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Is Comment Converter available on sites other than DBA Stack Exchange?

I have just seen an automatic answer being put for one of my questions on DBA. This was made by Comment Converter which seems to be quite useful as it already got a gold badge. The user profile ...
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Converting a comment to an answer (again)

I wrote a comment, and OP asked me to convert it to an answer and expand on it. I cannot simply copy-and-paste it because there is some nontrivial Markdown and Mathjax code in it. I cannot access its ...
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Convert comment to answer [duplicate]

Sometimes comments are helpful enough to be considered answer. What do you think about a button or something that allows to convert a comment into an answer?
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Turn comment into answer [duplicate]

When I get the best answer to my question in a comment, is it possible to convert this comment into an answer, and accept it? Sometimes the poster don't bother to do the conversion, which is a problem ...
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Why isn't there a “comment needs conversion to answer” flag option and diamond moderator option? [duplicate]

Like many SO users, I check the unanswered queue periodically to find ... well, questions that need answers. However, roughly a tenth of the "unanswered" questions I view aren't unanswered at all: ...
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Add a “convert-comment-to-answer” button [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mark a comment as answer to a question I find that in many cases a comment I've made turns out to be the answer to the question. I suggest adding a "convert-comment-to-answer" ...
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Should answering comments be flagged as “not a comment”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Promoting comments to answers It is very common to flag an answer as "not an answer". But how about the reverse: a comment actually being an answer? Should it be flagged? And ...