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When flagging a question as off-topic, is there a way to suggest another SE site

Currently if I flag a question as "better suited for another SE site", the only suggestion is this "meta". How can I suggest "GraphicDesign" (for PS/Gimp questions) or SuperUser (for general computer ...
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When should I flag as a possible duplicate?

I'm having a case of indecision and need some calibration from the community here. I just found this post and I immediately commented that I thought it was a possible duplicate of this older post in ...
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How to handle/dispute a declined flag?

I recently noticed my flagging history had a declined flag. I flagged an answer to a question (Images colors getting distorted) as being "Not an answer" which is defined as... This was posted as ...
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Hey moderators: worse or better to flag a whole chain of comments?

moderators. Recently, I've been flagging old, obsolete comment threads for cleanup. (You probably noticed.) I'm wondering, though, if it's easier for you if I just flag the top comment (or maybe even ...
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Flagged duplicate declined; closed anyway

I'm new to photo.se, but have been around other SE sites for a while. I just wanted to check whether I'm actually doing the right thing and it was just a mis-click, or if there's a bit of a different ...
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What if an answer is edited after it has been flagged? I can't change my flag, but now the flag is not needed

I flagged an answer as "Not an answer" that at the time was a one sentence comment on another answer. Since that time the answer has been totally rewritten: none of the original sentence is there in ...
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Why is there no general off-topic flag?

If I want to flag a question as off-topic I only get two choices: Questions seeking product or service recommendations are off-topic because they tend to become obsolete quickly. Instead, describe ...
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In-sufficent Off-topic flagging options [duplicate]

It seems that there is a bug with the off-topic flagging as there is only the option to migrate to meta. There should at least be one other option. This has also been brought up several times since ...
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Is it possible to remove a flag from a question or comment?

Ok so it looks like I may have been hasty in flagging an answer yesterday, as it seemed to me to be more mischievous than helpful. However it has since been clarified and now appears to make sense. Is ...
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What does a disputed flag mean?

Looking at my flagging history I saw that there was one "disputed" flag. What does a disputed flag mean?
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