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Death to the Timer Reset! [duplicate]

Everytime I hit a rate limit (doing legitimate things) I am slapped in the face two times: I have to wait The timer will reset each time I try I will concede that there must be a reason for timer ...
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0answers
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Comment timer resets on invalid comment [duplicate]

When you write a comment which isn't long enough, then edit it so it is long enough, when you first initially attempted to submit the comment it set the last comment posted timer, so you have to wait ...
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37answers
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How can we improve the mod tools?

You may have noticed that we have a bit of a backlog for bugs and feature requests related to moderator tools. Our moderators do a lot of work to keep our sites running smoothly, and we recognize ...
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1answer
11k views

The Complete Rate-Limiting Guide

I noticed that I can only perform certain actions such as commenting a finite number of times in a given period of time. Obviously, rate limiting is in place to prevent accidental misuse or ...
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7answers
2k views

Deleting a comment (mine) shouldn't count as a comment vote

I had an old question that I revisited in order to link it in a new answer. I noticed that in the comments Steven A Lowe had a funny comment that I -- at the time -- had responded to with "why can't I ...
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4answers
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Can we get x comment votes per y minutes, rather than one vote per 5 seconds?

I quite often will read a thread of comments, and want to vote up a few of them. I vote one up, read the next few comments, vote up another and get a *giant red box*. I've seen that "You can only ...
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5answers
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Please return the comment rate limit to a flat 30 seconds

Recently, Jeff was inadvertently alerted to the fact that the rate limit on comments was a flat 30 seconds, and that users could button-mash their way to success. Apparently, this was not the original ...
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1answer
439 views

Lift or reduce the comment rate-limiting timer for moderators

This is easily the most annoying timer on the site: post a second comment too quickly after the first, and the system kicks it back, telling you to wait 15 seconds. Count to 15 too quickly and retry, ...
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2answers
338 views

Room owners should not be throttled in the Chat systems

I see a point in the throttling system, however for regular chat users and room owners it can become quite a nuisance. The room owners already have no star limits for the rooms they own, would it ...
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3answers
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Why is there a minimum time between two comments?

Sometime I need to leave something that will span more than one comments. But there seems to be a requirement of minimum time length between two comments, and the timer is reset if the requirement is ...
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1answer
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Get rid of comment timer for question asker

This is only a tiny request! I just asked a question on Stack Overflow and got three answers. I marked one of them as answer and just out of politeness I wanted to both up-vote and leave a comment ...
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0answers
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Please consider testing (on select sites) the removal of annoying restrictions like the title word filter and 6-character edit minimum

This question and its comments and answers inspired me to write this post. There are lots of little rules and restrictions in place that can catch users by surprise and prove to be very annoying, ...