If Every Internet Commenter's Wish Really Came True

I love Internet commenters because they make me laugh. The good ones are so funny! And even when they're awful and mean spirited and filled with hate, there's a certain humor that comes from that sort of silliness. But what if commenters actually get what they wish for in their comments? This comic hilariously… » 4/02/13 10:00pm 4/02/13 10:00pm

This Wacky Comment System: Friends and the Collapsed Comments on Page 2

So you may have noticed, dear commenters, that when you move onto the second page of comments, they're mostly collapsed. What's the deal with that? Well, now, when you move onto the second page of comments, the only expanded comments will be those written by star commenters and those written by your friends. Want more… » 10/21/08 6:00pm 10/21/08 6:00pm

Comments Update: Permalink Threads, Popular Conversations

We have a couple of new, cool features for you commenters out there: permalink threads and most popular sorting. How do they work? Well, the timestamp next to each thread in comments (a comment and its responses) is now a link to that thread that stands on its own. You can direct people to that conversation… » 9/26/08 7:00pm 9/26/08 7:00pm

Update: Threaded Comments Now Chronological

A quick update to yesterday's comments upgrade » 9/23/08 12:08pm 9/23/08 12:08pm: comments are now chronological again. There's still threading, and replies will appear under the comment that they're replying to, but new comments that aren't replies will go at the end of the conversation. This should make things much easier to follow. Thanks for the…

Commenters, Can We Have A Talk AGAIN?

Well, commenters, here we are again. After we had our little talk a month ago it seems like what we went over hasn't really taken hold. The number of off-topic conversations hasn't really decreased and complaints from your fellow commenters are piling up. Instead of running wild with the banhammer, we figured we owed… » 8/08/08 12:00pm 8/08/08 12:00pm

Hey Commenters, Can We Have A Talk ?

For all you commenters, this post is intended for you. We at Gizmodo want to go over a few things. Off topic comments, a new comment specific email address, and reasons we ban are on the agenda. So if you're a frequent commenter or just starting out, let us have a few words with you. Oh and, if you haven't already… » 6/30/08 9:23pm 6/30/08 9:23pm

Giz Commenter Appreciation: Borrow Zeiss Cinemizer iPod Video Goggles…

Hey, Giz Commenters, I've got something for you. You know those Zeiss Goggles I reviewed a week back? Zeiss is letting the readers do a two week loan of them, shipping covered. All you've got to do is leave a comment in this post with an existing account, and then fill out this form with a link to your comment. The… » 6/18/08 2:34pm 6/18/08 2:34pm

Gizmodo's 20 Most Commented Articles and Top 5 Commenters of 2007

Gizmodo would be a sad lonely place without you, the readers. Sure, we would keep drinking cocktails and having wild beach parties in the South Pacific, but it just wouldn't be the same. No, really. So here they are, without further ado, the Top 20 Most Commented Articles and the Top 5 Commenters of 2007. Check them… » 12/31/07 6:30pm 12/31/07 6:30pm

Commenter Retirement Party Video Makes Me Yearn For Hotter Giz Comments


College Humor impressed us with their first Commenter Business Meeting video, but they've really outdone themselves this time: LOLcats, incredibly offensive commenters, and, yes, hot girls making out. We have two of those things regularly appearing in our comments now, but I'd really like to see us have all three.… » 9/19/07 10:10am 9/19/07 10:10am