I posted a comment to a low effort question here: I want to grab href address which has class link

I typed too fast and it came out like

"What you tried?"

I tried to edit it to

"What have you tried?"

and got "Comments can't contain that content."

  • Basically, there was a big controversy over people commenting that, so it got banned. Nov 21, 2013 at 22:59
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    That's because comments can't contain that content. I don't understand the problem here.
    – Ken White
    Nov 21, 2013 at 22:59
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    I didn't know that was a banned comment, problem solved. Nov 21, 2013 at 23:00
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    It arguably could have a clearer message
    – Pekka
    Nov 21, 2013 at 23:01
  • Don't use "what you tried so far" or similar (like "show your work"). Instead, describe the specific issues with the question and how the user should go about fixing these issues. Nov 22, 2013 at 2:22


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