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Flagging that comment was the right call. Beyond that - I would generally discourage any further actions - including leaving comments in reply. Comments are meant for requesting clarifications or constructive criticism aimed at improving the post in question - starting side conversations about someone's tone/rudeness just adds to the noise, and can actually ...


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The whole point of StackExchange sites is to provide useful information to the whole community. We're not a discussion forum, we're a knowledge base or FAQ place, of sorts, and we want our posts to be understandable by everyone and ongoing discussions about those posts to be public for everyone. We do allow informality up to a certain extent, but this is ...


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Comments are meant to be for short temporary discussion, clarifications, or to add relevant but minor/transient information to the post (such as links to related questions). The comments on that question were removed by a moderator because they weren't needed to stick around over the long-term. Especially considering that an answer was posted, which pretty ...


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I deleted the comment because it served its purpose. I didn't see any reason to keep it around after the question was closed. This is a fairly borderline case, however, so after thinking about it some more I've gone ahead and undeleted the comment.


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status-completed - As of April 2012 - It is possible to undo comment upvotes (some limitations apply - the primary use case is to undo an accidental click). According to waffles, former employee at Stack Exchange: You can un-upvote a comment within the first 60 seconds, provided you did not navigate away. Once you un-upvote a comment you can not upvote it ...


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