So, using the block button seems to take away the ability to see the comments on a blocked person's posts.
EDITED TO ADD: Korben's analysis
It's blockmageddon. It's blocknado. It's the blockpocalypse. Obviously, this is bad and should not be used.
I don't regret giving up my body for science, but could a mod unblock me? Thanks!
(NOTE: Blockmageddon and blocknado courtesy k2b)