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What was the “invalid flag” flag? What was the “10k flag queue”?

Many older questions and answers here on Meta discuss or mention an "invalid flag" flag, often in the context of the "10k flag queue". However, right now, there's no such flag, and there's no such ...
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How do I flag a question as being on the wrong site when the correct site is not one of the flag options? [duplicate]

I wanted to flag PNG images look blurry when scaled as being on the wrong site. I tried to flag it as belonging on computergraphics.stackexchange.com, but that was not one of the options. So I ...
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“It has invalid flags” flag - when resolving, mark as opposite to other flags [closed]

I think the resolution of "it has invalid flags" flag is not only confusing but also harmful to the site. It doesn't reward doing the right thing and doesn't give the proper feedback so people using ...
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Allow to flag as “invalid flag” without requiring referer header [closed]

If I disable sending the referer header on Firefox, using one of these network.http.sendRefererHeader = 0 network.http.sendRefererHeader = 1 ...then I can't flag a flaged post post as "invalid flag"....
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“It has invalid flags” option missing in the 10K tools [closed]

Now this is embarrassing: I seem to be unable to find the way to disagree with a moderation flag. Of course I had a look at the help section and meta - problem is: The solutions provided are outdated....
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What does “You don't have the permission to use this type of flag” mean?

I'm unsure if this problem was temporary, or if it's an ongoing/intermittent problem that I (or others) will see again. In the Ask Ubuntu 10k moderation tools today, I clicked "flag or disagree" ...
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The flagging dialogue, from the review queue, seems badly ordered/grouped

While reviewing some flagged answers in the review queue there was one answer that seemed to have an undeserved flag, or flags. So, I pressed the button for the dialogue, up it popped and then I ...
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Are “invalid flags” flags never marked as helpful when reviewed by a moderator? [duplicate]

I was reviewing flags and I found this answer flagged as not an answer. I disagree with the flag, so I marked the post as having invalid flags. The outcome is disputed - a moderator reviewed your ...
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What is an invalid flag?

There is this answer here to What is a disputed flag?. from: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/19754332/jquery-slide-with-fade-when-move This above post has not been edited so I assume the ...
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Add a deactivated “wrong answer” flag option

When I look at the flagging queue I see almost one flag reason only: Not an answer. (At this very moment 440 out of 470 flags!) I have the feeling it is used wrongly most of the time. Many seem to ...
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Separate “invalid flags” in the flag statistics

As per the discussion on Why do “Invalid Flag” flags get disputed?, the "helpful"/"disputed" resolution of "invalid flag" flags is giving limited or zero value on whether the "invalid flag" flag was ...
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Why do “Invalid Flag” flags get disputed?

I know how it works, once a flag is issued, and an "Invalid Flag" flag gets issued against it, both flags get disputed, and do not affect flag weight. Why? What makes the "Invalid Flag" flag be ...