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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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Proposed improvement to flagging, for answers

Currently the Flag feature, on answers, offers five choices. Three of them request moderator attention: Not an answer Very low quality "Other" In the spirit of reducing the burden on moderators, and ...
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To flag or not to flag and a request for auditing

This describes flag weight https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/80170/what-is-flag-weight (10k+ link) There is a link to an answer (from Marc Gravell) from another question Are the new moderator ...
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Increase the number of daily spam flags with reputation

As a +10k-rep user on SO, I use the various tools to identify a lot of spam. There are two lists (new posts by new users and new answers to old questions) which are especially useful for tracking down ...
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How many flags does a user have per day? [duplicate]

How is the amount of flags per day calculated, or why was my amount of flags decreased by 1? I am flagging quite a lot and I know that I got an additional flag from time to time. Last week I had 51 ...
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Can a Brother Get Some More Flags, Please?

I use up all my flags every day and my close votes. For a super flagger and closer like myself, it would be nice if the system could somehow recognize this and give me more flags to use. As a 10K+ ...
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What happens when you reach zero flag weight?

Marc Gravell wrote: IMPORTANT CHANGE - if you flag so consistently badly that you reach 0 weight, flags will be suppressed What happens exactly when one does reach flag weight zero? Does your ...
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The Great Moderator Flag Turkey Shoot [closed]

I went from flag weight 120 to flag weight 591 in a matter of hours because of the tips from this this question. Flagging non-answers was great fun and I still want to keep going even though I am ...
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What determines the number of flags I get after the removal of flag weight? [duplicate]

The flag weight feature has been removed. Now what determines the number of flags I get each day?
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What are the “Bad Things,” if any, associated with the declined flag count? [closed]

Premise There should be an FAQ that addresses the consequences (if any) of a high "declined flag" count or a low helpful:declined ratio. Analysis There are a LOT of questions on meta surrounding ...
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Suddenly decreased number of flags remaining on Stack Overflow

While some others have an increased number of flags after a recent change, the number of flags I have decreased from 37 to 25. I had 37 flags yesterday but 25 today. I just had a helpful flag ...
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Is there a way to see our 'Flagger Rating?'

With the new flagging changes, our flags get weighted based on how (un)helpful the have been in the past. Is there a way to see this value? I'd be interested to know if my flags are effective or not....
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Why is flag weight only shown if you're “relatively high” or “relatively low”?

I'm curious as to how well I do with moderator flags. But I can't see how well I'm doing because the flag weight isn't shown for those of us in the "middle band". I know I have 22 moderator attention ...
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Remove flag limit for users with Marshal badge?

I fully understand the purpose of limiting the number of flags a user can raise, and there is a great post here that questions the limit and explains how the value is calculated. I particularly like ...
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Raising disputed flags more than helpful flags on questions and answers

If I am raising flags on questions and answers, On flag-summary page it shows me something like this: Will it affect my "profile reputation" or "cause me to delete my profile permanently" if I have ...

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