There are numerous posts on meta about editing questions with
Thanks in advance
Thank you, Sean
Please help me!!
im such a noob sorry for takin ur time
and many of them seem to conflict each other.
In my opinion, these edits are not too minor, even if that is the only thing wrong with the post. We shouldn't have a conditional policy "If there's nothing else worth editing, it's better to leave it alone" because then it sets an example to new users that it is OK to add such lines to their posts, and propagates confusion about what edits to allow and reject. I do agree if the post needs help in other areas, then simply removing "thanks" is too minor.
There seems to be a lot of confusion about whether these edits are acceptable, because I am continually rejected when making such edits. Of course, I edit the rest of the post if it needs it, but if the post is otherwise acceptable in its current form, then that is the only edit I make.
There needs to be some concrete and clear answer as to when these edits are acceptable.
My conflicting and confused experiences:
Note also: There are even scripts implemented to get rid of this garbage, but they are not perfect, and editors should be able to finish the job. http://meta.stackexchange.com/a/93989/186397