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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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Let me preface all this by pointing out none of these questions have actually been closed. Questions get random close votes all the time, sometimes for seemingly no reason. It's honestly not something to get concerned over unless those questions are actually closed incorrectly. Although you're certainly always welcome to leave a comment explaining why you ...


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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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They're not yet closed, so I don't see a reason to intervene in any way. Your best bet here is pretty simple: The Leave Open button. While anyone can raise flags it's not for them to decide over the fate of questions. It's you. If two more people agree with you to keep the question open it stays open. The flag gets overturned and no harm done. If you see ...


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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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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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Are "Needs Improvement" flags simply placed into the appropriate review queue ("Close Votes" That's exactly what happens; they end up in the Close Votes review queue. The other queue you mention, "Low Quality Posts", is fed by both "not an answer" and "very low quality" flags. Those two flags also end up in ...


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