We've always said that the community and their inciteful and insightful comments are one of the best things about Kotaku, and we mean it. That's why our wonderful tech folks are always working to improve how comments work.
Are you up on your commenting etiquette? I sure hope you are, because we just brought in an army of ban hammers.
Click to viewInternet commenters can sometimes be insightful, maybe even genuinely funny, but for the most part, they're obnoxious trolls. Sad, but that's life. I always thought most came from suburban America, but it turns out I was way off the mark.
When we first started our Star commenting system, someone emailed me to ask that their Star be removed.
Physically, you may not have been at EA Redwood Shores this weekend. But if you commented on to Justin Cole's op-ed column to Kotaku, you were there in spirit.
A few weeks ago there was a group established on Facebook called "I hate gays" which openly advocated killing gay people.
Let's start with what is the heart of Kotaku's commenting principals: Commenting is a privilege not a right.
Why, hello there. It's that time again, time to remind seasoned vets and newcomers alike how to comment right here on Kotaku. Things to keep in mind:
Don't forget we're running a commenting contests of sorts right now. If you're into control and want to get paid to sort of work for Kotaku, then make sure to check out our Komment King contest, where we are desperately searching for the new Commenting Czar for Kotaku. A Kotaku Tower position which will pay $200 a…
I was taking my morning constitutional in a place that shall not be named, flipping through issue five of Wildstorm's World of Warcraft comic book (excellent series, BTW), when I spied an advertisement for the World of Warcraft Figure Prints service...you know, the one that takes a snap of your character and creates…