Often times I see on a question a comment like this: enter image description here

If I feel that is a duplicate, should I also add a flag? Or should I not, since there's already (probably) a flag on the question? Or, should I just upvote the comment to show support for it?

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Don't take chances. Go ahead and flag as you see fit. :) –  jokerdino Feb 23 '13 at 14:18

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up vote 10 down vote accepted

In cases like this, upvote the comment (if it really has merit, because sometimes it doesn't, so evaluate first ;), and you can flag as well to send it up in the flag queue. It helps if multiple people flag the same thing.

Once a question is flagged in this manner, moderators AND 10k+ users are notified, and will usually take action, though we moderators will take action more slowly to allow the community to do its thing.

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It helps when more people flag the same post. :) –  jokerdino Feb 23 '13 at 14:25
    
@jokerdino true, let me add that. –  RolandiXor Feb 23 '13 at 14:45

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