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Why does a user require certain reputation points for writing comments?

One of the main reasons is to prevent users from spamming in the comments. We want users to be invested in the site prior to commenting and in order to do this we want them to contribute positively ...
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Flagging too chatty/not constructive comments

Often, particularly on older questions, it's more valuable to leave comment threads even if a specific comment in the thread doesn't meet the standards because the followup comments lose context. ...
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