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When flagging a duplicate, which question should be flagged as the original?

I've run across questions a few times now that have been duplicated a few times over. For example, lets say there are 3 questions: The new question that I'd like to flag as a duplicate An older ...
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Why was Very Low Quality flag declined?

I flagged this answer as being "very low quality" because frankly, it looks kind of like the ramblings of a conspiracy nut. But this was declined with: "Please downvote! Flags should not be used to ...
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Why is this "Not an answer" flag disputed?

I was doing a review recently on an answer. I got the impression that the answer basically is along the lines of, I am working [on somethings] ..., now I am trying to edit data and it [ArcSDE] ...
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Why is " Very Low Quality" on this question declined?

I just noticed that my flag for low quality question to this answer to GDAL & Python 3 environment variable is declined, and reviewed it as prompted. But why is it declined? There is another ...
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Why is link only answer flag declined?

I came across this link only answer in review queue, and marked it as VLQ. It now has downvotes and similar comments that it's link-only. However, it is declined with the following response: declined ...
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When to use Not An Answer flag?

I flagged this answer as "not an answer" the full text of which says: This was posted as an answer, but it does not attempt to answer the question. It should possibly be an edit, a comment, ...
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