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Why are the “off-topic” flag options (including “blatantly off-topic”) listed under “needs improvement”?

When I see an off-topic question on a site where I have the "cast close votes" privilege (mainly, SO), I can click on Close, select "A community-specific reason" (AKA/previously, &...
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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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Space between the “Your recent flag was declined” warning banner and the “Flag question” button is too cramped [duplicate]

When too many of one's recent flags have declined, one receives a warning banner when opening the flag dialog box: Your recent flag was declined - please review it before flagging this post! This ...
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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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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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New close/flag dialogs have much smaller draggable title areas [duplicate]

The new close/flag dialogs have much smaller draggable title areas. We used to be able to click between the dialog title and the top border in order to move the dialog, now clicking in that area will ...
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The flagging dialog should not put all the custom close reasons under the heading of “needs improvement” [duplicate]

Reality is that lots of irredeemable questions get asked. There are lots of questions which can't be improved in order for them to become acceptable. The flag dialog should not have been changed to ...
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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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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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Flag dialog is under sidebar text

The flag dialog is under the left sidebar text. This only started happening over the past day or two. Using Safari 12.1.1 on MacOS High Sierra. Successfully reproduced on StackOverflow and PPCG, along ...
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Port the new comment flagging dialog design to other similar dialogs?

It looks beautiful and modern-fashioned. Can we have the same design in post flagging, post closing, review options, moderator options et cetera?
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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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Flagging box goes over the title bar when scrolling

I was flagging a question when I noticed that the flagging dialog does over the top bar when scrolling. Here are some screenshots. (Screenshots were taken from Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange ...
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Increase clickable area in comment flag dialog [duplicate]

The comment flag dialog recently changed. A side effect of that change was to reduce the size of the clickable area. In particular, the clickable regions on the new flag dialog are pretty skinny, as ...
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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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Duplicate of… appears in the initial flag dialog and after you press should be closed

I am seeing the duplicate of... option twice in the flagging dialog. In the initial dialog and it appears once again after you press should be closed.. Is this supposed to be like this and why?
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Flag dialog jumps around [duplicate]

When I go through the flagging dialog it jumps to a different position. Steps to reproduce: Click "flag" on my post. Click "Should be closed." Dialog Jumps to another position. Click "Flagging" (in ...
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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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When flagging a question, the previous modal window appears when flag the question or close the current window

When flagging a question, the previous modal window (I am flagging to report this question as) appears again when we click the "Flag Question" or close the current window. I can reproduce this issue, ...
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Alignment improvement in the flag dialog

When I flagged a post, before it was closed if I click the "flag" link I can see which flag type I selected for the post in the flag dialog. The selected flag type is shown as "This is the flag you ...
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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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Edits to the question make the flag dialog disappear (even when I'm typing a custom moderator message)

Edits to the question reload the question and make the flag dialog disappear, even when I'm typing a custom moderator message. This is annoying. I had to type the same message three times just now ...
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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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Erroneous “question put on hold since you loaded page” prevents flagging

On this question: I visited the question. I closed it as a dupe. I attempted to also flag it with a merge request. I was met with an error saying that the question was put on hold since I loaded the ...
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Flag modal shows incorrect selection [duplicate]

I am aware that when we try to report a post, it cannot be done twice. But starting last week, I am experiencing this crazy thing. It shows I raised two types of report for the same post. Kindly have ...
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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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Are the two options for marking a post duplicate same? [duplicate]

Is there any difference between which of the following methods you use to mark a question duplicate? I am flagging to report this question as... ▶ A Duplicate I am flagging to report this question as....
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Some HTML tags not being rendered in the iOS app

I recently tried to flag a question for moderator attention, and noticed that the guide text saying "Be specific and detailed!" is wrapped inside two not evaluated <i> HTML tags for ...
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On non-English sites, Flagging dialogs use a mix of English and the native language

Currently, there seem to be 4 Stack Exchange sites that are hosted completely in another language (Portuguese SO, Japanese SO, Russian SO, and Russian Language). However, the post-flagging dialogs ...
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The links in the closing and flagging dialogs should have consistent target attribute

According to the completed feature request Have links in the Closing > Off-Topic dialog open in new tabs, the links in the Closing > Off-topic dialog open in a new tab. So do the links on the ...
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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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Why is there a cooldown on the flag button?

It's almost a joke: even opening up the flag menu has a three-second cooldown. Instead of making a request to view the flag options every time somebody opens the menu up, why aren't the menu options ...
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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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Specify “unlikely to be fixed/salvagable via editing” in the flag dialogue

The explanation for should be closed in the new flag dialogue for questions reads (boldface mine): This question is completely unclear, incomplete, overly-broad, primarily opinion-based or is not ...
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A flag to move using the Stack Exchange Android app only gives four sites to choose from [duplicate]

In the Stack Exchange Android app I tried to flag a question as a better fit for another site. However, I only got the meta site of the current site, Stack Overflow, Super User and ...
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Awkward grammar on new flag dialog

After the minor overhaul of the flag dialog, I noticed this grammar: "is... spam" and "is... inappropriate" makes sense to me, but "is... should be closed" feels awkward. Update: Now it's "as", but ...
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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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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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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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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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Make the “flag for moderator” tooltip in chat more accurate

The tooltip that comes up when you mouse-over the flag for moderator option in chat is: Moderator flags are only seen by the site-moderators, and should be used to indicate serious issues with a ...
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Improve flagging dialog UI

When flagging a question as duplicate, I had this dialog: This presents a list with 5 items (choices). I clicked on duplicate of... and I had a list of questions to choose a duplicate: The label ...
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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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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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Why let me flag a post if you're not going to let me flag it?

When you run out of flags for the day, the flag dialog still allows you to go through the process of flagging up until you actually click the button. You drill down through the menus, find the reason ...
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Ninja close-voting hindered by teensy drag area

It's great that the Close/Flag dialog boxes are draggable, so you can see the content behind them. However, it seems only a small portion is draggable: Can the bottom chunk of whitespace, and the ...
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Show you have flagged a post in the flag dialogue window [duplicate]

When I vote to close a question and I open back up the dialogue window it will say You voted to close this question {time} ago which is fair enough. However, if I flag a post I will get told ...
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Two same flags (duplicate of) [duplicate]

Why there are two "duplicate of" flags: one is "it is a duplicate" another "duplicate of..." is in "it should be closed for another reason..."
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Tell me why a close or flag option has been disabled!

As we know, it's not possible to flag upvoted posts as "very low quality", or vote-to-close as "belongs on another site" if the question is too old, but the system doesn't actually tell us that. If ...
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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 ...