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Allow comments to be edited [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should we be allowed to edit comments? I've never worked with Greasemonkey so I don't know how it works or if what I'm about to ask is possible, but I had a great idea for a ...
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How do I edit my comments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should we be allowed to edit comments? How do I edit a comment that I left on a question?
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Love the new edit feature on comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should we be allowed to edit comments? Sure beats copy/paste/edit/submit/delete. Anything I should know about it? Is there a time-limit on edits?
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can you edit your own comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should we be allowed to edit comments? are you allowed to edit your comments. .if so how . .
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Why allowing comment edits for only 5 minutes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Should we be allowed to edit comments? Why is the time limit for editing comments only 5 minutes? I have low rep on onstartups.com, and I tried to edit my comment only to ...
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0answers
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Can't Edit Own Comment [duplicate]

I can't edit my own comments on my own questions and answers. I can still delete and add a comment, so if I really wanted to, I could copy my previous comment, add a comment, paste it in, make changes,...
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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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Make first draft of a new answer part of the permanent revision history

I find the grace period can lend itself to some unscrupulous behavior on popular tags. I've often seen an earlier, minimalist answer be updated within the first 5 minutes, and incorporate something ...
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How about newlines within comments?

I am aware that comments have only a simple field, with no formatting possible and that is fine (if formatting is needed, your comment should actually be an answer!) But I find some comments hard to ...
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4answers
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Bad grammar in comments

What should I do if there's bad grammar in comments, such as "it's" as a genitive (link is to the answer that has the comment). Does it qualify as "offensive, spam, or hate speech"? Or are comments ...
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Is there somehow a way to find the questions which are the most referred to when closing duplicates?

Duplicated questions are a thing we want to avoid on these sites. However, it will happen anyway, this is why we get the "exact duplicate" close reason. There are some questions which are coming back ...
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A possible solution for editing comments

As discussed in Should we be allowed to edit comments, one simple solution is the digg.com comments way. I don't like digg.com nor use it but their method is quite an intelligent way of allowing you ...
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Why do some comments have a "pencil icon"?

Why do some comments have a "pencil" icon at the end. When does it happen, and what does it mean?
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Why was my comment edited? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are expletives allowed on SE sites? For four days, my comment here had, after the question mark, something like this: "(To tell him to f**k off might not be appropriate, ...
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1answer
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Comments no longer indicate whether or not they've been edited

Today, the comment UI received a revamp. However, as part of that, the indication that a comment had been edited (a pencil icon) seems to have been removed, as well. This doesn't seem like it's an ...
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Do you really need the pen icon?

Since the comment edit ability was added, the window has always been 5 minutes. The main reason for the pencil icon was to protect Obama. But I really don't think people are so trolly as to abuse ...
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1answer
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Can we have a markdown help button for comments?

I've been reading discussions about editing and previewing comments. Why do I want this? If I get wrong some of the syntax in a comment, it becomes infuriating to try to guess at it, when the only ...
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1answer
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Where can I find, Religion Exchange, Christian Exchange, or Bible Exchange?

I love Stack Exchange so much and have learned so much from it. I'm looking for a place to discuss the Bible. Is there an SE site about this yet? I've noticed atheism SE, but a Religion Exchange or ...
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Rev 2012.4.12.2218 says "cannot edit a comment more than every 5 seconds" instead of "cannot edit comment after 5 minutes"

On SO just now, I tried to edit a comment after the 5 minutes was up. Instead of the normal "You cannot edit a comment after 5 minutes" message, I got a "Cannot edit a comment more than every 5 ...
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Why can't I edit my own comments on my own question more than two times?

I created this question, got an answer, commented one time (comment #1), edited that comment twice, then added a new different comment (comment #2), deleted comment #2, and then could no longer edit ...
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1answer
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Some of my comments in SO are editable while others aren't.. Why?

In StackOverflow, I always wanted the ability to edit my comments. Previously I used to delete them and write a new one. Suddenly today, I started noticing edit link next to my comments. Maybe I ...
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Why can't we edit other user's comments?

I have seen so many times users make mistakes in comments. For instance: They just write code as simple statements. Drop direct reference link. Don't use backticks for code highlights Even ...
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2answers
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Finding all my comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How you can get a list of all the comment you have written? I can find all my answers, is there a way to find all my comments? If not, why not?
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Is there a way to edit or delete and reenter comments once they're posted?

I just posted a comment to someone's answer on SO and accidentally left off the very first backtick, resulting in a really messed up looking comment. Of course I couldn't see the result of that ...
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1answer
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I can not edit my own comment which is 20 minutes old [duplicate]

I can not Edit my comment which was posted 20 minutes ago. I can only delete it. If I add a new comment I can delete or edit it. Is this a bug or feature? I don't see why someone should not be able ...
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1answer
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Why can I edit some comments and not others? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Some of my comments in SO are editable while others aren’t.. Why? A possible solution for editing comments I have a little over 9000 reputation over on Stack Overflow,...
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1answer
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Modifying comments long after 5 minute deadline [duplicate]

I just flagged 3 comments. One got deleted, one - to the best of my memory - got modified to something I'd be less inclined to flag. Modification happened 4 days after the comment was written. Can ...
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1answer
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Edit button displaying on different comment

I commented on a question : Escaping in base64 encode php I needed to edit it, but there is no edit button aside to the comment. User @pat mentioned me in the next comment and I have the edit button (...