Questions tagged [offensive]

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User with homophobic name

I am posting to formally register my disapproval of this user's name. I believe it constitutes hate speech. If you look at the comments on this user's answers, you will see that many others do too. ...
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Should gibberish posts be flagged as abusive or just downvoted and deleted?

Note: This is quite a long post. Feel free to scroll down to the highlighted part where my actual question is. If you find out that you want more information on these types of flags, you can read the ...
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What should the offensive and spam flag be used for?

Spam flags and offensive flags are strong weapons: they automatically decrease the points of a post, and with enough flags the post is deleted. On MathOverflow, it is a custom to flag crank posts (...
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Question marked as spam/offensive - unable to see complete revision history?

I noticed that this question I answered about a month ago was deleted and marked as spam/rude/abusive. However, revision history seems to suggest nothing of the sort. The originally posted question ...
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Please get rid of this answer ASAP

A user named "FeelingSick" posted an "answer" with some extremely unsuitable content at the question How do "proofs" work in mathematics, down to the basic level?. [Warning: the image might ...
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Do spam-only posting users get deleted?

Often spammers, or drunk people who feel the need to post racist/sexist/otherwise offensive content come to the site and post something spammy or offensive. The good folks of this community usually ...
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Why was my flag on this post disputed?

https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/1301428/why-is-my-ass-hole-itching-me I flagged this post as offensive, which I just saw has been marked as Disputed. Can a Moderator help me understand why?
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Offensive/spam downvote penalty

I was wondering about a certain behavior of the reputation system. Suppose that someone flags one of my post as offensive or spam. This immediately issues a $-1$ vote. Does that vote come with the $-...
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What to do about inappropriate language in user profiles? [duplicate]

Let's say we have user, call him "Trumpster2016". He asks questions, gives answers, perfectly correct and using appropriate language. But his user profile picture is a Nazi swastika and his profile ...
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Username “Jihad”

I just realized that for about two months we have a member calling himself "Jihad". In his profile he defines himself as a "Russian muslim", [deleted a part]. I feel insulted and threatened [deleted a ...