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Don't count spam and offensive flags that were removed when viewing a flagged post

I just encountered a post with 6 offensive flags while processing the queue: (7 is the total number of flags including red flags; the 7th flag is a regular flag.) Normally, when a post accrues 6 red ...
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(How) Are identical flags by multiple users merged?

If two or more users flag the same post for the same reason, will these flags be merged into one? And what happens to the flag weight, e.g. will it be summed up or the maximum be applied? Also, what ...
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What should each flag be used for?

I know there are 5 different answer flags: spam Exists only to promote a product or service, does not disclose the author's affiliation. rude or abusive A reasonable person would find this ...
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Sandboxing the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to make it international

The content was taken from the rev. 233 of FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to test an idea shared on a comment to my answer to Help develop the site and community knowledge base in your language. The ...
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Redirect after flagging as spam

SE has a couple of flags that cause post auto-deletion. This is a great feature that helps the community self-moderate with having to involve diamond-moderators. No complaints here. I do think, ...
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When and why was the “offensive” flag renamed?

In researching an answer for our local meta, I noticed that all the answers here 1, 2 reference "it is offensive, abusive, or hate speech" (how I remember the flag); however the flag is now called "...
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Re-flagging a post as spam [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: If my flag auto-expired after 48 hours, can I flag the question or answer again? I've just asked this question on GameDev's Meta about handling spam flags. From this answer, I ...

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