Here are examples:
- Are viruses man-made nano-technology?
- Has North Korea threatened a preemptive strike on the USA or its allies?
It often starts with a simple question for clarification of the claim or definition, but then in one of the responses, somebody says something that somebody else believes is wrong (but not relevant). Then somebody adds a comment telling them that they were wrong. By this point, the comments are no longer addressing the content of the question, and there is an argument about this related but irrelevant side-point.
For reference: When I shouldn't comment
- Secondary discussion or debating a controversial point; please use chat instead;