Saturday, December 20, 2008

My First Negative Comment!


Ladies and Gentleman... I have reached a major milestone in this blog. I have just received my very first negative comment! *cheer* I started this blog in June 2006, and I started to wonder if this day would ever come. Well, in all fairness, I kept the comments off for the first two years.

My first negative comment arrived yesterday! I deleted it off the actual post because I wanted to make sure to highlight it in its very own post. Oh yes. This is a momentous occasion.

The possum-shovel story was the offending post. And here is the comment:




Now I've been thinking for some time what I would do if and when I finally received a negative comment. And since it would be such a milestone, I had decided that the first person to give me that negative comment would receive a prize. And a really good prize too.

But unfortunately, the person who left this comment didn't leave their name. Unless their name happens to be "anonymous" and if that's the case, then they definitely deserve to win a prize for having to go through life with that for a name. So I have no way of getting in touch with "anonymous", to mail them the fabulous gift I had picked out. Sorry "anonymous". If only you would've left your name.

35 comments:

  1. tehehe~~
    funny!

    and by the way, yes that possum had a weapon! Have you ever seen those buggers teeth!

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  2. I hate Twilight and all the posts you write about it. You are pure evil...

    So since I am the second to make this negative comment, do I get the prize? :)

    Just thought this might work.. ha ha

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  3. So what kind of prize was it? Maybe I left the comment...teehee.

    jk :)

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  4. Ha! You know... I might be inclined to agree with said commenter if you had bludgeoned a kitten or a baby seal... Seriously though, possums are mean, and they are out for blood.

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  5. Possums need a defender??? Give me a break!
    They really are gross-I tend to agree with Lauren-If it was your baby kitten, or something...different story!
    Cheers to you for calling it out...

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  6. It was me!

    Just Kidding. Really.

    I got something purple yesterday from my hubby...you just gotta come check me out! LOL

    BTW when you allow comments to automatically post do you still get a personal email of it to let you know someone posted?

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  7. I definitely would have agreed with anonymous if you had killed the barking dog down the road with a shovel. But the yucky creature stealing the cat's food? Come on!

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  8. I would like to claim my prize because I have lived under this terrible guise of Anonymous Smith all of my life.... or wait was it Jane Doe Brown? Either way that's me give me my prize right NOW!!!!!!! I have planned my speech: " I would like to dedicate this to all the furry ones that can't speak for themselves. They are misunderstood and therefore are forced to eat thru the garbage cans, dig holes in my garden and scare the hell out of my pets."
    Ok but really "Anonymous" asked me to get it for him cause she couldn't be here.


    Robbin

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  9. I loathe snakes. And cats for that matter. I don't see how anyone, in her right mind, could keep such freaks of nature in her home. I cringe in fear everytime I read your blog - afraid you might mention one of these loathsome creatures or *shudder* show a picture.

    *faint*

    And another thing, I'm all for Twilight. I mean . . . . I love it. But, you girl - are just OVER the top. It's nauseating. I mean - do you have a life outside of Twilight? Really. Do you?

    And another thing. Adoption? Really? Isn't that like stealing? How can you sleep at night? Don't you struggle with self-loathing?

    I think that's about it.








    TOTALLY JOKING!!!!

    But, would I have won a prize if I was for real? ;D

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  10. You are funny Julie - what a great idea to post about it!!

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  11. Ah, comments. How fun when Anon leaves you a nasty one. Very familiar in this house:)

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  12. Arggg. I have such a problem with anonymous comments. Weak, weak means of communicating a point. I had one on a post I did about Idol Gives Back.

    Seriously?

    Love the post.

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  13. Congratulations, it's a verbal lashing! I know you felt like this day would never come. Look at you, losing your negaginity. You are growing up before our eyes.

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  14. Doesn't that mean you are officially popular now? I'll tell you what, Anonymous is a really unpleasant dude. I've seen him at some other blogs, too, that guy really gets around.

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  15. Oh, GENIUS idea to give a prize to your first nasty commenter. Too bad they don't have the cojones to 'fess up...

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  16. Now that you've outed that bad person I bet they'll come around just for the prize. LOL Too funny and too bad for them because now we are all laughing at them.

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  17. Possums don't deserve to live unless they're going to play nice. Your's was clearly not willing to do so!

    Oh and if we all leave random mean comments now can we get prizes? Something to think about :)

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  18. Anonymous questions your bravery and then isn't brave enough to sign the comment.

    Oh, the irony!

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  19. I still think you beating a possum with a shovel is funny but I think it's even funnier that someone has a problem with it. Perhaps anonymous has never seen the weapon the possum has, like teeth and, oh, rabies?

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  20. Maybe the possum is anonymous's pet? They should really think about getting a leash for it....

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  21. Wow. I am kind of cracking up. Another friend of ours had an opossum killing and they too recieved several comments against such a thing. I never knew opossums were something to be protected. Seriously, they carry horrid germs, and are really the nastiest creature. I don't advocate animal killing but really now is this seriously an animal that should be protected? Would this same person cherish a rat that was in her house? I wish we knew where he/she lived, we could test and see. ;)

    I still remember the opossum killing that happened when I was a kid, my dad used a hammer, I'm not scarred for life. Promise. At least you didn't skin like our other friends did. You know, for an opossum fur hat or something. You know thats all the rage right?!

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  22. Now, you all are just being so MEAN to poor ol' Anonymous! I'm a fan. Really. A big one.

    Julie, you are too funny!

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  23. Sheesh! I smack one little critter with a shovel and people get all testy...

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  24. Did I see this coming or what? LOL. And how sweet of you to give them their very own post all to themselves. You are too kind!

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  26. You said the freakin possum got away by climbing over the wall... How would they know it died?

    Anonymous,
    Don't be embarrassed about your pet possum. Ellie Mae had one too.

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  27. Has this person ever met a possum?

    Freakin' scary, man!

    *sigh* .. so sad. 'Cause you give away cool stuff. Your loss, Anon.

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  28. I love it! I told Matt about your opossum post because he likes to do away with the hideous creatures when we're up at our in-laws farm. They're such a nuisance- getting into horsefeed and other pet food. He laughed and said he was surprised you didn't have any negative comments. I said- who in the world would take offense about a opposum?Guess I was wrong. Too funny!

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  29. Well, gee. If I'd have known that you were giving a prize to your first negative comment, I could have gotten that out of the way for you LONG ago!

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  30. I highlighted my first troll comment, as well. The person went so far as to tell me to NOT move to Texas simply because I'm from California!!! Have mercy! :) My husband even jumped in to defend our choice to move wherever the heck we want to move.

    Aren't the trolls funny? Kinda make you want to get out your shovel...

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  31. Yes, it's official, I do love you. That Anon person really gets around and he/she seems to have a chip on their shoulder because just about everywhere I have seen him/her, he/she is all negative. If they didn't like the shovel story, I hope they don't come over to my place where I neglect my family regularly.

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  32. That's a great way to handle a negative comment!

    Man, Anonymous sure spreads the hate around. It seems like (s)he leaves almost all the negative comments!

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  33. Yes, Anon has left quite a few comments on my blog also. She's a coward! I thought the post was hilarious and I can totally relate. If I could ever catch those freakin' 'possum in my yard they would have the same fate and I don't have the mother in town excuse to use!

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  34. Holy Cow...you are fantastic! That poor, poor anonymous..missed out on a great prize I'm sure!

    I don't recall outright negativity, but I did get a comment once in Spanish and when I asked my BFF who is Spaniard to translate, she said I probably didn't want to hear it! LOL!

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