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Use the "contact admin" link at the top of the blog, or email to to ask the moderators to investigate for removal any comment you feel is offensive - offensive is defined as two or more crumbs complaining.  A crumb is defined as anyone with a registered ID who has posted twice or more and is generally accepted to be part of our community (Aisle.)  

We also gently remind all commentators that we are an international readership, sometimes things do not translate well, - for example humor and sarcasm – the response may be confusion rather than anger.

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Comments may be deleted for any reason.  Moderators reserve the right to remove comment, without explanation or direct contact via email or cbox, that violate the general rules along with ANY comments deemed distracting, inappropriate, off topic, rude, or end any conversation that has wandered too far from it’s topic or has become overly private.  Free-for-All is for general, off topic conversation.

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