I noticed today in the Low Quality Posts queue, there were at least 2 votes of "Looks OK" on this answer to the question about bug spray in airliners. It's deleted now, but this was the text of the answer:

The spray is part of a covert govt. operation to test zombie-apocalypse inducing viruses on unsuspecting patrons.

I know that a little more levity is usually allowed here than on some other SE sites and I personally like it that way, but that's pretty clearly not a useful answer to the question. I could understand it as a joke comment on the question, but it really doesn't seem like it belongs as an answer.

  • $\begingroup$ @mins Yes, it is. There are at least 2 "Looks OK" votes that I see for that answer on Feb 14 (when I posted this.) At any rate, that was just an example. This was more intended as just a reminder for people to pay a little more attention to what they're clicking "Looks OK" on in the review queue. Most things in the LQP queue are there for a reason. $\endgroup$
    – reirab
    Feb 20, 2017 at 19:36
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    $\begingroup$ Interestingly, one of the people who voted "looks OK" on another answer to that question (which now has a score of -6 and isn't deleted) also left a comment indicating why it wasn't actually an acceptable answer, so maybe they just clicked the wrong button in the queue? $\endgroup$
    – reirab
    Feb 20, 2017 at 19:40
  • $\begingroup$ Oh, I was looking on 13th. That could have been me, as I assume it was humor. $\endgroup$
    – mins
    Feb 20, 2017 at 20:22
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    $\begingroup$ @mins The ones I saw weren't you. It listed the users, I just didn't bother mentioning it here, since my goal was just to bring attention to the issue and not to call out specific users. $\endgroup$
    – reirab
    Feb 20, 2017 at 20:52


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