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How to handle/dispute a declined flag?

There is no way to remove the declined flag. You can mention it on meta or in chat as feeling it was an error, but the most that can be done is to take action despite the declined flag. The flag ...
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Flagged duplicate declined; closed anyway

It was an initial reaction that changed, so a little too quick on the draw. :) There's no negative to you, flagging duplicates of your own is fine and fairly frequent around here.
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How to handle/dispute a declined flag?

AJ has the right of it. If a moderator looks at the flag, they have a few basic options for decline and that's one of them. In general, I would tend to decline a "not an answer" flag if the person ...
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Hey moderators: worse or better to flag a whole chain of comments?

In general when I get a flag on a comment in a thread I take a look at the whole thread to decide what to do. That may be the whole thread, some comments, the comment, or none at all, but a single ...
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When flagging a question as off-topic, is there a way to suggest another SE site

How can I suggest "GraphicDesign" (for PS/Gimp questions) or SuperUser (for general computer questions, such as recovering files). Flag for moderator attention. Or can these be added by the Powers ...
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When should I flag as a possible duplicate?

If answers to the earlier question could be copied to the new one directly and would provide the answer, then definitely flag as a duplicate. I generally also flag as duplicate if a good answer to ...
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