I adore comments. Every blogger does. Because 90.3% of us are narcissistic, needy, and neurotic about our writing. At least slightly. We kinda like the idea that we are not throwing our voices/opinions/recipes/photos/confessions of murder into a black hole.
|Why is she asking for help when|
she clearly has it all together?
I love those Wordpress widgets that let you reply to each comment individually. Genius. But newsflash: I don't have Wordpress. Shock, I know. Is there a Blogger widget that does this?
ALSO. Can we talk about anonymous commenters? I currently have anonymous users disabled because anonymous trolls are the equivalent of Beatrix the Bully kicking my shins on the playground and taking my lunch money.
-----No one in elementary school actually took my lunch money. They were probably afraid that I'd bite them and give them rabies. Which, in retrospect, was a completely valid fear. -----
So. What do YOU do about anonymous commenters? Am I really excluding that much of my readership? Do you make everything submitted for approval? If I do that, then I'll still actually have to read the anonymous comments. That kinda gives me hives.
Consensus, dear reader-bloggers? Imagine me flickering before you in a Star Wars-esque hologram. White dress and everything. You must see this droid safely to