chriswaterguy (chriswaterguy) wrote in lj_userdoc,

  • Mood:

Time wasting feature when commenting

Not sure where to post this, but... I just spent some time composing a comment on someone's LJ, finding information relevant to the post and fixing the formating. I did a few previews during the editing. And then when I eventually tried to post, I got the notice that I'm not allowed to post as I'm not a friend of the blogger.

The initial warning that is given is not where someone would normally look (next to the radio button for anonymous editing - clearly not relevant to someone who is logged in), and the edit box comes up as normal to receive the comment. This leads to a lot of wasted time. Can LJ fix this?


  • Needs more information

    FAQ 338 has some info on the "suspicious comments" thing, but I think it needs expansion. 1) People don't realize that once/if a comment has been…

  • Preview Button No Longer Exists

    Sophie mentioned on IRC that there is a section of FAQ 72 that explicitly states a preview button is available for comments. This hasn't been true…

  • (no subject)

    The new comment screening feature (see news) isn't really documented at all, and we'll be receiving a very good portion of support…

  • Post a new comment


    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded