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If you do stuff, stuff gets done.......

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Weekend doings and Blog Comment problems

First- I've been having trouble leaving comments on some blogs. I can add the comment and it looks like it was done but on blogs that have comment approval,  some of my comments don't go through and I get a long jibberish email saying this

Delivery Status Notification (Failure)

Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently:
and it goes on and one but that is the top of the emails.

It is very frustrating and I have been in contact with some of the bloggers.
Anyone have any suggestions on how to get my comments to go through or how to fix this?

I have certainly been annoyed by spam commenters. 
My blog comment settings seem to be working pretty good on filtering out spam right now- I don't have the word verification,  commenters have to be registered users and I only require approval on comments on posts more than 7 days old. 


now on to more pleasant topics......

we get most of our eggs from some country friends that home-grow them.  We haven't had any for a few months but they have new hens now.  The eggs are small but aren't the colors pretty? there are 4 shades of white, beige and brown.  The blue eggs are the bluest chicken eggs I've ever seen.
3 of the grands were here at the same time and they liked digging in the new dirt pit. 
When I helped my parents downsize, I got 2 very nice bundt cake pans.  I used this rose shaped one to bake a yellow cake
I frosted it with the chocolate frosting left from last week's acorn project. The frosting had been in a covered bowl in the fridge and was fine. Waste not, want not!


Costume fun-

This is my daughter in law Sheena at her job on Friday.  She is as pretty and as sweet as an angel too  
below- the 2 little pirates are granddaughter Andie and her cousin Lily.  I think the Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy passing out candy are so funny~  the man is really named Andy but I am amazed he is happily dressed as a big rag doll. 




here are 2 of my grands in costume looking forward to candy. 

10 comments:

  1. haven't had that comment problem....sounds irritating!

    Cute angel your DIL makes! :) The kiddos look like they had fun too!

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  2. I've had similar problems with my emails; can't send one out without getting a big list of the reasons why, which only puzzle me more. :)

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  3. The grands and DIL are so sweet! Your chocolate cake looks delicious - save me a piece and I will be over shortly! Wouldn't that be fun?

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  4. I've had some problems with the comments, too, and gotten the emails just as you say. I had contacted the blogger in the beginning, but just let it go afterwards. Finally, I tried to hit the "Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom)" to post a comment to her blog and it worked. However, it only worked the one time. I guess just clicking it didn't subscribe me.

    Precious pictures of all the grand-darlings.

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  5. I have had the same problem if I use my iPad to comment. Finally figured out how to make it work. It is very frustrating when blogger doesn't work on fixing problems.

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  6. Not sure about the comment issue but your family is fun to view in their Halloween costumes! :)

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  7. I had the comment issue too. I contacted Yahoo and they explained the problem. It has something to do with our blogs and spam. To fix this I had to sign up with Gmail. Once you switch emails you must go into your Blogger profile and update it with your new email address. Hope that helps!

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  8. Hi. I am enjoying reading your blog. I don't have comments on my blogs (I used to..I guess I am just lazy now) but I have had a hard time posting on others at times. I find it works best if you are already logged on into your account BEFORE you click on the comments section to post (I use my gmail account). Also, the 2-step work verification is very helpful to prevent against spam.

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  9. I think the comment problem really stems from Google Plus. Some bloggers are using that on their blogs and when they do, I notice I get the same email bounced back. I do not have a Google Plus account nor do I plan on opening another account, but it might be the problem.
    blessings, jill

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