“But Reddit’s comment system is confusing!” “Yeah, and the design is horrid.” “Which subreddits do I subscribe to? There are so many!”
click through for larger view [art: ncomment]We’ve heard all those nagging complaints before, but if you utilize the links we’ve collected here, nearly every issue you have with Reddit can be squelched. However, like anything new and unfamiliar, it may take some time. Digg wasn’t a puzzle you solved overnight, that we know. So take our advice, test the waters over at Reddit with these enhancement tools, and you may find yourself wondering why you were ever digging to begin with. SubReddit Finder simplifies the process of discovering interesting and obscure subreddits to take part in. SubReddit Finder, these being the Stalk and Monitor features. Firefox provides some additional functionality to Reddit. Take a look at the screenshot for more information. Also available for Chrome. Google and all possible Google search parameters. Using Google’s additional search-options bar [i.e. “Show Options”] you can further refine your results.
Useful Greasemonkey Scripts for Reddit
Show up-votes and down-votes next to the total score on reddit comments. Originally written by mistercow and optimized by Allan Bogh. It now also works on user pages by default like commentroversy do.
Displays your comment karma next to your link karma. Uses jQuery.
Click on a continuity line to scroll down to the next comment. The scroll is animated, and the comment that is next down the thread will be highlighted for a short period of time.
Puts each Reddit comment in a box. Makes it easier to find out where you are in a thread.
Does what it says. Groups subreddits on the home page. Works while logged in or logged out.
This lets you check out the parent comment of the comment you are reading without leaving your scroll location. Click on the “(QV)” link next to the “parent” link.
Does not display NSFW submissions on Reddit.com. NOTE: This hides the entire submission not just the thumbnail.
Shows up and down votes for Reddit comments. If you want to see votes on all pages (i.e. for submissions), just add
http://www.reddit.com/*to the included sites.
Displays the top comments for a Reddit post in a sidebar on the right hand side. Clicking on a post in the sidebar will take you directly to the Reddit comment. For each comment a “top comments” link has been added after “reply” to get you back to the Top Comments sidebar.
In Reddit self-posts, the submitter often puts the bulk of their submission in a comment instead of the headline, and the comment may get buried. This will highlight their comments and bring their oldest top-level comment to the top of the page.
Reddiquette is an informal expression of reddit’s community values, written by the reddit community itself. It’s not meant to be a list of commandments, but really more of a collection of guidelines. (In other words, be flexible!)For Hire Media Tagged: digg reddit socialmedia