Comment Guidelines

Comment Form Guidelines:

  • The comment form must be filled in with a proper or legitimate sounding name and URL.
  • Comments using keywords, spam or splog-like URLs, or suspicious information in the comment form will be edited or deleted.
  • Email Privacy: Email addresses are required for commenting, and they are not published on the site, nor shared. They may be used by the site owner to privately contact the commenter.
  • Commenter Privacy and Protection: All email, snail mail, phone numbers, and any private and personal information posted in any comment may be deleted to protect the privacy of the commenter. To prevent such editing, never share this private information within the comment.
  • Language and Manners: This site is “family friendly” and comments which include offensive or inappropriate language, or considered by the site owner and administrator to be rude and offensive, will be edited or deleted. Please play nice.

    A Comment is Conversation: A comment which does not add to the conversation, runs off on an inappropriate tangent, or kills the conversation may be edited, moved, or deleted.

  • Limit Links: This site is setup to automatically hold any comment with more than two links in moderation, which may delay your comment from appearing. Any comment with more than four links could be marked as comment spam.
  • How HI Authors/ Administrators Will Respond: In order to promote public dissemination of information, comments on this website will only be responded to in direct response to the comment. The author/administrator will not respond privately via email or other communication method to a comment, unless warranted by the sensitivity of the topic.
  • What To Do If Your Comment Does Not Appear: If you leave a comment, and it does not appear in a reasonable time period, and you know that it does not violate these Comment Policies, please contact the site administrator using Contact Us.
  • No Personal Attack Comments Permitted: In the interest of fair play, no personal attacks are permitted. You may question or argue the content, but not attack the article author, nor any other commenters. Failure to respect fellow participants could result in removal and blocked access.
  • Comment Spam: Any comment assumed to be possible comment spam will be deleted and marked as comment spam.
  • Commenters Blocked: Anyone who violates this Comments Policy may be blocked from future access and/or commenting on this site.
  • All Rights Reserved: The site owner, administrator, contributor, editor, and/or author reserve the right to edit, delete, move, or mark as spam any and all comments. They also have the right to block access to any one or group from commenting or from the entire site.
  • Hold Harmless: All comments are the responsibility of the commenter, not the site owner, administrator, contributor, editor, or author. By submitting a comment, you agree that the comment content is your own, and to hold this site,
  •, and all subsidiaries and representatives harmless from any and all repercussions, damages, or liability.
  • For user-generated content that is covered by intellectual property rights, like comments, photos and videos, you specifically give the following permission: you grant a non-exclusive, transferable, perpetual, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any content that you post on or in connection with the Website.

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