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So, yes, I did just accidentally delete the last 200 comments. Let me explain why.

You see, we are using an old versoin of Movable Type, and an old version of MT Blacklist. Recently, when I’ve tried to add new blacklist entries, I get an error about exceeding the maximum packet length. No, I don’t know what that means. Anyway, I meant to do a search on a text string, and accidentally searched on all of the last 200 comments, then hit delete before I realized my mistake. Whoops, down the memory hole.

Further, I’ve long since forgotten the login to the cpanel and ftp so I could update to blacklist 1.65, the latest version this MT version will support, from 1.64. One of you cats back on the ranch should do that. Also, you should fork over the $99 for the latest unlimited version of MT Personal. Look, there ought to be enough of you to scrape together $100. Then you can update, and I can stop this madness.

  1. Melissa says:

    Only 114 of the original 153 comments.

    Mmmmm. That sure is some quality reading.

  2. Olly says:

    Well, at least the Scientology thread survived. It certainly would have been tragic had that been lost to the ages.

  3. Timothy says:

    That is interesting, I did not know that. Curse you, my own technical ineptitude and lack of biology background, CURSE YOU!

  4. Melissa says:

    Now now. Not all who are born with Trisomy-21 are retarded. It has varying degrees of manifestation due to as as-yet-unknown feature which causes a variety of symptoms linked to the presence of extra genetic material.

    I’m not trying to be pc. It’s a scientific issue, currently under heavy reasearch to find out why some individuals have severe disability and others are hindered little save for changes in facial and some palmar dermal structures.

  5. Timothy says:

    More like “mild retardation” on my part. And I always thought that extra 21st chromosome would come in handy. Curse you, Down Syndrome, CURSE YOU!

  6. Meghann says:


  7. Michael G says:

    All of my brilliant posts, wiped away with the click of a mouse.

    I need a drink. Who’s up for a drink?

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