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Conspiracy theory and disinformation in answer

This answer contains the following conspiracy theory: Second, I highly doubt Israel trusts the UN given the UN's constant bias against Israel The user has provided no evidence that UN (as a whole) ...
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Text repeats endlessly

In my answer here while trying to edit, parts of the post kept repeating endlessly so that at some point it reached the limit of 30000 characters! The repeats are visible in the history Again this ...
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Why was this "unfriendly" flag declined?

I flagged the following comment on an answer Downvoted because you seem to misunderstand the word .... as "unfriendly or unkind." The flag was declined. Why? This comment was not to me. ...
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Why was this answer deleted as "pro-Russian propaganda"?

The following answer to this question was deleted by moderators as "pro-Russian propaganda". Following the SE guidelines, I post it here for discussion, before appealing the moderators' ...
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Kindly familiarize yourself with the details of the CC license before handling content licensed under its terms

I have made it very explicit in the comments and in a direct statement in a (now deleted) comment that I rejected suggestions made to this answer. A diamond moderator applied those changes anyway. ...
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Why has my post on Maximal Wage Policies been accused of plaigarism when I've explicitly acknowledged Wikipedia as a source

My post on sectoral bargaining and maximal wage policies has been accused by the moderator JJJ of plagiarism when I've explicitly acknowledged within the post the source - Wikipedia. This isn't the ...
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Why was my answer to Slavery in the Sudan deleted due to 'plaigarism'?

My answer to this question on slavery in the Sudan was deleted due to an allegation of 'plagiarism' by a moderator. This is a serious allegation. However, if one looks under the main post, I clearly ...
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Why was my answer to the question "Why is China interested in supporting the Taliban?" deleted?

My answer, which basically said that China is interested in welcoming Afghanistan, which is now governed by the Taliban, into the community of nations after the debacle of twenty year long US ...
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Why was this answer about cancel culture accepted by the community, despite completely failing at answering the question objectively?

This site is about politics, and it is extremely difficult, if not impossible, to be unbiased and objective when asking/answering questions on certain topics in politics. What thoughts have been made ...
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Why are answers that basically say "right wing illogical bad, left wing rational good" allowed to exist?

I just flagged an answer that literally just said pretty much "The reason for X is because Left is rational and right is irrational", using a lot of randomly picked statements (can't even ...
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What should we do about an instance of a highly upvoted but unsourced and unfactual answers?

This question: In most U.S. states, female genital mutilation is illegal. So why is male circumcision legal? Has a highly upvoted answer which is unsourced and unfactual. Despite my efforts in ...
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What happened to this answer?

Surgical strikes by India Google cache shows that this question had two answers. What happened to this answer? Is it deleted by SE admin? Why?
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What, specifically, was rude or abusive about this answer?

This answer was deleted for being spam or rude or abusive. What specific content was spam or rude or abusive? https://politics.stackexchange.com/a/51123/5971
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"Not an answer" flag declined for eventually deleted answer

I see this declined flag in my flag history. This is related to this answer which got deleted (not sure if that related to my flag or not). That answer did not look like a proper answer, but a decent ...
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Answer improperly deleted; Neither Rude nor Spam; No way to undelete

This question was improperly deleted. It is neither rude nor is it spam. It even has a reference. https://politics.stackexchange.com/a/37599/2430 When I try to undelete it, it says A moderator ...
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Answer was improperly deleted; Neither rude nor spam

This answer was improperly deleted, with the stated reason: "spam or rude or abusive": https://politics.stackexchange.com/posts/46754/revisions It is neither rude nor spam. I can't undelete it ...
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Unsupported claims in answer pointed out by comments, but editing them in as requested was rejected. What was wrong?

This answer makes two unsupported claims: There has been a history of such assessors using questionable criteria to exclude particular people... ... Given the above it is highly possible that such ...
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Why my accepted answer got deleted for alleged "apologizing antisemitism"?

I understand why my answer could be generally disliked, as I accuse identitarian left that if one reused their own claims, just replacing "white", with "Jew", one would be considered as blatantly anti-...
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Why was my accepted answer deleted?

My answer to this question about whaling was deleted by three users. At that moment, it had 27 upvotes, 36 downvotes, and was the accepted answer. It's unclear to me why this answer was deleted. As ...
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What should we do with this answer to "Why did people still chant Lock her up at Trump rallies in 2019"?

What should we do with this answer to the question "Why did people still chant "Lock her up" at Trump rallies in 2019?"? Timeline so far: A user flagged it as "rude or offensive" I agreed ...
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What was deemed "rude or abusive" at user rs.29's answer that has been deleted by moderator at What are the main arguments made for White Nationalism?

What specific language was deemed "rude or abusive" (the answer has the following label attached by moderator) This answer was marked as spam or rude or abusive and is therefore not shown - you ...
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Which information needs additional references?

There is a "needs additional references" notice on this answer that I gave. But the only factual claims in the answer are based on the link which has been in the answer since the 1st or 2nd edit of ...
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What happened to the accepted answer at Why is a border wall such a polarising issue in American politics?

What happened to the accepted answer at Why is a border wall such a polarising issue in American politics?
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Disputing a declined NAA flag on the whose to blame for the US government shutdown question

I have twice flagged this answer, first with a NAA flag, and secondly with a custom flag. The response to my custom flag was that it is a valid answer because it challenges the premise of the question....
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Does this answer contain a "subtle put down"?

If someone says (in other words) that "a lot of people think of your type as scum" would it constitute Unacceptable Behavior (subtle put down) as per help center page "code of conduct&...
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How could I have handled this answer better?

This answer was posted earlier: https://politics.stackexchange.com/a/32156/3169 I left a comment for the poster, a new user here on SE, letting them know about the back-up up policy. I feel like ...
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What should I do with my answer?

This answer of mine has collected a fair amount of comments concerning the correctness (or lack thereof) of the first image that I posted, a screenshot of a fraction of Google Maps with 2 circles on ...
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Consider undeleting answer to UK ability to intervene on LGBT rights in chechenya [duplicate]

As I was running through our highest rated unanswered questions, I stumbled across this one What can the UK government do to help resolve the persecution of the LGBT community in Chechnya? Which ...
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