Monday, October 05, 2015

Damn you. By Geniusofdespair

Yes I deleted a comment about Steve Shiver and was accused of trying to protect him. That is rich. We allow anonymous comments but you cannot make criminal charges against people unless you can substantiate them ESPECIALLY ANONYMOUSLY. So between yesterday's comments ( go look at them) and the one I deleted twice about Steve Shiver, I have a lot of thinking to do, like why I expose myself to abuse from strangers. Am I nuts or what? This is the only blog that takes comments anonymously. Maybe that has to end. I am beginning to really hate people, even more than  I did before I started blogging. We have 9,443 posts since November 2006. Our 9th year is coming up. Maybe this should be the climate change blog and that is all we will write about. Climate change day after day after day....

15 comments:

Anonymous said...

I enjoy the comments almost as much as the blog. It's crowdsourcing news, often the comments offer particular insights not covered by your blog. Yes there's the occasional crazy ass rant but in the Herald has that person who say she is making millions posting her picture in the comment section of every article. One always considers the source.
And by the way in the case of the herald the reporting staff has gotten so thin that the old anonymous postings often were more informative than the body of the story.

Anonymous said...

I am sure you delete many more nuts who post anonymously. It must be super irritating to read troll and mean spirited comments. Please just hold your nose and press delete. I like anonymous comments because I work for the county.

Michael Froomkin said...

Lots of blogs take comments anonymously. I do. (OK, wordpress requires something in the name field, but you can make up whatever you like.)

Geniusofdespair said...

Do they call you a fucking whore if you don't know about/don't cover their issue Michael?

Barbara said...

Easy for us to say ignore the idiots -- but it must be hard. Love you and the work you do for all of us!

Anonymous said...

this blog is very entertaining,and you should charge a yearly fee, everyone will pay.and I bet more people will join

Anonymous said...

Years ago, I told one of my staff when he had a bad customer who verbally attacked and my guy exchanged curse words, he lost the argument.

It's oh so easy to type the f bomb and toss the conversation into the gutter - that commenter was baiting you.

When you delete a comment, is there a photo of a jackass (or similar) you can quickly put in it's place?

Anonymous said...

When you open yourself up to helping the whole world by offering insight, you become a lightning rod. You decided to dedicate thousands of hours of personal commitment to this project. Just as you are bone tired of it, you gained a reputation that's worthy of being attacked. It's hitting the right nerves in the community.

Anonymous said...

Watch jimmy kimmel's segment called "mean tweets" on YouTube. No one is immune to callous, offending and ridiculous
remarks. Jimmy is cunning and uses their words as humorous fodder. At the same time it's commentary on how our
society has abused the first amendment.

Anonymous said...

Sounds like your feelings got hurt. Wow you are human after all. Lol

outofsight said...

It sounds as Genius got tired of being a lightening rod. Blogging is not glamorous.

It is kinda like having an exciting title like "Assistant to the Mayor" and then being blamed by every constituent you come across for every hair-brained thing he comes up with.

And then if that isn't enough to have you treated with disrespect, the next person you meet hates water and sewer and DERM. You can't win with butt-heads. Sooner or later, you have enough of the crap.

Geniusofdespair said...

No feelings hurt, just hate the inaccuracy... I am on the take with developers and I am protecting STEVE Shiver. That makes me angry.

cyndi said...

I love you GOD but you guys have nom de plumes too! But don't change we love you the way you are. I think I listed you guys first for my favorite blogs.

Anonymous said...

Love you.

Anonymous said...

Why is it different. Shiver is constantly accused by Slosner and Bell and their group of 5 friends over an over. Fact is the Shotgun property deal was legitimate. They are losers and need to create a problem so they can be perceived as the great "fixer." Shiver has never lost an election and has never been indicted or investigated with the exception of BS allegations made by the looney squad mentioned above. So G.O.D. you aren't protecting anyone, you may just be seeing the light....