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Why was my comment of helpful resources removed?

I was going to answer this question but it was closed by PieBie for being off topic. That's fine, but I commented some resources that would be helpful to the OP regardless. The comment was along the ...
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A list of 'snippets' for commenting

Several active users are making a terrific effort in welcoming new people, asking for clarification and pointing out issues in question-asking. I've seen a lot of these snippets in the comment section,...
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How should the canned comments in the low-quality queue be used?

When I review answers in the low-quality queue and choose Delete or Recommend Deletion, respectively, I can choose from a series of comments or No comment needed. What effect do they have and when ...
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Own username by comments will sometimes cut off letters

I just noticed that my username (under this comment) cut off the bottom of the p and the g. I also saw it on another one The box only shows by a users own comments - meaning, you won't be able to ...
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Why doesn't the [chat] shortcode lead straight to the Ink Spot?

We have a comment shortcode [chat], that outputs as Graphic Design Chat, which serves to lead newer users to chat. This link leads to an overview of all rooms: Ink Spot, Spam Blot, Looking Glass and ...
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Why is there a question with tags on freelance, business, clients on Graphic Design SE?

I read this question and found only comments posted. It was a definite “How do I run my business better” question with a wide range of comments. As I wrote it, I had to imagine how she got in that ...
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Is it good form to comment on why you make a specific edit to a question?

In a recent question, a comment was made regarding why a question was altered. I thought the idea was productive and a great idea-another learning experience not easily given by a different question. ...
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Premature Deletion of Comments – [Resolved]

I'm not very comfortable with being told I can't comment on Meta posts. The whole idea of Meta is to give the community a say, or an opportunity to give feedback on new initiatives and changes. Why ...
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Curious sighting regarding Up votes on comments in the election

So, if you review the election link: https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/election?cb=1 Scroll down to comments on @Ryan's nomination.... How is it that the comment from @bjb568 has an up vote???...
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Would you like the down-vote to be somehow commented or at least labeled?

I think it would be useful and clarifying; and may it be anonymous.
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Unpurged 'related question' comment no longer linked in the sidebar?

After the comments were purged on this question and then my related question comment was unpurged, it is no longer a linked question on the right hand side. Is this a bug or by design?
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Is there a Comment Shortcut/shortcode for links?

I think I remember seeing a way to add a text link in a comment similar to when you post a link in a question/answer. I thought it was the same code but it didn't take. [A Text link][1] [1] (colon) ...
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Can comment editing time be extended?

Often I want to correct either a typo or an inaccurate statement I've made in a comment. But, after 5 minutes I can't. I realize I can delete the comment and simply make a new comment, but wouldn't ...
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Should I call attention to rude users and comments? If so, how?

Recently, I answered a question and, apparently partly misunderstood the OP. I say 'apparently' because the OP proceeded to bite my head off in a comment and ask for a downvote. They were even more ...
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How should we handle questions that don't show enough research?

Recently a question was asked that appeared to be a basic help me find stock-photography question. It attracted a LMGTFY link, which another user didn't appreciate. So....... what do we think of (...