Linked Questions

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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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2answers
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How can I prevent my “trivial” answer from being converted to a comment? [duplicate]

Now that the maximum tag length has been increased to 35, I've been spending some time browsing older retag requests to see which ones can now be completed. On one such request, I tried posting the ...
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1answer
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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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3answers
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“Trivial answer converted to comment” should not bypass the 50-rep restriction

I just handled a flag on a comment by a user with exactly 1 reputation, which was left on a question belonging to a completely different user. The user who left this comment has never gained a single ...
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2answers
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Convert link only answers into comment instead of deleting them

While reviewing "Low Quality Posts", often I used to see answers in 2 categories Answers referring to a 3rd party site or other questions in Stack Exchange. Answers referring some sort of suggestions ...
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0answers
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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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0answers
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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 ...
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1answer
136 views

Comment on a question without 50 reputation points [duplicate]

Yesterday I wanted to comment on a question on Stack Overflow, but I don't have 50 reputation points. The question is that I referred in my answer to another Stack Overflow question, and my ...
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1answer
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How does Stack Exchange decide if an answer is trivial enough to make it a comment? [duplicate]

I just wrote an answer to a question and it was automatically converted to a comment for being 'trivial'. What are the criteria of a trivial answer? The answer was posted here but has since been ...
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1answer
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What's wrong with my answer? [duplicate]

I tried to post answer in this post, but it is posted as comment and not as answer. Whats wrong with this? and I tried three time, all are posted as comments. If you check that comments, It clearly ...
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2answers
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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
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My answer to a question keeps being posted as comment [duplicate]

I was trying to post an answer to this question: a: visited img { display: none; } But for some reason, my answer was added to the comments section instead. This is what I was trying to post (at ...
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4answers
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Answer converted to a comment [duplicate]

Today this happened to me. I was trying to answer a question and provided a link that can help the OP in solving the question. Why did the system converted it to a comment? How come it identifies one ...
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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 ...
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1answer
475 views

Why was my apparently “trivial answer” converted to a comment? [duplicate]

I posted an answer, but it got converted to comment with a note saying Trivial answer converted to comment. Why did that happen?

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