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declined very low quality post (-5 votes and deleted)

I'm not the moderator that handled your flag, but here are my thoughts on this: Generally, I'm of the view that we (moderators) leave the Not An Answer (NAA) and Very Low Quality (VLQ) flags to be ...
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flagging clarification for low level answers

The flagging guidance text for the very low quality (VLQ) flag option says: This answer has severe formatting or content problems. This answer is unlikely to be salvageable through editing, and ...
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declined very low quality post (-5 votes and deleted)

I am the moderator that handled the flag, and here's my thoughts: I honestly don't recall what was going on in my head at the time I handled the flag. I just couldn't tell you. I can guess tho ... I ...
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Should I flag these two very low quality questions with the same template from two different users?

Using public information, you can see: The identicons are the same Both users were created today Both are unregistered So it is reasonable to assume there is some sort of connection, and might well ...
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Spam flag declined on strange answer

Pitching in a day late and a dollar short, and I was gonna do a comment but I wanted a little longer context, and as this is meta, it's usually ok. There's something to remember when it comes to flags ...
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Spam flag declined on strange answer

There's an FAQ on Meta Stack Exchange about when to use what flag: What are the “spam” and “rude or abusive” (offensive) flags, and how do they work? Specifically, this looks like a use case for ...
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declined very low quality post (-5 votes and deleted)

The flag was declined by a moderator since the flag is to be used only for questions that need moderator action. Deleting a post does not require moderator action, it only requires trusted users to ...
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