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Community site - comments relating to PN "Puffs"

VileReynard
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Community site - comments relating to PN "Puffs"

When I pointed out that PN had not won any award, even though they were spinning some unwarranted boast about their poor performance.
I got the message [below]
Your comment must be checked by a human to make sure it isn't spam. Nothing personal, we check all comments from users who are not logged in. It should be approved within 24 hours.
This seems particularly bad in that it was factually incorrect - I was logged on. Smiley
Perhaps someone has said things which have touched a raw nerve?
BTW I don't ask or want anyone's approval - it's a very patronising remark.
Prefixing your remarks with "nothing personal, but" is generally not a good idea.

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Re: Community site - comments relating to PN "Puffs"

er, it's automated behaviour from the Akismet plugin for Wordpress, and judging from my own site I can't see anywhere to change the wording.
B.

VileReynard
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Re: Community site - comments relating to PN "Puffs"

It must be a new feature (or "bug" as it's called in the trade).
And what's the relationship with Kismet / Fate / Destiny? Smiley

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Re: Community site - comments relating to PN "Puffs"

Approval has been required for comment posts since the Community site opened (for all comments not just for those on blogs of that particular flavour).
David
VileReynard
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Re: Community site - comments relating to PN "Puffs"

Well - not for me Grin
Never happened before.
It claimed I wasn't signed on. I was.
It's unusual for comments to deferred for several hours for members of a forum.
If it thought I wasn't signed on, the normal response is to ask for a user/password response.

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Re: Community site - comments relating to PN "Puffs"

Well I've encountered it before when not logged in. (It is only for comment posts - where they are allowed).
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Re: Community site - comments relating to PN "Puffs"

I've had it happen to me when I am logged in too, not bothered about it though..
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VileReynard
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Re: Community site - comments relating to PN "Puffs"

So it's a known fault.  Grin

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Re: Community site - comments relating to PN "Puffs"

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When I pointed out that PN had not won any award, even though they were spinning some unwarranted boast about their poor performance.

We haven't said that we won an award have we? The uSwitch awards you have linked to are not the same awards we blogged about.
Your comments are now all appearing I believe, they should only require moderation when not logged in so I can only assume there was a session/cookie problem which caused it to go into moderation, sorry about that.
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