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Need to start looking at flagging?

I tend to handle new users differently than experienced ones. Even if they have a bad question/answer/comment, I will lean towards trying to nudge them in the right direction. We can't expect people ...
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Are we more disciplined here than at StackOverflow? Or Are we a bit ignorant here when flagging comments?

Neither. All normal betas go through a growth phase, where someone has to be the first one to gain each badge. We are still a small site, with only two 10k'ers, and only four of us over 5k, so ...
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Flagging short questions

Short questions (and in some cases answers!) are perfectly acceptable. My latest Sloe / Foraging question was super short. However with some of the influx of new archery questions there's been a lot ...
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Close answer because of "length or low quality"

Short answers can be useful, yes, but the vast majority really aren't, which is why the close reason exists. Remember numbers of questions and answers are only one set of metrics. We also need ...
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