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The death of comments

Written By: - Date published: 9:35 am, July 15th, 2016 - 47 comments

RNZ and The Spinoff both turned off the ability to comment this week. Many other sites have done the same. It’s not really a very cheerful landscape.

800,000 Comments

Written By: - Date published: 10:45 pm, September 10th, 2014 - 24 comments

Well that time rolled around again today some time. We are now past 800,000 comments. It seems like only yesterday that we were at 700,000. But it turns out that was just over 6 months ago.

200,000 comments

Written By: - Date published: 1:06 pm, September 26th, 2010 - 10 comments

We like to make a big deal over the comments because it is you coming on here, contributing your thoughts and ideas, that make The Standard what it is. Without all of you, it would just be a dozen or so people arguing with themselves/ If we wanted that we could just hang out with the Libertarianz. So, who was comment 200,000? Well…

200,000th comment: who will it be?

Written By: - Date published: 8:07 am, September 25th, 2010 - 39 comments

We’re about to hit 200,000 comments. We’re past 199,700 now and increasing by an average of 250-odd a day. It took 688 days to get to the first 100,000 and just 450 for the next 100,000. The 100,000th comment was good old Felix in fine form. Will you be the 200,000th? We totally meant to arrange a prize. Next time.

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