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Why was “downvoting comments” declined? Should this feature be revisited? [duplicate]

I hopped over to meta to suggest the ability to downvote comments, and it appears that it had been brought up several years ago as Allow downvoting comments, but the powers that be decided to decline ...
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Why there is no mark for - “This comment is not good/great/inappropriate” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should downvoting be allowed on comments? I have seen that comment can be flagged/marked as great comment/marked as useful comment. But, I haven't seen any such that says - "...
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We should be able to vote comments down as well as up [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should downvoting be allowed on comments? If comment to a question or answer is nonconstructive but doesn't warrant being flagged, there should be a way to indicate this to ...
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Why aren't votes on comments reflected in a person's Reputation Score? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Reputation for comments? Should downvoting be allowed on comments? Don't get me wrong, I have come to appreciate that the whole reputation concept that stackoverflow ...
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Why can't we downvote comments? [duplicate]

Try it yourself. You can't downvote comments. Why? I'm really frustrated when I see tons of crappy comments. They meet the minimum requirement -- no insult, no cursing, just without quality. Not ...
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Ability to downvote comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should downvoting be allowed on comments? And if it's declined: Is there a reason this is not supported?
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Should comments have the possibility of being voted down? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should downvoting be allowed on comments? People can answer a question with a comment and they can be voted up but not down. Someone just answered something (in the comment ...
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Please let us downvote comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should downvoting be allowed on comments? Why can we downvote questions and answers, but not comments? They often deserve it.
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suggesting to add votes for comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should downvoting be allowed on comments? How do comment voting and flagging work? Suggesting to add upvote/downvote icons to the comments. Than author of well upvoted ...
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What is the rationale behind allowing only upvotes on comments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should downvoting be allowed on comments? Sometimes I come across comments that are a a bit rude for my taste (not directed at me) and I believe other users would probably ...
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Why not introduce down-votes for comments, too? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should downvoting be allowed on comments? I think there are a number of boring or inflammatory comments that could be down-voted by users. What do you think?
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Unlike a comment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Should I be able to cancel my up-vote on a comment? Should downvoting be allowed on comments? How come it is not possible to cancel a vote fore a comment? Several times I ...
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Why can questions and answers be up/down voted On Stack Exchange, but comments only up voted? [duplicate]

In a Stack Exchange Q&A kind of system, what is the rationale for letting the user up/downvote questions and answers, but only upvote comments? This question made me think about the Stack ...
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Allow voting for unhelpful comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should downvoting be allowed on comments? Whenever we find great comments, we can give them upvotes. But what if we find useless or meaningless comments? I think there should ...
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Let's hold language in comments to the same standard as posts

Through his never-ending sense of wonder and curiosity, my colleague Jon Ericson recently posted some findings on his exploration into the possibility of ...hastily written... questions essentially ...

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