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Let's talk about handling spam or rude/abusive posts

I think the issue here is that you're trying to look at the big picture, training the post system to detect spam across the entire Stack Network and to IP-block and 'punish' spammers to prevent them ...
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Please, clarify Answer Deletion privilege clauses

I can't see anything in that answer that would qualify for deletion. It's not spam, it's clearly an answer to the question being asked, and there's nothing rude or offensive in it. I've vote to ...
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Let's talk about handling spam or rude/abusive posts

That's it - have any thoughts? Am I making a mountain out of a molehill? Yup. Should people use the spam flag to flag spam? Obviously. That's why it exists. But if people delete it instead, so what? ...
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Please, clarify Answer Deletion privilege clauses

I am not familiar with the film in question but as far as I can tell the answer should not be subject to deletion under the guidelines for the vote to delete privilege. According to Meta.SE An answer ...
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Let's talk about handling spam or rude/abusive posts

The problem is that when someone encounters a spam post in the "Low Quality" review queue, they have two options for dealing with it: Scroll down, find the tiny little "Link" link, right-click and ...
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Is there ever a reason to remove on topic content?

Yes, in rare specific mostly objective circumstances. Content that is in violation of "be nice" policy (that can't be edited to remove violation) Content that is in violation of other policies (spam,...
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Is there ever a reason to remove on topic content?

This seems to me like a disagreement among the user base that goes beyond how the moderation tools were designed. As I'm sure you are aware, the moderation tools are reputation based. Reputation is ...
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Should I delete my answer to a closed question?

Ordinarily, my advice would be to look through these eleven questions to find one where your answer would be more appropriate, then go through all of the answers to that question, and make sure none ...
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