Funny Comment Log – Backlinks and Linkspam Provide Morning Laughs

Update: Ironically, this post is attracting the most absurd comments, so check the comment log below for these.

We always appreciate comments on this site, and sometimes we even get legitimate ones. Most of the time, however, the comments we get are nonsense, or in Russian, or both.

They come from offshore minions who are hired by online businesses to write relevant comments in order to get them published. They often place links in their comments, or link to sites on their profiles, to try to attract traffic to their own sites and to get “bonus points” from search engines (esp. Google) for these links back to their sites.

This is called comment backlinking and is a form of linkspam. It used to be a very devious way to build backlinks to sites, which in turn made the sites look more important to search engines and could increase their rankings. Our site (as with most modern sites) is equipped with a “no-follow” tag added to comment links. This piece of code tells search engines to ignore the backlink value of these links. While not all blogs use this tag, more are every day making this type of linkspam effectively obsolete.

Nonetheless, this still occurs and leads to some funny comments because they are generic enough to be cut-and-pasted into the comment form. However, they may also have been run through an online translation service because they often make no sense at all.

We’ll post the funnier ones here as we receive them. When we have time, we’ll even translate some of the Russian ones.

Here’s the first batch, in order of most recent:

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