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Are these answers spam masquerading as good answers?

A new user has posted 8 answers (so far) clearly aimed at driving traffic to a particular website. The answers themselves don't raise flags with me (downvotes, maybe), and even the website reference ...
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Where do we draw the line on product recommendations?

When an answer recommends a product, only recommends a product, but is a relevant and seemingly genuine recommendation rather than spam, is that an acceptable answer? And if not, which of downvoting, ...
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Flagging a user

I was reviewing some posts today and found one new user posted 7 answers in an hour, 2 on the same question on mostly already answered questions. https://music.stackexchange.com/users/8740/user8740 ...
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Are answers to off-topic questions worthy of downvotes and/or flags?

It's well established on SE sites that off-topic questions should not be answered. For example, see Should we be answering questions that are off topic? What are comments for, and when shouldn't I ...
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Seeking clarification on disputed flag

I raised a "not an answer" flag on How do I practice arpeggios on the piano?, which was resolved as "disputed". No quarrel with the resolution, just looking to refine my ...
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Unable to retract a flag

I flagged an answer as "not an answer". The flag is currently "disputed", and after a second look, I realize my initial flag was in error. However, I'm not able to find a way to ...
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When to use the flags?

Where can I get more information about flagging? What I understand there are two kinds of flags: one positive, the other negative. Is that right? Plus how do I use them correctly?
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Allow redirection to Sound Design [duplicate]

I'm trying to flag a post as being relevant for Sound Design SE. As I go through the check boxes, the only site I can recommend migrating it to is Meta. I suspect that we'll see sound design ...
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What to do with Very Low Quality flags in the review queues for answers that are really Not an Answer?

I have noticed a few answers showing up in the review queues lately which were flagged as Very Low Quality, but which were clearly Not an Answer since the posted answers were actually questions ...
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why are those evidently useless comments kept in by various reviewers?

in this question: When and why should the conductor be separate or not from the musicians? there are comments which are : +1; thank you for your views! a vote already counts as a +1, and as a ...
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What is the proper way to flag a question that shows insufficient research?

How do I ask a good question? How do I ask a good question? : Search, and research Have you thoroughly searched for an answer before asking your question? Sharing your research helps everyone. Tell ...
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Please mark "Modal Cadence Options" as a duplicate

02fentym had posted a question titled Modal Cadence Options. This question is seemingly a duplicate of Cadences for Modes, which is another question asked by the exact same user. The problem here, ...
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Displayed reasons for declined flags

When I go through my list of flags, I see four different messages to those that were declined: "Declined" "Declined - flags should only be used to make moderators aware of content ...