this post was submitted on 01 Apr 2024
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A new post with 1 deleted comment shows as "comment symbol 0 (-1 New)"

... which looks goofy.

But not in this /c, maybe there's some kind of /c setting that shows quantities of new comments?

Maybe I made and deleted the comment too soon after I created this post?

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[–] [email protected] 9 points 3 months ago

You have to first read that post first before you can get -1 new. As the site check for any new comment, the site will display negative number if the comment happens to be less than last time you read the post.

[–] testeronious 2 points 3 months ago (2 children)

You suggest that they change the text from "-1 New" to "1 Deleted" ?

[–] [email protected] 2 points 3 months ago

What if there was two new and one deleted, or 2 deleted and one new? It doesn’t need to be that granular. It’s just letting you know there has been a cha ge since last visit. Perhaps as it can be negative, changin to +1 comments, rather than +1 new makes sense. Then the negative number still makes sense.

[–] [email protected] 1 points 3 months ago

Or anything the devs can do to make it not look goofy.

[–] [email protected] 2 points 3 months ago* (last edited 3 months ago)

Wait until you learn about negative downvotes.

and anti-upvotes