Another vote to say thanks for asking us about this. Youse guys are the best (and also smart and good at working out strategies so people don't get angry with you.)
Another big NO to Facebook commenting. I've deleted my Facebook account and I know that with some systems you can comment with both Facebook and not-Facebook but I usually don't even start as it's often quite a boring process to try and do that.
It would be super, if one wanted it, to be able to just have one login for all the Awl-kingdom sites, but also have the option to have different identities if one wanted to?
I like being able to follow replies to comments - nested or not. If the numbers aren't going to be kept, how about something like a count of comments made next to a commenter's name?
It would be great to be able to post videos into the comments thread but I guess that might lead to a host of complications?
@katalist I have always pronounced like that too! In my defense I have a way different accent to you American types so that makes it OK kinda?
@HereKitty Oh yes, great example of why it's a bad idea. Anything that makes it easier for people to use their fast typing fingers of misunderstanding is not a great idea.
@popstand Kea are the best! They also attack cars, which means they should be immediately be adopted as covert public transport lobbyists.
Youse guys need to acquaint yourself with some birds that were allowed to live on an island without predators for thousands of years, then you'd know about birds.
(Birds that are now mostly either extinct - hello the moa, an ostrich style bird but about a million times bigger than your common ostrich - or critically endangered and now can't evolve quick enough to grow wings and fly away from those that want to eat them.)
What, no votes for "A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You"? Any song with hand claps and an electronic organ in it is a winner in my books.
EGGS?! This is too much.
@Hirham I very much admire the understated nature of this signoff - many others would have been tempted to write "THE BIONICMAN!" but god bless, less is more, as we know.
@HiredGoons The best thing about that house is that is actually known as the "Chrisco mansion", after it was built by the founders of the Chrisco scheme that encourages people to send $10 a week in return for a hamper of second-class goods at Christmas time.
(Also, Dotcom was legally prevented from buying it by the Government, as he wasn't of sound character. Seems like a good test to me to weed out people you don't want living long term in your country: "Do you want to buy this god-awful excuse for a building?" "Yes". "I'm so sorry, you're not welcome here.")
@oudemia Yes agree - I was just about to comment, shouldn't we be talking about "consumption" instead?