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I often go through my previous questions on SO/SE and find a lot of them have long resolved discussions. Ideally, I should raise a post flag and say "all comments below are obsolete; please delete". However, quite often there are 20 comments, out of which - say - only comments 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, and 13 are obsolete. In such a case, I've to manually flag each of them as no longer needed.

This userscript helps to flag comments in bulk. Screenshot:

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Direct install link and view source


Licence

Do whatever you wish to do, just don't sell this for money (but may use it in a commercial software's code) or state that you made it yourself. Do post here an answer if you do something cool with this :D


Contribute

Post bugs or feature requests as answers below!

This post will help you get an access token

Please first install the userscript via this link.

(this post will dynamically change based on your current state)

  • This doesn't seem to work. I get 'stackapps.com/a/7936' is not a valid uri. I edited the redirect_uri parameter to include https://, and since I just wanted to test this and wasn't sure that I wanted to a token with no expiry, I also removed ,no_expiry, and the script still doesn't work. – 3D1T0R Jul 25 at 17:30
  • Perhaps the fact that it's still not working is because my token has an expiry date and the script doesn't expect that, but I don't know. In its current state, this script doesn't work for me. – 3D1T0R Jul 25 at 17:32
  • @3D1T0R Hey, that's odd, I use this script everyday :( I'll check and try fix the cause. – Gaurang Tandon Jul 25 at 17:37
  • I'm guessing that the ... is not a valid uri is because of a change in the SE API, and only needs to have https:// added in the link in this 'answer'. Is it possible that the reason the script's not working for me is because I removed ,no_expiry? – 3D1T0R Jul 25 at 17:42
  • @3D1T0R I can confirm this issue :( Has the API changed recently? Can you point me to a meta/blog post for the same? I can promise I have not at all updated the userscript since the first release of June 24, and I am sure I was able to register for an access token last month. – Gaurang Tandon Jul 25 at 18:13
  • @3D1T0R I added an access token, but it still does not work :/ I'll ask Brock once to help out. – Gaurang Tandon Jul 25 at 18:38
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    See my answer to your linked question. This "answer" here is not needed at all, once you use the correct approach – Brock Adams Jul 27 at 8:20
  • Update: So, apparently I do actually have an access token (proof), but the script still directs me here instead showing me the UI pictured above. – 3D1T0R Jul 29 at 20:57
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    @3D i'm afraid i'm a bit busy this week, and will try to get back to you within the next two weeks. – Gaurang Tandon Jul 30 at 9:48
  • @GaurangTandon: I'm not in a great hurry, but my inability to make this work has made me even more interested in being able to trying it out. – 3D1T0R Jul 31 at 1:11
  • Still can't get this to work. I really would like to be able to at least try it. – 3D1T0R Sep 17 at 7:18

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