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Submitted review: https://aviation.stackexchange.com/review/low-quality-posts/55999

Use rude or abusive instead:

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Source: What are the “spam” and “rude or abusive” (offensive) flags, and how do they work?

  • Abuse of the system or community is everything that is created with the intention to harm them. This includes posts by new users that contain no useful content at all – i.e. gibberish posts along the lines of:


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    $\begingroup$ also, don't use mod-attention flags, use r/a flags as said here and the post is handled faster $\endgroup$
    – Federico Mod
    Mar 11, 2021 at 16:41
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    $\begingroup$ also, small side note: posts can go in the LQ review for system automatic flags, but this was not the case here $\endgroup$
    – Federico Mod
    Mar 14, 2021 at 16:18
  • $\begingroup$ I hope this is not too offtopic, but; does anyone have a screenshot? I have been laughing after just reading this, But I couldn't see the post because it's deleted. $\endgroup$
    – Abdullah
    Mar 20, 2021 at 17:56
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    $\begingroup$ @Abdullah: here you go: i.stack.imgur.com/rFK6F.png $\endgroup$
    – user14897
    Mar 20, 2021 at 22:19

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This "question" (it's really a statement) is helpful and accurate. Upvoted.

The bigger issue here is that the terminology that SE currently employs is confusing and ambiguous. A reasonable person could easily conclude that "asdasdasdasdasdasdasdasd" is very low quality and therefore select that option.

If you want to see change, the best option is likely for the moderators to ask SE to improve their UI to accommodate reasonable human behaviour instead of expecting people to change their behaviours based on a poorly designed UI.

This reminds me of a cockpit I redesigned. The aircraft manufacturer initially asked me to include a note to pilots regarding how to use a particular control system. After much effort, I was finally able to convince the manufacturer that it wasn't the pilots that needed to be retrained; it was the cockpit that needed be improved so it was obvious how to use all the controls.


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