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Autocompletion of usernames in comments sometimes does not display all of the characters

I noticed during a conversation with User ᴅᴀɴɪᴇʟッ under a post of mine that the last character ッ does not appear in the autocompletion when I start my comment with @ to ping them. Most probably this ...
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Are comments of people (desperately) asking for people to consider accepting their answer to earn reputation discouraged? [duplicate]

While looking around old posts on A&M, I've encountered my fair share of comments asking for the OP of the said question to consider accepting their answer. Comments like: Hi, @(op's username) ...
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How to handle questions that are very probable off topic / unanswerable?

I've seen a few questions so far that are very probably off topic (at least in wording and maybe even in what the OP wants to know). An example here is: "How much do VNs cost in production and how ...
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Spoilers in comments

When discussing about an answer before posting it, commenting is essential. We can add spoilers in questions and answers but not in comments. Anyone who reads the comments can see the spoilers. Why ...
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What constitutes an "obsolete" comment?

Yesterday, I went through and flagged twenty or so comments that I deemed "obsolete"; all of these comments were essentially of the form "Please edit this" / "edited thanks". For example: Is it ...
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User with 1 reputation is able to comment everywhere

According to the Comment privileges page, only after gaining 50 reputation can a user comment everywhere(on posts by other users). Comment Everywhere Privilege Type: Communication Privilege ...
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Why was this obsolete comment flag declined?

When I edited What databases and listing sites exist for anime, manga, etc? yesterday, I also noticed that the comments there were quite out of date. They were suggesting changes that had already ...
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