We can vote on posts and make those go to the top.
I'd like to vote on comments, too, and not just be tipping them.
Sometimes I like comments a lot, and I want to see those comments awarded more attention.
And there's no reason to not have both :)
The YouTube comment section is an example of this.
You can switch which way to view the comments.
 

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Yeah, definitely a good idea, comments can be like posts in themselves, and sometimes that's the point of a post (at least on some social networks): just to give a little blurb, and for a comment to be an article in response, or for there to be a whole discussion that ensues
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Agree with this idea, too, and I think it should also work like the main voting system. If people can earn from "liking/voting" on other peoples comments this would encourage people to not only pay for comments, because they think it will get voted up, but also vote on comments because they think a bunch of people will push money your way fro each like/vote after you. I have never used the down vote button on reddit, but I know people would like that too, same payment incentives but down votes would only be shared with down votes and up with up votes.
Or perhaps down votes just go directly to "YOURS" to pay expenses?

But still keep the tip button too - @ridedonkeys - I agree I post articles in response a lot and don't want to lose the option for tips maybe both can combine to raise and lower in comment section? ;-)
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Interesting idea. My brain tends to work chronologically and I like to see the flow of conversation too.
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@satoshidoodles No reason to not have both :) The YouTube comment section is an example of this. You can switch which way to view the comments.
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@satoshidoodle I agree flow of conversation is important, but this could also be fixed with replies to comments. I think if replies were implemented then the up vote/down vote would work better. I think the comment thing is the worst part of Yours but If I as the content creator could even set different costs for comment/replies/ reply to replies it would give us more toys to play with and different micro payments to make revenue on.
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I was even wondering about the ability of those commenting to be able to set how much the cost would be to reply to them.
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@Robert Melluish and @anarchospiritualist I'd also LOVE reply to comments. (I never comment on YouTube so wouldn't know how their system works.)
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I thing it used to be possible to vote on comments in past.
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