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Reviewer deleted my comments and i do not think he have enough reason to do so [duplicate]

I saw a question and I think I may also help by answering this question, and my account was banned then, why they have the rights to ban me and what can I do with it?
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Flagging “Comment” Answers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Feature Request: Ability to flag an answer as “not an answer” or “should be a comment” Should moderators be able to convert answers into comments? I'...
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Add an option to convert a user's answer to a comment on the question / another answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should moderators be able to convert answers into comments? I've often seen new users post new answers even though they should have posted them as a comment instead - either a ...
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What can a mod do about a comment posted as an answer? [duplicate]

In this revision of the Guidelines for reviewing low-quality posts, we can read under the sub section Comments posted as an answer If the answer would actually be a constructive comment, consider ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Propose a new 20k reputation privilege [closed]

Right now, the maximum privilege "unlock" is at 10k reputation: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/privileges We're considering adding a new 20k reputation privilege, but having a hard time figuring out ...
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Lower the amount of reputation needed to comment

This question is a great example of people coming from Google and using answers as comments. I understand the reputation threshold is there to prevent spam, but Answers are just as prone to spam as ...
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7answers
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Feature Request: Ability to flag an answer as “not an answer” or “should be a comment”

Occasionally users who are new to the site post questions without quite grasping that this isn't a traditional threaded message board. I've seen numerous occasions where these users try to respond to ...
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Correct action for non-answers by new users

Often new users post one-liners with unrelated questions/comments as answers to existing questions where I'd like to vote "close as not a real answer". They come in several flavors: Things that ...
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9answers
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Comments incorrectly submitted as an answer instead: what should we do?

I frequently come upon comments to answers that are submitted as answers, instead of comments. In other words, someone (typically someone new to Stack Overflow) wants to comment on an answer, but ...
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Are answers which are really commentary good candidates for “flag for moderator attention”?

Now that I've hit 10k rep, I can see the "new posts by new users" page and I've noticed that a lot of answers are derivatives of: I tried [other user]'s answer but it didn't work, what else can I try?...
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Turn answer into comment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Way to convert an answer to a comment? It would be nice to have an action, link, button, whatever to turn an answer into a comment. More or less like flagging, when an answer ...
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Limiting Self-Answers

After marveling at this thread, it occurred to me that there should be a limit on self-answers on non-wiki questions. This is mainly to protect the user from themselves so they can only use comments ...
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5answers
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Remove reputation minimum to comment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lower the amount of reputation needed to comment On SO, I think that this limit does more harm than good; comments in this thread make some of the points I'm about to here. ...
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2answers
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Answering comment-answered questions [duplicate]

This one is more of a netiquette question. Sometimes I stumble on "unanswered" questions that were actually answered - in their comments. Those questions are shown as unanswered in the statistics. ...

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