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My question Could Steve have hurt the ISS? has a type of comment added that I haven't seen before. The text is Post is related to a rapidly changing event.

Is there a stackexchange term that describes this kind of comment? What is the intended purpose or function? Has it been used here in SXSE often? Ever?

In this particular case, Steve has been known in the Aurora community for at least several months. There does not seem to be anything about it that is rapidly changing. Steve isn't an event either, it's a regularly observed phenomenon. I'm curious why this comment claims otherwise.

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    $\begingroup$ That post should probably have that annotation. Even if it is news (kinda), there are no rapidly changing aspects of it. I have removed it. $\endgroup$ – Hohmannfan May 4 '17 at 13:33
  • $\begingroup$ @Hohmannfan I'm mostly interested in "Is there a stackexchange term that describes this kind of comment? What is the intended purpose or function? Has it been used here in SXSE often? Ever?" $\endgroup$ – uhoh May 4 '17 at 13:36
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    $\begingroup$ @Hohmannfan I put that on there because I believed that with the recent investigation of Steve that there may soon be more information than is currently available. $\endgroup$ – called2voyage May 4 '17 at 13:41
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    $\begingroup$ @uhoh It has been used in the past on other questions where the information might change soon after the question was posted. For example, it was added to my question about the government shutdown in 2013, since I asked the question pretty much the moment the shutdown was announced. $\endgroup$ – called2voyage May 4 '17 at 13:43
  • $\begingroup$ @called2voyage so what is that kind of banner called? Stephanie? :) $\endgroup$ – uhoh May 4 '17 at 14:07
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    $\begingroup$ @uhoh It's called a "post notice". That one is specifically the "current event" post notice. $\endgroup$ – called2voyage May 4 '17 at 14:25
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    $\begingroup$ @uhoh You might be more used to seeing them on answers saying "insufficient information" or "citation needed". $\endgroup$ – called2voyage May 4 '17 at 14:26
  • $\begingroup$ @called2voyage oic it's a canned-message sort of thing, not necessarily an individualized comment, so it doesn't always allow for customization to the subtleties of each particular instance. $\endgroup$ – uhoh May 4 '17 at 14:27
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    $\begingroup$ @uhoh Correct... $\endgroup$ – called2voyage May 4 '17 at 14:28

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