Tag Archives: comments and replies

That one annoying commenter you can’t get rid of.

“Tiny Yapper” — Artwork by Mike Reed We bloggers probably all have at least one of them.   You know, that one annoying person who seems to disagree with all your opinions and just wants to argue but can’t seem to stay … Continue reading

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Email and me.

This isn’t really my philosophy, but I just liked the cartoon. I have a terrible problem.   I am absolutely awful when it come to responding to emails.  I procrastinate forever.  So far this week, THREE people thought I was ignoring … Continue reading

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Sh*t haters say.

I have haters. I’m cool with that. As a person who was bullied a lot during my life I wasn’t always cool with it. I will never like being hated, but now I regard it as a hazard of the … Continue reading

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My worst blogging “sin.”

As a WordPress.com blogger, I’m proud to be part of a community of other great bloggers, some of whose experiences are so similar to my own.    I feel close with these bloggers and have come to care about their … Continue reading

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Replying to my haters.

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
Not everyone likes this blog. I have a few haters. The following are not really troll comments (which I delete immediately or don’t approve) but criticisms of me and this blog. (A few do…

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I don’t know how they do it.

There are so many great blogs I want to read and keep up with more than I do, but I spend so much time working on my own blog, and it’s so  hard to find enough time.    Bloggers who … Continue reading

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How to deal with haters and critics.

I want to reblog this excellent article about how to deal with haters and critics.  Every blogger has them, especially if they write anything besides recipes or decorating ideas (and those bloggers probably have haters too). I’m a people pleaser. … Continue reading

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Being firm with spammers.

Yesterday I had a new commenter who I must have hit a nerve with one of my posts. Some of you probably know what I’m talking about. He or she comments IN ALL CAPS, says their keyboard is stuck but … Continue reading

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Question about comments.

I hope another blogger can help me with this problem. I have my blog set up to disallow comments on posts older than six months, but I regularly get new comments on posts much older than six months old, sometimes … Continue reading

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Spam troubles.

Until this week, I did not allow Akismet to automatically delete my spam, because occasionally a bona fide comment would show up in my spam folder.  Instead, I used to go through the folder every day and manually remove the spam … Continue reading

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