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It’s that time of the month again, when we try to acknowledge the work of some commenter (or inanimate carbon rod) who has most delighted us by bestowing admission in the grand Order of the Molly. Just leave a comment here naming your favorite commenter or random object intended to mock the proceedings, and I’ll tally them up at the end of the week.

Also, I maintain this mega-blogroll, and I’m appallingly generous in putting blogs on it — of course, I’m also appallingly ruthless in expunging blogs that haven’t had an update in 30 days. All you have to do is:

  1. Check the current blogroll in case you’re already on it.
  2. Make sure you’ve got an RSS feed for your blog. I can’t put anyone on the blogroll without a syndication feed.
  3. Leave a comment with a link to your blog, perhaps with a little explanation about why you deserve to be read by anyone. If your RSS link is hard to find, tell me what that is, too. It’s also helpful if you tell me what category of my blogroll looks like a good home for you.
  4. This time around, since this is a Molly thread, you also have to vote for some great commenter. If you haven’t read the comments enough to know anyone, what the heck are you doing asking me to read your blog?

See? It’s easy! Do all that and I’ll put you on the blogroll. Let’s be realistic, though — it’s not the greatest honor in the world, and it’s also diluted by the fact that there are so darn many of you on the list right now. But hey, it’ll get you a link for at least a little while.

Oh, and note that leaving a comment in this thread will also put you in Seed’s 500,000th comment contest! You can’t lose!

Comments

  1. #1 MAJeff
    September 17, 2007

    Do we get to see the rod?

  2. #2 Caucasian Jesus
    September 17, 2007

    I’d like to put forth a little parody: Church of Jesus Fucking Christ: A blog of obvious satire, written by Caucasian Jesus about news, morality, and whatever else. Why does it deserve to be put there? Because it is funny.. sometimes. And gets a lot of hits. (The RSS is at the bottom. And for some reason I kept getting an error when trying to link here.. I linked up my name, though.)

    Can the Order of the Molly be bestowed upon someone twice? If it can, I’m still a big fan of Brownian.

  3. #3 Brownian
    September 17, 2007

    Can the Order of the Molly be bestowed upon someone twice? If it can, I’m still a big fan of Brownian.

    Flattery will get you everywhere, Caucasian Jesus. There are no double Mollys, but I’ll take cash donations.

    I’d like to cast my vote this month for Dustin and his own special brand of adult contemporary folk/rock.

  4. #4 Rey Fox
    September 17, 2007

    “Can the Order of the Molly be bestowed upon someone twice?”

    The Order of Molly is a group of individuals. I would guess that it could only be bestowed on someone even once if the proper appearance fees were paid, and all the items on the tour rider were provided. Brownian, for example, requires green M&Ms.

  5. #5 Sastra
    September 17, 2007

    I’ll nominate Greg Peterson again, for all-around excellence, but with a special note regarding his comment #31 in the Sept 12 thread on Haidt, where he refers to atheists as “the designated drivers.”

  6. #6 Fernando Magyar
    September 17, 2007

    “In Rod we trust”

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep_Space_Homer

    Fishing rod’s make me think of Ichthyic.

    Are we allowed to do catch and release nominations?

  7. #7 Dustin
    September 17, 2007

    David Marjanovi? single handedly thwarted an invasion staged by the Moon Commies (they live on the moon, are green, and are actually more like Stalinists than commies), and he laughs at my jokes.

    He should get a Molly.

  8. #8 Kseniya Nikolaevna Kirilenko, OM, FSB
    September 17, 2007

    As a long-time fan of David Marjanovi? I will jump on Dustin’s bandwagon, and vote to add to the number of diacriticals populating the O.M.

  9. #9 jeffox backtrollin'
    September 17, 2007

    Ok, I’ll bite on both. :) I vote for everybody who took Jim to task (and are still doing so) on the “Wells Lied. . .Again” posting. (Mostly David M., Brownian, Stanton, Kseniya, et al.)

    As for my blog, it’s not designed to be either scientific or political, but I like it. :) It’s “Da Fox Hole” at Blogger.

    Thanks, Dr. Myers.

    p.s. I attended UMM back in the mid-80s (remembers broadcasting from good ‘ol KUMM FM in the basement) so I do know a bit about where you’re at. I had a good time there, and I learned a lot. Sorry if my posts are a bit off-topic at times, I like to be a jokester. At least you let me post on Pharyngula, that O’Leary bitch won’t.

  10. #10 Zeno
    September 17, 2007

    Rey Fox: I’ll vote for…actually, I might not vote anymore. Because it seems like whenever someone wins a Molly, their commenting output drops sharply. They get complacent, rest on their past achievements.

    Yeah, I’ve noticed that, too. Why I’ve been practically invisible since getting Mollied last month.

    But put me down as a David Marjanovi? vote anyway. (Not that I want to see his output drop!)

  11. #11 Kseniya
    September 17, 2007

    I vote for everybody who took Jim to task (and are still doing so) on the “Wells Lied. . .Again” posting. (Mostly David M., Brownian, Stanton, Kseniya, et al.)

    In that case, you should probably erase my name and replace it with “Josh” (or, at least, insert Josh before the et al.). Josh contributed far more informed and salient commentary than I did. Ditto Jim V. :-)

  12. #12 Owlmirror
    September 17, 2007

    David Marjanovi?, because it’s good to see demands for evidence being met with, y’know, evidence.

    Besides, he’s been published in a peer-reviewed biology journal. Unless that’s someone else with the exact same name who is also very knowledgeable about biology?

  13. #13 DCP
    September 17, 2007

    I also vote for David Marjanovi?. Why? To quote the Simpsons: “no one who speaks German could be an evil man”. And in addition he speaks at least two other languages as well!

    Apart from his language skills he provides some very insightful comments and he also faced John A. Davison and his (Davison’s) trusty lackey VMartin in a mammoth thread a few months ago. That’s determination, folks.

  14. #14 Felicia Gilljam
    September 17, 2007

    My problem with nominating for the Mollies is that I tend not to pay very close attention to who’s saying what… But I’ll fourth the nomination for Marjanovi?, he seems as deserving as any.

    I’ve got a blog, Life Before Death, where I write about atheism/humanism/secularism and other stuff… like bees. From a Swedish perspective because it’s the only I know.

  15. #15 Mandolin
    September 17, 2007

    I nominate MAJeff for a Molly.

  16. #16 Brownian
    September 17, 2007

    Does not David Marjanovi? already belong to the esteemed order? Well, that looks like an oversight that’s soon to be corrected.

  17. #17 JimV
    September 17, 2007

    David Marjanovi?, with thanks for all his informative and well-written comments.

  18. #18 K. Signal Eingang
    September 17, 2007

    Well, doing this Instant-Runoff style, my choices for a Molly would be, in descending order:

    1: Greg Peterson, for his “somebody’s got to drive” comment, which did sum things up pretty perfectly.

    2: Sastra, for saving me a lot of time and hair-pulling trying to dredge that comment out of the blog history,

    3: The inanimate carbon rod.

    I do maintain a MySpace blog at http://blog.myspace.com/keinsignal which is updated every 29 days, whether it needs it or not.

  19. #19 Micah
    September 17, 2007

    I think I’ll hop on the David Marjanovi? bandwagon as well – he’s really been quite entertaining to read, and the “Wells Lied… Again” post was probably the highlight.

    I’ve also just started blogging, thanks in no small part to PZ’s influence, so I’d love to have him at least take a look. I’m a recent graduate of Harvey Mudd College, and I’ve been an atheist all my life.

    My blog’s name is Evaporating Puddle – the name is based on the Douglas Adams quote about the puddle that’s convinced the world was made for it, just because it fits so well in the hole it’s occupying.

  20. #20 David Marjanovi?
    September 17, 2007

    Whew…

    1) Thanks for all the nominations. :-) :-) :-)

    2) Kseniya, I’m scared. I had to look twice, but no, it doesn’t say FRS or FLS. You’re in the FSB… I knew you would be smart enough not to make a career instead of postdoc after postdoc after postdoc… uh… <shudder>

    3) Ichthyic is already in the Order.

    4) I nominate Caledonian for introducing the timecube as the unit of insanity. Yes, seriously. That alone is worth it. Plus, he nominated the well-deserving Ichthyic, and we both can’t vote for Ichthyic.

    5) Yup, the Syst. Biol. paper is by me and my thesis supervisor. I have bragged about it whenever the topic of molecular dating came up. :-) (Have I yet bragged about the impact factor of Syst. Biol.? Between 7 and 10, depending on the year! Cite us! Cite us!) I can send the pdf to interested parties (warning: long and boring — and I’m not saying that for appearing humble).

    6) My output is not going to decrease. It will, however, fluctuate. I’ll probably find little time next week… then again, I’m very good at stealing time (as opposed to finding it)…

    7) I don’t get the joke about the Moon Commies. At the risk of killing it, Dustin, please explain it. :-] It doesn’t have something to do with the “Wells lies. Again.” post, does it?

    (“Jonathan Wells, who couldn’t think if Reverend Moon told him to think” — Glen Davidson)

  21. #21 David Marjanovi?
    September 17, 2007

    Whew…

    1) Thanks for all the nominations. :-) :-) :-)

    2) Kseniya, I’m scared. I had to look twice, but no, it doesn’t say FRS or FLS. You’re in the FSB… I knew you would be smart enough not to make a career instead of postdoc after postdoc after postdoc… uh… <shudder>

    3) Ichthyic is already in the Order.

    4) I nominate Caledonian for introducing the timecube as the unit of insanity. Yes, seriously. That alone is worth it. Plus, he nominated the well-deserving Ichthyic, and we both can’t vote for Ichthyic.

    5) Yup, the Syst. Biol. paper is by me and my thesis supervisor. I have bragged about it whenever the topic of molecular dating came up. :-) (Have I yet bragged about the impact factor of Syst. Biol.? Between 7 and 10, depending on the year! Cite us! Cite us!) I can send the pdf to interested parties (warning: long and boring — and I’m not saying that for appearing humble).

    6) My output is not going to decrease. It will, however, fluctuate. I’ll probably find little time next week… then again, I’m very good at stealing time (as opposed to finding it)…

    7) I don’t get the joke about the Moon Commies. At the risk of killing it, Dustin, please explain it. :-] It doesn’t have something to do with the “Wells lies. Again.” post, does it?

    (“Jonathan Wells, who couldn’t think if Reverend Moon told him to think” — Glen Davidson)

  22. #22 David Marjanovi?
    September 17, 2007

    Greg Peterson, for his “somebody’s got to drive” comment, which did sum things up pretty perfectly.

    Where can I read that?

    and the “Wells Lied… Again” post was probably the highlight.

    “Was”? It’s still going on. Jim “the designer is not necessarily stupid, but ineffable” has come back.

  23. #23 David Marjanovi?
    September 17, 2007

    Greg Peterson, for his “somebody’s got to drive” comment, which did sum things up pretty perfectly.

    Where can I read that?

    and the “Wells Lied… Again” post was probably the highlight.

    “Was”? It’s still going on. Jim “the designer is not necessarily stupid, but ineffable” has come back.

  24. #24 Anton Mates
    September 17, 2007

    I’ll add another vote for David Marjanovi?. He’s been unloading great steaming piles of evo-bio information recently.

  25. #25 David Marjanovi?
    September 17, 2007

    There’s nothing to get. I hate the Mollies so I just make things up when casting a vote.

    Oh. Thanks anyway. Proudly confessing coward that I am, I’ve always wanted to single-handedly do a heroic deed. :-) Did I use Conan the Barbarian’s war ax, aka Ockham’s Razor? :-)

  26. #26 David Marjanovi?
    September 17, 2007

    There’s nothing to get. I hate the Mollies so I just make things up when casting a vote.

    Oh. Thanks anyway. Proudly confessing coward that I am, I’ve always wanted to single-handedly do a heroic deed. :-) Did I use Conan the Barbarian’s war ax, aka Ockham’s Razor? :-)

  27. #27 David Marjanovi?
    September 17, 2007

    Why, yes – yes, it can!

    Oh. Like the IgNobel Prize. So “Order” is misleading. You’ll probably get my vote next time, then. :-)

  28. #28 David Marjanovi?
    September 17, 2007

    Why, yes – yes, it can!

    Oh. Like the IgNobel Prize. So “Order” is misleading. You’ll probably get my vote next time, then. :-)

  29. #29 windy
    September 17, 2007

    David Marjanovi? for me, too. I like references. Lots of references.

  30. #30 MikeG
    September 17, 2007

    Yet another vote for David Marjanovi?.

    His response to the “yeah, but a finch is still not a dinosaur” and the lovely lung and heart sequence today are alone enough to qualify.

  31. #31 David Marjanovi?
    September 17, 2007

    A power saw and a laser pointer. I had no idea I was so cool.

    And anarchocapitalists… those people exist, at least…

  32. #32 David Marjanovi?
    September 17, 2007

    A power saw and a laser pointer. I had no idea I was so cool.

    And anarchocapitalists… those people exist, at least…

  33. #33 rich (richmanwisco)
    September 17, 2007

    Sure, I can go for a little link love.

    “This Blog Title For Sale” is a blog I maintain for which I post mainly the photographic record of my trips all over the country. But I’ve also linked back to this blog on several articles, as well as occasional posts from Phil Plait’s blog, and others. Hopefully you’ll be surprised with what you can do with an old point and shoot digital camera. AND, you’ll find the scarlet “A”, too.

    I’ll toss a vote to MAJeff for the molly award.

  34. #34 Kent Kauffman
    September 17, 2007

    I’m categorized with the People of Reason? That can’t be right. I haven’t been reasonable since I let Satan turn me away from the true Lord Jesus Christ in my teens.

    Anyways, I vote MAJeff.

  35. #35 David Marjanovi?
    September 17, 2007

    Why, you can read it here – right here!

    Wow. That comment is Molly material.

    Now if I could just watch the Simpsons episode where it says “no one who speaks German could be an evil man”. I watch far, far, far to little Simpsons anyway… <sniff>

  36. #36 David Marjanovi?
    September 17, 2007

    Why, you can read it here – right here!

    Wow. That comment is Molly material.

    Now if I could just watch the Simpsons episode where it says “no one who speaks German could be an evil man”. I watch far, far, far to little Simpsons anyway… <sniff>

  37. #37 MAJeff
    September 17, 2007

    Now if I could just watch the Simpsons episode where it says “no one who speaks German could be an evil man”

    Season 5, Episode 2, “Cape Feare”

    Over Labor Day weekend, our local PBS station did a whole opera thing from noon to midnight. I got pissed off when they showed “The Magic Flute” at the Met because the damned thing was in English and I only know the arias in German (BA in voice and studied both Papageno and Sarastro). “O Isis und Osiris” sucks in English.

  38. #38 Physicalist
    September 17, 2007

    Well, I’m certainly appreciative of Greg Peterson’s “somebody’s got to drive”, and Caledonian & his timecube. But if I’ve only got one vote, it goes to David Marjanovi?.

    (I have to say PZ, this Molly thing of yours is impressively clever: makes your readers appreciate who all is here.)

  39. #39 Alan Kellogg
    September 17, 2007

    I’ll put in a vote for Greg Peterson, mostly because it means Marjanovic doesn’t dominate the tally so blatantly.

    For Inanimate Object: Carbon Rod I nominate the #2 pencil. For without the #2 pencil, and something to write on, many a major scientific discovery/development/work/stray doodle would never have been created/made.

    Where my continuing presence on PZ’s blogroll is concerned, I can only attribute it to the fact I apparently amuse the man.

  40. #40 Chris Hallquist
    September 17, 2007

    My blog is The Uncredible Hallq, which you must read because it’s title has been called the “best blog name ever.” Well, okay, that’s not the only reason. While I do everything I can to maintain a solid store of factual knowledge on a variety of topics, including New Testament scholarship and 1950′s UFO cults (interesting parallels there), I’m also a philosophy major, which means I have extensive training in noticing when the things people are saying just don’t make sense–and I’m not afraid to use it. I also chronicle my local activism, including going up against hellfire preachers with my “Smile! There is no Hell!” signs. New pictures on that last front to be posted soon.

    As for the Molly: I nominte JJ Ramsey

    Just kidding. Couldn’t resist the joke, because he’s been being rather annoying over at my place.

    Seriously now, I guess I’m on the David Marjanovi? bandwagon. Yeah.

  41. #41 Torbj÷rn Larsson, OM
    September 18, 2007

    Strong correlation here – David Marjanovi?, of course. His comments often reads like PZ’s posts, and what could be a better commendation? Also, as he promises to not slack off (modulo real life intrusions) after achieving the golden Molly statuette, it’s a safe bet.

    Then it is currently a tossup between windy and Sastra. What can I say, I’m weak for nifty comments.

    I’ll save the rest of you worthies for the next Molly.

    PS. If you miss Blake, rumor has it that he works on a math wiki for The n-Category CafÚ bloggers to work their projects in. He’s busy diversifying.

    [No, I didn't put the link in for the link junkies. ("Linkies"?) It's my style, dammit! :-P]

  42. #42 Torbj÷rn Larsson, OM
    September 18, 2007

    Strong correlation here – David Marjanovi?, of course. His comments often reads like PZ’s posts, and what could be a better commendation? Also, as he promises to not slack off (modulo real life intrusions) after achieving the golden Molly statuette, it’s a safe bet.

    Then it is currently a tossup between windy and Sastra. What can I say, I’m weak for nifty comments.

    I’ll save the rest of you worthies for the next Molly.

    PS. If you miss Blake, rumor has it that he works on a math wiki for The n-Category CafÚ bloggers to work their projects in. He’s busy diversifying.

    [No, I didn't put the link in for the link junkies. ("Linkies"?) It's my style, dammit! :-P]

  43. #43 Mike Haubrich, FCD
    September 18, 2007

    My blog will be moving to its own host and domain name in a few weeks, I’ll send an update when it is ready at http://www.tuibguy.com.

    For the Order of the Molly, I wish to nominate 1st Richard Dawkins just cause it is kind of cool to see him coming around here every once in a while.

    My second vote is for Russell Blackford, if only because he is the 2nd coolest Australian who comments here.

    Actually, I like Ruseell in his own write.

  44. #44 bullfighter
    September 18, 2007

    I nominate Matt Nisbet. He’s posted a lot of comments recently and done wonders for your traffic.

    OK, that was just a reminder not to drink coffee while reading comments. Seriously, I nominate David Marjanovi?, which proves that I am just another of your dittoheads. We all vote for the same guy, which has to mean that we have no independent minds, and it necessarily follows that today we’ll all go and burn a cross on Matt Nisbet’s lawn.

    You shouldn’t ask a dittohead for reasons, but I’ll give you a bad one. When I skim through the comments and see the name “David Marjanovi?”, I stop and read. Of course, that may be simply because I recognize it as a name from my part of the world. After all, I wouldn’t post here if I weren’t driven entirely by tribalist instincts.

    OK, enough Molly already. Time to do something useful, i. e., to promote my blog.

    Why should you include it in your blogroll? There are more reasons than Allah has names, but I’ll be merciful and list just a few.

    1. It is called Gnash Equilibrium and written by a beautiful gmind.

    2. You can’t resist a blog described as “curmudgeonly contributions to a more positive-sum world”.

    3. It has posts like this one and this one and this one.

    4. It will be a Vader some day later and you’ll be able to say you promoted it when it was just a small fry.

    5. I know where you live. (Didn’t Matt warn you not to trust anonymous posters?)

    6. See #5, but to save on travel expenses, I have a voodoo doll of you.

    7. There may not be other reasons, but 7 is a lucky number and you need more superstition on this blog.

    Now where should you put my blog? I don’t see a category named “Read This Or The Lord Will Smite You” so it will have to be an imperfect fit. “A little bit of everything” is where I’d put myself, but I can’t deny that I belong to the minority group “People of Reason” although I am genetically only 1/32 reasonable. You could put me among the Lefties, but do it at your own risk; you should never trust a curmudgeon’s political affiliation. And finally, if nothing else works, put me in “The Real World”; I promise I am not a fictional character. (If I am, sue me.)

    Advertising mode off. Now I can go back to being my modest, humble self.

    Oops, not yet; I forgot the feed. It is here, I think. I am new to this blog and feed stuff. Blog-blog! Oink oink!

  45. #45 bullfighter
    September 18, 2007

    I nominate Matt Nisbet. He’s posted a lot of comments recently and done wonders for your traffic.

    OK, that was just a reminder not to drink coffee while reading comments. Seriously, I nominate David Marjanovi?, which proves that I am just another of your dittoheads. We all vote for the same guy, which has to mean that we have no independent minds, and it necessarily follows that today we’ll all go and burn a cross on Matt Nisbet’s lawn.

    You shouldn’t ask a dittohead for reasons, but I’ll give you a bad one. When I skim through the comments and see the name “David Marjanovi?”, I stop and read. Of course, that may be simply because I recognize it as a name from my part of the world. After all, I wouldn’t post here if I weren’t driven entirely by tribalist instincts.

    OK, enough Molly already. Time to do something useful, i. e., to promote my blog.

    Why should you include it in your blogroll? There are more reasons than Allah has names, but I’ll be merciful and list just a few.

    1. It is called Gnash Equilibrium and written by a beautiful gmind.

    2. You can’t resist a blog described as “curmudgeonly contributions to a more positive-sum world”.

    3. It has posts like this one and this one and this one.

    4. It will be a Vader some day later and you’ll be able to say you promoted it when it was just a small fry.

    5. I know where you live. (Didn’t Matt warn you not to trust anonymous posters?)

    6. See #5, but to save on travel expenses, I have a voodoo doll of you.

    7. There may not be other reasons, but 7 is a lucky number and you need more superstition on this blog.

    Now where should you put my blog? I don’t see a category named “Read This Or The Lord Will Smite You” so it will have to be an imperfect fit. “A little bit of everything” is where I’d put myself, but I can’t deny that I belong to the minority group “People of Reason” although I am genetically only 1/32 reasonable. You could put me among the Lefties, but do it at your own risk; you should never trust a curmudgeon’s political affiliation. And finally, if nothing else works, put me in “The Real World”; I promise I am not a fictional character. (If I am, sue me.)

    Advertising mode off. Now I can go back to being my modest, humble self.

    Oops, not yet; I forgot the feed. It is here, I think. I am new to this blog and feed stuff. Blog-blog! Oink oink!

  46. #46 bullfighter
    September 18, 2007

    (Sorry if this gets posted twice. I got an error screen the first time I submitted it.)

    I nominate Matt Nisbet. He’s posted a lot of comments recently and done wonders for your traffic.

    OK, that was just a reminder not to drink coffee while reading comments. Seriously, I nominate David Marjanovi?, which proves that I am just another of your dittoheads. We all vote for the same guy, which has to mean that we have no independent minds, and it necessarily follows that today we’ll all go and burn a cross on Matt Nisbet’s lawn.

    You shouldn’t ask a dittohead for reasons, but I’ll give you a bad one. When I skim through the comments and see the name “David Marjanovi?”, I stop and read. Of course, that may be simply because I recognize it as a name from my part of the world. After all, I wouldn’t post here if I weren’t driven entirely by tribalist instincts.

    OK, enough Molly already. Time to do something useful, i. e., to promote my blog.

    Why should you include it in your blogroll? There are more reasons than Allah has names, but I’ll be merciful and list just a few.

    1. It is called Gnash Equilibrium and written by a beautiful gmind.

    2. You can’t resist a blog described as “curmudgeonly contributions to a more positive-sum world”.

    3. It has posts like this one and this one and this one.

    4. It will be a Vader some day later and you’ll be able to say you promoted it when it was just a small fry.

    5. I know where you live. (Didn’t Matt warn you not to trust anonymous posters?)

    6. See #5, but to save on travel expenses, I have a voodoo doll of you.

    7. There may not be other reasons, but 7 is a lucky number and you need more superstition on this blog.

    Now where should you put my blog? I don’t see a category named “Read This Or The Lord Will Smite You” so it will have to be an imperfect fit. “A little bit of everything” is where I’d put myself, but I can’t deny that I belong to the minority group “People of Reason” although I am genetically only 1/32 reasonable. You could put me among the Lefties, but do it at your own risk; you should never trust a curmudgeon’s political affiliation. And finally, if nothing else works, put me in “The Real World”; I promise I am not a fictional character. (If I am, sue me.)

    Advertising mode off. Now I can go back to being my modest, humble self.

    Oops, not yet; I forgot the feed. It is here, I think. I am still new to this blog and feed stuff. Blog-blog! Oink oink!

  47. #47 David Marjanovi?
    September 19, 2007

    I had trouble posting the comment

    There is no such thing. Scienceblogs is lying to you.

    When you get an error message, it means that Scienceblogs has trouble displaying the page after your comment has arrived. But it has arrived. It always gets through. The moment you click on “Send”, nobody but the spam filter can stop it from appearing on the page.

  48. #48 David Marjanovi?
    September 19, 2007

    I had trouble posting the comment

    There is no such thing. Scienceblogs is lying to you.

    When you get an error message, it means that Scienceblogs has trouble displaying the page after your comment has arrived. But it has arrived. It always gets through. The moment you click on “Send”, nobody but the spam filter can stop it from appearing on the page.

  49. #49 Blake Stacey
    September 23, 2007

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