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6/3/14 09:50 am

AUGH LIVEJOURNAL WTF?

I'm attempting to post a comment in someone's LJ and I'm now getting an LJ error in what looks like Chinese?!
收集你登记数据的cookie程序失踪了吧?


SO: wordsofastory, I'm attempting to comment on your Game of Thrones post with this (no spoilers, but I won't guarantee any comments made to this post will be spoiler-free):
I'll direct you to this Fanfare thread at Metafilter for discussion of the beetle thing, and a couple of good interpretations. Alas, the thread is 300+ comments and I read them yesterday, and I'm attempting to get actual work done today, so I'm not diving back into there in order to point out the relevant comments (but I expect ctrl-F for "beetle" will point to them).
And now I go to log out of LJ and log back in and see if that fixes the error. ETA: It seems to have fixed it.

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5/15/14 01:50 pm - To change back to old LJ style...

There should be a little speech bubble with a question mark on the top right of the new profile page. Clicking that gets you the pop-up that allows you to go back to the old style.

Or, if you're me, the speech bubble and questions mark do not show up, but clicking randomly on blank spaces on the top right of the bar at the top of the profile page led the pop-up to pop up, from which I could change back to the old style. (THANK YOU [personal profile] boxofdelights!)

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5/15/14 10:59 am - Awesome, Livejournal!

The beta test that you threw me on five minutes ago has rendered me unable to read any comments on LJ! Awesome! Exactly what I wanted! How did you ever know?

I've tested removing AdBlock and the Greasemonkey script that stops LJ perma-loading, but they don't seem to affect it. Off to try Ghostery next...

edit: Ah, I forgot I don't have Ghostery installed on my work computer. So that's ruled out!


edit edit: to get back to the old style, follow these directions

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3/5/13 12:18 pm - BTW...

Messing with my Dreamwidth journal style. Maybe be terribly messed up for a few days. No need to inform me. :D



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2/26/13 09:31 am

Got a spam comment over on LJ, and before I report and ban it, I'm testing to see if it's one of those bots that parse your reply content and then post a snippet scraped from somewhere else that corresponds roughly to what you say. (I got into an argument with one of those bots once before realizing what it was and deleting the entire exchange in shame, which I now regret because I want to go back and reread it! And it may thereby have passed the Turing test.)

It's reasonably clever--it's got a recipe it scraped from somewhere on its LJ page, and sounds human, except that the second half of comment would have been more suited to a regular reader of my LJ and not a random drop-by, which is what they were pretending to be. Well, and the first half was fairly stupid, because I don't think many of us have been overly frustrated by choosing an exciting salad dressing. Okay, so it doesn't sound that human after all.

(The sales pitch is in the LJ profile, for a bankruptcy attorney.)

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7/24/12 01:07 pm - LJ comment malware

If you're getting spam comments with a video in old entries (I got 2 in a community post from 2004 that I'd forgotten about), do not play it! Just delete and report as spam. Details here. List of known bot accounts here.

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6/29/12 10:05 pm

Hey LJ why can I not reply to a comment in my own post? Thanks for nothing!

(I click the 'Add a comment' button...nothing happens. Or perhaps the recipient will get 43535643 copies of the reply later this evening from all the times I've clicked the button.)

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12/21/11 01:28 pm

Stolen shamelessly from [personal profile] kate_nepveu:
ETA: if you are using an LJ S2 style (if you don't know what that means, you probably are): go to settings / display and check "View comment pages from my Friends page in my own style" to get back the missing functionality of preview, dropdown icon selection, and comment subjects (but realize that not everyone will see your comment subjects depending on their own style).


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12/21/11 09:50 am - By the way...

...if you don't like the latest round of LJ changes, Dreamwidth has account creation open for the rest of the month, no invite code needed.

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4/8/11 10:59 pm

Very interesting post on LJ in Russia. (Hint: it's basically Russia's only free press.)
ETA: Not necessarily. CHeck 1st comment on my DW for more.

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