should comments go up or down

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  1. Greg Sage profile image38
    Greg Sageposted 7 years ago

    I never thought about it, but I've got a few where the comments are starting to get pretty long, and I'm noticing that a few people have theirs so the last one is on top.

    Now this may be one of those moot toilet paper roll over or under things (I'm sure we're all in the "over" camp.  After all, we're not savages.)...

    ... but nonetheless, I thought it might just be best to do whatever most people naturally expect.

    So, which are you?  A top or a bottom?

  2. Mark Ewbie profile image86
    Mark Ewbieposted 7 years ago

    I didn't know there was a choice.  Mine just add to the bottom.  Now you got me thinking.

  3. profile image0
    Motown2Chitownposted 7 years ago

    You can choose your preference when you publish your hub by making changes to the individual hub's comments capsule.  I never make the change (to newest first) because I generally find it's easier to follow a thread from top to bottom than vice versa.  A lot of people read the comments immediately following the hub, and it almost becomes an extension of the hub itself.  It seems that newest comments first would interrupt the flow.

    I mean, it would be as silly as placing the toilet paper on the roll to pull from under.  Who does that!?

    smile

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
      Mark Ewbieposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      That's fine by me.  Top to bottom it is, or oldest to latest.  And I'm with you on the toilet roll thing.

      1. Greg Sage profile image38
        Greg Sageposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Of course, as a consummate professional, I would never be swayed by the fact that it also just happens to be the path of least resistance.

        As for the toilet paper.  I can't be bothered anyway.  I have interns for that kind of thing.  (The wiping, not the hanging.  I do, of course, have to make sure it's feeding from the top.  I'm not psycho, after all.)

        1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
          Mark Ewbieposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I'm not going to go there Greg.

          1. Greg Sage profile image38
            Greg Sageposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            You're getting soft in your old age, Mark.

            1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
              Mark Ewbieposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              It's all that soap.

    2. Greg Sage profile image38
      Greg Sageposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      One shudders to think that such savagery even exists in this day and age.

  4. Greg Sage profile image38
    Greg Sageposted 7 years ago

    Soap?  Wow, you know something about everything.

    I have a bunch of questions about top 10 lists.  Any idea where I might find some answers?

    1. Mark Ewbie profile image86
      Mark Ewbieposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Lol.  First off Greg  let me explain something.  I don't want to find you funny.  You see - I'm funny.  Two comics in the room never works out.  But damn you, you are (quite) funny. If you like that sort of thing.

      On the subject of top tens, I have absolutely no idea where you might find such a thing.

  5. Greg Sage profile image38
    Greg Sageposted 7 years ago

    I can't stand a smart a$$ personally.

    You're more funny LOOKING though, and I'm more of a serious journalist, so there's room for all kinds.

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      Motown2Chitownposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Me either, Greg.  I think you and Mark both need to go to make room for those of us who do obvious humor.  This snarky, wry stuff is just ghastly.

 
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