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Why are comment lists abridged in the middle? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How does comment voting and flagging work? A little less AJAX? Can we get an indication comments are hidden between the comments? Please see this question in English.SE ...
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0answers
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Disjointed comment threads ("Add/show more comments") [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we get an indication comments are hidden between the comments? When a post gets too many comments, the link "Add/show more comments" appears. That's ok, but the problem is,...
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0answers
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Highlight expanded comments [duplicate]

It'd be nice to somehow distinguish comments that were expanded from those that were shown by default. Sometimes I'll read the first few comments which have been voted up and then hit expand to show ...
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0answers
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Highlight additional comments after clicking "show n more comments" [duplicate]

Stack Exchange hides some comments (low votes etc.), and displays a "Show n more comments" link to reveal them. When they are revealed it can be difficult to determine which are the new comments that ...
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0answers
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Highlight 'show more' comments [duplicate]

When clicking "show more comments" the 'hidden' comments are now placed between the extant comments, and they are hard to find. Thus, we need to reread all the comments that we already read. Please ...
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0answers
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When there are "More comments," often the thread is lost [duplicate]

When not all comments are shown, often only the start of the discussion and the end is seen, with some comments in the middle cut out. Often this makes the discussion incomprehensible. Please mark the ...
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9answers
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Can we have a guaranteed pipeline for responses from Stack Exchange?

I think we should have some mechanism that automatically flags certain meta posts (both child metas and here) for Stack Exchange staff attention when they get beyond a certain point. The thresholds ...
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4answers
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Proposed tweak to comment UI for long threads

I've been working with Stéphane on some slight changes to the way we display comment-related elements on posts with long comment threads. There are a few problems we're trying to solve: It's not very ...
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2answers
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Add a 'Show more comments' button to the top of a list of comments

In this stackapps answer there is a fairly long comment thread. As you read the comments you find that some of them don't make sense. When you finally get to the bottom, you notice that you missed ...
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1answer
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When revealing hidden comments, focus now goes to the first newly revealed comment

A few years ago I was looking at how hidden comments might be more discoverable. As a result I talked with the developers about implementing a change so that when clicking "show X more comments" the ...
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3answers
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Notify users of comment cleanup by displaying message before comments

I was informed after a deleted comment that a moderator cleaned up the comment section. As comments can (and should for certain circumstances) be cleaned up could we add a message for the comment ...
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2answers
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Add a setting to allow you to see all comments, not just the top 5

Currently when a SO post has more than some 5 or 6 comments the rest of them are hidden and you have to click a link to show them all. It would be nice if there was an option that all the comments are ...
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1answer
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Why are comments hidden in a non-linear manner? [duplicate]

I have noticed that comments are expanded in a different way when I click "see more comments". For example, if an answer has 10 comments, on loading the page it shows only limited comments with a ...
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1answer
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It does not seem possible to sort all questions in a tag by votes

We can't sort by votes on the new tag: Even changing the url manually: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/new/privacy?show=all&sort=votes quietly converts the sort order to: https://meta....