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Registration to comment provision ends now on this blog; going silent

By William Brand
Saturday, June 21st, 2008 at 10:10 am in Uncategorized.

Some news for readers/posts on this blog…I’ve convinced the tekkie powers in this organization (MediaNrews Group) to stop requiring people to register before they can post a comment.

Not sure if they’ve done what they promised yet. So, if you try to post a comment and the system still requires you to register, shoot me an e-mail and I’ll call the Mercury-News help desk.

The way it will work is you can post, but they come to me for approval. I approve everything except the “f” word and a couple of “c” words. Never edit them. And I monitor constantly for comments.

However, if you’re a spammer, you f’k’d.

My e-mail address is

Final note…my other, pioneering beer blog, (started in 2003) .is kaput. I’m shutting it down for now. wb

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  • Mario (Brewed for Thought)

    Good call William, I think it’s for the best that you don’t let words like Fosters and Coors make it through.