Many of the Meta questions or discussions have comments only. I do not have enough reputation to comment. Does this fact mean that I cannot participate in the many discussion on Meta? Or am I allowed to post answers to discussions in an answer form when it would really be a comment instead?

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    Basically, if you have something to add to the discussion (that is more than 1 sentence long) add it as an answer. That way it can be voted on, and people can show their support or disagreement for what you say. – angussidney May 8 '16 at 10:15

The comment everywhere privilege enabling you to leave comments on other people's posts is awarded at a reputation of 50. Which you can reach quite fast answering or asking a few questions.

While you're gaining those reputation points feel free to use answers on meta* to discuss issues of your interest. The mods can also convert answers to comments if need be - again just try to not over do it. Be sure to indicate which answer you're refering to.

* unless you start discussions on 200 topics or so.

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  • So this means that even though it would be more suitable for a comment I can still put the stuff I want to say in a answer form? – RPImaniac May 8 '16 at 4:05
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    As long as it is meta and not the main site... and given only a manageable amount of answers... yes, I think that we can handle that. Just don't overuse it. – Ghanima May 8 '16 at 8:33

I think the comment only after 50 reputation is bad. It forces beginners into pushing question answers where there in fact are no answers. Why not treating answers and comments evenly?

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