Tuesday, 6 July 2010

EMERGENCY!!!!

Emergency - First it was MJ and Leni - But now we're all vanishing.

DAVE and MR PIRATE are both having their comments eaten.

Blogger forum question HERE.

Tick the email follow up comments box or you won't know that you've received a comment. There are three so far on this post but they have all vanished.

For everybody who is having a problem today - make sure that you get on Gatsby's spreadsheet HERE.

Thank you Savannah, for the link.

Dark UFO person is also collecting data on this problem HERE.

Christ, this is getting complicated...

I seem to be back... but nobody else is yet, so my comment box looks a bit weird.
Try re posting your current posts... that's what I did with this one.

As of 2.00pm we seem to be able to see our own avatars but no other avatars. Weird. Scrub that; we are all vanishing again.

****UPDATE**** I think it is more or less mended.... maybe MJ's old comments are back as well. Live in hope.... die in a heap of despair.... [time 17:25]
I'm going to log off in a bit; Mum is calling me in for my tea.

89 comments:

Scarlet Blue said...

Let's see if my comment sticks.
Sx

Pat said...

I must say I have been a little surprised when pals have visited according to sitemeter and left no comment but that could just be my paranoia:)

Scarlet Blue said...

Pat - you have vanished... so have I!!!
Sx

moreidlethoughts said...

Not 5 minutes ago (for people Down Under: that's when ABC weather is on the telly)I posted a comment at Dave's and IT WAS ACCEPTED!
Does this mean I am pure as driven snow or [more likely] just lucky.

Seriously, Blogger is being such a pain in the fundament I think affected blogs should just decamp.

fairyhedgehog said...

I can't even comment on my own blog! It gets eaten!

fairyhedgehog said...

So why did that one work?

xl said...

Are Google/Blogger targeting us who protested their censorship of MJ and Leni? Said paranoidly.

Eryl Shields said...

So, are comments left on your blog vanishing as well as comment you leave? This is very odd. The last comment I left on my own blog vanished too, but there is always the possibility that I did something bonkers. I've left another now so will see.

Whirlochre said...

It's all abit hit and miss as far as I can tell — a bit like inviting Mike Tyson back to your room and insisting he flick off the light with his cock before engaging in thespian loveplay.

Just hoping you're right and this one doesn't get through...

savannah said...

holy moley!! xoxoxo

Whirlochre said...

OK — so Tyson's meme has fixed Blogger.

Shrines bedecked with bitten-off ears may now be erected...

savannah said...

go here:
http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/blogger/thread?tid=675e9c94a59159ad&hl=en
someone named gatsby has started a spreadsheet to document the problem.

kyknoord said...

Looks like Blogger is starting to turn into the Cooooookie Monster. Om nom nom.

Scarlet Blue said...

Ha ha... I think I have about 10 or more comments here now... but they have all gone.
Sx

Dave said...

I've put my blog on the spreadhseet too. Hope you get this comment. I suppose we can be as rude as we like now, as they'll nevber appear in public.

Or will they??

Scarlet Blue said...

I have whipped all my clothes off, Dave!!! No one can see me... Ha ha ha!!!!
I think I'm going a little bit mad.
Sx

xl said...

Nice Summer outfit Miss Scarlet!

Eryl Shields said...

I have subscribed by email to every blog I've commented on now, better late than never; my email has never made me look so popular!

I have added my blog to the spreadsheet too, let's hope they can get it sorted. Really I should be painting my toenails and trying to work out how best to style my new haircut.

Scarlet Blue said...

Eryl, we can have slutty conversations and run around the blogosphere naked and no one can see us... well apart from Mr XL and Dave... and everyone else who clcked their email box!!!
Sx

Leah said...

Hi Scarlet! I know this will disappear, but hopefully you'll read it--thanks so much for putting up the info here!

xo Leah

Scarlet Blue said...

*Waves to Leah*
Oh, my last comment is still here.
Odd.
Sx

Eryl Shields said...

Rather like having a private, hopefully not too discerning, audience. What shall we talk about in our new underground blog-lair? Are you completely naked, I've had to keep my stockings on because my legs are unshaven?

Scarlet Blue said...

Eryl... my comments are staying... where have you lot gone???
I don't want to be exposed on my own!!!
Sx

Eryl Shields said...

Mine are now staying too, the one I left here at 13.48 is still here but I am the only one who is here. Not only that but two of my comments have stayed on my blog but one from Alesa that should be in between them isn't there. Can we now see only our own comments?

Scarlet Blue said...

Eryl - I can't see you. I can only see me.
Who's going to volunteer to explain this new phenomenom on the Google forum?
Sx

Eryl Shields said...

I don't think I'd know how to word an explanation!

Scarlet Blue said...

No. It sounds a little bonkers.
Sx

Scarlet Blue said...

...oh... I'm only allowed three comments here... and then I start vanishing again... but as nobody can see me anyway, then I guess that doesn't matter??
Sx

Eryl Shields said...

This is getting odder by the second.

Scarlet Blue said...

Indeed! I'm vanishing again.
Sx

savannah said...

we are indeed sugar. it seems the only way to communicate is via the blog or thankfully, the followup emails. xoxox

Scarlet Blue said...

It's all going to go 'BANG', isn't it, Savvy?
Sx

savannah said...

*sigh* so it seems, sugar! xoxox

savannah said...

is it working again?

Scarlet Blue said...

I can see Savvy!!!!!
Sx

Dave said...

I'm investing my pension in carrier-pigeon shares. Believe me, they are going to take off now.

Scarlet Blue said...

...but this wasn't the comment in my email????
Sx

Scarlet Blue said...

Dave should be here.
Dave said: I'm investing my pension in carrier-pigeon shares. Believe me, they are going to take off now.
Sx

dangerouswriter said...

Scarlet, Savannah,

Thanks for telling everybody. Since the day Nitecruzr got the information to fix MJ's and my blog, I haven't heard from them again. This proves Blogger has REAL problem and they should fix it.

I have submitted my spreadsheet and posted my info. in the forum, because the previous thread was useless -at least in my case-

Thank you very much. Take care.

Leni Q.

Scarlet Blue said...

Leni - I read your comment in my email...
This is all a bit potty... I can see 3 comments in my comments box... but they aren't the same 3 that were here last time....?
Sx

The Unbearable Banishment said...

OH, my GOD! What the hell is going on here? My friend The Weather in the Streets in Brooklyn is having the same problem. Dear Blogger: Stop fucking with us, man. You don't want the town folk at your door with pitchforks and torches, do you?

(UK readers: that's "torches" as in fire on a stick. Not flashlights.)

Scarlet Blue said...

Click on the follow-up comments box Mr Banish... this is nuts.
Sx

Scarlet Blue said...

I can now see Dinah but it is now 15.42 and she submitted that comment at 10.19.
Sx

Kerrie said...

Just checking I still exist....Yes I have not been eaten by blogger. Although that may be fun.
What a pain blogger is being lately.

Scarlet Blue said...

I can see you in my email Kerrie... but not here.
Sx

Stacia said...

I've been trying to approve comments on my blog, but they have all disappeared sometime in between submitting the comments and my attempt at approval. I got an error code so I'm off to Blogger Help. It absolutely STINKS that this problem has gotten worse. Maybe if Blogger had listened to the requests for help before the surge last week...

Scarlet Blue said...

Hello Stacia!
Yes, I was thinking the exact same thing - if only they'd taken this problem seriously in the first place.

Comments seem to be working at Kerrie's and at Unbearable Banishment.
Sx

Dave said...

Oooh. You've got several comments now.

Pat said...

Well mine's disappeared which I did before I went out and I can't remember what I said now but it was pithy of course.
I'm fed up with this. Being greenish I left my computer on stand by and when I got back there were all sorts of scary warnings on a bright blue background. I did what I always do - switch off and start again and all seems to be chaos.

Scarlet Blue said...

I have changed my comment format to the same type as Kerrie's and Mr Banish to see if it makes a difference.
Sx

savannah said...

so here are 7 comments, but not the ones i saw in my email followup for your blog...*sigh* xoxoxox

Scarlet Blue said...

Yes Pat - you were the first to comment on this post.
Dave - some of my comments are filtering through.
Sx

Joanna Cake said...

Im not having a good day with technology but I'll do my best to stick x

Joanna Cake said...

PS How much do you want to bet that the comment scrapers all stick :)

xl said...

Blogger is having a bad hair day!

Scarlet Blue said...

*waves at Ms Cakes*
I can see you in my mail, but not here :o(
Sx

Kerrie said...

Scarlet my comments are being stolen as we speak. Four are already missing from my blog and the one I made here earlier......vanished!

Scarlet Blue said...

Kerrie - register on the forum and make sure that you tick the email follow-up box.
Sx

Stacia said...

Lots of comments showing up in email notifications that aren't here.

Dangerouswriter mentioned nitecruzr on Blogger Help... he's not a Blogger employee, as far as I know. However, he did say last week he told a Blogger employee about the issue. You gotta wonder if this new problem is from them trying to "fix" the previous problem with MJ and Leni!

Scarlet Blue said...

I think you could be right Stacia! And it's causing chaos - hopefully it'll all be fixed by tomorrow.
Sx

Kerrie said...

I am vanishing all over the place and comments keep popping in and out of my own blog. I am going for a lie down and I hope blogger will sort it!

Princess said...

Hi Scarlet, seems a lot of folk are having probs with comments. Me thinks they have tweaked too much! Blogger that is...
If this keeps Up I will be moving.

Nota Bene said...

I went all weirdy strange earlier with a 503 errror (oh yes, if only I knew what that was...)but I'm all fine and dandy now. Well as much as I am normally...

Scarlet Blue said...

Hello Princess... this is all a bit of a headache!
Hopefully it will be sorted by tomorrow but I have my Wordpress blog up and ready.
Sx

Scarlet Blue said...

Hello Nota Bene!
Oh crikey - I don't want errors as well!
Sx

Dave said...

My blog seems to be all mended.

The only comment missing is the one where you sent me rude pictures of yourself and a loofa. I expect the experts at Blogger are poring (pawing?) over it even now.

Scarlet Blue said...

Ha ha!! I have 66 comments!!!
I think it was mostly me getting in a flap!
Sx

xl said...

The six missing comments on my blog are now visible.

I can also see comments on your blog now, Miss Scarlet! Just saying in case you want to put some clothes back on.

Scarlet Blue said...

Good point, Mr XL, I'd forgotten that I was nekkid...
Sx

Pat said...

Now here's a funny thing: I got some comments in my in box but my post says 'no comments' so I copied and pasted only to find when I opened the comment box they were there all along BUT it still says no comments.
I know I had a drink at lunch time but s-d it - I'm having another.

Scarlet Blue said...

It's been a surreal day, Pat!
Sx

63mago said...

You are here?

Scarlet Blue said...

I must log off now, Mr Mags... it seems to be working again but you'll be pleased to hear that I imported my whole blog to Wordpress - let's see what happens next.
Sx

LL Cool Joe said...

Can your Mum make tea for me too? I'm starving and no one here wants to feed me! :D

Scarlet Blue said...

Mr Joe... I must fly - she's screaming at me now and I don't want my fish fingers to get cold!
Sx

dangerouswriter said...

Its seems that things are getting better now... can you all see your comments?

Like Stacia said, maybe the Nitecruzr, DarkUFO and Gatsby have put their thinking caps on to fix MJ's & my blog and they ended up screwing up all the blogosphere.

For the moment I haven't heard from them and my comments are still missing, but that's another story...

Good luck! I hope all your comments are back soon. If you want to start another ruckus, just call me, I'm not exactly happy with Blogger, LOL.

dangerouswriter said...

Take my advice, guys: Backup your blogs with Blogger Backup or export them to Wordpress.

Please, protect your blogs.

MJ said...

Test comment.

Sigh.

eroswings said...

Scarlet, I was over at the Forum very early this morning when I started noticing help requests start trickling in regarding vanishing comments.

I just popped over there a few minutes ago to find the trickle had turned into a flood!

Luckily, it seems that Google has gotten some handle on the matter, and it seems that the missing comments have started to return. I'm really wondering if there is a link between what's happened to day and what happened to MJ's and Leni's vanishing comments. We'll see what happens.

Hope you enjoyed your tea.

wendy house said...

It's all rather exciting. Now you see me, now you don't....

EmmaK said...

oooh what is it a bloggovirus or what????

Macy said...

AND you've changed colour lately??? Or am I just late to the new bloggy template???

Kevin Musgrove said...

Hmpf. I missed all this fun.

Except the bit where whatever it was that Scarlet was wearing needed ironing.

Inexplicable DeVice said...

I'm probably too late again, but you now have 81 comments! My latest post has 2, but Blogger dashboard doesn't show them, neither does the comment count thingy. They can only be seen once someone leaves a comment.
If that didn't make sense blame New Zealand - I've just drunk a bottle of it's finest wine!

Happy Frog and I said...

I missed all the fun too playing a game of Uno with mates in my garden. Oh well, all sorted now it seems! :-)

Dave said...

Blimey. We all ended up getting more comments in a day that we normally get in a week. And the community spirit - it was like the Blitz.

So this was a Good Thing.

Scarlet Blue said...

Hello all,
I am exhausted from yesterday's shannanigans and need to lay down to recover. It seems that we have all been restored to our former glory apart from MJ and Leni. Sigh. I really thought that they'd be back after all this and sadly they're not... but we briefly felt what it was like to be continuously deleted. Unpleasant. Leni and MJ are watching the party and can't join in. It's not fair.
Come on Blogger - sort your life out.

Sxxx

Dave said...

I think you mean 'lie down'. Lay is what chickens do. Oh and it has sexual connotations...

Ah...

Scarlet Blue said...

MJ's comment has reappeared!!!
Sx