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Appearance of sock puppet-y users in comments

So, this is a bit of a perfect storm but this is, as far as I can tell, all pretty much legitimate usage of the site - that said, I can understand it being confusing because... well, it's somewhat ...
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Please change the wording of the comment generated when mods move comment threads to chat

In general, we like the idea of changing the text to be a bit more informative. There's a lot of good ideas between the question and Tinkeringbell's answer. I poked at it a bit to try and find ...
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10 votes
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What makes a comment substantive enough to deactivate "one-flag deletion" due to "certain keywords"?

"Thanks" is indeed one of Stack Exchange's seven dirty words. I did some testing a while ago and found out "thanks" comments longer than 40 characters won't be deleted with a ...
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Make it easier to refer to an answer with the poster's name

Give it 6 to 8 for Stack Exchange to come around. In the meantime, I created a userscript that does exactly what you ask for and more: Post lookup presented as a sortable and filterable reference ...
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6 votes

Chat rooms associated with posts should never be automatically deleted

I agree with this, especially for cases where a moderator has moved a comment discussion to chat. I agree with Cody Gray's comment: the whole point of a moderator moving comments to chat instead of ...
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5 votes
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Is it Better to Leave a Comment or Pose a New Question Asking for Elaboration?

Post it as a new question. You can include a link back to the original to make the context clear, but it's not necessary.
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Appearance of sock puppet-y users in comments

There's no evidence of sock puppetry here. The two The Workplace (TWP) accounts that you saw have earned the association bonus on other sites and then hid their accounts. This makes it harder for ...
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3 votes

Don't automatically delete comments with useful content on migration

Six years later, and this just happened again.  I just posted a third comment on this question on U&L and then cast the final vote to close it and migrate it to Stack Overflow.  For fun, I then ...
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