Linked Questions

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I flagged a link-only answer as “not an answer” but my flag was declined [duplicate]

Earlier I flagged this "answer": Please used this tutorial here I flagged it as "not an answer" since this is how we are supposed to flag link-only answers, but received the following response. ...
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0answers
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When should I defer from flagging a link only answer?

What made me ask? I flagged this (only for 10K users) answer as a Not an Answer, moderator declined it saying declined - flags should not be used to indicate technical inaccuracies, or an ...
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1answer
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First post to be tagged as “just a link answer”?

Is it possible to mark first posts as Just a link answer? It came to me this review. I do not want to flag it, as in similar cases I flagged as not an answer but got a: declined - flags should not ...
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1answer
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Preventing dead links

Sorry if this has been asked before but I couldn't find anything mentioned in my search. I'm wondering if there's a way that we can prevent dead-links form forming as accepted answers? I found this ...
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3answers
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Why were some answers converted to comments and what caused some unexplained downvotes? [closed]

I'm a longtime lurker, but fairly new to answering questions. I only post if I know the answer. I invested time to answer several jQuery questions, only to watch a moderator delete or move my answer ...
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1answer
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Not An Answer flag on Link Only Answer declined without action

I went through the 10K mod tool flag queue and flag this link only answer as not an answer, which got rejected. Answer text (full) is: For those wondering, here is another website showing a way to ...
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0answers
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Has the policy changed on link-only answers? [duplicate]

I had a flag on a link-only answer declined several minutes ago: not an answer – dasblinkenlight 6 mins ago declined - A link only answer is an answer - just a bad answer and should be down-voted ...

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