As per the FAQ, a user needs atleast 50 Reputation points in order to leave comments globally on the site - one can always comment on one's own questions and answers and answers to questions one has asked.

This means that a user needs atleast 50 Reputation points to comment on a question posted by another user. So, how can this unregistered user (PaddyinWales) leave this comment? He/She has just 1 Reputation Point.

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I don't think this should be a bug (although it could be).


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The user placed an answer on the question that was actually a comment. As such a moderator converted their answer to a comment.


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