Adding my answer to a question

I've seen some questions answered here, and in some cases can offer some additional information that I feel would help. When I hit the "reply" button I get taken to the "new question" page. Why does that happen?

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Thanks for the clarification in the comment that this was from forums. Yes, is deprecated, so the thing to do is re-ask that question in Answers if you're still needing a solution.

As for the awkward redirect, I've opened a bug report for us to track this:

I found this page with a question and answer on:

(Okay, noticied it is forums, not answers). Each comment there has a "reply" link. I'm logged in there and hit the reply link. That does not let me add a comment to the discussion there, but throws me to the answers site, leaving me in the "ask a question" page:

Maybe the thread is closed, or maybe it has something to do with my account, but "reply" should not mean "ask a question".

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Hi Jason - I'm not quite following. Do you mean you're replying via email? Here on the page itself you should be able to answer the question or add a comment. If there's a bug I'm keen to find out...

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