This is really annoying. When trying to answer questions (e.g obtaining info), I have to "answer the question". However, without the information, I cannot. The 50 rep rule for commenting should be removed because its so annoying.
"The 50 rep rule for commenting should be removed because its so annoying."
- It takes seconds to get 50 rep. The time you took to type this you could have used to answer several questions and get to 50 reputation.
- It prevents abuse.
... results in
- me disagreeing with you.
You are abusing the Ask Ubuntu site to post a complaint about the rules. A user worthy commenting on questions on Ask Ubuntu would have known to post this on META (or a truly useful user would have searched the questions on META and realise it has been asked and answered before).
I would rather see a threshold for posting questions...