That, in effect, sets up a parallel karma system. There is the normal karma, visible and both up- and downvotable. And then there is the karma of dismissal which is unseen and can only go down but never can go up.

Besides that, the system implies personal "hide-this" flags for all comments. The Dismiss button, then, does two things simultaneously: sets the hide-this flag for the comment and decreases the comment's dismissal karma.

Besides that, the system implies personal "hide-this" flags for all comments.

That would be the little minimise button in the corner.

Open thread, August 12-18, 2013

by David_Gerard 1 min read12th Aug 2013125 comments

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