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Flagging that comment was the right call. Beyond that - I would generally discourage any further actions - including leaving comments in reply. Comments are meant for requesting clarifications or constructive criticism aimed at improving the post in question - starting side conversations about someone's tone/rudeness just adds to the noise, and can actually ...


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You can take a look at the FAQ on Meta Stack Exchange: What are the “spam” and “rude or abusive” (offensive) flags, and how do they work? What makes something rude or abusive and when should I flag it? A post should be marked as rude or abusive (formerly known as offensive) if it contains hate speech, obscenities, abuse against people, or abuse of the ...


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I seriously think that this is an unnecessary shortcut. Now because you haven't reached the magical mark of 3000 rep for voting to close, I'll give you a sneak peek into how the system works, and show you why I have the opinion I do. When selecting "Duplicate" in the VTCshort for Vote to Close dialog, you must select which question to mark as ...


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The answer you linked contains barely more than a link, and can be flagged as "Not an answer". There's a really awesome answer to this question over on Meta Stack Overflow. Quoting a bit from there: If there's nothing in the answer itself to even hint at which direction we're being pointed in, it's not an answer and should be deleted. Which is ...


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Your flag was marked as disputed because the low quality review item that was created by your flag had a "Looks OK" outcome after two reviewers chose "Looks OK." This disputes Not An Answer and Very Low Quality flags raised on the related post. As a note, disputed flags are neither good nor bad. They have no negative connotations on your ...


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status-completed With the Moderator Dashboard design changes, rolled out in 2019, you can expand the flagged post and see any images or YouTube videos linked in-line. I posted an answer to the Formatting Sandbox, and flagged it myself to get you some screenshots. Here's the flag modal, not expanded: Expanding the flag results in the following view: I can ...


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