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Why isn't there an option to reply to a reply?

by Wrong_Number / August 25, 2011 8:25 AM PDT

I've been annoyed by this for a while becuase whenever I post something I can't reply to someone elses reply of my post directly. I have to reply to myself and hope they re-read the article for them to see my re-reply. So what gives why isn't this allowed? has it been overlooked or has this been done on purpose?

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This is the clarification type.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / August 25, 2011 8:31 AM PDT

Can you reply to this?

Just a thought. We lock some discussions for many reasons. Do you see the words, "Discussion locked" in those where you cannot reply?

Mark

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I mean on CNET articles not forums
by Wrong_Number / August 25, 2011 8:38 AM PDT

On regular cnet articles, If I post a comment I can't reply to someone's reply of my comment directly and they don't know I re-replied(no notifications). I have to put their name example: @whoever myself and hope they re-read the comment section so that they can see my reply.

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Aha!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 25, 2011 8:57 AM PDT

Much clearer. Articles are in a different system. This is the discussion forum so it's proper to hold a discussion. An article seems to allow COMMENTS but not a discussion. I see this format used on other article sites.

Does not appear to be a feature.
Bob

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Works fine for me.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 25, 2011 8:28 AM PDT

There is a limit of so many replies in DEPTH and that is not going to change.
Bob

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Strange.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / August 25, 2011 8:30 AM PDT

I can.

Can you reply to this?

I will also reply again, asking for clarification. That is the other type where you should be able to reply to.

Mark

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