As you've noticed, you need more reputation points to comment on someone else's post than to ask or answer a question. Why's that? Because new users don't always understand how this site is different from a web forum or a mailing list. They don't always realise that Stack Exchange sites have questions and answers, rather than threads and replies. Sometimes, ...


Tags and their structure are very site specific. A user should have some knowledge on how a site does organize its tags in order to create new one. That's one reason why you need 300 rep here and why it doesn't matter what position or how much rep you have on other sites.


If you don't take any time to learn anything about the site you're visiting, it's not going to work for you. Start here. We're not obligated to help you, and we are a community-led site. Driveby comments that can be left by anyone are not in our best interest. You will notice that you don't even need to sign up to post a question or answer, however. ...


As stated some of your comments are good as answers in their own right. I'm only adding this as it is something I still do. I'm not sure if it's lack of confidence, or some of the HUGE answers to big questions I've read here. Don't forget answers are fluid things, you can always edit and amend them. People will comment on your answers, and you can always ...


Upon discussion of this topic, I have reviewed the policies in place, attempted to refine my 'answers'. Due to the help of the community I now have earned the privilege of adding comments. Upon reviewing my current answers, I found by adding more relevant information, whilst possibly just personal experience, I have been able to add weight to my answers.

Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible