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We removed the "Other" option for users who don't yet have the cast close votes privilege. Trusting folks who haven't yet gained the system's trust to even know what's on- and off-topic, much less write helpful comments to this end, is pretty risky. Removing the option to flag blatantly off-topic stuff isn't great either though. I tend to think the best ...


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This is status-bydesign. The association bonus is purposefully removed from the calculation used to determine if you have sufficient reputation to answer a protected question. To answer a protected question, you must earn 10 reputation specifically on this site, regardless of your reputation elsewhere on Stack Exchange. There's already a feature request on ...


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"Very low quality" flags can only be raised within the first 7 days after a post got created, see https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/326585/unable-to-flag-as-very-low-quality-for-answers


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Those are social links, which means they’ll be blocked if you have a content blocker or extension blocking links to those places. For example, Fanboy’s Social Blocking List from EasyList contains the following, which will remove the sharing links for Google+, Facebook and Twitter. EasyList is built into AdBlock, uBlock Origin and more, with this particular ...


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Seems to work ok for me Can you add a screenshot, browser used, macOS/iOS version etc? Also, do you have any AdBlockers or similar activated?


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It seems that the answer is that any secret hats that may or may not exist are secret by design, and that should said hats exist (which they may or may not), part of the fun is to try to guess why you might have received one.


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It wouldn't be advisable to relax a basic sanity check that works the vast, vast majority of the time. Like you said, most of the time this is a very good thing. On the rare occasion where a tag like iphone-5s is needed, a moderator can create it. That's why we call them exception handlers. They can create tags like this.


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Here is how I would expect a user to handle that question: Select the close reason (it's better to just close than flag if you have that option)   Select either unclear (it could after all still be about Apple hardware or software and need an edit to clarify the link) or off-topic using the default close reason about scope as documented in the [help]....


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Caching delay. It's resolved now.


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