I am so on the verge of turning off the comments feature for good. The spammers out there are totally getting out of hand. Goodness. I just got this email below as someone at IP 126.96.36.199 was trying to flood my blog with crazy spam comments. That fucker. To combat the problem, I’ll upgrade to the latest version of MT and set it up that only those authorized can comment. It’s either that or shutting comments down for good and I’m not ready to go there yet.
A visitor to your weblog Ursula’s Not So Secret History has automatically
been banned by posting more than the allowed number of comments in the last
200 seconds. This has been done to prevent a malicious script from
overwhelming your weblog with comments. The banned IP address is
If this was a mistake, you can unblock the IP address and allow the visitor
to post again by logging in to your Movable Type installation, going to
Weblog Config – IP Banning, and deleting the IP address 188.8.131.52 from
the list of banned addresses.