Just flag the first post. Easy.
*flags your post*
Or never flag anything, since the flagging system is broken.
I just feel like helping out the moderator staff shouldn't result in me not being able to continue to help out the moderator staff, or, in the case of at least the early beta, mean I'm unable to post at all until I beg/provide surely unnecessary (and not asked for) virtual sexual favors for a karma reset.