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PSA: Please do not edit spam

We sometimes get somewhat on-topic questions or on-question answers that contain a link that is completely unrelated to the question or blatantly shoehorned in. Please do not edit these questions to ...
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Why was my spam flag declined on a job offer question?

I flagged this question as spam. The content of the question was: I'm looking for designers who can "do" something with the material I created. Fonts, a poster, what you want! So if you're inspired ...
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I'm British should I stop flagging?

Where I am from in Britain, we are sensitive to everything. Based on my culture I flag a lot of posts. However, many of the people who are responsible for determining if my flags are applicable or ...
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Proper flag for copyright/watermark removal questions

When flagging questions about how to do something that shouldn't be condoned, such as watermark or copyright removal, what is the appropriate flag? I didn't see anything that alluded to these sort of ...
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Answering questions which otherwise get flagged

I'm new to the site and I really enjoy it. I like teaching and I have a fair amount of graphic design experience. My question is general and it's about the question and answer system here on GDSE: ...
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Declined off-topic flag for migrated question

I have flagged this question as off-topic https://law.stackexchange.com/questions/11589/celebrity-images-for-non-commercial-purposes which, as you can see, was migrated to law.SE. My flag was ...
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The flag to mark a question for another StackExchange is incomplete [duplicate]

When you follow the wizard to flag a question as off topic, the only migration option is to mark it as part of the Graphic Design Meta, and there is no option to mark it as StackOverflow, Blender, or ...
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Flagged a question, now how to change the flag?

I was reviewing this question and flagged it as off-topic. A few minutes later I actually found an earlier duplicate, much better formulated and with better answers. I tried opening the "flag" menu ...
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Rep too low to close vote? Flag it instead!

Even if you haven't reached the reputation level required to visit the review queue, you can still give us a hand with pruning this wonderful resource if you wish to. Flagging is a quick and easy ...
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Recent spam messages with gibberish text

We seem to be getting a lot of spam messages recently from various sources. I noticed in one of three posts that a user (sorry - can't specify who, now) had run out of spam flags. Would it be ...
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Rudeness, sarcasms, insults, and being nice with new users [duplicate]

TLDR: Learn to communicate. Be nice. Avoid personal insults and abuse. If you can't, why are you here wasting time "helping" people? Flag personal attacks, useless sarcasm, insults; don't be a ...
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Declined flags?

So I flagged an answer here as "not an answer" https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/a/58220/3270 The flag was declined as declined - flags should not be used to indicate technical inaccuracies, ...
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What's up with this flagging menu?

I flagged this question with the reason "This looks like brainstorming/idea gathering..." since I can't vote to close yet. Weirdly, when I opened up the flagging menu again (I can't remember why) ...
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Why was my duplicate flag declined when the question is now marked as duplicate?

I flagged this question, a migrated question, as a duplicate of this question by the same guy because they're exact duplicates. It is now closed as a duplicate just as I flagged. However, my ...
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Should migration to WebDesign.SE beta be a consideration?

With the beta of WebDesign.stackechange.com in the works now, is it desirable to flag questions for migration?? I'm hesitant for a couple reasons: Many questions may fit here as well as at WD.SE, ...
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Migration options showing only meta.graphicdesign.com

After I tried to flag one question (although in the end it is not necessary), I get on the following screen in the flag popup: The only option I see in Flagging -> Closing -> Off-Topic -> ...
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Should I call attention to rude users and comments? If so, how?

Recently, I answered a question and, apparently partly misunderstood the OP. I say 'apparently' because the OP proceeded to bite my head off in a comment and ask for a downvote. They were even more ...
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Why don't you downvote?

A number of answers lately have been flagged as "very low quality" or "not an answer". When clearing the flags, most (if not all) of the answers were at a "0" score with no upvotes and no downvotes. ...
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