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Definition of spam

I flagged this question as spam. The flag was declined. This was surprising to me, hence the following question. What is the definition of spam being used on MSE?
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A post I flagged was declined but then closed for the same reason of the flag

I flagged https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/1074123/is-g-commutative for being off topic but the flag was declined. However, the post was closed for the exact same reason I flagged it. Why ...
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Why my duplicate flag is declined?

Aren't these questions similar? Factorial Proof by Induction Question: $ \frac1{2!} + \frac2{3!} + \dots+ \frac{n}{(n+1)!} = 1 - \frac1{(n+1)!} $? Prove if $n \in \mathbb N$, then $\frac{1}{2!}+\...
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Declined flag - What should have I done instead?

I flagged a comment in this answer ( or maybe I flagged the answer itself, can't remember which) with the custom reason "There seems to be a problem with a bounty". My intent was to bring the ...
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What to do if I disagree with a moderator decision?

I have a problem with an insulting comment on a post which I flagged two times as offensive and not constructive, but the moderators did not delete it. What is the next level where I can report my ...
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"link only" flag disappeared

In my remembering there was a (very useful) "link-only" flag for answers. This flag was basically saying that even the link could answer the question, the content of the link should be copied because ...
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Why was this flag I started disputed?

See https://math.stackexchange.com/a/588247/81560. The question is "Good Online Resources to learn Multivariate Statistics?" Multivariate statistics is a very broad field, including many subtopics. ...
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flaggin contradiction?

Yesterday I flagged https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/360476/how-is-algebra-equations-geometry-etc-going-to-help-with-life citing reason 'it is too broad to be answered' the flag was ...
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What's going on with my flag?

While waiting for Alex Gruber to recharge his batteries, the moderation is working slowly. For instance, on September 3 I've voted to close this question as a duplicate. I was certain from the very ...