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Why does <strike> tag not work in comments? [duplicate]

I tried to explain a correction in someone's comment via a comment, but found that <strike>, <s> and <del> didn't work as it would in the question and answer edit boxes. Using --strike-- as ...
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What's with all the rude comments recently?

Maybe I've led a sheltered life until recently, but it really seems that comments are getting ruder and ruder. I've seen on questions by new users (rep of 1), particularly those for whom English is a ...
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Does Markdown have a way to express strikeout?

I've been using <s> to put strikeout in posts -- is there a Markdown way of doing it? It seems like -[Text here] would make sense, hehe :)
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Is “I'm tired of seeing this get bumped” a valid reason to lock a post?

This is a serious question, not necessarily an argument. The infamous name change tracking answer on Many Memes has been locked by Kyle Cronin. The reason supplied, via its now final comment, was: ...
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SO-specific markup - definitive resource?

Is there a definitive source of all possible markup for all the SO sites? For instance, I saw on one meta site someone putting tag links in their question, and it showed up looking like the actual ...
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Is there a way to strike out text in comments?

Is there a way to strike out text in comments? The markdown that works for posts does not appear to work in comments.
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Can we add strikeout to markdown sharp (and by extension the stack exchange sites)?

This question is more in response to the answer to my previous question Seems like -[this is strikeout] would reasonably result in this is strikeout -- given that ![alt] is already used for images. ...
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Add “---text---” to chat FAQ

It's possible to strike a line in chat by surrounding it with triple dashes: ---Struck out text--- However, that's not specified in the chat FAQ. I think it should be added.
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How do you use strikethrough on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

I am trying to use strikethrough on one of my other Stack Exchange questions. (Now updated with working strikethrough) I have tried the following: ~~Double tildes~~ ~Single tildes~ [strike]Strike[/...
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Why does striking through not work as in chat?

In (StackOverflow) chat, when I type ---something--- It gets struck through. When I do the same on any SE site, it is not. What I need to do is the terrible <s>something</s> and ...