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Is it good-practice to use a comment (or parts of it) of someone else to answer a question?

I would say just answer it. I would put more content in an answer than your comment, but if the other person wants to answer it they can too. That's how SE is supposed to work. People answer the ...
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Discussion Topic: Increase In Questions That Are Simply Solved With Google Search

I'm a strong believer in asking simple questions simply. Even if your question can be found by a google search, I feel it's totally on topic here. What versions of OS X are affected by Heartbleed? ...
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Discussion Topic: Increase In Questions That Are Simply Solved With Google Search

I see several reasons why people come to Ask Different instead of searching via Google/Bing/Duckduckgo> not everybody is very used to doing Google searches, especially for more complex topics. ...
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Is it good-practice to use a comment (or parts of it) of someone else to answer a question?

Please always use an answer as comments are (sometimes) pretty pointless. An answer is something I read at first when I open a new question.
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When adding a bounty to an existing question, can I edit to elaborate criteria?

Bounties are rewards for finding answers, not for providing an answer fitting some narrow requirements not part of the original question. The bounty will be awarded at the end even if none of the ...
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Discussion Topic: Increase In Questions That Are Simply Solved With Google Search

I'm not expecting much in the way of upvotes for this simple, all-encompassing statement, but here goes... Some people's Google-Fu just isn't that good, & nothing we do or say will ever improve ...
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