Comments are temporary "Post-It" notes left on a question or answer. They can be up-voted (but not down-voted) and flagged, but do not generate reputation. There's no revision history, and when they are deleted they're gone for good.

Comments are temporary "Post-It" notes left on a question or answer. They can be up-voted (but not down-voted) and flagged, but do not generate reputation. There's no revision history, and when they are deleted they're gone for good.

Important things about comments:

  • You can comment everywhere at 50 reputation.
  • You can also flag it at a reputation from 15.
  • Comments can only be upvoted.
  • The you can award are for comments are:

    • Commentator: Leave 10 comments (bronze).
    • Pundit: Leave 10 comments with score of 5 or more (silver).

Read more about comments on the help center

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