If I see a comment that seems to cover what I want to say I try to make it a practice to just upvote that comment and move on. This seems the logical approach to me.
I seldom go backwards so it would be rare for me to revisit a question (that I didn't answer) and notice an auto-generated comment so I won't touch that aspect. I try to clean up my own ...
One of the primary confusion points we have right now is with the definitions of the following, and what they mean:
End of Standard Support (EoSS)
Long Term Support (LTS)
Extended Security Maintenance (ESM)
End of Life (EoL)
A while ago, the Community Council raised this with Canonical and we got a definitions page written up on the Wiki (managed by ...
This occurs on almost every popular SE site. I recommend migrating this to Meta SE.
Assuming this issue may affect the meaning of reputation, or cause true disturbance in the system, is quite a stretch.
Boosting friends is bad.
Disclaimer: My experience comes from Stack Overflow, where this behavior is very common.
Addressing some of your ...