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How many comments is too many?

I'm in an answer where there's quite a lot of commenting going on and we've reached a point where we're discussing topics quite different from the original question. I'm just wondering if I should ...
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Can we flag questions or answers that receive one or more down votes without comments?

This question is related to but distinct from my other question about how to encourage people to comment on questions or answers they down vote. It has do do with how the rest of us can best clean up ...
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Should thank you comments flagged as too chatty be deleted?

Here's an example comment on an answer. Thank u very much :) It gets flagged for "too chatty" too chatty delete | edit | dismiss Moderators have seen a few of these flagged comments. Should ...
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Encouraging commenting before down voting

I have seen several examples this week of new users' questions getting down-voted without any explanation in the comments, as happened in this case. I find this upsetting, particularly when the ...
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Vote down or delete low quality content?

Several answers are of very low quality or some only include links. I often see users are flagging them for beeing low quality. There are basicly three things I can do as a moderator: leave a ...
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questions on hold, comments explaining why

I'm not familiar at all with the moderating part, reviewing question tool, so maybe this is irrelevant. I just wondered if it is really necessary to write 4 comments all explaning the same thing to ...
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Frequently used comments

Do you have any suggestions for comment templates that you frequently use to educate (new) users? The close modal has a couple, but I think there is room for more guidance before actually closing a ...
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How do we edit comments?

If a comment needs to be amended, how can we edit it? There seems to be no Edit option. Where is the link to change text?