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Comments are small addendums to each question or answer, intentionally limited in size and formatting.

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Anyone else having a problem deleting comments?

I am running Safari on a Mac. The last few days I have made some comments on questions or answers which I would normally simply have deleted, because they were dealt with. But every time I now go to ...
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Removed comment?

I just answered a comment of Sean Roberson on this question, and everything has disappeared. All in all: Comment of SR, that a product formulat may help, giving a link to this site. I reply that it's ...
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Looking for template which says something like “the way of saying thank you is upvoting or accepting an answer”

I saw a question here on Meta with several templates but not the one I need. I remember seeing sometime ago a template that read more or less like: "the way of saying thank you here is upvoting or ...
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Voting comments not working

In this post I tried to vote up one of the comments, but it did not show the normal triangle and flag icons when I moused over it. Is this a bug, or am I missing something? Edit: It seems as if it is ...
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not getting notifications of comments

The last notifications I received (via email) were on 9/12. There were several comments posted on 9/13 that never came through, and I found out about just by accident. I would like to attend to ...
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mathjax doesn't work for me in comments

I'm getting good results using MathJax in answers, but it doesn't seem to work for me in comments. I am in firefox 22.0 and OS is Ubuntu. Am I doing something wrong?
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Should jokes on the comments be flagged?

I see a lot of people making jokes at the comments with some getting a lot of upvotes. Shouldn't this types of comments be flagged? My feeling is that this belongs to "It's no longer needed" ...
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Marking a comment as resolved?

The problem Sometimes someone comments on a question suggesting that some aspect of the question be clarified or otherwise changed. Then the OP changes the question accordingly, sometimes including ...
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Why are “number of 'useful comments' votes received” in different colors?

There are a wide of colors in useful comments votes: Gray, Orange, Red, and Brown. I know gray colors. all of the comments that have received a little up-votes have gray colors in their number of up-...
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Why do links in question and answer work differently then links in comments?

Currently when linking to other question, one might use just the [link](http://example.com). This works great in questions, answers and comments. So far so good. ...
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Keyboard shortcuts in comments

I personally like to use shortcuts such as CTRL+I or CTRL+B to toggle italics or bold when writing answers. It turns out that when writing down a comment, they don't work and bring out something else ...
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Vanished/truncated discussion. What happened?

On question 2249994, there was a lively discussion about whether use of the construct either/or meant (1.) inclusive-or or (2.) exclusive-or. Today I revisited it and found that the bulk of the ...
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Avoiding obsolete comments

One particular problem is that when you point out a mistake in someone's answer, you have to check several times until he fixed it so you can delete your initial comment. Otherwise your comment will ...
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Two Notifications Suggestion

Sometimes I find some interesting questions That I like to read their answers. But I lost the question and forget the title of it. So I can't access it anymore... I Suggest that M.S.E notify users (...
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Finding what I asked about getting a comment

I beg your pardon that I'm vague. I think I remember posting a question several years ago and that it was here on math. I think that the question was about probability and/or some paradox but I don't ...
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Why are comments sometimes removed?

Moving this discussion about comment moderation from an unrelated question to here: @all: the two comments I posted earlier this evening have been removed, but not by me. I have asked the ...

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