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Once a question is closed, shouldn't any comments also be closed? The "is there a way to design a realistic religion" question is turning into a debate forum completely inappropriate to SE.

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    $\begingroup$ It doesn't matter that the question was closed. That discussion should have been migrated to chat. $\endgroup$ – DaaaahWhoosh Jul 16 '15 at 17:49
  • $\begingroup$ I agree. It's not a proper use of SE to debate opinions. $\endgroup$ – CAgrippa Jul 16 '15 at 19:15
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No, comments should not be closed. This is because questions being closed is a temporary measure. If and when the question has had the problems with it fixed (if that is possible) then it can be opened and the comments are a vital part of that process.

If there is specific abuse of comments happening in one question then that should be dealt with there. Looking at the question though I only see 4 or 5 new comments in the last day, not enough to worry about yet although it would be better taken to chat and if the number of comments does explode a moderator will most likely step in and enforce that.

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    $\begingroup$ The question was closed as too broad. If your reasoning is correct, comments not specifically aimed toward narrowing the question should be flagged as inappropriate. Yes? $\endgroup$ – CAgrippa Jul 16 '15 at 19:18
  • $\begingroup$ @CAgrippa Why? The comments pointed out reasons why the question should be closed, which could be useful in the future. There was no debate. I agree that chat was a possibility, though. $\endgroup$ – HDE 226868 Jul 16 '15 at 20:11

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