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Note from the Future
It's 2021, and has this feature now!

Hey everyone! First time posting here!

I love, but as an avid redditor, the lack of collapsible comments always kind of bothered me-- I mean, it's a feature that should totally exist. There's even a GitHub Issue for it.

So, I decided to finish a side-project for once. The result, a chrome extension that adds this very feature to

Installation is a bit of a challenge as I'm pretty new to this making extensions thing, hopefully someone will be able to help me out with that.

Repo link:

Installation Instructions

  1. Download the zip file or clone the repo
  2. Go to chrome://extensions
  3. Enable the developer mode toggle
  4. Click "Load Unpacked"
  5. Browse to the folder where the source files are located
  6. Done

In case the buttons don't show up, refreshing the page should fix the issue. This is caused due to the way loads new pages.

Hopefully this will be of some help to someone!

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Sean Killeen

Hey! I've noticed that in this post you use "guys" as a reference to the entire community, which is not made up of only guys but a variety of community members.

I'm running an experiment and hope you'll participate. Would you consider changing "guys" to a more inclusive term? If you're open to that, please let me know when you've changed it and I'll delete this comment.

For more information and some alternate suggestions, see

Thanks for considering!