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Allow flagging from within “New Answers to Questions More Than 30 Days Old”

I frequently use the New Answers to Questions More Than 30 Days Old tool to find spam/NAA answers. A lot of them are often very obviously spam such as this, or very obviously not an answer, such as ...
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How can we prevent non-optimal answers from being “cemented” to popular and mature questions?

I originally posted this question on the Philosophy.SE Meta site, but someone recommended that I post it here instead to get a more varied set of responses from experienced users. I'm aware that it's ...
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One notification about new answers should block the other one

I was answering a question, but I was distracted from something else. As result, somebody else answered the question, and I got a notification on the top of the page, with a link to load the new ...
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Finding Questions with the Newest Answers anywhere on Site?

Accessing Questions via your own Newest Answers (or by Votes or Activity) is easy to do using functionality already present on your user profile (see below). However, I have not yet found a similarly ...
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'Load new answers' banner - phantom new answers

I was adding an answer to this question, and the banner popped up saying "1 new answers as been posted - load new answers". When clicking the link, nothing loaded and the banner disappeared. A few ...
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“1 new answer” on two lines and tabs missing

Often, when I'm reading a new question, I get a banner: I click the banner to read the answer, and get this screen: The banner with the number of answers appears on two lines. Also, I don't get the ...
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Old question, new answer … but it doesn't float to the top?

According to will anybody see my new answer to an old question? a new answer will cause an old question to bubble up to the frontpage. However, I have recently answered a few old questions and ...
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Asking for updated answer when original question no longer meets requirements

On Stack Overflow I came across this question which I don't believe would meet the current question requirements, I think it's too broad and off topic. My issue is that I'd like to get an updated ...
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“New answers to old questions” no longer shows deleted answers

For Bounty: Either a satisfactory explanation for why it's better not to see deleted items or a plan for it to be returned. Before the "Links" moderator tools page got reworked a few weeks ago, the "...
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No edit button? New questions

Somewhat curious. Regarding sometimes no edit button on new questions. Is Jeff correct here ** or am I missing something? I found this duplicate but I am not sure I really understand. questions/81681/...
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“one new answer to question” popup when submitting an answer

Every time when I am submitting my answer to a question, I get the "one new answer to this question" notification in the top of the page right before the form unloads. I would not expect to get that ...
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Incorrect tooltip on “new” Tag Info tab

The title of the "new" Tag Info page reads: New answers by new users tagged c++ The tooltip over the "new" tab itself reads: New questions by new users of this tag "questions" should be "...
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Is it possible to get good reputation by answering a very old unanswered question?

Any reputation gaining difference is there to give perfect answer for a new question and for a unanswered very old question?
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I get notified “New answer was posted” when I am submiting an answer [duplicate]

Looks like the server retrieves Ajax pool faster then I can load the page. In effect the orange top-window bar appears and warns me about new answer after I submit one and before browser redirects. ...
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Duplicate questions & new answers

I know this is already discussed here but since it's come to an end, I wanted to bring it to attention again. What some people may have forgotten is that people who know the answer to a question are ...