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For questions about the flagging process, how flags are handled, etc.

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Is it possible to cancel a flag or change it?

I accidentally flagged an answer with the wrong reason - not an answer instead of spam. Is it possible to change it after I flagged it? Does it matter a lot?
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What flag should be used for customer service questions?

I have just seen this question which looks to me immediately off topic because it is a customer service question, which is off-topic according to this. But when I look at the off-topic flag list: I ...
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How should I have edited this question differently?

Recently I discovered that a new bang had been added to DuckDuckGo, and I was curious about how long the new bang has been around. A Google search led me to this question: Is there a way to get the ...
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Flag disputed and I don’t understand why

I flagged this answer as a comment to a previous answer (this one, but it was disputed and I don’t understand why. I do believe that it’s a comment to the respective answer and I do believe that it ...
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“You don't have the permission to use this type of flag”

In the Flagged Posts queue, I choose the "it has invalid flags" option. I receive this message: I most certainly should have this permission. Certainly I have before now. The flagging dialog also ...
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Flagged a question for migration but it got declined. Should it be deleted as off-topic instead?

I flagged the question How do I remove tags from my Tumblr theme?. Since this is a coding problem I recommended migrating it to Stack Overflow. However the flag got declined. I can only guess this is ...
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Questions off-topic because they are about developing web applications

Several times each day (usually) I see questions that are about developing web applications, which are off-topic, e.g. this. I always flag the question (Flagging -> The question doesn't belong here ...
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Flag declined but comment deleted nevertheless

I raised a “not an answer” flag on a question that was declined with “flags should not be used to indicate technical inaccuracies, or an altogether wrong answer”. However, the respective answer was ...
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I made a terrible mistake with flagging for moderator attention! How can I reverse it?

There were two comments following this question, How to disable folder view? Both comments were good, and relevant to the question. I intended to up vote the second one, but accidentally clicked on ...
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What does “active” means on the user’s raised flags page?

I just saw that there’s a new “active” badge next to a “not an answer” flag I raised earlier today—what does it mean?
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Are two questions with no answers not duplicates even if they're the same?

This is a two-parter (but related): Has it always been the policy that a duplicate is not a duplicate if neither question has been answered? Does this make the most sense in terms of drawing ...
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How do I change the details of a flag I submitted?

I flagged a question as being off topic and assigned it to one of the four available other SE's to be assigned to. Immediately after I submitted it I realized that an SE not listed would be better ...
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User spamming posts with advertisement comments

A user is advertising by spamming comments in webapps section, I've flagged his most of the comments out there, but no actions are being taken by moderators, why?