How to Have a Serious, Thoughtful Discussion on the Internet

Nevermind. Maintain low expectations so that when your hopes fall, they don't have far down to go. Cartoonist Jim Benton reminds us of the dangers of reading comment threads.

Except for Neatorama comment threads, of course. Neatorama commenters are brilliant, thoughtful, polite, good-looking and smell nice.*

Artist's Website -via Daily of the Day

*Except for that one commenter who always smells like an old gym mat. You know who I'm talking about.

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Yes, but subsequent research showed that even anonymity is optional to create a GIF. This phenomenon became clear when sites began requiring people to log in with Facebook to leave nasty comments.
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