Questions tagged [declined-flags]

Flags that have been declined by a community moderator or other trusted members of the community.

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Users with 100% flag decline rates will never know their flags are being declined if they flag infrequently

The flag warning is shown to a user based on flag statistics within a window of 7 days. This means that flag warnings, and by extension flag bans, are optimized for users who flag a lot. Besides the ...
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Only show unhelpful flags when clicking unhelpful flag count

On user accounts, there is a total count of a user's flags in the following format [total flag count] ([unhelpful flag count]) Both the total flag count and unhelpful flag counts link to /users/...
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Add new predefined 'decline flag' reasons

When moderators decline flags, they have several predefined reasons to choose from, as well as the ability to type in a custom message. There are several phrases I still find myself typing in ...
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Show declined flags in inbox

I propose that moderator flags which are declined should show up in the global inbox, as a way to more clearly and reliably educate the user on why their flags are declined, thus improving the quality ...
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Change “helpful flags” line to include number of declined flags?

I like the new line that lists the number of helpful flags you've had, because now I know when flags get approved by seeing an incrementing number rather than a solid "750" all the time. However, I ...
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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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Add a time-based filter option for flagging history stats

TL;DR: I'm proposing the addition of a time-based filter to the Flag Summary page so that I can display the stats for just the most recent flags I've raised (say, in the last month) and thus review at ...
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Tweak the math for the new flag-ban system a little?

A relatively recent change to the flagging system has been elimination of the flag "hell ban," in favor of a more transparent system that includes feedback. This is a good thing. The new system, ...
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Link comment flags in the flag history page to the flagged comment, if it still exists

Note: This is not the same as Make comment flags link to the comment, which is about the moderator tool. I am talking about the flag history page that is accessible through the user profile at https://...
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Give the “some of your recent flags have been declined” banner some room

The "some of your recent flags have been declined" message recently got a banner, which makes it stand out more (which is nice) but it touches the 'Flag' button, which is less nice. Can it have some ...
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Tool/Library recommendation flag

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/22383493/self-hosted-node-js-error-tracking I flagged this post as off-topic under the "Recommending a tool, library, or favourite off-site resource" reason and it ...
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Flag decline reasons are now harder to read than before; please increase their contrast ratio

It seems like the color for flag decline reasons was changed recently to a lighter shade of red, as part of the global CSS refactor that's been going on for months now. I find the text of flag decline ...
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Why was this “No longer needed” on a comment flag declined?

The question Why does this user have a negative tag score on MSO, but not on MSE? was asked earlier this month here on Meta Stack Exchange, asking why a particular user had zero tag score on one site ...
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Automatic down-votes from spam flags are not removed when the flags are declined

I found two spam flags on https://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/161545/drupal-shop-gives-whitepage-on-login which were raised just because the question contained a link to a Drupal site the OP is ...
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Give comment box for 'invalid flag' option

When marking a flag as invalid, there should be a text box, so some logic can be given. For example, it someone marked it 'not an answer', and I want to state why it is.
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Could you add “flags declined during the past 7 days” link in the help page?

As per the answer, we can use /current instead of <userid> in the flag summary URL. In the What are declined flags, and what should I do about them? help page, under the "What happens if too ...
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Link to the permanent URLs of the comments whose flags got declined

This request is similar to Where can I see which comments I have flagged?. Instead, in this case, I wish to get the permanent URL of exactly which comments I had flagged. You can find your old, ...
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Could the flag warning and ban formulas be improved?

This is a sort of programming / logic question based on this answer on meta: Flaggers with a recent (past 7 days) flagging history consisting of at least 10 handled flags where >= 10% of flags were ...
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Questions closed as duplicate include references to those that do not answer the question

As an example, consider the following question: Review Audit shows an answer that's duplicate I flagged it (incorrectly) as a duplicate of Review-beta: Obviously good answer in low-quality and ...
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Shouldn't deleted posts/comments result in decrementing the declined comment flag count?

Declined comment flags are supposed to be visible on the Flagging Summary page. However, this doesn't seem to work in all cases. It seems as if there are cases when the declined comment flag count is ...
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Proposed “flagged as duplicate” was declined, then question was edited to propose same link

I do not have much track of flag history, except that I checked there now. I see that it has become "decline" on a flag of "exact duplicate" but the question are closed and moderated into the same ...
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What's the point of review queue if I can't flag anything?

I had 2 flag declined (for marking these two posts low quality: 1 and 2 - which I still believe they are) and having that, I've the error message, when I want to flag another question as part of the ...
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Let users and reviewers know when a moderator clears flags on a post

I've dismissed a number of flags that have been generated by our awesome-but-occasionally-over-sensitive review team. The most common issues like this are on link-only answers. While these generate ...
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Why was moving question flag rejected?

Upon reviewing a question I decided it wasn't appropriate for stackoverflow but could probably fit quite happily on either programmers.stackexchange.com or workplace.stackexchange.com. I remember ...
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Why was my flag (too localized) on my own question declined?

I asked this question a while back: Why do I get an Access Violation in atio6axx.dll when calling glBindBuffer? I ended up never finding the answer, but I rewrote most of it with some help and the ...
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Having issues with declined flags, I don't get it right

I've just wanted to ask this question: Difference between declined and disputed Than I've found this question which is too similar to what I have What is the difference between disputed and declined ...
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Allow us to decline custom chat flags

Recently I've noticed a few custom flags (mostly coming from a particular room), where a user custom flags a message just to get the attention of a site-specific mod. (e.g "reopen this question plz", "...
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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 ...