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Why were flags on these conversational/argumentative comments declined?

Stack Exchange guidance on the use of comments specifies You should submit a comment if you want to: Request clarification from the author; Leave constructive criticism that guides the author in ...
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Is it appropriate to regularly ask whether a person has permission to make changes to a building?

We regularly see comments below questions about apartments or condominiums asking whether the person has permission from the land owner. Here's a recent example. It's usually distracting and ...
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What is the proper way to introduce relative context to a question, answer, or comment?

What is the proper way to introduce or expand relative context to a question, answer, or comment? For example, A person asks for the best way to caulk the exterior of the pictured window sill. A ...
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Is there a way to add a suggested edit as a comment?

Just came across a suggested edit for this answer, which would fit better as a comment. Is there a way to convert the edit to a comment, while leaving the original answer alone?
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example of way the comments feature isn't enough

in this question @B Mitch wanted to add information to my answer, but because he needed a numbered list he actually had to give another answer. can we do something about it?
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Should answers agreeing with other answers be added as a comment or edit instead

I have seen many answers that agree with the first answer supplied, and simply add an extra bit of information (see this question, and this one, and this one). Should these answers simply be added as ...