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- Why do people answer in comments? 8 answers
I see so many people giving perfectly valid answers in comments to the question instead of answers. Why is that so? Comments cannot be marked as accepted answers, and people coming across the same problem in the future just see a question with no answers.
I know leaving a short comment is quicker than taking a minute to formulate a more formal answer, but I find it really hard to understand why people (mostly long time users) don't use the website as I would guess it's supposed to be used.