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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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Please make the multiple comment timer less annoying (non-resetting etc.)

As a little feature to prevent comment spam, you can only enter one comment every 15 seconds. That's a very reasonable limitation, since you very rarely have a good reason to write comments that ...
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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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Allow more than 1 comment upvote in 5 seconds [duplicate]

This dialog box pops up so much that it's annoying. Please have it removed or allow something like 5 comment upvotes every 5 seconds. At the least, make the box very small or replace the vote button ...
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Can we remove the 5 second rate limiting on comment flags?

Flagging multiple comments on the same post is a massive pain. I spend about 70% of the time just sitting there waiting for 5 seconds to pass to be able to flag another one. Since we already have a ...
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Better Visual indicator for time limit on comment upvotes [duplicate]

Background: Allow more than 1 comment upvote in 5 seconds Summary of that thread: "Can we change the 5 second limit on up votes?" Status: "Declined." My interpretation of the reason: An altered time ...
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How does comment voting and flagging work?

Comments can now be upvoted and flagged. How do those features work? Do users get rep for their upvoted comments? Do upvoted comments have any effect on comment sorting? And can users see their own ...
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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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Change comment vote limit to six every 30 seconds

Currently, the comment vote limit is one every five seconds. I suspect it's a common behavior to read a discussion in comments and choose to upvote more than one comment after reading the whole ...
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Comment deletion and upvoting should not use the same rate limit

I don't see much point in the comment rate limit in general, and the rate limit should at least be smoothed out to allow reading several comments on one post, then upvoting more than one. Still, I ...
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How about “you may only submit 2 comment votes every 10 seconds”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we get x comment votes per x minutes, rather than one vote per 5 seconds? When reading a list of comments, it is common for me to decide what I will vote up, before I ...
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How about decreasing the allowed time between comments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Can we get x comment votes per x minutes, rather than one vote per 5 seconds? To change the 30-second time limit in comments I often read through the answers to a question ...
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Comment vote throttling makes it annoying to clean up obsolete chat

If I have a back-and-forth of say 4 comments each while refining an answer, I will then need to clean up my comments (presuming they are incorporated into the answer), then possibly flag my partner's. ...
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Remove “You may only submit a comment vote every 5 seconds” for high rep users [duplicate]

Often times there are multiple good comments on a question and you want to upvote them all. However, you can only do one every 5 seconds. I presume this is to prevent spam (especially from bots). ...