Has a Comment Ever Made You Want to Quit the Internet?

A few days later, I received a comment that tore me to shreds. This person accused me of writing regurgitated garbage just for the sake of luring traffic from search engines. "I bet you're not even Jewish." His evidence was that I knew nothing of Jewish culture, because I used the word "menorot" and everyone knows it's menorah. ...more
People are more bold on line than in person..and maybe much more out of line.more

Rules for Pissing on Someone's Blog

If you're a blogger -- or human for that matter -- you know all too well that time and energy are limited. For every blog you can comment on, there are 10,000 more. For every Tweeter you follow there are a million waiting. Like one of those evil pictures within a picture that explains infinity, it just never ends. ...more

NaBloPoMo Prompt 9: I commented. Now what?

Today's NaBloPoMo Prompt is, "After you leave a comment, do you go back to check and see if people responded to your comment? Why or why not?"So this week is really boring....Short answer: no.Reasons:...more

NaBloPoMo Prompt 6: To Comment or Not to Comment?

Today’s NaBloPoMo Prompt is, “Are you good at holding your tongue or do you need to say what’s on  your mind?”So this is going to be a short post. ...more

Are there comments you won’t leave?

This is an interesting one. I will usually comment on most blog posts I read, no matter what the topic. I usually have quite a lot to say about most things and unless it is something I find painful or too personal I will give my opinion. I really don’t think there is anything that I will read, that I wouldn’t comment on. Read more here...more

NaBloPoMo Prompt 1: Commenting Guidelines

Today’s NaBloPoMo Prompt is, “Do you have commenting guidelines for your readers? Today is a great time to let them know the commenting policy for your blog (or set some new expectations).“I actually don’t have a formal set of guidelines for commenting on this blog. However, I’m sure many of you have noticed that your comments are sent to moderation once your submit.If I don’t have guidelines, why do I send your posts to moderation?...more

Creating a Commenting Policy

Inspired by NaBloPoMo writing prompt for Monday, June 2, 2014: Do you have commenting guidelines for your readers? Today is a great time to let them know the commenting policy for your blog (or set some new expectations). ...more

Increase Your Comments with June's NaBloPoMo

So what is the NaBloPoMo theme of the month? ...more
mrsgalvan I agree. I rarely get comments on my blog, too. But, it does something special for me ...more

IComLeavWe - May 2014

This month, I'll be participating in IComLeavWe with Stirrup Queens. The whole point is to make sure that bloggers are recognized and honored for their work....more

Commenting Hoops: Will You Jump Through Them in Order to Leave a Comment?

I recently turned on comment moderation on my blog for the first time in almost eight years.  My spam situation had gotten out-of-hand, and I was spending inordinate amounts of time during the day jumping onto my blog to delete spam comments that were cluttering up the space.  Spam filters failed me, so I went with the next easiest thing for commenters. ...more
I refuse to leave a blog comment on any blog that uses Captcha, it's the most annoying thing ...more