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Experiment concluded: a comment by any other name

This experiment has ended; you can view the report here. Last year, Robert Cartaino relayed this one weird trick to fix comments: I also flag dozens-to-hundreds of posts daily simply to remove ...
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2answers
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Why can we only delete 20 comments per day?

So that I don't contribute to "our comments problem", I periodically go back and delete comments more than a few days old. But the site limits me to being able to delete only 20 comments per day. ...
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1answer
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Why do “we” want to “fix” comments?

I'm curious about this - it comes from this discussion here about a new comment-killer feature. I'm curious about why we would place effort in removing comments? In other parts of the stack exchange ...
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1answer
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Comments are not for extended discussion - long-term solution discussion

Is seems like the mods here might be getting a bit frustrated with all the extended discussion going on in the comments. Is this accurate? This post is mostly going by the assumption that this is a ...
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5answers
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I despise “The Workplace” thanks to the admins who move comments to chat

I really despise the workplace due to the amount of comments moved to chat even when the comments are on topic. This of all the SE sites is probably the most notorious for moving very relevant ...
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2answers
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Why has this questions comments been removed?

The question in mind is Measuring employee moods via an app to better engage with them, how viable? Please tell me why the comments have been removed.
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3answers
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What is wrong with comments?

Anytime a question or answer seems to have more than 5 comments, they get axed by the "comment" police. I notice one moderator seems to do this a lot more than they others. My question is this: ...
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1answer
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Reason for deleting comments?

Several days ago (perhaps week before last?), I posted a comment on this answer: https://workplace.stackexchange.com/a/36407/16724 As closely as I can recall, my comment was: This answer is the ...
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2answers
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Should we hide comments on question with several existing answers?

Lately, there's been some questions about whether The Workplace has a comment problem. After spending some time talking with jmac and Shog9 (and reading more of this site's content), I'm convinced ...
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4answers
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Summer 2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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5answers
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Current moderators: please tell us about the job

As experienced job-seekers (and regular readers at The Workplace) know, an interview is a two-way street. Just as it's important for the community to ask questions of candidates, it's also important ...
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2answers
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Why delete comments? Why not archive them to chat?

A lot of highly voted comments were removed from this answer and others. Instead of deleting them, and asking people to move to chat, why not auto-archive all such comments and move them to chat so ...
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2answers
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Why are Workplace answers removed without an explanation?

Who chooses which answers are retained, and which are removed on Workplace. Exactly who are they and what are their credentials?
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1answer
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Why did all comments suddenly start disappearing?

I recently noticed that comments are removed in many questions. Why is that happening? Most of the time, I found very good answers to my questions in comments rather than actual answers. Is it a ...
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0answers
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Get a Room, a Chat Room!

Get a Room, a Chat Room! Did you know it only takes 100 reputation to create a chat room on Workplace SE? It's not a moderator-only privilege, nor is it reserved only for the highest reputation users....

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