Reddit, like Digg, allows comments to be voted up or down by other users. Sounds like a great idea, right? Well, below is an image of the most up-voted comment I have ever made on Reddit. It seems even Reddit users recognize how lame many comments are:
Hilariously, my most down-voted comment ever was one where I fairly innocently pointed out the fact that the story in question was months old … and just then making it to the front page:
I’ll let you draw your own conclusions from this. Don’t get me wrong: there’s a lot of great stuff on Reddit. But it seems like early comments on posts get modded up almost irregardless of their content, and a lot of non-offensive and at least semi-relevant ones go down.