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Can has exception to 15 character comment limit for “Thanks”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we get rid of the threshold of 15 chars for comments? I think it would be rather peachy to allow a grace on the minimum 15 characters needed for a comment for such ...
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Why not allow shorter comments? [duplicate]

Surprisingly it seems no one asked this before. Not long ago I asked a question on the site, and in a comment I was asked "what version of jQuery are you using?". The answer is obviously less than ...
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Why in comment I have to put at least 15 chars? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we get rid of the threshold of 15 chars for comments? Is there any logical reason for that? And just to prove how unnatural it is: Why can't I simply say thanks? ...
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RFE: Remove the useless 15-character requirement for comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we get rid of the threshold of 15 chars for comments? A comment saying something short like "I did." or "It is." in response to another comment is perfectly ...
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Change min comment length to 10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we get rid of the threshold of 15 chars for comments? Sometimes all i want to say is Thank you. but i need '5' more letters 'to go'. I seen people write 4more or ...
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Can we have backticks in comments back, please?

Since a few days, the old backtick trick to circumvent the minimum comment length doesn't work any more. Comments now show up as yes ` ` ` ` ` ` ` ` can we have that back please? There are valid ...
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Thousands of itty bitty comments that break the 15 character minimum rule

At least since four years and 15 months ago, a new rule was added all across the network known as Stack Exchange. The rule: Comments must be at least 15 characters in length. This rule has ...
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Do away with minimum char limits on comments

Possible Duplicate: Can we get rid of the threshold of 15 chars for comments? There's a 15 character limit for all comments. A lot of times people have a short comment, and follow it with ...
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1answer
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Why was the minimum comment length of 15 chosen?

Note: I am not asking why is there a minimum limit. Previously closed as dup, but neither of the "duplicates" answer this question!!! The suggested dups were: Can we get rid of the threshold of 15 ...
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1answer
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Why the 15 character minimum on comments?

It gets annoying if the answer to another comment is short. Edit: My answerable question: Is there a documentation about why?
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1answer
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Compromise for the minimum character limit for comments

My original suggestion was: Change the minimum character limit for comments to an “Are you sure” instead of a requirement - similar to the minimum for question titles. I think that Sid Meier had a ...
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2answers
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Can we get a whitelist of short comments?

Comments less than 15 characters are rejected, but in some cases (e.g. "link?") it often looks silly to tack on more writing just to pad it out. Up until now, I'd just add 10 spaces before the '?' but ...
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15-char comment minimum is exploitable around

Possible Duplicates: Padding a comment with spaces. Do away with minimum char limits on comments. Suppose I put in the comment box, '+1' then 13 spaces. I now can add the comment(presuming ...

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