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- What is a “protected” question? 1 answer
I tried to post an answer in the Formatting Sandbox
I got this:
...but I am able to post a comment in the formatting sandbox
...and I have more than 10 rep on MSE:
One needs 10 reputation to post an answer in a protected post, but I have more than 10, and I am allowed to post comments, which is a 50 rep privilege.
Then why am I not allowed to post an answer in the formatting sandbox?