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What should be the Aviation.SE consensus on spam posts?

Personally I would not touch the posts as said in the Meta.SE post, and I would encourage everyone to flag spammy posts, even if they are already in the low quality queue. Flagging automatically ...
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Declined comment flag for obsolete comment

I was the one declining. Sorry, but the flagged comment interface does not show the answer the comment is attached to, and I remembered the comment and the original answer, so I neglected checking if ...
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What should be the Aviation.SE consensus on spam posts?

I second Federico in that we should not edit spam -- flag it and move on. This puts the post in the autodelete department, requires very little rep to do (compared to any other action), and helps ...
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Why was this spam flag declined?

I declined the flag exactly for the reasons mentioned by Dan Hulme in their comment. That is a legit new user that was misguided and did not know how to use the site, there is no reason to be so ...
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How do I flag as "low quality"?

An answer can only be flagged as Very Low Quality when it has a score of 0 or lower is less than 7 days old If the score is the problem, you can try to downvote it first, and open the dialog again. ...
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Tip: asdasdasdasdasdasd is abusive, and should be flagged as such, not as low-quality

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 ...
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Why was my flag declined yet the post was closed for the reason I flagged?

Based on the link to a meta.SO post given by Aurora0001 in the comments, and the fact that the review shows that nobody in the queue agreed with you, the system has "declined" automatically this flag. ...
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Why was this spam flag disputed and the post allowed to remain?

The undeletion is my mistake, I always forget that if spam flags get cleared on a post, it gets undeleted automatically, but it does not show as much on the screen unless I reload the page. As for ...
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Why was my flag declined?

The post in question really is a comment (a post suggesting a way another post could be improved), not an answer. Specifically, it's suggesting that the other answer to the question be updated with ...
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Why was "opinion based" flag declined, when even the author of the question agrees it's opinion-based?

Because the community voted to keep the question open in the review queue initiated by your flag. Since the community disagreed with the flag, the system has automatically declined the flag.
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Why my flag results "declined" while the post got deleted?

Edit: Based on the evidence (looking at the state of the post when the flag was raised), I think I might have just ignored the flag. That being said the following post still covers the general ...
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