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Questions tagged [flag-reasons]

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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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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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Change the spam flag reason

Often we see discussions of when spam is spam for the purpose of flagging a question. Often, when users see vandalism or other inappropriate posts, they feel they have to flag it as spam, which is ...
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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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Flag declined with a confusing or unrelated reason

I've flagged an answer to moderators attention a few days back, because what I've deemed the appropriate action, couldn't be performed by me. Note: Meanwhile the question was migrated to http://...
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Is it a desirable action to flag self-answers which are obviously rep farming?

This is specifically about answering your own question. This perfectly legitimate and valuable question was asked on Apr 10 '10 at 3:16 and was answered soon after (at Apr 10 '10 at 7:59). Then on ...
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Missing option in flag popup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is the flag option “it doesn't belong here” missing? I wanted to flag https://stackoverflow.com/questions/7658812/benefits-of-white-labelling as off-topic, ...
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Offensive flag declined for the wrong reason

I flagged a question as offensive, figuring that it may not get the 6 votes needed to shut it down, but it was the right thing to do (no, I won't point out which one, since that would derail the ...
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Proposed flag decline reasons?

As a precursor to adding decline reasons for suggested edits we have added decline reasons for moderator flags. Because flagging for moderator attention can result in some fairly severe unilateral ...
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“Flag post” link is deactivated when changing flag reasons [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flag a Question dialog bug Here's a tiny annoyance. Steps to reproduce: Find a bad answer (or question, let's assume an answer here) Click the "flag" link Click "other". Note ...