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Improving the System for Dealing with Poor Answers

On the advice of Shog, this has been reposted on Meta, slightly simplified So it's no shock that we have a lot of poor answers here. We are having issues with understanding the current flagging, and ...
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Are we using NAA and VLQ flags correctly?

I've been noticing for a couple months that the 10k flag queue seems to have NAA and VLQ flags for things that I think wouldn't be flagged that way on other sites I'm active on. These are generally ...
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When/how should I flag content as 'very low quality' or 'not an answer'?

I have over 15 reputation and have been given the flagging privilege. I understand the guidelines for spam and offensive flags, but it seems The Workplace has different standards for 'very low ...
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When should I flag an answer as 'Not an Answer'?

The Workplace seems pretty subjective. There are guidelines for Good Subjective, Bad Subjective Questions, but what are the guidelines for answers? When should I flag an answer as 'Not an Answer'?
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How to report multiple obsolete comments?

This initial version of this question (Team members ignore their work and are not being held responsible. How can I restore order?) received a lot of comments stating that it read like a rant, and ...
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Comment flagging - please try to use an appropriate flag type

Until recently, comment flag type did not matter very much and as moderators we basically processed them regardless of type. As a reminder when flagging there are the following options: From here: ...
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How aggressively should we flag comments?

I've found myself flagging a lot of comments with reasoning fairly well given per this post. A lot of times these are comments which are either in response to a comment I made (and subsequently ...
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Is it worth creating a meta.SO proposal for custom flags?

We use flags here in a way which is good given the nature of our site. However, these are different than what other less "subjective" sites use. I would love to see a flag for the following: Does ...
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When flagging to delete your question, please tell us the reason

We frequently receive flags where users ask us to delete their own question. However, if the question has received upvoted answers, we will usually not delete the question. Doing so would be unfair to ...
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Layout (z-order?) bug when flagging questions

The default bottom part of the site overlaps the flagging reasons dialog. I always have the latest Firefox version (27.0.1 as of this writing)
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Another question about the comments; reminders of the “Be Nice” policy

General question here. If we see nastiness in the comments section, should we drop in a reminder of the "be nice" policy (not directed to a particular user) or just flag for a mod without comment?