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Comment = Critique + Request "Comments" are a service provided by the Stack Exchange Network to quickly say what was wrong with a post, what could be improved, request something missing. In any case a comment should be directly related to the post it is posted on. We all know that far too many comments go beyond this. And we probably tolerate too ...


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We should take care to not overdo commnunity moderation and keep being open to a wide range of possible questions, from beginners to professionals: Not all question may be of interest to all of us but this alone should not lead to a close vote. Leave questions that bore you to someone else. Let a beginner answer a beginner's question (and help them to ...


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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). The remaining percent is for those comments that are spam or offensive — but the former is very, very rare (haven’t used a spam comment flag yet, to the best ...


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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 reaches 3 + (score/3), the comment will automatically be deleted. Certain keywords and maybe also certain flagging users will reduce this amount. Source: https:...


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