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Answers with broken links to software that is no longer available

Six years ago I asked a question for recommendations for Firefox extensions: Firefox extension to copy the title and URL of the page to the clipboard. Since then, Firefox completely changed the way ...
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Is there a way we can allow community members to explain why they think a post is spam?

When going through the moderator queues, I come across posts that one (or more) of our community members have flagged as spam. Our community doesn't get a lot of spam, but when we do, it's usually ...
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Are websites now considered answers?

I flagged an answer to a question that was requesting a "program or browser extension". Instead of providing a recommendation for a program or browser extension, the answer consists of just a single ...
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Should I flag answers that contain multiple, independent solutions?

So some time ago I flagged an answer that contained multiple recommendations within one answer and it was declined, why? Should we continue to allow these types of answers? I know this question What ...
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Where did my VLQ flag option go?

I was going to flag an answer as VLQ (very low quality) but I can't seem to find it. It also has disappeared from my question flag list as well. No this is not just on one question or on one answer. I ...
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How should we flag answers?

Let's prefix this with this: I'm quite new to all of this. I've been on mSO for almost a year now, and I know the normal ropes, but this site is a brand new category for SE. We have some work to do. ...
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