A thumbnail directly connected to the story... (Score: 2) by email@example.com on 2014-05-27 08:40 (#1XC) ...that we can enlarge to something worth looking at is okay and maybe in its own way even better than a generic icon, but big stock photos not much more closely related to the story than a generic icon would be, which is to say "the approach taken by many web sites these days, at least some of whom should know better, would be, by myself at least, unwelcome.Overall I find the visual appearance of this site quite well crafted. My compliments to the chef. Re: A thumbnail directly connected to the story... (Score: 1) by firstname.lastname@example.org on 2014-05-27 08:42 (#1XD) ....and did I mention the need to be able to edit comments to put in that closing quotation mark we really were intending to include before we got distracted doublechecking the spelling of something? Re: A thumbnail directly connected to the story... (Score: 3, Interesting) by Anonymous Coward on 2014-05-27 12:02 (#1XG) The ability to edit a comment for 5 minutes after posting would be very useful; unless the comment has a reply in which case it is frozen for historical accuracy. Re: A thumbnail directly connected to the story... (Score: 2, Funny) by email@example.com on 2014-05-27 19:08 (#1XK) It seems you want to breed fast spelling/grammar nazis.