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Flagging is a way for any user with 15 reputation or more to alert the site moderators about problematic posts. Use this tag on questions that directly relate to the flagging system and flags as a whole, or on questions about specific flags

Any user with 15 reputation or more on the site can flag inappropriate posts. Depending on the type of flag, this aims to draw community attention to the post in order to be dealt with.

The flagging FAQ

This tag should be used on questions that directly relate to flagging and flagged posts. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • questions on how the flagging system should be used on the site
  • Questions about why specific flags were declined. Use this in conjunction with
  • Site policies on what should and shouldn't be flagged