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Being Polite

I am seeing issues with commenting. I want to touch on the topic a bit. Be polite in your comments. Joel and I are open to comments. We do not critique how you write something, its wording, etc. We may agree or disagree. When a comment goes awry, off topic, attacks another or the author, […]

Commenting on Angry Bear

You have to be on topic to the post to which you are commenting. And “no” this is not my “site,” it is Dan’s site. I will follow his directives from the last time we talked. If you are a regular here, I have made this known as a moderator. Respect the author by being […]

Open Threads for Off Topic Comments

Each week, Dan puts up an Open Thread post for people to use to discuss topics not related to posts. “Redundant alert,” off-topic comments or subjects to posts can be discussed in the Open Threads. The rules are the same for hateful, discriminatory, etc. comments on an Open Thread. Don’t do it or you will […]

Posts and comments

I dearly love comment sections on certain websites. Some are entertaining, and some are guaranteed to lead to links for further thought. Others are stocked with slogans and utterances of magical thought without caveat. However, what can be missed are those posts which do not draw much comment…it needs to be mentioned that these posts […]

Notice on commenting

Comments have gotten heated and way off base (not a political statement 🙂 if the goal is adding knowledge and a thorough critique of ideas that are presented. I will be taking a more active role in moderation. I think we had crossed a boundary somewhere along the line. The Brown-Johnston back and forth seemed […]