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So Who deletes comments?

I keep making insulting comments, but someone keeps deleting them.

Is it the tooth fairy?

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    Yes. And it will be a leprechaun that suspends you for making too many insulting comments. – phantom42 Jul 1 '17 at 14:18
  • @phantom42, as long as it is at the end of a rainbow. – KyloRen Jul 1 '17 at 14:19
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    I don't see what you aim to gain from this? Why do you feel the need to post insulting comments, and do you not feel if someone were to insult you you'd like the comments to be deleted? – Edlothiad Jul 1 '17 at 14:22
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    @KyloRen- You're drunk, go home – Valorum Jul 1 '17 at 14:26
  • @Valorum, how did you know that. I am rather plastered at the moment. – KyloRen Jul 1 '17 at 14:27
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    @KyloRen - Call it a hunch. My advice is to turn delete this question and turn off your computer before you get yourself into real trouble. – Valorum Jul 1 '17 at 14:28
  • @Valorum, can't delete a question that has an answer. I have vandalized a question and been banned for a while before. – KyloRen Jul 1 '17 at 14:30
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    I flagged that comment. You were complaining about one downvote. I upvoted the question, and flagged the comment as rude. – Gallifreyan Jul 1 '17 at 14:31
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There are three ways that a comment can get deleted.

  • A user can delete their own comment.
  • A moderator can delete anyone's comments.
  • Any user with at least 15 reputation can flag a comment, and enough flags can cause the deletion of that comment.

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Insulting comments will be deleted, whether by a moderator or by sufficient community flags.

As a general note, insulting comments are against the rules, and too many of them from a single user may lead to time in the penalty box.

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    Ohh, I had my share of the penalty box. – KyloRen Jul 1 '17 at 14:29
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    @KyloRen That's not a good thing. – Möoz Nov 6 '17 at 20:04

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