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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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, 2013 at 13:24
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    @tombull89 since when? this is outrageous. I expect free rep for copy & paste.
    – Kermit
    May 8, 2013 at 15:28

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