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Acceptable comments policy for Christianity Stack Exchange

At times comments on this site have been misused by a small number of community members, which can be very off-putting for other members of this site, and especially for new members who may feel ...
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Are Christianity Stack participants obliged to respond to comments about their Answers?

Asking for clarification on a Question is not only permissible but is welcomed. See this question asked by Caleb on Meta 2016. He asks “When should the comment feature be used and when should it be ...
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How to encourage comments to be polite and at an academic level?

How to encourage comments to be polite and at an academic level? Lately I have noticed that comments are at times a low quality within themselves, on both main and meta sites. Some are somewhat not ...
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Can we add a "this question is opinion based" option to the "first questions" review queue?

Currently, when I go to review a first question asked by a new user, I have three options. I can write a custom comment, or I can use a pre-made comment that recommends the user to clarify their ...
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show 1 more comment but no more comments exist

I was looking at a question and at the bottom of the comments there was a link that said show 1 more comment However, when I click on it, no other comment is shown. Once I click on it, the link ...
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What about people who don't have Pastors?

The current response we give to Pastoral questions is the following: Hello <username> and thank you for your question. The [mission](https://christianity.meta.stackexchange.com/a/1380) of our ...
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Deleting the standard welcome message after a time

Say I'm trying to be a good moderator and patching up some broken windows, but I don't want to trounce upon the hard work of all the people who have taken time to do the important job of going through ...
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When is a comment not a comment?

I've been seeing a lot of comment action lately that is somewhere between misguided and utterly superfluous. I grant the comment feature is a hard one to get used to¹ —particularly for those coming in ...
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Is there more than one way to tag a fellow user in comments?

Recently on the question: What is the biblical basis for the Athanasian Creed's statement that believing in the Trinity is necessary for salvation? I noticed two users using initials like IOW and ...
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Why is 50 reputation needed to comment?

I have noticed that to comment, you need 50 reputation. Could someone please explain why? I think it is ridiculous and others (at least one other) shares my thoughts (see https://christianity....
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What makes a comment obsolete?

This question is difference than Guidelines on flagging obsolete comments. In this question I want to know what exactly makes a comment obsolete. I was looking through my flag history and noticed ...
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Are "Welcome to Christianity SE" comments helpful?

The following comment (or variations) of it are popular on Christianity SE and other SE sites. Welcome to Christianity SE! If you haven't already, please check out the tour page. Example Is this ...
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Distinguo is a fun word

This is just a suggestion, but I heard it a few times in a homily that my Parish's priest likes to tell year after year and I thought I should bring it up here for the betterment and personal ...
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What's with asking everyone if they've voted?

I'm seeing a huge burst of people asking in comments whether answer writers have voted, and I don't get it? Often they aren't even the question asker! People will vote or they won't and that's their ...
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Guidelines on flagging obsolete comments

Many times I have flagged comments as obsolete, especially when the comment thread has gotten long and it is referring edits made to the post and there has been successful edits. In the past I have ...
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Are humorous comments acceptable?

I know there's a question, asking whether humorous questions are acceptable, and the majority have voted no. I would like to know if humorous comments are acceptable. I know these are all serious ...
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Where are all the comments?

This site seems to be much more into deleting comments than other SE sites. Is that the case or is it my imagination? I'm looking for a factual answer if possible, please.
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Is it necessary to leave comments about deleting comments?

I have noticed a recent trend where mods are leaving comments about having deleted comments (example, example, example). I think its great for obsolete, chatty, unnecessary comments to be removed, but ...
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How can we improve our guidance about the comment practices?

If you follow meta, you have seen considerable discussion lately regarding comment deletion. Usually comments are deleted because they are obsolete, off topic, impolite, or have turned into noise (...
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How to handle comment trolls?

We're still in beta and the trolls have come out of their caves. I suspect in the weeks and months to come they will multiply like rabbits. The subject matter at hand is going to breed them like there ...
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