Comment Policy

  • Comment Form Guidelines: The comment form must be filled in with a proper and legitimate 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 blog, nor shared. They may be used by the moderator to privately contact the commenter.
  • Commenter Privacy and Protection: Never share private or personal information in comments.
  • Language and Manners: This blog is “family friendly” and comments which include offensive or inappropriate language, or considered by the moderator to be rude and offensive, will be edited or deleted. Play nice.
  • A Comment is Conversation: A comment which does not add to the conversation, runs of on an inappropriate tangent, or kills the conversation may be edited, moved, or deleted.
  • Limit Links: This blog is setup to automatically hold any blog comment with more than two links in moderation, which may delay your comment from appearing on this blog. Any blog comment with more than four links could be marked as comment spam.
  • How The Moderator Will Respond: The moderator may respond directly to the blog comment or may respond privately via email or other communication method to a blog comment.
  • What To Do If Your Comment Does Not Appear: If you leave a comment on this blog and it does not appear in a reasonable time period, and you know that it does not violate these Comment Policies, contact the moderator at editors “at” princetonastronomy.org.
  • No Personal Attack Comments Permitted: In the interest of fair play, no personal attacks are permitted in this blog’s comments. You may question or argue the content, but not attack the AAAP, the editors, club members nor any other commenters. Failure to respect fellow participants on this blog will 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 blog.
  • All Rights Reserved: The moderator reserve the right to edit, delete, move, or mark as spam any and all comments. He/she also has the right to block access to any one or group from commenting or from the entire blog.
  • Hold Harmless: All comments within this blog are the responsibility of the commenter. By submitting a comment on our blog, you agree that the comment content is your own, and to hold this site, the AAAP, and all officers and members harmless from any and all repercussions, damages, or liability.
  • Trackbacks Are Comments: All trackbacks will be treated in line with our Comments Policy.
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