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Flagging a low quality late answers on questions that would be closed if asked currently

If I provide examples, I'll be violating some sort of privacy, so let me just start by saying Thank you, to people who flag posts routinely, you are the reason the site exists! But, sometimes ...
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What forms of question scoping should be considered when applying and evaluating “Not An Answer” flags?

Related: When should the community flag an answer as “not an answer?” I'm admittedly a bit confused on when "Not An Answer" (NAA) flags should be applied, so I hope you'll bear with me on another ...
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Should there be a flag option for migrating posts to Hermeneutics.SE? [duplicate]

Just now I was attempting to flag a question for migration to Hermeneutics.SE, but I found no option to do so. After selecting Off-Topic > "This questions belongs on another site in the Stack ...
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Can we delete all answers to a question when it's closed as 'pastoral advice'?

We don't answer pastoral advice questions for good reason. Often a low-rep answerer will squeeze in some really bad advice just before a question is closed. We can undelete answers without any ...
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Declined flag on the first document case of praying to dead saints question

I flagged this answer as not an answer, which has now been declined. The question is asking for evidence of the first (or early) examples of Christians who prayed/asked the saints to intercede for ...
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Strange: Flags declined, but questions closed and comments deleted

Quick Story: I've flagged some questions for closure and I've flagged some comments for deletion. Those questions were closed and those comments were deleted. But my flags were declined. Something ...
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Is there a way to see how many unhelpful flags I have raised?

I've raised quite a number of flags on this site (averaging one about every couple of days) and I can see my "helpful flag" count and see the helpful flags I have raised. However, in order to get ...
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Should we flag posts that are obviously preaching as spam?

Sometimes we get posts that are not really trying to ask or answer a question. Instead, they intend to use the SE as a platform for preaching. Examples: https://christianity.stackexchange.com/q/...
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What makes a comment obsolete?

This question is difference than Guidelines on flagging obsolete comments. In this question I want to know what exactly makes a comment obsolete. I was looking through my flag history and noticed ...
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Who failed to fly a flag?

Moderators can't do everything. As of right now, the couple of us with diamonds after our names and special duties to deal with community raised flags are able to keep up with reviewing and acting on ...
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How does flagging and moderation work here?

After I flag a post I see, in my flag summary, the word active, meaning that it is awaiting a moderator's attention. But what happens after that is unclear to me. I see the word helpful after a while,...
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Guidelines on flagging obsolete comments

Many times I have flagged comments as obsolete, especially when the comment thread has gotten long and it is referring edits made to the post and there has been successful edits. In the past I have ...
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Why can't we recommend Biblical Hermeneutics when flagging?

When flagging an answer, we can select: it doesn't belong here, or it is a duplicate… and then: off-topic because… and finally: This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange ...
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Would it be helpful to have a text box to explain flag reasons?

A few times when I have thought about flagging something I kind of wished there was a text box available to explain the reasoning for the flag. I could be tempted to check "other" just to be able to ...
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Personal Opinion answers and comments: Flag, downvote, comment, or do nothing?

I'm getting the sense that a lot of questions are receiving answers and comments from a wide variety of personal perspectives. In a looser forum, sans-voting, this is perfectly acceptable and great. ...
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Please flag us down!

It's the last week of September and the weather has finally started to simmer down from the blaze of summer in the concrete jungle I live in where east meets west. But that's not the only change in ...