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How to handle questions which are answered in the comments?

Someone answered a question of mine in a comment. How do I handle the situation? I don't want to leave the question open.


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Leave a comment asking them to post their comment as an answer so you can accept it. You can notify them by using the @username syntax in your comment.

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    if this fails, just leave an answer yourself and accept it ...
    – waffles
    Commented Feb 10, 2011 at 23:32
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    The person who wrote the question should still be able to do it so that they get some rep.
    – Raymond
    Commented Jun 18, 2012 at 21:42

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