Our comments are back, baby!*

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. Read more “Our comments are back, baby!*”

We switched off the comments and you liked it. Well, most of you did.

We turned our hosted comments off yesterday.

Was I nervous about that? Oh, yes. And how.
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We’re pausing our comments section, starting now. Here’s why.

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. Read more “We’re pausing our comments section, starting now. Here’s why.”

Multipage rage! Yes, it’s time for that discussion. Let’s do this thing.

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.
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What’s got you talking? Honest mistakes, emotional support snakes and unconscionable profits

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.
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