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For comment flags, it can be hard to tell the difference between the comment text and the flag text. For example: Usually one can tell from context which is which, e.g. if the flag is a standard one like "no longer needed". But the formatting of the two lines of text is identical, and especially with custom flags, it can be easy to get confused for a ...


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bug status-review Don’t show what the flagger of a comment did to the parent post (question or answer). For example: Here the comment flagger upvoted the post under which the comment was posted. I know that the vote wasn’t on the comment, because that one received no upvotes. Not only is this confusing, but also should I not see this information in the ...


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feature-request status-review My main issue with the interface is that it is very cluttered: There are lots boxes and horizontal lines. In particular the following seem unnecessary: the boxes around edited and owner, the box within a box when expanding a post view. Note that just removing these will probably not suffice to address the issue. There is ...


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status-completed In the "how do I dismiss" box, there's this text: Note that deleting a post or comment automatically marks the flag as valid. Everywhere else on the page - and, really, just everywhere else - flags are "helpful", not "valid". To be consistent, shouldn't it be "helpful" here too?


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feature-request I don't know if this falls within the sphere of the improvements you're currently making, but would it be possible to make the comment flag options helpful and decline rather than delete and decline? Sometimes I want to mark a comment flag helpful without deleting the comment, or vice versa. A few days ago someone on my mod site flagged a ...


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The VLQ flag IS NOT appropriate for blatantly off-topic questions here on MSE. And not only on MSE, but it's inappropriate across the entire network. I've been declining them whenever I see them because people should either flag those posts for closure or cast their close-vote, but NOT flag them as Very Low Quality. From the Usage guide for very low ...


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status-review The too many comments autoflag now has a special button to move comments to chat (yay!): Can this button please be made to dismiss the flag? This has been a minor annoyance for years since we need to first move and then go back and dismiss the flag. The action of moving should automatically dismiss the flag as helpful. I assume that the ...


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Yes, it does. Any post which is closed, deleted, locked, or accepted is considered ineligible for the Low Quality Posts queue. For answers, the deleted and closed status of the parent question are also checked (which can cause a situation where if the question is locked, but the answer is not, the answer would still be ineligible).


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status-completed You're probably sick of me complaining about issues with comment flags by now, but ... Long usernames get confusingly chopped in half on flagged comments. That username is "I N T E R E S T I N G", not "I N T E R E S T I Delete Edit Decline N G".


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feature-request status-review Just show a simple mark as resolved button for most auto-flags by the community user. Specifically this should apply to all flags where it does not make any difference whether you mark them as helpful or decline them, such as too many comments, self-vandalism, closed without comment. Before, these flags could be resolved with ...


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status-review Here's a screenshot of what I see right now on French.SE, on Chrome on Linux: The main problem with the new UI is that bug the information I want to reach is way down near the bottom of the page. From the top, there's: the top bar, the site name, the page tab bar, a box with a sort of table of contents, a mostly-empty box about people ...


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Please don't gray out flags because I have visited them. It took me a while to understand what was going on (as you can see in the revision history of this post), the graying doesn't give me any information I don't already have (I can see my avatar) and it makes it much harder to read. This is what the grayed out flag looks like: As soon as I hover over ...


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bug status-completed Flag resolution comments are not not translated, and strings are not available for translation at traducir.win. Those comments are visible for end users, to that is a blocker for international sites: Also, translation is off for the most of the new / updated UI components - and admin dashboard is now a wild mix of Russian and English ...


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Missing things on traducir.win Not prioritary, but this string should be localizable. This is the report on a flaged post.


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It's always difficult to adapt to a new interface, but we still appreciate the effort What I think has improved: the handling of multiple flags at once for instance the frames that separate the posts better. on flagged comments, it's easier to know which posted the comment and who flagged, since comments appear as they appear in the normal pages. the ...


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status-completed A minor thing, but the "Convert to Comment" button should make it clear that it's converting the answer to a comment on the question. Right now there's no indication at all where the answer will go once it's converted to a comment.


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status-review On my phone, at least when there are no flags, the chat widget reduces itself to a single line of "visit chat" (and jumps to above the checkbox to see all flags): It links to the chat.SE homepage, instead of something useful like the TL ;) It should probably keep the full widget and move down the page.


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I doubt you can find example questions where the VLQ flag is the most appropriate flag. Thus holds for most sites in the network; what the resident moderators do with those flags may vary on their workload, mood, time of day and moon phase. On Stack Overflow, the VLQ feeds the Triage queue (unless it's full already) and the moderators won't even see them. ...


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bug status-review When going to the actual question page, the flag info and actions appear in a separate frame at the bottom. If I click the close question button in that frame, the modal appears in that frame, but the frame is too small for the modal: While the frame resizes and creates a scrollbar initially, moving the modal to the top results in the ...


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Design is intended to be responsive, but it feels more like just "fixed max width" for me. I'm mostly using PC with standard 1920 x 1080 resolution. And new alpha design uses less of available space then current UI. Here how inline edit looks in both new and old design, for the same flag: Old: New: (White space on the left and right sides is not the image ...


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feature-request I'm confused by the term 'owner' being used when the author of the question casts a flag on the answer. Yes, when I hover over the label I see that the flagger posted the question, not the answer, but I'd expect the term 'owner' to refer to the owner of the post itself. So I flagged one of my own posts 'for science' and it turns out the ...


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If I open preferences page of another user I can see option to opt in a new mod tools. But this user isn't mod. Probable, on this page the engine checks my account status, but should check this user status, and display this option depending on it. I've created separate post about this bug: Disable option to opt in new mod tools on other user preference ...


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feature-request I like the 'mini post UI' you get when you expand the flagged post, but I hoped that when you delete the post from there, the UI would be smart enough to turn in some kind of completed status. It doesn't: If you had used the red 'Delete answer' button instead, it does update the entire 'dialog':


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bug When viewing the question, the 'asked ## mins ago' gets updated to reflect the current time, but the 'joined' date does not: To be clear, no this user did not ask and flag their question before joining the site, I checked. It may be possible that I'm mistaken in the 'joined' date not updating while the other dates did (should've saved the html, in ...


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The new interface has a nifty button to dismiss flags. When I click on the button, I get a submenu letting me choose "helpful" or "decline" (which is great!), but as soon as I make my choice, everything changes size and my mouse is no longer over the "resolve" button: I keep thinking that choosing either "helpful" or "decline" will actually handle the flag ...


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feature-request Supose an old answer gets flagged as Not an answer or Very low quality. If it did not get any of these flags back when it was posted, now it will enter in the Low quality posts review queue. Otherwise, it will not and the flag will have to get resolved by the mods. In general, it is preferable if community handles the flags, but the old and ...


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Answer flags should not link prominently to the question I keep clicking on the question and expecting to see whatever is flagged. Part of that is muscle memory because that's how it used to work before, but it's also where the new UI drives me on its own. Here's what it looks like when an answer is flagged (text changed to protect the innocent and the ...


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status-review feature-request regression Make it clear that the answer is on a old question In the earlier dashboard, whenever a particular answer was flagged, it used to display the time at which the question was asked in the form "asked {timestamp}", based on whether the question was new or old. This is the right hand side display for a new answer on a ...


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We don't have honeytraps, landmines or other intentional attempts to entrap people who are flagging with good intent and care. One of the things I've found over time is with reputation and experience is there's less things to flag since you end up picking up the tools to deal with issues yourself. It's certainly probably not a great idea to flag as low ...


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Typo. Should be An error. This string isn't in the transifex. Please, use existed string (e.g. 3abb4d84b5da2e231e7f809e0cbd8a9d), or add new one into transifex, so we will be able to translate it.


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