Yes. Flagging meant that the topic gets closed for a few hours. Not flagging would’ve resultted in a complete derailment of the topic as we’ve seen before with other meme-bombed topics.
We’re probably not going to agree on this (and that’s fine!) because you and @Eika like memes and think they’re funny, while I think most of them are annoying.
But let’s at least try to keep the memes in the topic designated for them.