I just stumbled on a clearly offensive post and flagged is as such. Now it seems that every 'offensive' flag creates one downvote, so I guess it has 4 flags already but is still visible.

Hence my question: How many flags are needed for deletion?

  • Could you post a link to it?
    – Carl H
    Mar 11, 2015 at 9:02
  • @CarlH I would not :-)
    – guntbert
    Mar 11, 2015 at 15:56

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6 by normal users, one by a moderator...

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