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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
-10 votes
1 answer
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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?
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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
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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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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
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0 answers
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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 ...
Linger's user avatar
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2 votes
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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.)
RiaD's user avatar
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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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77 votes
26 answers
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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, ...
George Stocker's user avatar
7 votes
0 answers
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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 ...
Aprillion's user avatar
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5 votes
1 answer
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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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7 votes
1 answer
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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 ...
Madara's Ghost's user avatar
-1 votes
3 answers
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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
30 votes
6 answers
986 views

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 ...
Ben Voigt's user avatar
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55 votes
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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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