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This one weird trick gets rid of all off-topic comments. Let's use it!

This is a site that gets a lot of off-topic comments, comments that really are answers, chatty comments that should be posted in chat, etc. I frequently flag these comments, but it's like I'm fighting ...
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4answers
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Please don't write answers in comments

I've been noticing a trend lately of people writing answers in the comment section. What does this mean? When you write an attempt to solve the OPs question - whether it's a fully fleshed out idea or ...
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4answers
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Why were comments pointing out potential bad advice in an answer deleted?

I know I commented on this answer earlier. Part of the answer is advice that I think is not good, so I left a comment saying as much. At least one other user had a concern with the same section of the ...
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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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2answers
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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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My comment in the question about farting got deleted

In this question, in the accepted answer, I posted a comment which was a story about a time when I was in a bathroom stall and the guy next to me farted really loudly. The story goes on to explain ...
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3answers
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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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Why was my comment deleted?

I made a comment on this question and it's been deleted from existence ... why? The words from this comment have now appeared in an answer to the question which has received a number of up-votes. ...
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4answers
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Why was my comment deleted, feedback requested?

I've participated very little here, but a great deal over 5 years on other SE sites. I made a comment on an answer I believed was quite wrong/unhelpful, so I down voted and left a comment for my ...
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3answers
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Why was comment deleted?

I had a comment pointing out a problem with this answer, which has not been addressed in any way - yet it was deleted. I can't remember the exact phrasing but it essentially said the same thing as ...
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Why was my comment deleted when it asked for clarification of a question?

In the question Politely refusing to validate veiled bigotry, I asked (after, admittedly, having a somewhat lengthy discussion in the comments with the OP, which the mods duely deleted, and which I ...