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I posted an answer, but it got converted to comment with a note saying

Trivial answer converted to comment.

Why did that happen?

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marked as duplicate by Mat, Hugo Dozois, yoozer8, Shadow Wizard, hims056 May 8 '13 at 14:23

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Do you have a link to the answer/comment? – ChrisF May 8 '13 at 13:18
Was it a link-only answer? They get converted to a comment automatically. See… and also… – tombull89 May 8 '13 at 13:19
Was it this?… – tombull89 May 8 '13 at 13:20… this is the link – Somnath Kharat May 8 '13 at 13:22
we want a fat juicy answer with your effort in it! – Adel May 8 '13 at 15:12
It seems that a computer algorithm is deciding whether your answer is trival, and whether you've put enough effort in it! – Rolf Mar 10 '14 at 12:56
up vote 15 down vote accepted

If you mean this or this comment it is probably because you are providing link only answers which get converted to comment automatically.

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This is it. You can't just chuck in a link saying "here's the answer" now give me reps. – tombull89 May 8 '13 at 13:24
thanks i got it – Somnath Kharat May 8 '13 at 13:25
@tombull89 since when? this is outrageous. I expect free rep for copy & paste. – Kermit May 8 '13 at 15:28

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