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Moving comments to chat is a somewhat destructive operation since the upvotes on the comments are lost.

In some cases – especially when there are a lot of comments – this is rather annoying, because it becomes much harder to distinguish the insightful "gems" from the "noise".

Could upvotes be preserved as chat stars when moving the comments?

marked as duplicate by Catija, Anthony Pham, Martin Tournoij, Community Jan 3 '17 at 19:20

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  • @Catija Thanks, guess I didn't find that because I searched only for "vote" and not "upvote". Do'h. – Martin Tournoij Jan 3 '17 at 19:20
  • The typo in the title probably didn't help, either... with the similar questions feature on the ask page. – Catija Jan 3 '17 at 19:20