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Why is this clearly wrong answer "Looks OK"?

It is my understanding that flags should not be used to mark answers that are factually wrong. We delete answers if they are spam or if they do not actually attempt to answer the question. The answer ...
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Repeat no-effort answers, Looks OK or Delete?

I checked MSE, and found two posts related to this issue, from which: If someone leaves an identical answer on an old question (for some arbitrary definition of "old"), cast a deletion vote ...
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SR-71 cool story comment posted as an answer

Given that the post has received 5 "not an answer" flags, 5 recommended deletions, 1 deletion vote, and moreover, considering, as one comment said, that The ground speed anecdote is irrelevant to ...
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Repeat no-effort answers, Looks OK or Delete?

Delete. I agree that answers can't be considered in isolation. The only answer on a question, if not incorrect and not useless, should generally be kept upon meeting minimal criteria. In contrast, ...
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'helicopter' tagged questions need improvement!

This is not surprising: There are far fewer helicopter pilots than fixed wing pilots, so many of the helicopter answers are written by us fixed-wing guys, based on our limited understanding (and ...
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4 votes

Appealling for question ban to be lifted

Question bans are automated and none of the mods are involved. Please read this for more details and how to get out of the ban: What can I do when getting "We are no longer accepting questions/...
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Why is this clearly wrong answer "Looks OK"?

I would have voted to delete as low quality, however I know some folks will not vote to delete if a post still looks like an attempt to answer. In those instances, I hope they still downvote, and ...
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Is the "what if I run at full throttle all the time" question low quality?

Things that stand out as low quality, in my opinion Very short 1 sentence. Therefore the question lacks clarity, context and purpose. It is hastily written without much real thought. "Engine&...
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