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Comments that are actually answers

Related discussion on Meta.SO. Is there some kind of way that comments that are in fact answers to questions be moved from a comment section into the answer section? Ideally the user who asks the ...
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Is it possible to subscribe to a specific user's answers?

I appreciate the ability to subscribe to tags that are of interest to me, and I would similarly like the ability to subscribe to answers from a specific user. Without naming names, I have noticed that ...
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A ghost wiki excerpt after tag merge

My understanding was that when a tag B is made a synonym of tag A and merged with it, then if B had any tag wiki excerpt it would not be visible anywhere anymore. However, this apparently did not ...
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How to unvote on comments?

Occasionally I mistakenly upvote a comment. There seems to be no way to undo this action. Is this a bug? A feature? My missing something?
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Can we have a "belongs on [any se site]" option

Is there a possibility to close a question with a reason "belong on [some site]" where some site is replaced by any stack exchange site like or I would ...
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Fix "transfromation" typo in tag synonym

The "transfromation" synonym should be "transformation". That's just a typo, although it may have been lurking for a while. (I can't see a way to suggest an edit, except this one.)
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How to remove tags?

There are a few tags that have no questions. I think these were previously attached to questions which have been re-tagged. For example, I changed timeseries to time-series on one question. Someone ...
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Can we have the option of making a question CW but let the answers be non-CW?

This feature is needed on Polystats projects that we are starting on See these threads for what they are: What should be our first Polystats project? and How about starting a ...
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