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How do I flag correctly?

As there are many complaints about uncertainty of which flag to use for what post and even conflicting feedbacks from different moderators or established users, I would like to see some kind of ...
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Does it make sense to flag non-English questions?

I think that the scope of a flag is to make moderators aware of content that request their intervention. And also I think that this site really only support English. Now, some of moderators can find ...
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Attention: some of your recent flags have been declined - please review them before flagging this post!

I get the "Attention: some of your recent flags have been declined - please review them before flagging this post!" And I did review and yes, some of my SPAM flags were declined after which I flagged ...
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Flagging has twice option as "it is duplicate" & "duplicate of"

For flagging as duplicate there is twice option as following: At main list > "it is duplicate..." Under "It should be closed for another reason" > "duplicate of..." Now what is difference between ...
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Regarding "Low Quality" flag

I had a flag declined as: "flags should only be used to make moderators aware of content that requires their intervention". The flag that was used was "Low Quality". If these are going to be ...
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Add a "Migrate to xx SE site" option in the Off-Topic section for flagging questions

When I see a question that is off topic, I'll flag it. But, should we add an option like: o belongs to (dropdown list of SE sites) Questions about (bla bla bla) should be asked here instead ...
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What to do with out of date question with no answer?

This question was on topic and not a terrible question when it was asked. But it has received not answers, and is now off topic. Just want to make sure I'm correct in thinking this should be closed. ...
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Am I the first person to be privileged with 100 flags for the day?

I have been on and off the Stack Exchange network for the last couple of days and hence have not been able to raise the usual number of flags that I often raise. With last flagged post on 17th June; I ...
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Should rant posts be considered against the "Be Nice" policy ("Rude/Abusive" flaggable)?

This was brought up in another Meta thread about a disagreement over the use of Rude/Abusive flags on rants. In so much as the link for the Rude/Abusive flag points to the Be Nice policy. In my ...
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Flag got declined but then reconsidered?

I flagged this question and it got declined. Later on I checked and saw the question was put on hold as I had requested, so this means the mod did not review my flag properly (?) and then maybe ...
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Addition of a new category for invalidated flags

Before explaining about the feature request, please refer this link to understand the context: The flags count isn't detailed perfectly The aforementioned flag is not categorised in the flags. ...
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