When posting comment to this answer my connection hicked up so pressing ENTER three times produced the following:
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Shouldn't the progress image be loaded in the same placeholder?

It also produced three "Comment could not be submitted" messages (due to timeout probably) which is fine.

Decline reason can be found here.

Edit: as of May 21, 2013 it appears that when editing existing comment, there are no more loading indicators at all. They are still present when posting new comment though.

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    The real bug is that you pressed Enter three times in a row. – Cody Gray May 7 '11 at 11:27
  • This is a test. Hmm.. still happens. – Shadow Wizard Apr 30 '12 at 14:04
  • So, loading indicators are the precursor to Skynet? – Andrew Barber May 17 '13 at 2:19
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    @Andrew don't give them ideas! – Shadow Wizard May 17 '13 at 5:35
  • Uh oh... too late? – Andrew Barber May 17 '13 at 5:41
  • No more reproducing indicator! – Shadow Wizard Apr 27 '16 at 10:33
  • I had this happen to me earlier. – Mithrandir Mar 6 '17 at 10:36
  • @Mithrandir weird, since the button is disabled when submitting. – Shadow Wizard Mar 6 '17 at 11:40

This has now been fixed, in a way, by having the "Add Comment" button disabled when submitting:

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