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It's because we hate you

All jokes aside, I'm getting a number of mails saying that some of your comments are getting caught in our spam filter. (which is usually phenomenally accurate)

I have no idea why, I assume Kevin changed something. I have not heard from him and I have a family emergency, so I have to run.

Just have some patience if possible, I'm sure Kevin will be on it ASAP.

Paul

Update: [Kevin] I'm looking into it.

Update 2: The problem was that some asshatted comment spammer left an invalid URL that our software dutifully offered to block. The problem was that it blocked everything. It's now fixed.


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Comments (7)

lol... (Below threshold)

lol

I hope so. I had a # of com... (Below threshold)
Rod Stanton:

I hope so. I had a # of comments blocked the last few days. It seemed to have no ryme or reason for the blocking; some passed others did not and after 3 failures I gave up on them.

Comment spammers should be ... (Below threshold)

Comment spammers should be shot, preferably by me.

Did the number of comments ... (Below threshold)
julie:

Did the number of comments break Wizbang? Because, you still can't comment on some of the posts.

Thanks for fixing it.... (Below threshold)
John:

Thanks for fixing it.

The Main Index page still o... (Below threshold)
-S-:

The Main Index page still only displays the site background image but no other content. Is that another issue? Because, I haven't changed anything in my browser as to ad blocking, etc. where your site is concerned, but otherwise can only access content on Wizbang when/if I find a specific URL to a thread (as in, via RSS feed)...but, otherwise, by just accessing the Wizbang main index (http://wizbangblog.com with or without the 'www'), I only see the background image, nothing else.

About comment spamming, I can't figure out why the worst responsible can't be somehow prevented from doing what they're doing...not like eveyrone can't identify a certain person with a yahoo email address who registers a certain website on a road named "Malibu" in a foreign country who has an obvious obsession with tigers and texas.

Kevin - in case you check b... (Below threshold)
BR:

Kevin - in case you check back here:

Could we also get back the function to search the site including Comment text? It used to be available last year.




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