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A few people have sent me e-mail to tell me that certain comments, rather than being posted immediately as they should be, are getting placed in a queue waiting for my approval. I now make it part of my daily routine to clear out such comments, so there is no need to write to tell me about them. The bigger issue is that I'm not sure why these comments are not being posted immediately. Most people do not seem to be having this problem. I will be travelling for the next ten days or so, but when I return I will try to determine what is going on.

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Do the sequestered comments have links in them? I've found at some blogs, including 3 or so links was enough to ensure quarantine.

I guess you've been away, because I can still comment on your blog, unlike the other ScienceBlogs.