LOL someone is butthurtz about my post and modded it off topic. I guess I'm going to need a bigger shotgun.
They should take this site and give it a new name. Or get Malda to let them use "Chips & Dips".
Leave everything else intact, archives, user ID database, everything except the name.
Then use the Beta code and start a new site and give it the slashdot.org name, and they can have what they want without the embarrassment of having the current userbase escape from the basement or the attic and offend the sensibilities of the yuppies or hipsters or metrosexuals or whoever it is that they really want for an "audience"."
I only want to be the best that I can.
My mouth is stained.
Ah fuck it, you know what? Fuck you and your mother, I'm not getting paid enough to post this shit.
It's your regular neighborhood troll magic maverick , and I've got a small couple of requests for you.
1. In the firehose, vote down as offtopic anything that isn't related to the beta. Vote up anything that is related to the beta.
2. Join the boycott from 10th to 17th Feb. Demonstrate that without the commentators,
Now back to your regular scheduled trolling.
The reason so many people are "spamming" the comments section is to highlight how much comments actually matter to this website. At the moment people are coming and posting, but posting anti-beta stuff. Next week, well, with many fewer comments, the management ("no smoking or spitting") can compare and contrast the numbers. Perhaps they'll realize that it is actually the commentators that make the site, and not the "editors" (who can't edit for shit).
I come to
/. for the comments, but with the new Beta, I can't even see anything! It just says:
''Shazbot! We ran into some trouble getting the comments. Try again... na-nu, na-nu!
It seems like the "developers" need to take some advice from people who actually know what they are doing. I'm happy to help explain what graceful degradation means if they like...
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If the comment system doesn't even load comments even with nothing blocked, then it is crap and should be replaced. Despite all the bad things one might say about D2, at least I can load the fucking comments. Which I can't do with your new shit. Just a FYI. (And as others keep saying, without comments, there is literally no point in coming back.)