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Why was my comment removed [duplicate]

In the question How do I politely tell a stranger to stop making annoying noises I can't name? I posted a comment basically saying there was no good way of doing this and get some noise cancelling ...
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How to talk about “who is responsible, who is to blame”?

I am not sure if this is a good place to discuss this. But I guess it's better than the main site so I'll try. The following questions: How can I avoid the awkwardness of a returning player who wears ...
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What should be in our FAQ?

I'm thinking IPS needs a FAQ, because people keep coming to meta with the same questions. I feel IPS is different enough from most of the SE sites these people are used to, that we could use a FAQ to ...
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Can we let adequate explanation be an alternative to “Backing it up”?

There is plenty of current discussion on the back it up policy as we have started deleting answers that don't provide either personal experience or supporting research to back up their claims. While ...
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Templates for leaving comments

This thread is a list of useful comment templates for common situations on IPS. The full list of current templates can be found below. Please note that those comments are only to be used as template ...
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Could mods stop deleting the comments?

Removing comments does not seem to stop people from using comments the same way next time, it only ruins what has been posted in the comments. I see the removal only as a detriment. Comments under ...
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IPS' specific comment requirements & why comments can be useful

Some constructive feedback and observations from my visit here. TL;DR; Information being in comments that would make good answers can be detrimental to the site Information in comments are not ...
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Can we be allowed to leave supportive comments please?

It came up on the question How to deflect awkward questions when shopping for women's clothing as a man? but I've seen it repeatedly on this site. I'm a long-term Stack Exchange user and I ...
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Could we take measures to alleviate some of the exasperation from deleted comments? Should we?

I was reading the answers and comments in this question and I realised that maybe if in IPS the comment deletion was a tad different people would feel less bad about it. I have been using SE sites ...
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Arguably useful comment was deleted

I made a comment on this question: My mom is being "nice". But it's unwanted. How do I get her to stop? I had some advice and started writing an answer, but after starting to write it ...
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Here a comment, there a comment, everywhere a comment - How many comments do we get, anway?

I want to talk about comments today. You may or may not be aware, but we get a few comments here. Even if you think we get a lot of comments, you may not be aware of how many... and I'm actually not, ...
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What did I do or say wrong? AKA “Comments, comments, comments”

I posted three or maybe four comments beneath this question How to tell a non-muslim friend that "Inter-faith Marriage not gonna work"? The first one, which seemed to have met up with ...
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Answers in comment: do we get notification when our answer-comment got deleted?

Please don't write answers in comments Sure! But I think deleting the comment before the person is actually able to convert the comment to an answer is bad. I believe people will forget what they ...
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Why were some comments removed?

I was looking on a specific question to see what the latest activity on it was, and I noticed that some comments (including some of my own) have been removed. Normally if comments are removed, a mod ...
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Clarification on deleted comment

On this question: How to tell/ask my brother to provide his own food? I added a Comment similar to: Do you think you're over thinking this a bit? "I'm not Mom and this isn't a restaurant, deal with ...

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