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62 votes
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Let's make it easier to get a room

Let's make it easier for people discussing a post in comments to retire to chat, without waiting for comments to pile up until the system prompts them or a moderator acts. There are two main use ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
12 votes
1 answer

Can we have an easier way to set up a chat room from a post?

One of my sites has a persistent problem with comments -- chatty comments, proto-answers in comments, big long conversations in comments. I suspect we're not the only ones with this problem. While a ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
-1 votes
3 answers

Automatically lock long comment threads

Over the past few days, some people have been upset about how long comment threads are handled. How should long comment threads with important information in them be handled? Where did all the ...
Chris Frederick's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer

Is it worth flagging a question and asking moderators to protect a question?

Given the number of comments on this SO question: In C++, why should new be used as little as possible?, I'm wondering if it should be protected. Do moderators, et al., appreciate flagging a question ...
M. Tibbits's user avatar
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What are the words that make a post like a rant? [closed]

I got the impression that there are certain words (among them "buggy", "bloated", "unintelligent" and "dumb") that cause a post (like this one) appear as rant to the eyes of many. Is there a central ...
Ashkan Kh. Nazary's user avatar
5 votes
1 answer

Taking a three way conversation to chat

If I get into a 1-on-1 conversation with somebody about fixing their issue, it suggests that we move the conversation to chat. As I understand it, that's to prevent way too many comments even if they ...
Dan Blows's user avatar
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-10 votes
1 answer

Is there any chat feature on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

In one of my earlier posts, an user initiated a private discussion for understanding my concern better. (There is a chat window on the 5th comment) Which badge is required for that?
ranit.b's user avatar
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2 votes
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Couple of chat questions

I sometimes see a dialog, I forget the exact wording but it's something like "please avoid extended discussion in comments" and there is a really handy link to create a chat room and move discussion ...
wim's user avatar
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13 votes
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Simplify room creation in a comment

So, often discussions in comments become far longer than they should, and I am going to post two separate feature requests (for the other one see here). This one suggest we would add a new syntax like ...
David Mulder's user avatar
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8 votes
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Ability to take comment discussions to chat is extremely undiscoverable; please fix [duplicate]

Occasionally when I am trying to figure things out with someone asking a question, I come to the conclusion that it would be better to use the chat. This typically happens well before the stage where ...
Karl Knechtel's user avatar

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