Our hosted comments are back. Did you miss them? I know some of you did. You told me the hosted comments below each story were the best part of this site, and that you looked forward to reading them every day. I hear you.
We turned our hosted comments off yesterday. Was I nervous about that? Oh, yes. And how.
When it comes to the user-generated comments, Amy Hayden’s email looks as if it could be the proverbial straw that broke the camel’s back. But those of you who have been reading this site — and commenting on it — probably know better.
The cause of consumer advocacy certainly kept our advocates busy in 2016. And it kept you talking.
Once a month, I feature your best comments in a post. We could do that today. We could talk about Michelle Bell’s story on the flight attendant who allegedly injured one of our readers or my tirade against airline codesharing, both of which are approaching the century mark for comments. But that’s not what you want to talk about. I know what you want to discuss.
When we write, our readers write back. And we take notice.
It’s a kinder, gentler world, thanks to our common sense code of conduct. And in that world, it’s unusual for any post to exceed 100 comments.
You’ve been so good. Here’s your reward.
Thank you, David Books.
If you’re a regular reader of this amazing and always insightful website (if you don’t mind me saying so myself), then you know that our comments are moderated.
Janice Hough’s scathing critique of first class tickets that weren’t really first class tickets was this week’s most visited story.
What a week we’ve had on this site. Can we just pretend it never happened?
You still don’t get it, do you?
It started with a complaint about a cake posted to a closed Facebook group. It caught my attention because it
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Wow, what a week it’s been! First, a little good news: After an internal site redesign, which optimized some databases
Yesterday we opened up a discussion about the rules of engagement, and our moderation team is carefully weighing your feedback.
It’s been an interesting few months for this site. Late last year we introduced a crew of volunteer moderators and
I’m setting you free today.
Editor’s note: This is the final installment of my series on becoming a successful travel blogger. Here’s part one, part
I won’t bury the lede, as they say in journalism: After yesterday’s poll that asked if asking I should continue using polls on this site, I feel as if I have a mandate.