Firstly, excuse my slap-dash MS Paint skills
At the moment, in the comments for a Blog article or an idea, there's a quote button (above the comment box):
This quote button when pressed quotes the original blog post or idea. Currently to quote a comment on the post you have to click the quote button then edit the quote accordingly for the comment you want to reply to.
Currently comments look like this:
My idea is to have a quote button next to each comment much like the reply buttons next to each reply in a normal thread. It may look something like this:
When pressed, the Quote button would automatically populate the comment box at the bottom of the page with a quote of the particular comment.
This could also be a feature that is implemented in mobile view unlike so many, as shown below:
If you like the idea, you know what to do!
Thanks for reading