Recently posted article has comments section that is four years old

This article is currently on the front page

But the comments section that it links to was closed in August of 2015

What gives?

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The original url of the post was https://boingboing.net/2015/08/17/japanese-overdesign-fetish-be.html

I guess they have some mechanism for bumping old posts back up to the front page with a new URL

…but it doesn’t update the comment thread

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Authors will occasionally decide to elevate old articles to the homepage. This isn’t the first time, and won’t be the last. :slight_smile:

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Authors? I thought it was Eldritch horrors that caused the time holes?

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DIE, ZOMBIE STATIONERY ARTICLE!

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