Questions tagged [comment-lock]

For questions about the feature that allows moderators to disable comments on a specific post.

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Can policy-locked posts be locked for comments? What happens if the comments end up going out of hand on a policy-locked post?

Recently, the new Policy Lock feature was introduced, to allow staff members to lock posts for editing by non-staff while still permitting votes and comments. However, I'm wondering what will happen ...
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“Please consider adding a comment” yet the question is locked and therefore unable to be commented on

Basically this is a contradiction: The popup notice Please consider adding a comment if you think this post can be improved. appears after downvoting a locked question Locked for 24 days. Comments ...
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Comment lock does not prevent automatic duplicate comments

Question comment locked Autodupe comment later Is this intended?
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Display year in comment lock post notice tooltip if lock expires in a later calendar year

I recently came across a post that had its comments disabled for a very long period of time. According to the notice, the lock won't expire until 3,623 days from now. However, when I mouse over the ...
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Comment lock message is overly broad

Since recently there is the ability to lock only the comments to a certain post, which I think is a great addition. The implementation however could use some tweaking I think. The comment link which ...
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Receiving incorrect WebSocket message “this post is locked - no more edits are allowed” when editing a post on which comments are disabled

When editing a post that a moderator has disabled commenting on through the standard editor (editor page, not the 2k+ inline editor), one will receive an incorrect error message upon the next ...
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Not possible for 15k+ users to protect or unprotect questions on which a moderator has disabled commenting

Ordinarily, users with 15k+ reputation can protect questions that are at least 24 hours old, and have at least one answer from a user with less than 10 reputation. However, I'm unable to protect this ...
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Can we get a comments only lock?

Currently moderators have the ability to lock posts, for any of the following reasons: Content dispute (~ edit wars), Historical significance (to prevent great but off topic questions from being ...