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Is it appropriate to promote your question by repeatedly posting links to it in comments of other answers?

I have recently noticed that a specific user has been trying to promote their unanswered question by finding similar questions to theirs and posting a link to their question in the comments on one of ...
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People posting their answers on comments

I've noticed, specially the high rep users, are putting down answers in the comments that might not be very complete. What is the point of that? Either fully answer the question in the answer box or ...
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Answer or comments and search engine impact?

Some questions can be rapidly (and efficiently) answered using the comments only. But is doing that (instead of providing an answer in the answers part) influences the search engine later? The idea ...
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Why the comment privilege needs 50 reputation?

Why comments need 50 reputation? Everyone needs them to get more info from who asked the question in order to answer and get more reputation! I usually find questions that aren't very clear so I need ...
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Should I be flagging “thanks” comments?

I've seen a lot of "thanks" and "me too" comments (even though whenever you add a comment BSE tells you to not leave such comments), especially from the OP. Should I be flagging these as "not ...
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Images in comments?

I have seen people post comments with links to images on Stack Exchange's very own Imgur installation. How can you upload an image for a comment like this?
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Are sarcastically funny comments allowed?

Sometimes, when a particularly ridiculous question appears, a sarcastic joke can actually shed light on to the issue (by making the OP see how ridiculous the premise for the question is). They also ...
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When comment is upvoted, can this be in notification?

When my comment has an upvote, can this be shown in my notification?
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Why can't you upvote a comment after you've undone your upvote?

I accidentally upvoted a comment, and I un-upvoted it (are there better words for vocabulary like this?). Blender StackExchange gave me an alert via my web browser that I wouldn't be able to re-upvote ...
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Pre-canned comments to help users?

I often find myself writing the same comments over an over again, each time getting more brisk and less helpful. I thought it would be good to have a selection of pre-canned comments to pull from... ...
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New Users and Answers that should be comments

I have seen some answers that really should be comments, but the users who posted them do not have enough reputation (50) to comment on someone else's post. What should we do with these kind of ...