Soft deletions of comments used to have a satisfying feature that the comment vanished when flagged. Although soft deletion still works, a page refresh is required to see the affect.

This Data Explorer query can be used to find test candidates. It shows posts where acceptance is mentioned in a comment and the question has an accepted answer.

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    This seems like a perfect opportunity to replace the page-refresh with an animation of the comment being dragged screaming into the abyss.
    – Shog9
    Commented Jun 26, 2013 at 5:36
  • @Shog9 don't forget eaten by a giant fire unicorn first. Commented Jun 26, 2013 at 13:12

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Fixed in the next build.

We made some backend changes and didn't notice this particular issue.


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