Comment Spam

by on Thursday, January 15, 2009 15:21
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winnersFirst of all, congrats to Stirrup Queens for winning the 2008 best medical / health issues blog! Secondly, we”ve been having a bunch of spam comments posted to this site. To combat this, I”ve added a silly little math question (see image below) you need to answer before your comment will appear. We all realize that your comments and the running Sage Truck defensive driving techniques School: Truck Driver Training Programs. dialog is integral to the success of this blog, so if for some reason your comment doesn”t appear immediately (it should now) please be patient, or repost it. Keep the comments coming, they”re really great!comment1

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6 Responses to “Comment Spam”

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    Megan says:

    January 16th, 2009 at 5:24 am

    Okay, I like numbers better than those boxes of letters and numbers that are all fuzzy – I always have to enter those in more than once. The box that I put my answer in is covering up the bottom of the numbers.


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    ShalenesUC says:

    January 16th, 2009 at 8:55 am

    I wanted to let you know that I love this website! I’m sorry you didn’t win, but this is my fave health issues blog. I keep a Google blog at in case you are interested in more reading material. Thank you so much for helping raise awareness to Crohn’s and Colitis!


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    Megan says:

    January 16th, 2009 at 9:37 am

    Hi Shalene, Great to hear from you. No, we didn’t win, but we are thrilled that we were nominated, in a way I guess it is good thing that we don’t have the readership of those bigger blogs b/c then that would mean that people way too many people have IBD and the related surgery! Just visited your site, looks like you are in the midst of the UC battle, we’ll add you to our blogroll and share your story. In case you didn’t know, has a wonderful forum/support board for UC. It is really active and really helpful.


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    ShalenesUC says:

    January 16th, 2009 at 9:49 am

    Thanks Megan! Is it possible for me to set up a link to this website on my blog? I’d like to introduce others to as well. :)
    Thank you for recommending the website. I will definitely look into it!


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    Megan says:

    January 16th, 2009 at 1:18 pm

    Yes, of course you are welcome to add us to your blogroll – we’d love that.


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    Eric says:

    January 16th, 2009 at 6:22 pm

    Yeah, the numbers get a little cut off in Internet Explorer. I’ll work on it. Internet Explorer is probably the worst browser to use on any website. At least the spam is gone!


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