Cleaning the Augean Stables

Cleaned out the Augean Stables which is Bella’s Comments section.

This editor has a lot of patience but not infinite patience.

People are welcome to come and disagree and argue all day and all night long and share dissenting views and tell me this is all rubbish. What you are not welcome to do is to spread smear and lies or to carry on a sustained attack to bring the site down.

A reminder of our Comments Policy here.

Have a great weekend!

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  1. Vishwam Heckert says:

    Thank you, Mike, for good boundaries keeping this space safer for all of us.

    In gratitude,

  2. Joe Killman says:

    What’s going on Mike?

    1. Och it’s all fine – a well overdue removal of some arseholes 🙂

      I like very much to let things go even if its personal attacks or relentless negativity – but if people are deliberately spreading false information – or just spreading nothing but shit without variation – eventually they have to get the heave. Ultimately, it’s better for the collective conversation.

      1. Graeme Purves says:

        Indeed. I feel for those who will be forced to find something else to fill their empty lives – but not much. 🙂

  3. Alice says:

    Hurrah at last the paid horrors upfronted

  4. Paul Bassett says:

    You as Hercules? Diverting the Forth through Holyrood!

    1. I think I need to get to the gymn, work on those guns

  5. Wul says:

    Well done. And thanks.

    People that make the same point, time after time, no matter what the article is about, are trolling. Effing boring too.

    I’d stopped reading the comments and had started simply skipping over them due to the same sub-set of posters’ endless nay-saying and goal-post shifting. “Naw it Isnae” doesn’t move the debate forward much, no matter how erudite the troll.

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