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Yet One More Idiot
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World's biggest idiot xD
@Background Pony #08F2  
This.
 
xD Precisely this, in fact, because of one simple reason.
 
Generally, people who comment “This” in reply to an earlier comment actually wish to “like” that comment, but “like”ing a comment is not something that’s possible in Derpibooru’s architecture (at least, it’s never been so far).
 
If such a thing were possible, they could simply hit the “like comment” button instead of replying/quoting the post with “This” written underneath it. :) Simples.
Background Pony #B86F
@EvilTon  
Every now and then, I’ll make a comment that’s equivalent to “This”, or that adds just a sentence more to a comment I agree with. It’s not because I feel my deathless wisdom (from a BP – ha!) must be read, but because I want the original commenter to know they’re not as alone as they may think.
 
But most of the time, they’re superfluous, yes.
EvilTon
The End wasn't The End - Found a new home after the great exodus of 2012

@BlackPuma  
I understand that. Like I said, it’s a pet peeve, ‘cause I feel like “this” shouldn’t be a sentence by itself when there’s a multitude of other words to express approval.
EvilTon
The End wasn't The End - Found a new home after the great exodus of 2012

Confession time. It really annoys me when people say “This” and don’t follow up with anything. Like “This is something I agree with”, or “This is relevant to my interests”, or even saying “this” and then giving their own take on the matter. If they’re not gonna contribute to a conversation with anything, why bother including a comment that’s barely a sentence?
 
But it’s just a pet peeve of mine.