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How to read the flagging summary?

The new flagging summary (click on your number of helpful flags in your profile) is cool, however some posts have a gray background, some don't. What does it mean? example:
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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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Should I vote to close a duplicate question, even though it's much newer, and has more up to date answers?

I have seen this many times, a question is being asked because a previous, duplicate question was asked and answered a few years ago and has no longer relevant answers. The recommendation is to edit ...
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What happened to flag weight? [duplicate]

I just noticed that my profile on Programmers no longer shows my flag weight. Instead I see the number of helpful flags. At the same time, the definition for the Marshal badge has been changed to "500 ...
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How should we handle flag weight for invalid flags?

The 10k tools area has a section for flags. In this section (and only this section) you can flag a post as having invalid flags. As it stands we have special treatment for this flag as it relates to ...
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Flag-weight summary does not say if my flag was correct or wrong

The new change to show all the posts which I have flagged when I click on "flag-weight" link in my profile is awesome. This is one step in forward direction to atleast keep track of which posts I had ...
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Can a flag that attracts moderator action be treated as invalid?

I've read Flag weight audit and https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/80170/what-is-flag-weight , but I still haven't figured it out. Is it possible to make a flag, have it attract moderator ...
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Please show what flags were deemed good or bad

I would find it useful if the site that pops up when you click on your "flag weight" summary link showed what flaggings were deemed valid or invalid by the moderators. I think the flag ...
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Do Dismissed flags cost same amount as before the 500 mark?

I had noticed a decrease in flag weight of 583 to 560 something.I understand dismissed flags cost a flag weight decrease. And it is my assumption that the post flagged was altered from its previous ...
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Permanent Flag Weight History Link on User Profile

The link to the user's flagging history should always be available to them (but not to the public) in their profile. Example for my profile: Flagging History At the moment, the link isn't displayed ...
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Make clearer what kind of feedback there is for flags

Short version: After a long search on this site, I was unable to find any feedback on something I flagged. After posting the original incarnation of this question, I found out that there is flag ...
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Total, valid, invalid, and pending flag counts in flagging summary

I would like to have a count of the total, valid, invalid, and pending flag counts in the flagging summary at <SE site>/users/flag-weight/<userid> similar to the following: Flags issued:...
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Viewing link to flag summary when you have not yet helpful flags [duplicate]

When someone creates a new account on an SE site, and when he/she flags a post for the first time, he/she can't see whether this flag is still active, or got declined, because the "Helpful flags" link ...
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Is there any facility to mark questions as Followups or Flag to look at flagged questions later beside favorites

Is there any facility in SO whereby I can mark the questions as flagged or follow in the future just like favorites? But favorites is another thing, I mean I will only mark those questions favorites ...