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Just like there is a "vote to delete" system I would like a "vote to convert to comment". So when an answer is clearly not an answer I can vote for it to be made a comment. If X people vote the same way it is converted.

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While I like the idea, I imagine it will get shot down or ignored, just like vote to community wiki did. –  Powerlord Dec 1 '10 at 22:14
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This has been suggested as a 20k power. –  dmckee Dec 1 '10 at 22:16
    
The main issue will be where to pin the comment. Some of these responses may be comments on other answers rather than the question. –  APC Dec 1 '10 at 22:17
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I have suggested this be implemented as a moderator power: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/35175/… –  Jon Seigel Dec 1 '10 at 22:43

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This is now implemented, moderators can convert posts to comments.

If you think something should be a comment please flag it.

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We seriously need to move this to 10k mods. –  Won't Apr 5 '11 at 20:55

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