COMMENTS moderation is “on”. However, I will generally approve all comments, even those critical of me and the government. But I won’t approve comments which are needlessly abusive for the sake of it, or which may invite legal action against me. So basically, no swear words worse than “damn” or “bloody”. “Pants” is okay.
If you want to link back to your own blog or to another relevant site or article, fair enough, but don’t just post a link with no supporting comment. That’s just lazy, that is.
And try to avoid just having a go on any subject that comes into your head – your comments are far likelier to be published if they’re even remotely relevant to the original posting.
Also, if I feel like it, I may mock you, but usually only if you’ve shown a degree of rudeness or disrespect in your own comment.
I recently deleted a comment from a self-professed member of the BNP. Not all of them will be so honest to admit their party affiliation, but damn, it felt good to delete that. That’s now policy.
Last updated: Tuesday 16 December 2008