Welcome to Friday, everyone! First up, some reminders and helpful tips for commenters. Then, Comment o’ the Week!
The Comment Code of Conduct page is here. You’ve all been pretty fab lately, but I just thought I’d mention it for n00bs. Also, that page has some tips, which I will paste here for your convenience, since we still get emails from people asking about them:
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If you see a comment you particularly like, nominate it for the Comment oâ€™ the Week by replying to it and including â€œCOTW.â€ Comment oâ€™ the Week is awarded every Friday. The winner gets to choose the following Wednesday’s Afternoon Inquisition question!
Okay? Okay. On to Comment o’ the Week! This week’s choice is short and sweet, in response to news that the Messiah appeared in a bag of Cheetohs:
Zapski // May 28, 2009 at 9:39 am
Cheesus is the reason for the season(ing)
Well-played, Zapski! Your prize is to choose next Wednesday’s A.I., so send it in using the contact form.