Yesterday I flagged this (now deleted) answer as 'not-an-answer' and I had my flag disputed.

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But, today I saw that the answer was

deleted by Darth Satan, Pureferret♦ 11 hours ago

So my question is: Why did a moderator dispute my flag when another (or the same) had the post deleted?

If the post was deleted for actually not being an answer, wasn't my flag correct?

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Your flag was automatically dismissed as a result of that question's trip through the Low Quality review queue. Info on that process is on meta.stackexchange.com.

  • So a flag can be disputed by the review queue and declined by a mod? Nov 2, 2014 at 21:51
  • 3
    A flag can only be dismissed once, a mod can mark helpful or declined; or the review queue can automatically mark it helpful, disputed, or declined.
    – Kevin
    Nov 2, 2014 at 22:21

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