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How are these two duplicates

This first question was closed as a duplicate of the second. Chess. What is it called when a pawn takes a pawn by being passed What is the "En passant" rule in chess? The first asks what ...
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When should I use the “Not an Answer” flag?

Seems like there have been a few extra declined NAA flags lately so I would like to remind folks of the proper usage of this flag.
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Was it appropriate to flag this comment as “No longer needed”?

The author of this question originally set a scene in which three players were involved, but then posed question didn't involve one of the players at all. An observant user left a comment along these ...
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Why was my not constructive flag declined?

I left a comment on When do you check if you lose. This question does not show any research effort. The first Google result for "prosperity mtg" has a ruling that says "10/4/2004 If both players ...
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Why was my “Not an Answer” flag declined?

Yesterday I flagged this answer as "Not an Answer". The full text is Curious then what if you have Grand Abolisher on the battlefield and initiate the effects of Sanguine Bond and Exquisite Blood. ...
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Why was this 'obsolete' flag declined? [duplicate]

This answer was commented on by the poster, and the comment should have been part of the answer. So I edited the comment into the answer, and flagged the comment as obsolete. This flag was declined: ...
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Why are all my “not an answer” flags being declined?

I've made three "not an answer" (NAA) flags recently, which have all been declined as "a moderator reviewed your flag, but found no evidence to support it". Why are these flags being declined? I've ...
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Why aren't answers-in-comments I'm flagging being deleted?

From our comment privilege help page, comments are not for answering the question: When shouldn't I comment? Comments are not recommended for any of the following: Answering a question ...
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Why was my Too Chatty flag declined?

I flagged this comment as too chatty. The flag was declined with no reason provided. I think the comment is too chatty. It makes no attempt to address the question. It appears to be a conversation ...
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Declined Offensive Flag

I was looking through my flags (mostly to gauge whether I'm flagging too aggressively), and I noticed A - Playing Cards from Unhinged and Unglued flagged as offensive declined - a moderator ...
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Why were my comment flags declined for some obsolete or discussiony comments?

I flagged a few comments on this answer as obsolete, and one not constructive. All were declined. I flagged them because: one suggested another removal card in addition to the one I mentioned, now ...
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Why isn't this “Not an answer”?

I flagged this answer: https://boardgames.stackexchange.com/a/13576/1224 as not an answer, because I think it should be a comment to the accepted answer. The flag was declined as "flags should not be ...
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When should the 'not an answer' flag be used?

There's been a recent spike in flagging as 'not an answer'. In most cases the answers are either inaccurate, not very good, or just plain wrong. Since they don't add much, it can feel reasonable to ...