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What button do I press to flag for undelete?

I recently had an answer deleted. I also got a comment, saying: (...) You can improve it by following the guidelines mentioned [here]. Feel free to flag it for review for undeletion once you've ...
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Should this answer remain?

Upon review of the moderation queues, I found this answer flagged because of its length and content. The problem with this answer is that it does not answer the question (at least not exactly: OP ...
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How is the community doing at deleting answers flagged as Not an Answer?

We've spent the last few weeks talking about what it takes to make an answer that meets the site's guidelines for quality and I think that these discussions are valuable and will help us decide where ...
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Is it OK to make the same comment on every answer?

Recently, I saw someone make the same comment on every answer to a question. In isolation, the comments were in my opinion reasonable, but collectively, they suggested a broader issue. Specifically, ...
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When is an answer 'not an answer'?

The 'Not an Answer' Flag has the text This was posted as an answer, but it does not attempt to answer the question. It should possibly be an edit, a comment, another question, or deleted ...
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How to tell whether comments have been deleted due to moderator action or user flagging

Recently on the question Politely refusing to validate veiled bigotry some of my comments suggesting that the question may be unanswerable and/or not asked in good faith, and should therefore be ...
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Why is the following statement about men not rude?

This kind of thing is a big part of the reason that women have largely dropped out of game culture... Boys will be boys, and more often than not, men will be boys. It's... Disappointing. The quote ...
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What isn't rude here?

So, today we had a flow of rude comments and behavior by a specific user on meta, I flagged a total of seven comments and there might even have been more that I didn't get. Three of these flags just ...
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We get a lot of answers here… should we implement some system changes that will encourage users to review existing answers before adding their own?

Recently it came to my attention that there are per-site configuration settings that allow us to create some extremely minor barriers to answering questions when more than n answers already exist. ...
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What should we do with answers that are not backed-up?

A few days ago, I flagged answers in SuperUser as NAA, and got my flag declined. Here is the meta post. One of the moderator quoted the description of NAA flag: This was posted as an answer, but ...
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Rude/abusive flag declined?

I flagged an answer as rude/abusive, here is the answer in it's entirety: Try to flirt with him online, on facebook/whatsapp/whatever. He doesn't approach you because it could be dangerous for his ...
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Can we agree that certain terms are offensive and stop using them on the site?

I've been seeing a good bit of this lately and it's wearing more than a little thin... Terms like: SJW, short for social justice warrior Cuck, short for cuckold Beta and Alpha, short for Beta-male ...
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Why was an answer suggesting dosing a thief with laxatives not deleted?

This answer to the question "what to do if I suspect my friend is stealing from me" suggests to "set a trap" in the form of a hidden camera, which I personally don't find very socially adept or "...
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How should we address answers that advocate violence?

I spotted, downvoted, and flagged an answer that suggested violence should be used to solve a problem. Initially it looked like this answer would receive a similar response from most users, but the ...