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We are Islam—Stack Exchange. Please keep questions and answers about Islam

I've just gone through yet another purge of comments. This is nothing new. The diamond hammer was swung, comments disappeared, questions remained unanswered, and feelings were hurt. Such goes with ...
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How to enable Comments notification?

I don't receive any other person's comments notification after my comments on another person's answer/question . I have to open the post itself to view. Is there a setting with which I can enable? I ...
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List of 27 “unanswered” questions which are answered in the comments (Mar 2018)

Here's a list of questions which are currently considered to be "unanswered" (i.e., they appear on the unanswered list), but I consider them answered in the comments. This is mostly a reference post. ...
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Should we (slowly) flag the “bot friendly site” comments as “no longer needed”?

Years ago, there was this post Welcome to the bot friendly site accompanied by a whole bunch of comments, such as: Hello and Welcome to the bot friendly site. Please learn how to answer in order to ...
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How can I recover the old answers and comments after editing?

I want to know if there is a way to restore back the answers and comments?After you have edited?And how can I recover an deleted comment I guess?
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What makes a comment constructive?

What is constructive? Pointing out flaws seems like a good way to improve questions. It shows the OP what he has to think about if he wants to improve the question/answer. This should include ...
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Survey of attitudes regarding arguing in comments on StackExchange sites

This is intended as a reference post. I survey the attitudes of the StackExchange team, and users and moderators of StackExchange sites regarding arguing (also referred to as "debating" and "extended ...
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The many alternatives to arguing in comments

Despite the comment page specifically saying "comments are not recommended for... secondary discussion or debating a controversial point; please use chat instead" and despite multiple meta posts ...
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Answers on comment section?

I noticed that somewhat Islam SE users do not add their answers to answer section. Instead they are using comment section. From first page I got these: What caused the decline of the Bani Hashim, ...
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I asked my question badly; should I change the title and contents, or re-post the question?

After a rather painful conversation in the comments of this question, I realize that I asked the wrong question, expanded on it badly, and made edits that didn't really help. Should I repost a new ...
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My flag was not accepted for an offensive link in comment?

What is the importance of “Alpu Alpi” in Islam?, and the comment is this which has a link clearly offensive. But, my flag was declined ?
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Why does this SE site issue out more downvotes without comments than other ones?

Islam is the religion of truth (which makes the topic easy to discuss), but persecution punishing people for asking in the form of anonymous down voting is rampart. I think people are sensitive about ...
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Is it allowed to say “Thank you” as comment in this site?

In other sites of stack exchange, only saying "Thank you", "+1", "Thanks" in comment is not allowed and in Stackoverflow, moderators tell to flag them as "too chatty". My question is, is there any ...
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How should we be handling users who refuse to respond to criticism?

I have noticed a common trend among way too many users here, where someone will post a post with obvious flaws (some more obvious than others), but fail to respond to any commentary either criticising ...
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Take back vote in comments

Although this is a rare case, I can't take back my vote from comments, like I can do from answers or questions. Is it only my problem, or everyone's? If everyone's, then this is a 'feature request'.
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Deleting unuseful comments!

On many posts, there are comments like "add sources" or "what about ....??"or .... Most of these comments ask for an edit or sth but even after the request being accomplished they are still there, It ...
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Why were my comments deleted from the answer?

My comments were deleted from this answer https://islam.stackexchange.com/a/11274/279 Basically I commented on the answer and wanted clarification. The answer acknowledge that but my comments and ...
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necessary conditions to comment

How many points one must have to be able to comment. I find myself compelled to comment in "answers" as I can not directly comment an answer which is not practical and cause me lose points.
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How should we deal with “half-answers”?

I would like to reiterate a point I brought up to a semi-related question here: …I have seen many cases of users (often in chat, occasionally in comments) giving fully detailed — and valid ...
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should comment be deleted silently with no notify of the reason?

I see many of my comments are deleted without any notification and mentioning the reason to I can re-post them corrected. This is not fair action.