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  • Just shooting in the dark here, but if the commenting engine is making an asynchronous call to a comment-spam service, that could explain the long delay between post and response and introduce a lot of finagling that might result in double posting.

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  • I'd been meaning to get rid of some comment-spam on this blog, from dubious web hucksters selling percocet and vicodin... but an FDA advisory panel may have solved my problem in a different way, today recommending to ban painkillers that contain acetaminophen this was part of a series of decisions to limit overdoses of tylenol, in the hopes of preventing what is now the #1 cause of liver failure in the US.

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  • By the way, there's something wrong with your comment-spam feature when I use preview; the sentence changes, but the answer from the original page is still (I think) the answer your system is looking for.

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  • Anybody know how to do up a commentbot so I can comment-spam the scrapers? » Splogs illustrated

  • April 27th, 2006 at 8:37 pm punaise – yes, probably a built-in feature of the comments here to prevent comment-spam.

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  • And did I mention lots of plugins as well as comment-spam moderation?

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  • Actually, the comment-spam strategy that has impressed me the most is the strong disagreement; the "I can't believe you said *: why are you so hostile?" thing.

    Spam flatters

  • Ev explains why: it's to keep down comment-spam, to avoid apportioning unwarranted PageRank, and to protect Google's intranet.

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  • I have the sneaking suspicion that a lot of the traffic during the last three months came from comment-spam robots, but even discounting several thousand hits from automated vermin, I've noticed a definite surge from real live, honest to goodness readers, for whom I'm very grateful.

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  • It actually has nothing to do with me disallowing comments, but rather a comment-spam filtering system that is being unruly.

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