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Questions tagged [helpful-flags]

For questions about flags that have been deemed helpful by a moderator.

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Badges for helpful flag streaks

Looking at the badges for the website, I feel that there is something missing: badges for helpful flag streaks. Here are some proposed values. Bronze Badge: 10 helpful flags in a row Silver ...
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When are “blatantly off-topic” flags marked helpful?

From this FAQ, Flags to close a question will be dismissed as helpful as soon as another user votes to close it. However, if you don't have enough reputation to see close votes, it will appear as ...
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Could a flag status change? (revisited) [duplicate]

Yet another flag status question... However I've read that: A flag's status will never change once it has been set. From: Can I get rid of “disputed” flag stat, if it turned out to be ...
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Dealing with questions from beginners [closed]

Recently after adding the documentation section on Stack Overflow there seems to understandably be large amounts of questions from what we must assume are beginners to programming. These ...
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Search flagging history for helpful flags on non-deleted posts

Problem: One of the main reasons I visit my flagging history is to look for helpful flags on answers that are not deleted. Flags can be marked as helpful without the post going away when a well-...
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Helpful flags do not appear on my flagging history

Good morning, since last June 24 marked flags not appears on my flagging history in Stack Overflow, and I have flagged 15 or 20. What could be the problem? I can add flags without any mistake and ...
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Include the “People Reached” and “Helpful Flags (count)” data in SEDE

I know the new profile design hasn't been updated for every site on the network yet, so maybe this is a bit too early. Nonetheless, please include the "People Reached" data in SEDE at your earliest ...
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Why is useful to flag a post in Stack Overflow

I just started to review posts in Stack Overflow. By this page, I know why flagging is important. But: Does it have any impact on my reputation? What is the impact on my profile if I have a lot of ...
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What happens to reputation when someone flags a post?

I know flagging a post is the way to let moderators know something is wrong, but does this impact reputation at all? If I flag an offensive post, for example, does the user who made the post loose ...
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Correct Flagging Incentive

I use flagging to make stackoverflow better. I have 30+ helpful flags. It would be nice if there was a small incentive to flag bad questions so that the site gets cleaned up a little. Even if it is +1,...
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Helpful flag dropoff after gaining voting rights

After getting voting rights my helpful flag count seems to have not increased. I have 112 helpful flags, but none for about 8 months. This seems to be a side effect of gaining voting rights, since I ...
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Stack Overflow flag priority

I started reviewing first posts and late answers. There I flagged some and now I have 7 helpful flags out of 8. The non-helpful flag was my first flag, and it was not a review flag. It was a flag on ...
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Helpful flags count in election nomination

We are showing the helpful flags count of the nominees in the election nomination page. It shows that this nominee has less than 80 helpful flags. Users without Deputy badge can't nominate for ...
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Flag helpful but no action taken on tag war

In regards to https://stackoverflow.com/q/21650114/1348195 I left a comment suggesting that the author should re-tag his question after he went into a 'tag war' with another high-rep user on the ...
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Other users's helpful flags invisibility

Why can't I see how many helpful flags a user has, in his/her profile? Is it considered as private information? It's something similar like review which I can see at least when hovering over an image ...
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Is this really the appropriate response to a “helpful” flag?

This is what I just got to a flag that I put on an old dumb question of mine I wrote: Can this please be deleted? It is old and irrelevant. Thank you. And it would have been fine if it was just ...
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'Helpful flags count' and 'profile views' on mobile site [duplicate]

Can we add 'Helpful flags count' and 'profile views' on mobile site/devices? I'm aware of the following old question (and which may get this post marked as a duplicate) but I'm keen on providing, ...
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Why aren't some helpfully flagged questions closed? [duplicate]

Take, for example, this question, in which it is not clear what the asker is asking. I had flagged this question as "unclear what you're asking" which was deemed helpful, but apparently no action has ...
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Mark all flags against a post as helpful, when the post author’s account is destroyed

A spammer made several posts on Computer Science. I went straight to destroy the account. The posts had both spam flags and custom flags. After destroying the account, at least the custom flags ...
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Which flagging rule apply here? [duplicate]

Generally when we flag a post (using normal or 'other' option) it is finally handled by moderator as helpful or declined (or disputed by 10K users). But there are few case where a flag is actually ...
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Deputy not awarded

I have 80 helpful flags. The last flag was more than 24 hours ago declared helpful. But I still did not get the badge! This is servere!
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Incorrect helpful flags count [duplicate]

I viewed my MSO user profile this morning and noticed that the helpful flags count has dropped from some 30+ (from memory) to just 4: I've flagged more than 4 for OT posts in the past few weeks alone....
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Why my Flagged Posts page is empty?

I have 2 helpful flags in Stack Overflow profile. When I click on helpful flags link am not able to see any information of the target page. Why is it so? My Profile Page, My Flag Summary
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count “helpful flags” in review audits

When passing a review audit, the number of review tasks completed is increased, even though the audit is not a real review task. My question: If I passed the audit by flagging the post (for example, ...
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Showing number of helpful flags in user profile

I know the risks in showing the flagging history of an user. But, we can show the number of helpful flags of an user to others. I can't find the no. of helpful flags of any user in SO. Lastly, I saw ...
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How to raise helpful flags? [duplicate]

In my profile it shows helpful flags : 6. Clicking on it shows flagging history. How can I raise helpful flag? What activity increase this count? How is it helpful to others?
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How is flag limit calculated now that flag weight is dead? [duplicate]

This answer says we get 'one bonus flag per 20 "flag weight" above the default'. Now that flag weight appears to be dead and "helpful flags" is king, how are the daily flag limits calculated? The FAQ ...
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“Helpful” flags not really helpful?

Recently, I found the http://facebook.stackoverflow.com part of Stack Overflow. I have found that many of the questions asked here are off topic or otherwise not suitable for Stack Overflow. When I ...
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Declined flag in helpful flags [duplicate]

In my helpful flags (on profile page), there is a declined flag, which doesn't seem right. Is this a bug? Here's the flag: This flag comes in my helpful flags I did realize that the flag was not ...
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Helpful flags in my account [closed]

There are a few badges like Marshal or Deputy which are granted after raising 80 or 500 helpful flags. Is it possible to check number of helpful flags raised by me in my account pages? EDIT Column ...
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Why are automatically handled comment flags not considered helpful? [closed]

Having flagged my fair share of accept rate comments, I noticed that while they result in automatic nuking of the comment in question, it seems they are not adding to the amount of comment flags "...
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My helpful flag count seems to be stuck at 80

On July 20th I earned the "Deputy" flag for hitting my 80th helpful flag. Slow clap, anyone? :-) Since then, no new flags show up on my flag summary (helpful, declined, or not yet addressed). I know ...
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Why do diamond mods have the ability to mark their own flags as helpful?

I am a mod, newly diamonded, and still learning the ropes. I added a test flag onto a post in my site's meta, to see what would happen on my side of the world. Sure enough, the flag came up in the ...
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Don't see the “helpful flags” link on my profile

I can see the helpful flags link in my SO profile. But I can't find it in meta profile. Is this normal? where can I find it?
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How my flag limit is increasing daily? [duplicate]

My flag limit is increasing day by day. I haven't noticed before how many flag I can raise. But since I am noticing it is increased a lot. In last week, I have raised above 200 helpful flags. I have ...
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Helpful flags not getting updated after getting 'close question' privilege [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Increasing Flag Weight when you have Voting Privileges? I recently got the ability to cast close votes. So, even if I flag a question as 'not constructive' or 'not a real ...
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What does the helpful flag mean?

I don't see "Helpful" in the list of things I can do when I press the flag link. In my profile page I saw "6 helpful flags." How do I earn these flags? May I make them on other peoples' posts or ...
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Why isn't the “low answer quality score” automatically flagged as helpful, when the answer is flagged as spam?

On Drupal Answers, an answer has been flagged as "low answer quality score" by the Community user; I flagged it as not an answer, and as spam. As consequence, my "not an answer" flag has been ...
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My profile indicates 1 helpful flag, but my flagging summary is empty [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does empty “Flagging Summary” page mean when “helpful flags” is “1”? On my Stack Overflow profile, I can see I have 1 helpful flag. ...
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Do comment flags deemed helpful apply to badge requirements?

Do comment flags deemed helpful count toward the Deputy and Marshall badge requirements, or is it only question and answer flags that count?
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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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Should the “flag-weights” tag be renamed to the “helpful-flags”?

As Waffles wrote @ https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/119714/143601: We now only show the number of helpful flags on your profile page (visible only to you) ... this number only ever increases. ...
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What happened to flag weight? [duplicate]

I just noticed that my profile on Programmers no longer shows my flag weight. Instead I see the number of helpful flags. At the same time, the definition for the Marshal badge has been changed to "500 ...