example, a month or so ago, someone flagged ...
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12answers
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Make comment flags less stupid

Update: declining this in favor of Drop "not constructive", combine "noisy", reword "rude" and "other" comment flags I'm sick of comment flags, and I'm pretty ...
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6answers
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Will a moderator know if I flag them?

This is related to Kev's recently posted question. Bill the Lizard informed us that mods know who flagged a post, but does this include them? If a mod gets flagged, do they get to see who flagged ...
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4answers
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Details about the flagging mechanism

When we flag questions and answers as spam, abuse or requiring attention, how exactly do the moderators use the information? I'm guessing there's a shared queue somewhere that moderators can all see. ...
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10answers
563 views

Remove the ability to delete comments from the moderator toolbox

Moderators shouldn't be allowed to delete comments. Why can't we use the normal process of flagging to remove offensive comments? Sometimes, entire discussions get wiped out because a diamond ...
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8answers
649 views

Drop “noisy” comment flags from the moderator queue unless an answer has 5 or more comments

The problem There are a huge number of noisy comments, and they generate a huge number of flags. But, a large number of flags are raised on comments where they won't do very much good: if there's ...
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6answers
516 views

Offensive flag declined for the wrong reason

I flagged a question as offensive, figuring that it may not get the 6 votes needed to shut it down, but it was the right thing to do (no, I won't point out which one, since that would derail the ...
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5answers
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What is up with all the questions in the Android tag on Stack Overflow these days? [closed]

Seriously, what is up with all the silly/noob/amateur/inappropriate/[add_word_of_your_liking] questions regarding Android on Stack Overflow these days? I've been keeping an eye on the Android tag for ...
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1answer
554 views

Allow moderators to see a summary of flags against a user's comments

Moderators have easy access to all posts from a user that have been flagged (and how those flags were resolved), and we can see all comments from a user (including deleted ones). This feature request ...
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5answers
568 views

Should mods delete “Work on that accept rate” comments?

I see a few comments come through the mod queue each day that are a variation on this complaint. Should friendly (i.e., not outright rude) comments suggesting a user increase their accept rate be ...
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1answer
264 views

Why can't moderators see who flagged a comment? [duplicate]

Why can't moderators see who flagged a comment? I read this old post on the topic, but I don't really understand Shog's response on the linked post - maybe it would've made sense to me if I was on SO ...
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2answers
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Is there any way to anonymously censure users for anti-social behavior?

I really hope I'm not the only one that feels this way. On StackOverflow, there are some, but thankfully a small number, of users that are rude or seem to be actively trying to make the site a ...
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1answer
222 views

Can the recidivism system be applied to comments?

Posting comments, like posting questions, should be seen as a consumable resource that can in fact be depleted. Some Background There has been a lot of meta discussion lately regarding moderating ...
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2answers
250 views

Add blue highlighted number to Featured tab on Questions page

On the Homepage view, the Featured tab shows a number in blue (on SO) of the number of featured questions. Please add this icon to the Featured tab on the Questions page also. alt text http://img407....