I know stackoverflow wants to be very concise about their questions and answers, so I was thinking that they may not want formalities mixed in with the Q&A. To be clear, I am asking if "Thanks!" and "You've been very helpful!" belong in comments. Any thoughts?

  • Relevant, possibly a duplicate: Should 'Hi', 'thanks', taglines, and salutations be removed from posts?. Or are you asking about comments?
    – user315433
    Jan 24, 2017 at 5:37
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    Thank you for helping me specify! Yes, I mean in comments. For instance, I just had two people give me very helpful answers and was wondering if it would be suitable for me to thank them :) Jan 24, 2017 at 5:42
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    It is suitable to thank them by upvoting their answers, and possibly marking one as accepted. Otherwise, see the following post:
    – user315433
    Jan 24, 2017 at 5:44
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    Ah! Ironically, thank you for the link Jan 24, 2017 at 5:58


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