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Thoughts/ideas left on posts. Comments require at least 50 reputation to utilize. They are meant to be constructive towards the post, and should not be used for chatting purposes.

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Comments that fail to post start the "You can only comment every 5 seconds" timer

I tried to leave a comment similar to the following: @User: Stuff. @All: Things. Naturally I got an error popup telling me I can't @notify multiple people. I quickly removed the second @ and ...
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I get notified of my own comments on my moderator nomination

So the moderator election stuff is obviously "weird" and not stress tested like the rest of the system, and I don't even know if this is worth fixing. But, I got notified when I commented on my own ...
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Stock comments for new users [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Standard comments for flags/downvotes What's a polite, clear, useful comment to throw up on posts by new users that may not understand the format or particular rules of our ...
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Undoing upvotes for comments

Is there any way to undo upvotes for comments, like upvotes and downvotes for normal questions and answers?
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Standard comments for flags/downvotes

Following suit with TeX.SE's idea of making Standard comments for flags and down votes, it would be a good idea to have some of these comments of our own. They can be funny (contain gaming references) ...
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Comment upvote/flag buttons are vertically-aligned in middle instead of top

I noticed that the upvote/flag buttons for long comments are vertically aligned in the middle instead of the top. Was this intentional? It's different from Stack Overflow. I find it a little more ...
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(How) should we discourage extended discussion in comments?

What triggered this post is this question, which has two quality answers but due to some contested points, both have spurred lengthy discussions in comments from a few users. Now, I have no problem ...
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Why can you comment on some questions/answers but not all of them?

OK, so I haven't been using the Stack Exchange websites long. However when I have been using them, I've noticed that sometimes you can comment and sometimes you can't. For example, I just went to ...
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