I went to leave a comment on a post just now and had the message "5 more to go". It took me a little while to understand what it was referring to but realised it meant characters after a few minutes. Perhaps this could be made clearer? Maybe something like "Your comment is too short. * more to go"

Edit: I've just noticed that before you start typing it says 'add at least 15 chars", I didn't see that when I'd started typing. Not sure if this is enough or if it need to be clearer. Could just be a case of PEBKAC!

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Well, actually it says

enter at least 15 characters

before you type anything in the comment textbox, and then

14 more to go...

after you've typed the first character. It seems fairly clear to me; I've never heard this request before.

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