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Why is this clearly wrong answer "Looks OK"?

https://aviation.stackexchange.com/review/low-quality-posts/57671 It is clearly wrong as pointed out in a comment, which makes it beyond saving, and the single Looks OK closed the review. Deleting low-...
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An incomplete or interdependent answer

Here is an answer by jpe61 that was flagged as low quality. I strongly considered rejecting the flag, given the number of upvotes, until I looked at the question body. When I recommended deletion, he ...
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Does personal preference take precedence over accessibility?

The question title really says it all, but the comments on this answer should provide more clarity. Please note that there were a bunch of comments on this question, too, which only served to ...
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What can we do when an answer is intentionally harmed by the author?

The author of this answer wrote "despatch" instead of "dispatch" several times, which is (being a non-native English speaker myself) an understandable mistake. It was corrected in an edit by ymb1. ...
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Should these two answers be merged?

Background: I was reviewing this question when I noticed that: it is a list question (i.e. open-ended, i.e. generally regarded as too broad) the OP posted two answers. I have asked in the comments ...
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Should the locked heavily edited long answer be split?

Related to: Can a locked thread be upvoted? Because the topic being answered is complex, I have suggested to the author to delete the long bonus section of their locked answer, and split it into ...
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Is there something I can do to help unlock my answer? And what happens if I don't?

A comment by ymb1 on an answer to my related question Can a locked thread be upvoted? suggested I ought to raise the issue of my locked answer Which parts of class E airspace can an ultralight (part ...
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What should we do with this answer?

This in particular. It got flagged, as not an answer, it passed review and now is flagged again. What should we do?
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SR-71 cool story comment posted as an answer

This post IMO (and others per the votes/comments and a flag) should not be an answer: https://aviation.stackexchange.com/a/50294 (+6/-2) It's a cool comment that can be posted as such by linking to ...
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What should our policy be on plagiarism?

According to Meta.SE: What to do when plagiarism is discovered If your flag [for plagiarism] gets declined, flag again and/or raise the issue on Meta. The flag is still pending (now retracted; see ...
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Can we delete this "humorous" answer?

This one in particular. We discussed "fun" in other occasions (one, two, three) and as far as I can tell the consensus is that fun is fine in comments, in meta and chat, NOT in answers to serious ...
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