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Community Links & News: What Have You’ve Been Watching Lately?

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Ahh yes, the incredible¬†summer weather makes for a perfect day to … stay inside and watch a movie! ūüėȬ†On the blogging front, summer is usually a slower time for me. This is where you come in.¬†I’m on the look out for something new to get into. Is there¬†a movie or television show that you’ve recently enjoyed or can’t stop thinking about?¬†How is¬†True¬†Detective season 2 coming along? Do you have a favorite movie of the summer so far?

Here are some things I’ve been watching lately. Of these, I’d easily recommend the first two movies to just about anyone.

Inside-Out-Anger Poster‚ÄĘ Inside Out:¬†¬†I¬†skipped over¬†Pixar’s last few movies but with all the positive reviews on Inside Out I wanted to check it out in the theatres. Glad to say I really enjoyed it! Pixar did a great job of pulling off the concept. My favorite emotion is Joy (Amy Poehler). I started out not caring much for Sadness (Phyllis Smith) but I liked how the script taught us to value her. Which Pixar movies do you think are unskippable?

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Community Links & News: WordPress Comments Going To Spam

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With the help of some fellow bloggers, I’ve discovered the reason why my comments on other¬†WordPress blogs have not always been¬†showing up is because they are automatically going to the spam folder.

This has been an on and off problem for about the last month. Since I spend a fair amount of time reading and supporting other blogs with comments it’s been a bit¬†discouraging.

WordPress uses a spam filtering service called Akismet. I’ve been working with them to resolve this issue.

The good news is that my comments have been getting through the last couple of days. But my previous comments might still be in your spam folder.

Here’s how you can help: Check your WordPress blog’s spam folder if¬†my comments are in there and unspam them.

Apparently, Akismet is a learning engine, so unspamming should help subsequent comments get through the filter. On the flip side, I think leaving the comments designated as spam might give it the wrong idea. 

To help the unspamming, I’ve put together a list of some of the posts I think I may have commented on.

In any case, these are all friendly and quality bloggers, well worth your time to check out their posts and add them to the list of blogs you follow.

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