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When this featured first appeared, I really enjoyed it. You got instant comments and perspective from fans. Informative. Insightful. Sometimes funny.

But I have stopped reading them. It appears to me (I may be wrong I am no Sherlock Holmes) that a person has created multiple accounts and is having a conversation with themselves with the multiple accounts. They create these long chains and up vote them. It just kills the thread. There might be 70 comments in a comment section but 50 are from this person and his alt accounts.

Normally, I'd be like whatever but really kills the user experience.
 
WildspokeJoe said:
When this featured first appeared, I really enjoyed it. You got instant comments and perspective from fans. Informative. Insightful. Sometimes funny.

But I have stopped reading them. It appears to me (I may be wrong I am no Sherlock Holmes) that a person has created multiple accounts and is having a conversation with themselves with the multiple accounts. They create these long chains and up vote them. It just kills the thread. There might be 70 comments in a comment section but 50 are from this person and his alt accounts.

Normally, I'd be like whatever but really kills the user experience.
Hi,

I can pass this on to the relevant people. As forum mods/admin we don't moderate the comments on the main webpage or check for multiple accounts etc. One of us did, I'll see if they still do it.

Cheers,

KB.
 
I am so glad the comments have been removed and disabled under the Peter Kennaugh report about his health. I tend to look at the comments under news items - this one was already going from bad to worse after a few kind posts gave way to other undesirable comments. It has been a kindness to remove them. Good work CN.
 
WildspokeJoe said:
When this featured first appeared, I really enjoyed it. You got instant comments and perspective from fans. Informative. Insightful. Sometimes funny.

But I have stopped reading them. It appears to me (I may be wrong I am no Sherlock Holmes) that a person has created multiple accounts and is having a conversation with themselves with the multiple accounts. They create these long chains and up vote them. It just kills the thread. There might be 70 comments in a comment section but 50 are from this person and his alt accounts.

Normally, I'd be like whatever but really kills the user experience.
Do you remember what the offending poster's name(s) were?

Thanks!
 
King Boonen said:
WildspokeJoe said:
When this featured first appeared, I really enjoyed it. You got instant comments and perspective from fans. Informative. Insightful. Sometimes funny.

But I have stopped reading them. It appears to me (I may be wrong I am no Sherlock Holmes) that a person has created multiple accounts and is having a conversation with themselves with the multiple accounts. They create these long chains and up vote them. It just kills the thread. There might be 70 comments in a comment section but 50 are from this person and his alt accounts.

Normally, I'd be like whatever but really kills the user experience.
Hi,

I can pass this on to the relevant people. As forum mods/admin we don't moderate the comments on the main webpage or check for multiple accounts etc. One of us did, I'll see if they still do it.

Cheers,

KB.
Yes, I still moderate the comments section when I have the extra time.
 

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