4 votes

Are comments requesting a Google search welcome?

Such comments are problematic in many ways: All search engine content is generated by sites like us. Google depends on content we provide but we can't provide this content if we send people away. ...
Takkat's user avatar
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4 votes

Please do not answer a question in a comment

We therefore will delete any such comment without mercy and irrespective of the value it may have. In my opinion, mods should enforce this policy. At the moment, they do not seem to be doing this. ...
David Vogt's user avatar
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2 votes

Are comments requesting a Google search welcome?

It depends... I think, we should not ban or welcome those comments on a general basis, but decide from case to case. I think such comments are helpful and should be embraced in the scenario which ...
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1 vote

What is a non constructive comment here?

99 % of my comment flags are obsolete or include a custom message to the mods to tell them why certain comments are obsolete (after a mod once told me that obsolete comments are the hardest to judge). ...
Jan's user avatar
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1 vote

Which are the exact criteria to remove comments?

There are some not-so-well-documented (unless I did not find the page on meta.stackexchange.com) criteria for the auto-removal of comments. The most general one seems to be: if the threshold of flags ...
Jan's user avatar
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