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Always thinking of how we can improve your experience on the website, we though that we would change the order that the comments are posted. PREVIOUSLY, the first message was posted on top with newer comments below. NOW, the freshest comments are posted on top as the older messages climb down the ladder.

Always thinking of how we can improve your experience on the website, we though that we would change the order that the comments are posted. PREVIOUSLY, the first message was posted on top with newer comments below. NOW, the freshest comments are posted on top as the older messages climb down the ladder.

We want to know what YOU think. Which way should we keep? What makes you the happiest? What is the most convenient for you? Please tell us by leaving a comment.

IMPORTANT: Please start each comment with either YES (that means that you prefer the new way, fresh messages on top) or NO (old way, fresh messages on bottom). BE SURE to write YES/NO with CAPITAL LETTERS.

Example:

YES – I prefer the new way because I am the most interested in the newest comments.

NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted.

Depending on the feedback, we will either keep the new way, or revert to what was in the past. Its your choice!

Feedback will be accepted until Monday, the 1st of September. Help us make a decision with your feedback!

written by lucasjakobsson on 2008-08-25 in #news #relaunch #feedback

115 Comments

  1. kylethefrench
    kylethefrench ·

    YES

  2. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted.

  3. petunia
    petunia ·

    NO

  4. evev
    evev ·

    YES

  5. leemills
    leemills ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted.

  6. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    NO- i want to go on reading like in a book! from top to bottom. please

  7. ferro_ud
    ferro_ud ·

    YES

  8. lomo_gromit
    lomo_gromit ·

    NO

  9. jaalvarez
    jaalvarez ·

    YES.
    The news must be always fresh ones !!!

  10. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted.

    why don't add an arrow to jump at the bottom and viceversa?

  11. gabriele_mongardi
    gabriele_mongardi ·

    YES

  12. skatanic
    skatanic ·

    YES - personally it makes no difference to me... hehehe well maybe u can make it like an option... either upside down or downside up according to personal preference.. (just a suggestion)

  13. goldie
    goldie ·

    yes

  14. bear1973
    bear1973 ·

    Yes, I am very lazy and I do not wish to waste the effort scroling to the end of the page!

  15. userno6
    userno6 ·

    NO please....

  16. halfawakehaiku
    halfawakehaiku ·

    NO

    Chronological is the way to go.

  17. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    8 Yes - 8 no, for the moment..... ;)))))

  18. pederzani
    pederzani ·

    NO - I like time lines.

  19. thomasstephen
    thomasstephen ·

    NO

  20. cyanwater
    cyanwater ·

    no.

  21. missound
    missound ·

    NO

  22. jogintas
    jogintas ·

    NO - because it is new and DIGITAL. I want it all back analogue, like in a book, in a magazine, in a fabulous lomogoodies manuals and so on... :) Except maybe there could be an exact time of each comment in place of "1 hour ago". If there is a problem, of fixing the time, you write those comments, maybe we could make a LOMO TIME? Let's say 00:00 is when the London has 12:34... no, no!! just kidding bout that one :)

  23. champi
    champi ·

    NO... Better cronologically in my opinion!

  24. daniwahlers
    daniwahlers ·

    YES

  25. drudolph
    drudolph ·

    NO

  26. krabbpojken
    krabbpojken ·

    YES - the most interesting part of the conversation is always the most recent.

  27. myriam-l
    myriam-l ·

    NO. chronological is more... logical :-) the occidental language is supposed to be read from the top to the bottom, no ? otherwise we could also try from the right to the left ?! hihihi
    and from the newest to the oldest means we would read some reactions before what caused them or answers before questions... would be weird, no ?

  28. lomodirk
    lomodirk ·

    NO - the book thing :)

  29. vegar
    vegar ·

    NO

  30. paper_doll
    paper_doll ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted.

  31. annegreat
    annegreat ·

    NO

  32. xbalboax
    xbalboax ·

    YES

  33. kenzoago
    kenzoago ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted.

  34. chuo104
    chuo104 ·

    YES

  35. reinertlee
    reinertlee ·

    NO

  36. riki_87
    riki_87 ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted.

    :)

  37. ipdegirl
    ipdegirl ·

    NO better chronological

  38. fattypattyxd
    fattypattyxd ·

    yes

  39. lucky-paul
    lucky-paul ·

    no...

  40. saviorjosh
    saviorjosh ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted.

  41. kemumaki
    kemumaki ·

    NO

  42. mattdude1081
    mattdude1081 ·

    NO- but it's cool that you guys want to improve the system

  43. coca
    coca ·

    NO

  44. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    NO- will you count it again? :D

  45. boredbone
    boredbone ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted.

  46. graefin
    graefin ·

    YES - I like the new style better

  47. brendend
    brendend ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted.

  48. ndroo
    ndroo ·

    YES – I prefer the new way because I am the most interested in the newest comments.

  49. azurblue
    azurblue ·

    NO

  50. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically... and it's a habbit to me reading chronologically :)

  51. sonjabean
    sonjabean ·

    NO

  52. plesaleza
    plesaleza ·

    YES

  53. kefla
    kefla ·

    NO - reading like a book is better. I don't want to have to scroll all the way down just to have to scroll up again. Also, since the box for adding new comments is at the bottom, it makes sense to be able to see what has been written most recently at the bottom too. Thanks for asking us :)

  54. johann_affendy
    johann_affendy ·

    NO

  55. knoepflmacher
    knoepflmacher ·

    NO

  56. hind
    hind ·

    YES for newer comments appearing on top.

  57. wilber
    wilber ·

    no

    :-)

  58. larslau
    larslau ·

    NO

  59. fab
    fab ·

    NO

  60. hanspan
    hanspan ·

    no *thankyou*

  61. swieconek
    swieconek ·

    LEFT
    RIGHT
    UP
    DOWN
    EAST
    WEST
    NORTH
    SOUTH

    I prefer...

  62. faisal_aziz
    faisal_aziz ·

    NO

  63. rodrigomg1511
    rodrigomg1511 ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted

  64. viniciusb
    viniciusb ·

    NO

  65. e-mp
    e-mp ·

    NO

  66. zulupt
    zulupt ·

    YES

  67. lomocore
    lomocore ·

    YES

  68. atari_fear
    atari_fear ·

    YES – I prefer the new way because I am the most interested in the newest comments.
    and comment box is upside..

  69. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    it seems that you have made your choice, all the new comments are downside up....

  70. jeepeng
    jeepeng ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted.

  71. henriquecosta
    henriquecosta ·

    YES

  72. grenoouille
    grenoouille ·

    NO - thank you!

  73. fash_on
    fash_on ·

    NO, I prefer chrono thx

  74. calo
    calo ·

    YES

  75. zoso1019
    zoso1019 ·

    Yes - I don't want to scroll all the way down to read new messages

  76. ishoxi
    ishoxi ·

    YES

  77. anglemort
    anglemort ·

    YES !

  78. katykate
    katykate ·

    NO

  79. milkie
    milkie ·

    NO - I prefer chronologically

  80. milkie
    milkie ·

    And a delete option for photo submissions!

  81. angel-headed_hipster
    angel-headed_hipster ·

    NO - I definitely prefer the comments chronologically. I think it's much easier than having to scroll right to the bottom and read upwards.

  82. tyusy
    tyusy ·

    YES

  83. anarchy
    anarchy ·

    NO - I definitely prefer the old way! But I reckon it would be quite easy (code wise) to give the user the option of chosing with a button (for switching between the two modes)...

  84. taringkelinci
    taringkelinci ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted.

  85. emiliano451
    emiliano451 ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted.

  86. recurving
    recurving ·

    @superlighter: no, we didn't make the choice already. we just reversed the comments for the time of the this voting so people can see how it would look like...

  87. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    @recurving: thanx for the answer! I feel me more relaxed :) however a button to choice between the two mode should be the right way so everybody are happy!

  88. jrjw
    jrjw ·

    NO - the old way is much more (chrono-) logical!

  89. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    NO again and again. it is really stupid to have this box on bottom and the latest reply on top when so many answers were posted. if you want to reply to several people you have to scroll up and down all the time. if you change it, please put the box on top. that would be cool if you are lloking through a gallery and want to write something to pictures. so maybe YES if you change the place of the box....

  90. golfpunkgirl
    golfpunkgirl ·

    YES :)

  91. weechonghooi
    weechonghooi ·

    NO...
    since the comment box is at the bottom, I think it's easier to see after a msg is posted.

  92. aldo_mariano
    aldo_mariano ·

    YES
    Absolutely agree. From time to time we must change. It helps for advance :)

  93. marcela_cuartas
    marcela_cuartas ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted.

  94. bbg_mae07
    bbg_mae07 ·

    YES!!

  95. pantsuitugggh
    pantsuitugggh ·

    YES- I also wish there would be a way to quote what a previous person said, instead of always having to type @______. That would be very convenient.

  96. makeyuu
    makeyuu ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted.

  97. atelyevich
    atelyevich ·

    NO - i always get confused when the text goes backwards. it's just plain wrong!

  98. bravopires
    bravopires ·

    no -- first on first place, last on last place.

  99. bravopires
    bravopires ·

    NO -- with capital letters! SORRY! (but having it done, it is interesting the reverse way...)

  100. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    after 99 comments:
    NO = 63
    YES = 30
    others = 6

    ;))

  101. tttheresa
    tttheresa ·

    YES

    :)

  102. nanuth
    nanuth ·

    NO- this is the first referendum i participate to!!

  103. nanuth
    nanuth ·

    sorry for my poor english but i'm just getting up :)

  104. pieceofshoot
    pieceofshoot ·

    NO

  105. lucasjakobsson
    lucasjakobsson ·

    Dear Lomographers!

    As some of you have suggested, the new system makes no sense if the comment box is on the bottom. As such we have placed the comment box above the comments for now, where it will stay until Monday next week (1st of September).

    The reason that we asked for your opinion on the issue was, as most of you know, that everything else on the site is organized in such a way that the newest post is on top (news, magazine, photo uploads) as is the organization many other popular websites.

    Depending on what the final toll is on Monday the comments will be organized accordingly.

    Lomo On!

  106. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    I find it ok if the comment box is on the top, instead of scrolling down, but I really prefer to read the comments in chronological order, oldest on top and newest at the end.......

  107. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    it's no fun to read answer before the question.
    maybe it's usefull something like on YouTube comments, a "replay" button so that my opinion go below the comment I want to replay.

  108. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    hmmm..... the box is better here if you leave the comments that way.... but still there is this voting and more people said NO, no?!?

  109. xbalboax
    xbalboax ·

    i already voted, just wanted to state why i voted yes.

    it matches the rest of the site, newest news feeds are up first, newest blogs are up first, newest gustbook entries are up first, newest lomohome blogs are first, newest mission entries are up first. i think the comments should be the same way.

    i think the comment box should be on the bottom. but to avoid endless scrolling to get to the bottom, maybe the there should be a max of maybe 10 comments and then older comments would go to a new comment page. kinda like how youtube and flickr have the comments set up.

  110. xbalboax
    xbalboax ·

    oh yeah there should also be a way for the user to edit or delete a comment after posting

  111. lucasjakobsson
    lucasjakobsson ·

    @ mephisto19

    The comments will stay this way until monday the 1st of September. Then we will go through all the comments and count all the votes and see how it is that you have choosen. Until then we will keep the polls open!

  112. u-t-e
    u-t-e ·

    NO, 'cause I would like to read comments in a chronological order. Usually, when there are new posts, I want to read every comment, that's why to me it differs from new blogs or guestbook entries (my statement to xbalboax opinion). There are, by far, not as many new blogs as there are new comments. I prefer the traditional way, 'cause hey: That's how we write as well. From left to right, and from - attention please - top to bottom.

  113. tmmluis
    tmmluis ·

    YES – I prefer the new way because I am the most interested in the newest comments.

  114. 996ft_above_sea_level
    996ft_above_sea_level ·

    Yes - What goes up must come down, as mentioned by zoso1019 it is better not to have to scroll all the way down for new messages.

  115. syafeeq
    syafeeq ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted :)

  116. jblaze823
    jblaze823 ·

    YES

  117. xpunklovex
    xpunklovex ·

    NO – I prefer to read the comments chronologically as they were posted.

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