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Date: 11/09/13 04:53 PM

15 Responses to Bashing On The New Youtube Comment System

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    Gottamgear Male 18-29
    670 posts
    November 9, 2013 at 4:54 pm
    Link: Bashing On The New Youtube Comment System - Does anyone like the new system?
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    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
    8013 posts
    November 9, 2013 at 5:48 pm

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    ForSquirel Male 30-39
    1991 posts
    November 9, 2013 at 6:13 pm
    This explains so much. Oh well, guess I won`t be commenting on yt anymore
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17516 posts
    November 9, 2013 at 7:49 pm
    Hmm, I haven`t seen most of these things this guy is complaining about. Perhaps it`s because I`ve had my own Youtube channel for awhile now, not sure.

    I`m not doubting this is happening though, Youtube has been acting like a damn dick lately, with most things.

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    furrything Male 50-59
    1219 posts
    November 10, 2013 at 1:36 am`ve hit the nail right on the head there, mate.
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    drawman61 Male 50-59
    7708 posts
    November 10, 2013 at 2:39 am
    Agree with the stoner dude. Hey, don`t you think it kinda reflects the way society is going?
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    Nickel2 Male 50-59
    5880 posts
    November 10, 2013 at 3:04 am
    Oh dear.
    Looks like YouTube is fast becoming OldTube. Perhaps it is time for another independent non-corporate start-up.
    NewTube perhaps?
    I don`t do any of the facebook, arsebook, twitter, twatter, or whatever social sites; I do not want them foisted upon me, or have any connection with them.
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    Mr_Ike Male 18-29
    159 posts
    November 10, 2013 at 3:21 am
    It`s google. You`re the product, not the customer!
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    pazerlenis Male 40-49
    1375 posts
    November 10, 2013 at 8:40 am
    I wonder what this site would look like if we had to show our real names?

    We`d probably find out Crakr is really a 13 year old girl, 5cats is ACTUALLY named "Phive Kats", and Kitteh is really Angelina Jolie.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    30895 posts
    November 10, 2013 at 9:15 am
    "Comments you care about..."
    How the HECK do we know which ones we "care about" before we`ve read them? If all you ever see is comments from your own circle of friends, isn`t that what FaceBook and Twitter and all those others IS FOR? Why make YET ANOTHER circle-jerk website?

    @Mr_Ike: You are correct! We are the `product` :-)

    And WHY does YouTube keep telling me that "We`ve set English as your language"? For OVER an month it`s been doing this! I click & click to try to get rid of it! NOPE!

    The way they`ve got comments arranged now is HORRIFIC! If I had to design the WORST WY to do it? It would look a lot like that.

    >>>Oh, how about a "Mild Swearing" warning for the video? @Fancy? @Mods? Just to be polite, eh?
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    Byfield Male 18-29
    464 posts
    November 10, 2013 at 9:27 am
    Thinking about it, Youtube has been going downhill. Its harder to use, harder to navigate and now its throwing all this Google+ stuff at me. Im not sure If I can be arsed. Ive stopped watching a lot of channels because I just cant be arsed to navigate by the new system. Commenting is just getting worse and worse as well. Why remove the `See Previous Comment` functioin? And the other videos from channel. Those were good. They worked.
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    mykunter Male 40-49
    2423 posts
    November 10, 2013 at 11:09 am
    I agree completely.

    Also, why the hell can`t I hide annotations anymore?
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    phinn Male 18-29
    88 posts
    November 10, 2013 at 12:02 pm
    anyone else have the problem on youtube when you click the "in reply to" on a comment? all it does is reload the video in a new tab, doesn`t even show the other comment
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    CodeJockey Male 40-49
    5561 posts
    November 10, 2013 at 2:14 pm
    Yes, Phinn, the reply trace doesn`t work anymore. Not even in Chrome. It`s not the first time they`ve broken it.
    Now, we know how/why they broke it last year.

    The thing about this is, they broke 50% of what made the site usable and fun and it doesn`t currently retain whatever latest selections a person made.
    I`ve tried using it since but, right now, it forces the use of G+ which is not the non-evil thing to do.
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    dsanders Male 18-29
    9 posts
    November 12, 2013 at 11:53 am
    They are using the Obama care tactic.

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