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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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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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What are the badges I can earn on each site, and what are the exact criteria for earning each badge?

Formerly List of all badges with full descriptions. What are badge name's requirements? Why didn't I get badge name (right now)? Which badges can I earn multiple times? Jump to: Question ...
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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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Should the number of helpful flags be public to anyone?

This discussion came up here, by a comment from Oded: We are discussing internally whether there is a good reason to hide this value from everyone. If not, it might do a comeback. I know it is a ...
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Remove flag weight and flag validity already

Flag weight is the total number of flags marked as valid helpful minus the number of flags marked as invalid declined for a given user. That number is used… … well, it's shown on a user's profile, ...
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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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Change the requirements for the Marshal badge

There has been a lot of discussion on flag-weight, its worth, etc. Clearly, the introduction of the gold Marshal badge has rejuvenated a lot of inactive flaggers and people would be less inclined to ...
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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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Show current flag weight on flag weight summary page [closed]

The flag weight summary page shows my name, rep, and badges. But not my flag weight. Could we add this?
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Disputed Flag - Impact on Daily Flag Count

Reference: What is a disputed flag? A user has specific number of Flag counts in his/her kitty. What I mean is, a user can flag only a certain amount of times in a day. My question is, if I have say ...
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How do I know if I am flagging correctly?

Is there any way to know how useful are the flags of a user? I read that flagging - weights used to exist (were visible) before, which would indicate this. However, what indicator is there now? Is ...
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The footnote for disputed flags is missing in the revised flagging history

Since flag weight was removed there remains a dagger (†) to mark a footnote for disputed flags in the flagging history: I understand this as a bug. Either the dagger marking a footnote should be ...
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Can a flag decision be reversed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flag marked invalid even though question was closed for same reason: can I challenge? Can a declined flag be reverted or removed from history? I flagged this question ...
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what is the effect of declined flag on user profile? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the “Bad Things,” if any, associated with the declined flag count? Earlier when we flag some thing and the flag is declined, then it had a negative effect ...

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