Linked Questions

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Line between link farm (low quality) and reasonable

As I understand it the goal of this network of sites is to be an awesome no nonsense reference facility. When reviewing answers with the review tool though I see a large number of answers that I find ...
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2answers
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High-rep users should be exempt from answer-to-comment autoconversion

Currently, a short, machine-identified-as-seemingly-low-quality answer is automatically converted to a comment on the question. gbn has suggested in a comment that this be "weighted for, say, user ...
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1answer
115 views

Trivial answer check doesn't handle short links to answers

In trying to understand how this answer made it past the trivial answer checker, I noticed that the operation that checks for the presence of a network link doesn't seem to consider the answer link ...
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2answers
154 views

Is “This should be a Comment” feature removed?

My question is different from Should there be a policy about 'One-Link-Only-Answers'? even if you see above question comment Marc has commented "if the link is only to a SE post, it is automatically ...
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1answer
90 views

How can a moderator prevent their answer from being automatically converted to a comment on meta site?

As discussed in this meta thread, I had some difficulty posting a valid answer to an undelete request on the open data meta site. My question is, as a mod of the site, and the fact that it is the ...
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0answers
266 views

Stack Overflow calls my short answer “trivial”

I wrote a short answer today, and I was a bit miffed when Stack Overflow called it trivial and turned it into a comment. I think it's fine to turn a short answer into a comment, but I think the ...
3
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1answer
147 views

How Can A User With 1 Rep Comment On A Post? [duplicate]

This is weird. A possible bug perhaps? But I came across this question on SO: Center checkbox programitcally? which has 2 comments. One of which is by a user ashishdhiman2007. I accidentally hovered ...
5
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1answer
114 views

Auto-conversion to comment breaks syntax [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Certain links get broken when automatically converting trivial answers into comments I just wrote a single sentence answer to a post on meta, which was automatically converted ...
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1answer
116 views

Where is the Meta post regarding the “duplicate” feature changes? [closed]

I can't find the feature request / bug report on Meta Stack Overflow that led to changes to the Mark As Duplicate system over the past few days. Could you point me to it, please? I would like to ...
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2answers
143 views

How can a 1 rep user comment? [duplicate]

I came across this question on Stack Overflow: What is difference between const and non const key?, which has one comment by user Soerium. I hovered over his name link and saw that he has just the 1 ...
3
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1answer
84 views

Is the auto-conversion of some answers to comments a bug that can be used to comment?

When I had very little reputation on Stack Overflow and I wanted to comment a clarification to somebody else's answer, I wrote a bad quality "answer" that had my comment in it, which would then be ...
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0answers
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“My answer was converted to a comment; see the faq”, Okay, but what for?

This is the thread in question. I did some search in meta, and found this and this. In first of those cases the answer contains only external links, and second case, the answer was more like a ...
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0answers
81 views

User w/less than 50 rep being able to comment? [duplicate]

I saw the user daR post a comment when he had less than 10 rep. Was this a bug or was this posted as an answer and someone made it into a comment because it was helpful.

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