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SO mobile site “Your Answer” textbox appears on top of flag dialog

The "Your Answer" textbox seems to be eating the flagging dialog as shown in Figure A.
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Question Close Updates

This week we rolled out a series of changes to improve parts of the question close workflow. You can read more about the details of these changes here. For context, the overall effort to improve ...
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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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New flagging dialog has a duplicate for duplicate

We've changed the flagging format from today(AFAIK) as below, looks good. But, when I select it should be closed for another reason... I can see the same reason duplicate on the top. What ...
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If I can't flag a post, don't wait until after I've typed an explanation to tell me so

I flagged a post today, typed out a fairly thorough explanation, clicked the button... and got told that I'd already flagged this post (for something else, which I'd forgotten about) so this flag wasn'...
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The new flagging dialog gets in the way

The old flagging dialog box politely "stepped aside" or wasn't so big that it prevented a quick re-scan of a post and possibly a copy/paste of things in the post you wanted to highlight to the mods. ...
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Did the comment flag dialog change? Will there be future dialog changes?

I've now noticed when clicking the flagging dialog for comments that a new animated popup appears now. Is this going to change in the future for the other flagging dialogs such as questions/answers? I ...
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Flag a Question dialog bug

I was attempting to flag a question which is when I came across a strange thing. I clicked the flag link which opened a Dialog where it asked for options like "very low quality" and "other" radio ...
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“You have already raised this flag” Well, not really [duplicate]

After I joined the mob and flagged some spam on the Bitcoin Beta, for a poorly-understood reason, I went back to one of the questions I'd flagged and opened the flag dialog. There, I saw something of ...
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Could we make the new flagging dialog draggable maybe? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: New flagging dialogue gets in the way I like the new and improved flagging dialog, but could you maybe make it draggable? It covers up the item that you are trying to flag, ...
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One incorrectly declined flag causes a warning every time I attempt to flag a post

I had flagged this post on Stack Overflow as spam. The flag was declined, then later in a meta topic we found it was spam and got deleted as such, but the flag's still marked declined. However, ...
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Flag window redux: proposed syntax

There's been some consternation about the new flagging, but I wanted to focus on the syntax for a moment. I think the current shift doesn't really fix anything and it seems to fall into the same trap ...
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Proposal: Expand the migration dialogue and make it cause intelligent canned comments and auto-flags

TL;DR Many users leave misguiding comments on off-topic questions that they consider on-topic on another site. To battle this, allow users to select all sites in the migration dialogue, but instead ...
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Flag dialogue popup is stacked behind realtime-post-deleted-notification banners [duplicate]

There is a little bug that becomes visible when a page contains realtime-post-deleted-notification banners (that's the CSS classname of these red banners appearing on answers which just got deleted, ...
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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."
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“Flag” button is disabled when the “other” reason has been chosen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flag a Question dialog bug Steps to reproduce: Find a question or an answer Click flag and choose "it needs moderator attention" » "other". Click "it ...
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Flagging dialogue obscured by rectangle on (some) mobile browsers [duplicate]

When flagging a question on the standard browser on android and chrome on android on a galaxy S3 the "second page" of the flagging dialogue is obscured by a white rectangle (see screen shot)....
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Flag dialog tells me I've flagged a post I've never seen before

I spotted a spammy looking answer (10k-only by now) and when I went to flag it, the flag dialog told me that I'd already flagged it as VLQ: The thing is, I'd never seen this post before. And a look ...
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The “Flag” modal keeps going down

When flagging a question or answer on stackoverflow.com or even meta.stackexchange.com and some other sites (didn't test more of them), each time the Flagging modal has to be re-rendered completely, ...
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Fix unclickable dead-zones in modal dialog boxes

In the various modal dialog boxes around the site (for flagging, closing, etc.), users are typically presented with several options to chose from using a set of radio buttons. Problem The content in ...
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Flag dialogs for grayed-out posts are also grayed-out

When flagging an answer that is grayed-out because it has a score of -3 or lower, the flag dialog is also grayed-out. If you drag it over a non-grayed-out answer, it appears semi-transparent. The same ...
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Can we preemptively direct flaggers (at least newer ones) to the location of flag responses?

As a moderator I respond to a lot of flags, and when I decline them I try to give good explanations. Most recently, I responded to a flag requesting that a question be deleted by directing the ...
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Stop middle mouse button from closing the flag dialog

I recently spent a couple of minutes writing a message to the diamond moderators, only to lose it when I middle clicked outside the flag dialog to activate autoscroll and the dialog unexpectedly ...
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Don't close the flag dialog when I'm in the middle of typing something in a textbox

Sometimes when in the middle of writing a custom moderator flag, I click outside the flag dialog, for example because I want to get a link to one of the answers. This closes the flag dialog and forces ...
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What is the purpose of the “you have already raised this type of flag” message?

Once I've flagged a post, the flag dialog will inform me that I've already raised a certain type of flag for certain options: However, if I try to select some other flag type, such as "not an ...
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Why is the flag option “it doesn't belong here” missing?

I'm trying to flag a question for closing in Stack Overflow. Why is "It does not belong here.. doesn't belong here because.." missing in the flag menu for Stack Overflow? The same is present on ...
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Significant delays when opening flag dialog?

I'm consistently receiving significant delays on Stack Overflow when opening the flag dialog on questions. Delays do not occur on any other StackExchange site I have checked. This started a couple ...
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Don't change the transparency for dialogs shown on posts with a score lower than −2

If you flag a comment for a post with score of at least −3, for example this one (the links is for Stack Overflow's 10k users), the dialog box will appear as in the following screenshot. It would be ...
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Missing flag option “Should be closed” resulted in rejected flag “Please familiarise yourself with standard flags”

On meta.stackexchange about an hour or so ago, this happened. Normaly encountering an off-topic post I would flag as "Should be closed" which directs me to a number of options: Blatantly off topic, ...
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Flag dialog for faded offensive posts appears below answer editor [duplicate]

Similar to this, but containing more bugginess. Take a look at this: The post was grayed out because it received (presumably) 3 offensive flags. The answer was simply a random string of profanities. ...
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New way to close a flagging dialog

Due to a recent change, you can close flagging (and closing) dialogs by clicking anywhere on the page, except the dialog itself.1 Let me be the first to say that I find this pretty annoying. It is ...
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Correct reference to moderator attention flag on deleted posts

When flagging a deleted post for moderator attention, users are prompted with only one option: I am flagging to report this answer as... in need of moderator intervention A problem not ...
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The new, fancier flag dialog doesn't allow full backtracking [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Back button missing in new flagging menu The improved flagging dialog is fancy and shiny and nice, no question about it, but it contains a small navigation problem. More than ...
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Multiple flag dialogs for posts can be opened with the keyboard

Steps to reproduce: Open a post. Click on flag using the mouse. Wait for a few seconds to avoid the rate limit. Press Enter. Repeat from 3. Expected result: there is a single flag dialog on the ...
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Loading time of 3s for 'close'/'flag' link [duplicate]

How to reproduce (at least for me): Open a question (it musn't be closed yet) Clicking on 'close' shows me the loading animation (the rectangles) for about 3 - 4 seconds. Clicking on 'flag' also ...
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Use the same location for Submit button in the comment flag dialog as in the post flag dialog

Something bothers me about the new comment flag dialog: it's the only dialog with the submit button on the left. Can we please move it to the right: like the post flag dialog: and half a dozen other ...
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Warning Underflow™ in flag dialog for flag warning/ban messages

In the flag dialog, there is a warning message shown to users who recently had flags declined or are currently subject to a flag ban. Unfortunately, it looks like a recent CSS change caused the notice ...
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Can't submit Custom -> Other flag after previous flag

I got a clear-cut Not An Answer in the review queue and flagged it as such. However, just before moving on, I noticed something else that I figured required Moderator attention. So I clicked my way ...
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Recommend Close -> Duplicates -> Search -> #Count# results

This may be related to Profile Bug - Answers Title Now Displays #~TotalAnswers# Answers, but its only answer claims that the buggy build never got past Meta, whereas I encountered this in the Low ...
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iOS app needs votes/flags remaining counts

The websites show, in the vote-to-close and flag dialogs, the number of votes or flags remaining. In the iOS app, however, there is no way that I can find to see how many close votes or flags I have ...
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How do I get a new question flagged for Migration to Programmers?

According to this old question, Programmers.SE was removed from the list of migration flag sites. As a normal user, what is the best way for me to indicate a question probably needs to be migrated to ...
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Mobile site flag popup box getting blocked [duplicate]

The mobile site flag question popup gets blocked by the answer text view. Unable to view and select few options. This happens for a question with no answers or comments. My device information ...
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No, I haven't already raised this flag (not here, anyway)

So for whatever reason I was going through stackoverflow looking for questions that had slipped through the retag/migrate net. I found this question, which clearly didn't belong on SO, and probably ...