Background info

The comment "what have you tried" has been banned on the SE network, and it's removable by a single flag.


The Marshal badge is awarded to users who have raised 500 helpful flags. Flags that trigger automatic removal of a WHYT-comment count immediately towards the total number of helpful flags.


If a WHYT-comment is found in a deleted post, can one still flag it?

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    $\begingroup$ The motivation seems a bit dubious to me. I don't see the point in flagging those comments on (old) deleted posts, unless undeletion is planned. $\endgroup$ – quid Mod Dec 15 '20 at 10:37
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    $\begingroup$ what have you tried $\endgroup$ – Anindya Prithvi Dec 15 '20 at 13:01
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    $\begingroup$ related, falsifies claim : meta.stackexchange.com/q/147161 $\endgroup$ – Anindya Prithvi Dec 15 '20 at 13:03

Yes, this four-word comment can be automatically removed using either "it's unfriendly or unkind"
or "it's no longer needed". I haven't tested, and I won't test the other two options as the two options in the middle are the most appropriate ones.

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After flagging, the four-word comment disappeared.

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