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Why are my comment flags declined?

I recently flagged 19 comments as too chatty or obsolete and have had all of them declined. The comments were of the following nature: +1 for the explanation. I guess you mean the shift key? Also, ...
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Why are my comment flags (obsolete) declined?

Is it possible to use Macbook with 0% health? The first is what you mean by "accu" ? and the second The battery. I thought it was a word in English, my bad I have use flag for both with "...
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Deleted Comments

I've commented on multiple questions today and have noticed that my comments were deleted. Unlike closed questions, deleted comments (at least from my privilege level) don't leave a trace. It sure ...
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Is it good-practice to use a comment (or parts of it) of someone else to answer a question?

I wanted to answer this question. But the user jherran was faster commenting this question instead of answering it. So i just added a comment instead of answering it, expecting jherran will add an ...
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Why were these too chatty flags declined on some +1 comments? [duplicate]

Similar to this situation, I've had 7 recent comment flags declined on noisy comments. These comments are just of the '+1' or 'Thanks' type: Huge "THANKS!". :) +100 to apachectl configtest +...
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Why don't “up-votes” received for a comment contribute to reputation scores?

Take this question for example. It's a good question, but there's no definitive answer without going through some of the initial troubleshooting steps I point out in my comments in order to isolate ...
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What happens with deleted comments

Often when I return to a question I find my comment deleted. Yes I know the purpose of the comment field, so no need to lecture me on that. Most of the time I just think I just forgot (result of ...