Feel free to post a comment. Posts that are generally polite and on topic are welcome. I'll draw the line with abusive posts and persistent troll posts.
Steer clear of personal attacks, though you can throw pretty much what you like at me. (Attack the argument, what people say and do.)
Avoid extreme language not acceptable in normal company, though there's a fair bit of leeway given here.
There is a strict "no violence" policy. That is, no talk of guns and no comments wishing physical harm on people. (That's a personal peeve of mine.)
There is also a strict 'no spam' policy.
Don't post links to anti-science websites. If you think you need to link to a science disinformation or science denying website, try to resist the temptation. If you can't resist, do not link directly. Archive the web page first and then link to the archived version. Here are two options:
If you can't find your comment where you thought it ought to be, try the HotWhoppery. (If none of your comments appear or all of them disappear without trace, it's probably because you are one of four people who have been banned.)
For more info, click here. (Added by Sou 18 January 2014)
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