Sunday, December 09, 2012

No Anonymous Comments

I have decided not to allow anonymous comments on my blog any more. I have spent the better part of the last 3-4 months reading and deleting spam comments, and I hope that not allowing anonymous comments any longer will help thin those out a bit.

I also re-instituted word verification, and I hope to be able to remove that before long, unless the spammers get wind of it.

10 comments:

Bernie said...

Aren't spammers the worst!!

Signed

Anonymous :p

Celia said...

I just deleted spam from my comments as well. Some are cleverly disguised.

OldLady Of The Hills said...

I've been thinking about doing the same thing...! MOST of the Anonymous comments I get now are SPAM---and there is so much of it...It.Is.Incredible!

Pat said...

That reminds me I must inspect my spam box. It'll be full to bursting. Oddly one of my friends always ends up there. Goodness knows why!

Arkansas Patti said...

I had to do the same thing a while ago. It did unfortunately eliminate some annonymous commenters that I really enjoyed from people who just didn't have accounts. I was sorry but it became necessary.
I really don't mind the word vert too much. It is a bit of a challange and I am smugly pleased when I get it right.

OldLady Of The Hills said...

Judy...I went to the place I thought you could make this change--BUT, it says nothing about "anonymous" comments.....I would love to know how to do this, my dear...! Because of the NEW Template and everything, I'm not sure what I am supposed to do...(Thanks, in advance...)

Mar said...

Sorry about that. I just wish the word verification was easier to read...!

Granny Annie said...

Oh no! Not the dreaded word verification!!! Hope you can get rid of that soon.

Gilly said...

Judy, you have really suffered from unwanted posts, haven't you? You are so unlucky!

I haste those wore verification thingies - I can never see them. However, I can quite see why you need them, so I will peer at this one and hope my post gets through to you!

LL Cool Joe said...

I hope you get rid of your spammers very soon!