I've gone through several questions (just saw this one) where new users place links to pictures in their questions, and if there are more than two links, they post the additional ones as a comment. Besides "spam," is there any specific reason for this? I find clicking on links and going through the comments to find information pertinent to the question, throws off my train of thought, and unnecessary. It literally takes less than a minute for users to flag a question, downvote it, and vote to close it if it is spam, so should these limits be removed?
On the positive side:
However, on the negative:
To me, it seems as if this isn't a problem.