Best Of Comments: Confusion, Chaos, Comcast

Best Of Comments: Confusion, Chaos, Comcast

dangermike: I can’t be the only here who uses [surveys given by retailers] to spread just a enough chaos and misinformation to feel good about myself when I lay down my head at night. [More]

Best Of Comments: iPhone Upgrades And Clinging To Control

Best Of Comments: iPhone Upgrades And Clinging To Control

In today’s Best of Comments, someone claiming to be an AT&T employee explains why their iPhone upgrade pricing is really supposed to be pro-consumer, and another commenter tries some armchair psychology on the management of large corporations. [More]

Best Of Comments: Money To Burn And Oblivion Guy

Best Of Comments: Money To Burn And Oblivion Guy

SirWired: Any home cook who uses anything other than a standard porcelain-topped range (or cooktop) is a poseur. Restaurant kitchens use stainless steel appliances because their stuff gets scrubbed down several times a day with a ScotchBrite and Comet. Unless you seriously do that in your kitchen, Stainless Steel is just extra expense, in addition to being a real pain to keep clean. [More]

Comment Of The Day: Slot Machine Of Fire

Comment Of The Day: Slot Machine Of Fire

In today’s best comments, a reader from Oregon explains why pumping gas can be so exciting, and a reader trades a little herb for a restaurant meal right here in the United States. [More]

Comment Of The Day: Won't Someone Think Of The Big Box Stores?

Comment Of The Day: Won't Someone Think Of The Big Box Stores?

Harry Greek: You know, it’s times like this, that I realize we need a president that stands up for the abused businesses. [More]

Comment Of The Day: Where Nobody Knows Your Name

Comment Of The Day: Where Nobody Knows Your Name

For today’s Comment of the Day, our readers took the (MILDLY AMUSING POST) about a failed attempt at sending a form letter by (MAJOR UNITED STATES AIRLINE). One comment clearly shone, though. Or maybe all of our editors just grew up in the ’80s. [More]

Today's Comments Highlights: Tonermas, Tablets, And Blackjack

Today's Comments Highlights: Tonermas, Tablets, And Blackjack

Today in our comments section, parents and non-parents alike had a thoughtful discussion about the prospect of a low-cost tablet designed just for kids offered by Toys ‘R’ Us. Commenters also shared their most precious memories of childhood National HP Toner Month celebrations, reminding us all that even people who grew up in laser and inkjet households have something in common. [More]

Comment Of The Day: Shop Local

Comment Of The Day: Shop Local

raydeebug: Hey, at least they’re grown on Earth. I don’t want no low-grav Martian apples taking over my local grocery store. Why not?

1: The interplanetary subsidies really just create more costs in space pollution and radiation exposure-related health issues.
2: The little tripods, while adorable, mean the dang things keep getting out of the fruit bowl and scaring the cats.

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Comment Of The Day: What Are Babies Made Of?

Comment Of The Day: What Are Babies Made Of?

AstroPig7: Babies are either made of magical, wonderful materials or they’re dead boogers that learned how to scream. It all depends on whom you ask. [More]

Comment Of The Day: Keep Practicing

Comment Of The Day: Keep Practicing

Applekid: I’m hoping to haunt the inventors of DRM when I’m dead. So far my spooky moan isn’t that great, but I’ll hit it eventually. [More]

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Comment Of The Day: Dishwasher, Clean Thyself

We’re reviving an old-school Consumerist feature last seen circa 2008: the Comment of the Day. On this morning’s post about cleaning ‘taters and cooking salmon in the dishwasher, commenter Pasketti observed that only a dishwasher that is itself clean can clean your potatoes properly. [More]