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Comments being deleted [duplicate]

I've noticed some comments of mine have been deleted. In this question the comments were, from memory a comment that marking the question as a duplicate did not make sense a comment that RichardU's ...
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Our Comments Problem

our name is The Workplace, and we have a comment problem. We definitely have a comment problem We have tried to fix it, but haven't succeeded yet We want your help to figure out a way to do that We ...
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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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Silent Moderation

Due to the nature of Workplace questions, discussion and comments are inevitable. Because of this, we seem to be more tolerant of discussion here, more-so than other network sites. Recently, some ...
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How should I post a useful non-answer if it shouldn't be a comment?

By my understanding of what is said in the What "comments" are not . . . meta "question", the comment I posted to How do I bring up being misled about my job role during the interview period?...
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Why did a moderator delete a comment which answered my question?

I asked a question on Workplace SE. I got a great comment from the Indian guy (it was the first comment under my question). Later I got in an argument with a person who made irrelevant edits to my ...
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All comments for a Q&A disappearing with no explanation [duplicate]

I was reading It seems as though my employer wants me to come into work when I'm ill. Am I missing something?, and when I clicked on the "more comments" link the comments all disappeared, leaving 0 ...
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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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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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Some mod is completely out of control on this board

Dangerous workplace travelling This question had multiple comments which identified the area the OP was talking about, and had discussions about the relative safety of the US vs. other nations of the ...
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What do we do about Answers being given in Comments?

Recently we seem to be facing a larger than usual epidemic of users posting comments that are essentially short answers, or semi-answers. These comments add nothing to the posts and I feel we should ...
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Are '+1 for [something about the post]' comments discouraged?

I sometimes leave '+1 for XYZ' comments on answers, to emphasise what it is about the answer that I like. These aren't general '+1 Good answer :)' comments, they have an amount of specificity. Are ...
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How aggressively should we flag comments?

I've found myself flagging a lot of comments with reasoning fairly well given per this post. A lot of times these are comments which are either in response to a comment I made (and subsequently ...
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Why so many +1 comments?

EDIT [4/21/14]: I'm bumping this to the top for our new moderators. Possible duplicate of this question, but I see the problem persists, so let this be a friendly reminder. Although the comment box ...
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Why does this site support political censorship and editorializing?

I downvoted this question: What are tools/resources I can use to check a company for transphobia and sexism during a job search? After downvoting, I was prompted to add a comment explaining my ...

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