5 thoughts on “aol’s health column: perrin on the psychology of voting”

  1. what’s with comments with links getting spam-filtered more lately? (i think i just lost one there.) did you all have to ratchet up the security ’round here?

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  2. @3: there you go. I don’t know what makes the spam filter work, but you have to admit that, not knowing that scatterplot loves us some shrinkingisaac, that comment is ripe for filtering.

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  3. It appears that almost anything with even one external link in it gets filtered, at least if it has a “suspicious” email address (I’m not sure what makes it suspicious). I had to liberate one earlier today that was “awaiting moderation” due to links. It could be that if you have a wordpress account you are less likely to be filtered out. I suppose this means that we should tell legitimate commenters who want to include links to put up a no-links post calling our attention to the other one if the comment does not appear right away. I’ve had my own comments blocked on other sites when I used a different name with my email address that the one wordpress knows.

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