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I declined that flag. It may be low quality, but it is a sincere attempt to answer the question, which makes the not-an-answer flag not apply to it. Consider: “What was that noise?” “Could it have been a wolf?” — this reply is an answer, not a request for clarification or a separate question, even if it may have a question mark on it. It has an ...


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It's a post notice. Diamond moderators can add and remove it. There's no flag associated with it. Leave a comment requesting the clarification or support that's needed. If it's egregious then also raise a flag for moderator attention suggesting we add a post notice. “Egregious” here is key. We don't add them to just every single answer that needs ...


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The criteria you're looking for are not publicly documented, to prevent people from taking advantage of it (e.g. to obtain flag-related badges). Some possible candidates can be found in this Meta Stack Exchange post: What is the SE version of Seven Dirty Words? For the example you mentioned, "@Someone Thanks, fixed", I'm pretty sure the "...


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From this post on the main meta, it appears the criteria for auto deleting comments when a user flags them is the following: Comments that are flagged by multiple users are deleted automatically. The number of flags needed is usually based on the comment's score. It currently takes 3 + (Score / 3) flags (rounded up) to delete a comment. Comments containing ...


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o/ (I was the mod who handled that flag.) At the time we look at the flag--and there are a couple different UIs where that can happen, I was in the overlay in case another mod is wondering--we can see right there when the flag was raised. I easily could have looked back at the post's timeline to suss out what condition it was in when the flag was raised, ...


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It's probably not a flag, but a post notice. They can only be added (and removed) by ♦ moderators. RPG has three 'standard' answer notices and a fourth RPG-specific one, as can be seen in the Data Explorer. I'm a moderator on three other sites in the network and regularly apply answer notices when I see a low quality answer (often after it has been ...


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