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. Commented May 7, 2011 at 11:27
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    This is a test. Hmm.. still happens. Commented Apr 30, 2012 at 14:04
  • So, loading indicators are the precursor to Skynet? Commented May 17, 2013 at 2:19
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    @Andrew don't give them ideas! Commented May 17, 2013 at 5:35
  • Uh oh... too late? Commented May 17, 2013 at 5:41
  • No more reproducing indicator! Commented Apr 27, 2016 at 10:33
  • I had this happen to me earlier.
    – Mithical
    Commented Mar 6, 2017 at 10:36
  • @Mithrandir weird, since the button is disabled when submitting. Commented Mar 6, 2017 at 11:40

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

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