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Feature Suggestion: More Flags(!)

  • miscategorized
  • prohibited
  • spam/overpost
  • best of askbot
ccanonc's avatar
asked 2010-09-17 22:02:09 -0500
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regarding flags - I think it's best not to mix flags with negative connotation with positive - but you've got a very good point about the lack of choices in the flags.
Evgeny's avatar Evgeny (2010-09-18 13:41:46 -0500) edit

Also would be nice if there were a way to provide a comment or other free-text explanation of why a post is being flagged.

todofixthis's avatar todofixthis (2012-05-17 16:24:28 -0500) edit
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two related suggestions:

  • make the list of flags configurable by the site administrator

  • instead, maybe change "flag offensive" to "flag inappropriate" -- that could cover the top three suggestions of @ccanonc (albeit with less precision, but also less work ;), and I think the "favorite" star already covers the last one.

EDIT: Oh, I see that answers can't be favorited, only questions, where as both can be flagged.

niles's avatar
updated 2010-09-18 07:55:34 -0500, answered 2010-09-18 07:54:24 -0500
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I use the Favorite more like a Bookmark than really as meaning I necessarily like the post.
ccanonc's avatar ccanonc (2010-09-18 10:15:16 -0500) edit
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