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Able to post comments on comment-locked questions by triggering the trivial answer conversion to comment script

The system has a feature where if one posts an answer with very short text and an internal link to another post on the site, it will not be posted as an answer, but instead as a comment, telling the ...
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Should a comment lock invalidate a reopen review?

Does anyone know why this question's reopen review was invalidated? Can I say "the US people"? Timeline (before I cast the third and final reopen vote): Post is closed Someone cast a reopen ...
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Contradictory messages when question is closed and comments disabled [duplicate]

I spotted this on Super User but I believe the same or similar messages can appear on any SE site. Below are two messages that contradict each other. They appeared in a single post, one under the ...
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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 ...
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