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But a lot of users might find this useful, and I don't see any downside to this. Well then, since several people have tried to explain the downsides to you in comments, allow me to put those downsides in an answer, so those downsides won't be hidden when the comments collapse, and everyone (not just you) can easily see them. But there are very good ...


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This has been implemented now:


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Are roll backs supposed to invalidate flags? What is the expected behavior? I don't think they should. Reasoning - consider the following scenario. Question/Answer contains a spam link or someone edits an existing post and adds some spammy bits and it gets flagged (good). Someone edits to remove the spam link (bad - not supposed to do that as its ...


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The path for getting rid of a bad tag is to edit it and remove it from posts so that the system deletes it after 24 hours. That means that the better option (assuming the tag only appears 1-2 times) is to just edit the post it appears on (or suggest an edit and leave an explanation for why the tag should be removed) and remove it. If the tag is being used on ...


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I realize now that this is really about SE, so I was wondering if I could have it deleted? If it's about SE, it's on-topic for Meta Stack Exchange. That's a good reason to have it not deleted, so declining the flags is a logical response.


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The really funny thing is that I was having a conversation about multiple flags earlier today. There's nothing that annoys a mod more than repeated flagging of a thing. I vaguely remember there's folks who literally have been flagging the same post over years. It's been seen, we've decided what to do. Mods do talk and leave trails of what happened – and ...


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Thanks for your report! I've fixed this - we were indeed calling this popup twice in the javascript for what seemed to be ...legacy reasons? Which is shorthand for "We couldn't find any place in the code where it made sense for this to be called in two separate places but probably somebody did it for a reason at some point." The fix will be in for ...


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