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Tutorial — 2D layout

By KajMagnus @user_1452012-04-23 06:57:52.993Z

Do this:

  1. Scroll: click and hold left mouse button on the white background, and drag the mouse leftwards, upwards, with the mouse button held down.

Please note: The two dimensional layout can be disabled; there's a per website setting. To disable it on this page only, click here, to enable it again, click here.

  1. Scroll down to the Example Discussion below. Note how much text you don't need to read: pointless comments are collapsed — they don't waste your time.

  2. Think about whether interesting comments appears at the top / to the upper left, and boring comments appear far away downwards / to the right. — The intention is that you find the most interesting comments first, when you start reading.
    (Imagine the example discussion below, but moved to a "normal" forum: one single flat column, replies sorted by time — it would be unreadable. All you found wold be "Test", "Testing", "Test test" comments. But with Debiki, you find what you're looking for.)

  3. Test to leave a reply: click Reply. And click Like to like some comments :-)

Example Discussion

Topic: Which animal species is the kindest species in the world?

What's your opinion?

  • 267 replies

There are 267 replies. Estimated reading time: 24 minutes

  1. AAnonymous ? 2012-12-09 11:20:31.773Z

    Dolphins.

    They have no arms and can do no evil. And they are intelligent, and always smile :-)

    Well, that wasn't entirely true. — They are bullying each other sometimes. And although they many times have saved humans from drowning, or from sharks, they have also actually killed humans — some poor fellow that surprised them by jumping from the boat down in the middle of them.

    1. Bblah ? 2013-03-24 16:52:07.551Z

      I like dolphins

      1. A2Anonymous ? 2013-05-06 21:32:54.782Z

        Dolphins are the greatest.

        1. UPiotr @user_1612013-06-13 14:07:29.591Z

          Indeed.

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          A2Anonymous ? 2013-07-05 01:15:29.217Z

          I like dolphins too

          1. A2Anonymous ? 2013-08-02 13:14:40.566Z

            they swym

            1. A2Anonymous ? 2013-08-02 13:14:52.294Z

              fast

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                A2Anonymous ? 2013-08-02 13:15:14.206Z

                they jump

                1. Dda ? 2013-08-11 21:45:53.339Z

                  impresionante!

                  1. JJan C @jan2016-03-15 18:50:57.169Z

                    Reply to impresionante!

                    1. JJan C @jan2016-03-15 18:51:25.618Z

                      Sub reply to impresionante

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                        A2Anonymous ? 2015-02-02 20:20:24.922Z

                        asdfasdfasdf

                        333

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                        A3Anonymous ? 2012-07-30 03:42:24.184Z

                        The Dodo bird

                        It's extinct now though

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                            1. A2Anonymous ? 2012-08-08 18:08:37.946Z

                              Interesting idea.

                              1. A2Anonymous ? 2012-08-08 18:09:01.266Z

                                Reminds me of a mind map.

                                1. A2Anonymous ? 2013-02-15 03:19:41.311Z

                                  Does it ever become to complex for the users to handle?

                                  1. UKajMagnus @user_1452013-02-24 08:20:17.924Z

                                    For old people: Yes I suppose it might become too complex.

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                                A2Anonymous ? 2012-08-08 18:08:44.833Z

                                Very interesting.

                                1. A2Anonymous ? 2014-01-17 03:15:09.782Z

                                  nested reply?

                                  1. A2Anonymous ? 2014-01-17 03:16:07.257Z

                                    not interesting. reply can only nest for 3 levels.

                                    1. UKajMagnus @user_1452014-01-18 01:33:55.876Z

                                      Replies can nest to any level. However if there's only 1 reply, then there's really no need to increase indentation — instead I'm simply pla

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                                        UKajMagnus @user_1452014-01-18 01:34:08.489Z

                                        Example of nested reply with arrows.

                                        1. JJan C @jan2016-03-15 18:49:15.518Z

                                          nested reply test

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                                      A2Anonymous ? 2014-01-17 03:15:38.930Z

                                      test

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                                        Ttest ? 2016-01-25 13:38:28.325Z

                                        test hi~

                                        1. KajMagnus @KajMagnus2016-02-19 03:24:28.221Z

                                          Hi test

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                                        KKitty overlord ? 2013-02-19 09:38:35.345Z

                                        Kittens

                                        Cats!

                                        Just kidding.

                                        1. UKajMagnus @user_1452013-03-03 07:02:20.598Z

                                          Cats eat birds. But what about kittens? They are cute and drink milk instead

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                                            A2Anonymous ? 2013-02-21 02:16:40.577Z

                                            Horizontal and vertical scrolling? No thank you.

                                            1. D2Dmitri ? 2013-03-24 03:24:24.902Z

                                              It works pretty great with a MacBook's trackpad (via two-finger scrolling).

                                              1. A2Anonymous ? 2013-03-26 21:55:55.882Z

                                                I was just thinking this!

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                                                A2Anonymous ? 2013-03-24 05:28:36.483Z

                                                Agreed, it is annoying

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                                                    KajMagnus @KajMagnus2014-11-08 03:02:14.450Z

                                                    Okay. Now I've implemented single column layout too, if you just want to scroll down.

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                                                      A2Anonymous ? 2015-02-02 20:19:49.302Z

                                                      asdfasdfasdf

                                                      333

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                                                      UKajMagnus @user_1452012-04-23 07:26:48.970Z

                                                      Humans?

                                                      It's the kindest and cruelest species

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                                                            A2Anonymous ? 2013-03-24 06:26:26.991Z

                                                            Agreed!

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                                                                A4anonymous ? 2016-01-14 12:50:45.964Z

                                                                aaaa

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                                                                A2Anonymous ? 2014-02-10 01:52:21.809Z

                                                                Are you sure it's also the kindest? Most of the time we're being kind is when we're trying to fix our own or somebody else's cruelty.

                                                                Like helping the homeless is kind. But the reason they're homeless is most likely due to other people's cruelty.

                                                                1. UKaj Magnus @user_1532014-06-25 14:59:33.281Z

                                                                  I think when finding the kindest species, it's individuals that counts, not the average :-) And usually the ones that help the homeless aren't the ones who were cruel against them. So if you look at individuals, then among humans you'll find the most kind hearted beings and also the most cruel beings.

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                                                                    CCicero ? 2012-07-24 11:59:45.727Z

                                                                    Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.

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                                                                      A2Anonymous ? 2012-11-23 21:44:45.249Z

                                                                      Test

                                                                      1. A2Anonymous ? 2012-11-23 22:40:27.203Z

                                                                        Not a test

                                                                        1. UKajMagnus @user_1452013-03-01 15:44:03.885Z

                                                                          That was definitively a test

                                                                          1. A2Anonymous ? 2013-03-14 23:03:14.138Z

                                                                            Don't lie!

                                                                            1. A4anonymous ? 2016-01-14 12:46:35.514Z

                                                                              ag aaa

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                                                                        A2Anonymous ? 2013-03-24 01:57:04.629Z

                                                                        Dogs

                                                                        1. UKajMagnus @user_1452013-07-24 20:01:38.630Z

                                                                          But dogs eat cats