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Keep the ability to flag the same post again after Low quality flag has been disputed by an edit

When someone flag with a Low Quality Post a question or answer, and someone edits the post, the flag becomes disputed, which means that the flag is automatically dismissed and you lose the ability to ...
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Improved formatting after raising a flag?

There was a Question (now closed) asked on security.SE which I found to be low quality and unclear. It was not clear what the OP was asking and he had appended the secret key to the cipher-text (It's ...
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Is this a justified use of a very low quality flag? [duplicate]

Background: I recently flagged this answer as very low quality, where a user misread or misunderstood a question about JavaScript as being about PHP, and answered with a PHP function. The flag was ...
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Flagged question for low quality declined - was I wrong to flag it? [duplicate]

I came across a question yesterday that consisted of a single sentence (with poor grammar to boot), followed by a load of poorly formatted code. I flagged it as low quality and it has since received ...
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Very Low Quality flag on edited question. Wasted? [duplicate]

The Very Low Quality flags get automatically dismissed (and become 'disputed') every time the post has been edited. So does it make sense to flag the bad posts with this flag if: the post has been ...
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Add a “link-only answer” flag reason

Typically when I see a link-only answer, I have to use a custom flag and explain in the text box that it is, usually simply in the form of typing just "link-only answer." I think that there should be ...
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Is it ok to flag answers as “low quality” because they are wrong? [duplicate]

I recently asked a question that got a quick answer that was wrong. After a few comments with the answerer, he stopped defending his position (because it does not work). But the answer is still ...
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A single “looks good” should not mean the post is “good”

In the Low Quality review queue a single Looks Good click is enough to take the post out of the queue, I believe. I'm basing this on empirical observations but on Stack Overflow at least, this appears ...
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Do we need all the flag options we have on closed questions?

I've noticed that after a question is closed, users still have the change to flag it. The only difference is the "it doesn't belong here" sections is removed. We still have the option to flag it as ...
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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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Is the “very low quality” flag necessary?

I'm having a hard time finding a use case for the "very low quality" flag that isn't already covered by some other flag. The descriptive text for VLQ basically says that it's for cases where no amount ...
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Is the Very Low Quality flag too ambiguous?

The "Very Low Quality" (VLQ) flag reason is really annoying me. It is the analog to the mommy mommy flag (which my 1.5-year-old child raises quite frequently). It provides no real clue as to what ...
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Add a warning to the “low quality” flag option

Something to the effect of "Flagging a question/answer for Low Quality should be reserved for extreme cases only. If you can edit this question to make it better, please do so."