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Are comments indexed by Google?

Are comments made on SE sites indexed by Google? Or is the site configured in such a way that only questions and answered are "seen" by Google robots? I know this question appears related, but its ...
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Is it inappropriate to ask a user to google in comments?

I know that it is bad to ask google searchable questions, however, this still happens more often than not on the some of the sites. I also know that LGTMFY is inappropriate, is it appropriate to ...
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Is it ok to google and answer the question in Stackoverflow

Is it good to search and answer the questions? Sometimes I don't know the answer, but i know how to find one (due to familarity or previous experience). When i find a solution (which is not really ...
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How to deal with “Have you tried Google?” comments

When faced with a simple question, some users respond with comments that say something like, "You should have Googled it" and nothing else. These are often upvoted a few times as well. Is it ...