How Would You React If Someone Left A Rude Comment On Your Blog?

Philippines
March 16, 2007 9:24pm CST
Have you met people who thought they have the right to boss you around ordering you to change blog topics because she/he doesn't like what you were writing on your blog page? I met one a day ago. I would have felt much differently if the comment was done in a tactful manner, but it was not. She appeared to me like a dominant person who always gets what she wanted. And "me" reacted in the most natural way... I bit her just as hard, if you know what I mean.
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@blindedfox (3316)
• Philippines
17 Mar 07
There's no sense in stooping down to te levels of those people. Most of them only want attention. We can clearly distinguish between constructive criticism and senseless rambling. I usually find it a joy to ignore those people. That tells them that they aren't worth my time. =)
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• Philippines
17 Mar 07
you're right. That's why the day after, I felt like the fool for letting the person get under my skin. She might have been rejoicing for having bent me out of shape. But I made sure the blog was set to public so she can read what I wrote and I'm sure she did because she wrote something in retaliation...she can't do more harm now. My Yahoo!360 page is set to friends only.
• Philippines
18 Mar 07
Bear in mind that your views doesn't always sit well with other people. If this happened to me, I wont lash back, everyone is entitled to his own opinion. I will just let it slide. See how you felt stupid after? LOL.
• Philippines
18 Mar 07
I'll remember this, my friend. But I pray that when I meet another situation which is similar to that, I will be less stressed out. Because when there are a lot of issues going on in our minds, we tend to become short tempered.
• United States
17 Mar 07
I just take a couple of deep breaths and LET IT GO.
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• Philippines
17 Mar 07
thank you...i had taken two deep breaths and the rage still won't go away so I wrote a blog in reaction to it
• United States
17 Mar 07
After the deep breaths, to relieve the initial fit of thinking, "how dare this person blatantly offend me and tick me off", re-read what was written before deleting and take it as constructive criticism.
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• Philippines
17 Mar 07
Thanks... but there was a word that made me lose my cool. The opening line was this: "Dammit, but you are a complainer!"
• Serbia And Montenegro
17 Mar 07
Just don't respond to her and pretend like you don't care. You have your rights for your own blog. It's true that we might be serving our "readers", but this person to me doesn't seem much like your actual reader?
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@pitstop (7978)
• India
17 Mar 07
Its my blog and I decide what goes into it and what doesnt. So if I feel the comment was unwarranted, I'll delete it.
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• Philippines
17 Mar 07
Well said, my friend. Thanks. And I have already removed the comment. My friends were curious and they would visit her page and she would get more traffic by creating ripples on otherwise clear and calm water.
@AmbiePam (50387)
• United States
17 Mar 07
Blogs always make a person vulnerable. It's really tacky for someone to be blatantly rude you when you are expressing the real you.
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• Philippines
17 Mar 07
I thought as well. I try to be as tactful as I can but the girl simply made me blow my top.
@Karmalina (647)
• Australia
17 Mar 07
I would probably inform them that if they didn't like what my blog was about that they should probably go somewhere else. Some people think they're the stinking internet police or something though. If someone was very rude to me about something I posted I would probably be just the same back because I am childish =)
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• Philippines
17 Mar 07
that's what I did...she wrote something in her blog page in retaliation but as soon as the anger was let out in the open, what she wrote did not sting anymore. It appeared funny even. For how can someone we don't even know post something so rude and order us around? And yes, we are both childish in this matter, hehe...I just can't stand bossy people.
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@kurtbiewald (2628)
• United States
17 Mar 07
its your blog ignore or delete the comment I'm not really sure whay a blog is so I don't really know I guess
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• Philippines
17 Mar 07
I deleted it already but not after writing an emotionally charged blog about how she should show some respect
• Australia
18 Mar 07
I believe blogs should allow open discussion therefore I dont bother deleting any rude comments. However, to stop things turning into a flame war I usually just ignore them.
• Philippines
18 Mar 07
I am agreeable to your point of view but my blog page is my online diary and I write in there my daily triumphs and frustrations. If the suggestion was done in a tactful manner, I wouldn't have flared up but it was downright rude and I just sort of blew my top...you know, the eye for an eye tooth for a tooth reaction. I couldn't say I was proud of what I did in return but I had to do it so she won't think she can boss all people around.
@ryanphil01 (4186)
• Philippines
22 Mar 07
it's their opinion. that happened to me when a friend told me that he felt asleep reading the messages posted in my blog. i jst returned him a smile and told him that i'm gonna make him an x-rated blog.
@raheel07 (485)
• Pakistan
17 Mar 07
I just gave a silly comment on someone other's blog and it was not at all rude. He started to boss around and then we had some hard talk and we dont visit each other's blog now. He was attacking my personality and opinions that what I hated.