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

Trivial answer converted to comment.

Why did that happen?


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
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    @tombull89 since when? this is outrageous. I expect free rep for copy & paste. – Kermit May 8 '13 at 15:28

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