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Should answers be left in the comments?

Sometimes users leave comments on questions that are essentially a short answer to the question. What is wrong with answering a question in the comment section? Is it ever appropriate to leave an ...
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Is it acceptable to answer an off-topic question?

If I see a question that, in my opinion, is off-topic for this site, should I answer it? Can I answer it and then vote to close it?