I have noticed that often, when I flag a comment as obsolete, a moderator declines it, so I am wondering if I am using it wrong.

I usually flag a comment as obsolete when, for example, another comment to which the flagged comment is replying has been deleted, so the second comment does not make sense anymore.


Where do I find the log files?

Under the same folder

If the first comment is deleted, the second one should be deleted too imo, and I would flag is as obsolete. Is this wrong?

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    I'd agree in that specific case. However, if there's valuable information within the comments, it should be edited into the parent post before the comments are removed.
    – nhinkle
    Apr 28, 2014 at 7:26
  • @nhinkle anybody can do that, right? Add the info into existing answers or post a Community Wiki answer with that info. May 7, 2014 at 17:19
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    @user1306322 sure thing. Anybody can make or suggest an edit. If you've done that, it's fine to flag the comment and note a custom reason that you edited the content into the post.
    – nhinkle
    May 7, 2014 at 20:01


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