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Should “move-to-chat” be provided on demand (as a button perhaps)?

When comments get too chatty the move-to-chat feature asks if you'd like to move it out. But this often happens after the fact and thus doesn't prevent it. I propose that: Move-to-chat be provided ...
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2answers
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How can I move a discussion to chat before being prompted? [duplicate]

I posted an answer to a question, and a user posted a comment that I feel is better handled in chat. In a previous question, I was prompted to move the comment to chat when it went over a certain ...
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0answers
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Request the ability to move to chat before it is suggested [duplicate]

Similar to How can I move a discussion to chat before being prompted? but as an actual feature request. I'd like the ability to request a discussion move to chat before I'm suggested. The reason for ...
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Insert a “Let us continue this discussion in chat” comment before thread gets messy [duplicate]

I've seen this question, but there seem to be no proper solution. I suggest an ability to insert a "Let us continue this discussion in chat" comment before the thread gets messy enough to fit the ...
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0answers
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Take it to chat before the message [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to import comments into a chat room without the link appearing? When you get into an extended dialog with someone in the comments section, a nice suggestion box ...
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0answers
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Feature request: Migrate comments to chat [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to import comments into a chat room without the link appearing? It seems that I run across a lot of comments that are interesting and contain interesting links ...
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0answers
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How to start a chat about an answer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to import comments into a chat room without the link appearing? Create comment-spawned chatrooms for the post, not for the users When there are too many ...
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0answers
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Could moderators be allowed to migrate comments to chat? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Provide a tool for moderators to migrate comments to chat Over on Christianity.SE we're drowning in comments. Posts are constantly spawning discussions and we delete a lot of ...
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0answers
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Moving conversation in comments to chat [duplicate]

Is it possible to move dialog in the comments to chat when the system doesn't ask? (I want to move existing comments, not create a new empty room.)
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0answers
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How to invoke chat on a question/answer where I know the user will need more help [duplicate]

I provided an answer to the following question. The user is asking me questions and needing additional help in troubleshooting. I know if I provide enough comments eventually I will get a link ...
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Help us figure out a way to handle the explosion of comments on Stack Overflow [closed]

As a frequent user of Stack Overflow, I see a lot of conversations that happen in comments. Whole questions are answered in the comments. Often, the comments have useful information, but ultimately, ...
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3answers
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Provide a tool for moderators to migrate comments to chat

One issue we have on Programmers.SE is that people like to have extended discussions in comments on answers and questions. Try as we might to delete long comment chains and educate them about chat (...
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Where did all the comments go on “Is `*--p` actually legal(well formed) in C++03”? [closed]

This answer of mine: https://stackoverflow.com/a/8845623/103167 used to have a lot of relevant comments from multiple users. Now they're gone, and not even a note from a diamond mod saying they were ...
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2answers
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Disable chat migration notification if one of the users has insufficient rep?

Simple request, really. Can we add a detection for the Please avoid extended discussions in comments. Would you like to automatically move this discussion to chat? prompt, so that if one of ...
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3answers
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Contribute to bounty?

Similar to "How about making it possible to set up bounty on someone else’s question?", but a little less extreme.. Basically, you could "top up" the points of another users bounty (up to the current ...

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