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Sometimes folks (myself included) answer a question with what should have been a comment. Is there a way to move the inappropriate answer to a comment rather than delete/add it?

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Moderators have the ability convert answers to comments. So for now if you flag the comment as needing moderator attention the moderators can convert it to a comment.

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  • Yep, I do these a lot, very easy to do actually - and flexible too - not 100% sure about the valid/invalid things though - is it valid if it's a valid question/answer or valid as a flag? – Chopper3 Jan 28 '11 at 17:32
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    @Chopper3: I was assuming it was valid as a flag ... but now that you ask... – Kyle Brandt Jan 28 '11 at 21:44
  • @Chopper It's valid as a flag. The system uses it to determine if flags from that user are generally right, so it can show them higher in the flag list – Michael Mrozek Jan 29 '11 at 5:13
  • oh good, mild panic over :) – Chopper3 Jan 29 '11 at 10:39
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You could flag it for a moderator and ask them to do it.

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