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I don't really see the necessity for this, to be honest. You can already flag the post for moderator attention, which accomplishes the same effect. If you additionally want to make the "flag text" public, then you can leave a comment; even a copy-pasted one is fine. Or you can comment first and then flag the post and ask us to look at the comment.


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If you want to draw the attentions of the moderators, do not flag comments, flag the post and include whatever the comment says there. There is in principle only one action for flags on comments: delete. And whatever the comment was about, further investigation into what additional steps need to be taken. With custom flags on posts there can be communicated ...


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There are two layers to this problem. The first layer is based on individual actions: is it OK for any single person to continually downvote posts? The answer is that habitual downvoting is not against the rules, as has already been explained, so there is no real action to be taken here. However, I will agree that consistent downvoting is highly ...


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Individual visitors are allowed to vote according to what they personally regard as desirable and helpful questions. There are at present no rules that argue that individuals should preferably up- rather than downvote, although past posts have suggested that upvoting (and voting generally) should be encouraged. As already answered there are mechanisms that ...


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Voting is subjective. Up: This question shows research effort, it is useful and clear Down: This question does not show any research effort; it is unclear or not useful Everybody using this site has to interpret this by themselves, they have to make this decision. This site is designed in a way that the hive mind will raise good questions above others. If ...


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