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Can I contribute to a question (through an answer) without the right to comment?

Please don't. In the case that you haven't generated enough rep to post a comment (50) - but you have enough to speak in chat (20) - you can use the chatroom and ask someone else to post a comment ...
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Generic programming questions are off-topic, period. Right?

My opinion is that Stack Overflow exists for those questions. Having redundant Q&A for the same questions doesn't seem helpful to me. But I'd be willing to go along with the rest of the community ...
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Is it off-topic to ask about developing game consoles here?

For the construction of the actual hardware and physical interface (controller, buttons, housing, connection ports), you'd probably want to go to other StackExchange sites including: Retrocomputing (...
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Canonical question for picking a random element from a set with weighted probability?

I created a question for this. How do I create a weighted collection and then pick a random element from it? It probably has room for improvement, so please make edits as you see fit.
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Adding external self written code link to own question?

Not only is it appropriate, but it is encouraged to answer your own question. However, do not provide a link-only answer. In addition to the link, provide a summary which can stand alone should the ...
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Are questions about hacking games off-topic?

It depends on how you interpret the term "hacking". Questions about modding a game (i.e. to add to or modify features of an existing game to make it more fun or more challenging) are on-topic. ...
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Why this question doesn't get answers?

A good clue is the first comment: I'm not sure if I completely understand your question... If other users have trouble understanding your question, they usually won't answer it. (Since you ...
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Can I contribute to a question (through an answer) without the right to comment?

Getting your answers upvoted one of the fastest ways to increase your reputation (+10 rep per upvote). I suggest you build nice, full-fledged answers around the input you want to share with the OP, ...
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Where is the best place in StackExchange to ask about Unity C# issues?

It depends. It might be here on GDSE, StackOverflow, Computer Graphics, or possibly others. The general rule I apply is which sort of expert would give the best answer to my problem. If the nature of ...
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Should our scope include development of game-related utilities?

My personal opinion on this matter: Game related utilities are functionally identical to mods: they allow people to make changes to their game or their individual game state to suit their playstyle ...
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