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    1. I saw your new post and just checked out Life Through The Lens. Looks good, no comment about the content, but maybe a word about what the aim of Life Through The Lens is or why you created it? Even something as simple as-‘The little things I see’ type of thing? Otherwise, looking good!

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      1. My pleasure, and I should have added I think it is great you added new content. I did myself just recently, and added some ‘Menu’ choices which I think people like to see, so I hope it does great for you

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    2. Love it! Your blog is really cool, followed 🙂
      I’d say if you want to add some details of the images, that would be good for a nerd like me (I like information :P)… like the ‘stay invincible’ drawing… pen?

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      1. Awesome! That’s the info I love… so one day I can try doodling or photographing , realise how much skill and time it takes, and then I’ll be even more amazed at your stuff

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    3. I think your photo looks great. I really like the idea of your random thoughts page. I may borrow that idea… imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and all that.

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    4. Hi!
      I loved your blog. You’re very honest with yourself and very honest with your readers. I share in similar passions of writing and photography and so I gave you a follow 🙂 It would be awesome if you could also check out my blog! Any feedback is appreciated! Cheers!

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    5. Hi! I like the way you write. I especially enjoyed your post about your city. You are fully engaged with your emotions and i find that interesting. Thanks for sharing.

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    6. Just had a quick read through of your blog and came across the “Eff your beauty standards” post. I love it. Well done. I read so many blog posts about beauty standards and they always leave me feeling like they are close but off the mark somehow. But your post was spot on. I shared it to my friends. 🙂

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  1. Hey guys,

    My names Joe and I take too many photos. There I said it.

    However I do share these photos on my photoblog. So if you would like to I hereby invite you to come over and give me some feedback, leave a comment, like or even follow (I might have an exciting new post coming soon… don’t tell anyone)

    https://joetakesphotos.wordpress.com/

    Joe.

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    1. I love your blog!
      I’m also aspiring to learn more about photography. Definitely going to be giving you a follow 🙂 I really enjoyed browsing through your stuff. It would be awesome if you could also take a look at my blog. Any feedback is definitely welcome. Cheers!

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  2. Hey! I’m RyanWatchesFilms and I write a film critique blog on the latest blockbusters. This week I’ve got a great article coming up on ‘The Walk’ and a Top5 countdown to the best James Bonds. I’ve also got a competition that you can enter to WIN a copy of Mad Max: Fury Road on DVD. You can read the rules on how to enter and follow my blog here: https://ryanwatchesfilms.wordpress.com/2015/10/12/giveaway-win-a-copy-of-mad-max-fury-road/

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  3. It’s almost time… Happy Monday everyone! This is Mark, a soon to be self published author of my first psychological thriller novel. I need all the support I can get being a small fish in a VERY big pond so I would be forever grateful if you could stop by and check out my blog and even follow if you can. Your time and feedback means more than you think… I look forward to hearing from you soon. Mark
    http://www.markdraycott.com

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    1. I like your blog. It has a positive excited feel about it. Congrats on your almost publish…I look forward to hearing more about it. Have you considered any widgets for the side of your blog to help keep a readers interest if they don’t want to scroll all the way down? You might be able to add links to social media, links to your most popular posts, links to categories of stories. Anything to keep your readers clicking and remaining on your page.

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      1. Hey! Thanks for the feedback. Yes, the widgets are definitely on the to do list as I completely understand it can be rather annoying to scroll through pages of text! Thanks for stopping by. Mark

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    2. I like your blog and the post “The Commuter”. I am one of those people with a million random thoughts in my head while commuting to work and back. Most of the times I am making up stories about other people or observing their characteristics.
      Congratulations on the self publication, I am writing a novel too, hope to publish it when it is done! Someday!

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    1. I like the overall look, but have you thought of moving your widgets around a little? I think it might stand out more if you have the mini-bio and follow options oriented higher up on the screen.

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      1. Much appreciated Leisel!
        I’ve toyed with the widgets and would like to add the follow buttons higher, but with this theme each widget is surrounded by a gray box of the same width, meaning the thinner follow bottons put a lot of blank gray space around them and give the top of the page a weird look. I think I´ll move the bio up though, thanks!

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    2. I like your new theme. I like it particularly because a bunch of posts are all visible right there in one spot on the main page. I think you stand to have more readers clicking on things that interest them in case your most recent post does not. Kudos for having the guts to change your theme. I have been wanting to for a while and haven’t had the guts. 🙂

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    3. I really liked the layout and content – it’s easy to navigate and is well broken up with your mixture of images and text. Loved your Hobbes and that he has his own section too! But I know what it’s like to have a nagging feeling something isn’t quite right – my advice would be to leave it alone a bit and then maybe tweak it in a week or two if not happy – the ‘thing’ might jump out at you then 🙂

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    4. I like the overall layout. I am especially fond of how the post are laid out like news features. A texture in the background instead of the flat gray may give it a stronger look; really sharpen it’s appearance.

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    5. I like that you can click on a number of entries from the home page and that you have organized your content very very well! I would consider having a less bold font and let the images speak more for themselves and make it look a bit less cluttered. I would also make the “Into The Mild” stand out by writing in caps lock of making it have greater contrast with the background. Your content is great, especially the UN Bears!

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    6. I love how clearly your quirky personality comes shining through, even just glacing at the front page. It makes me want to read more. It makes you approachable! I will be spending some time reading your blog. 🙂

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  4. Hail, pool-goers! I am Leisel of the geeky food blog Skill Up Skillet and I am vaguely speaking like a Renfair attendant because no one will supply me with caffeine. Dastardly fools! I come to you this fine day with but two requests:
    First, dost thou enjoy fancily frosted cookies of sugar? Aye? Then perhaps you may be inclined to lay your eyes upon my Nightmare Before Christmas cookies! I even show you step-by-step how to get those fine details without tearing your hair out. IMO, pretty cool stuff. Recipe: http://skillupskillet.com/2015/10/09/nightmare-before-christmas-sugar-cookies/
    Second, I question the relevancy of my One- Two- Three- and Four-Skillet difficulty tabs listed in the top menu section. Does anyone click these filters? Does anyone care? Would it be better to condense these into a single Random Fandom Recipe button? I feel like these may have become obsolete with the implementation of the Feed Your Fandom menu on the left. ‘twould please me greatly if you are able to offer me any insight regarding this issue.
    Cheers, fair ladies. And a salute to the noble gents as well. I shall be watching and offering up suggestions and/or feedback as I am able. (Someone bring me coffee, please.)

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    1. Your cookies look awesome! That took some skill.

      re your skillet tabs, I found the font of your different pages quite small in contrast to your header so they got a little lost. If I hadn’t been going there with the intent to look at them, I might not have been as inclined.

      What about making one recipe page with the skillet level next to each recipe? That might be less work for both you and your reader.

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    2. First off I love the categories off to the left side so viewers can click on what interests them. I think you should totally keep that. The one skillet two skillet three…doesn’t really make sense to me even though I think it sounds humorous which is good. I guess I wouldn’t think to click on it. But, sense you asked I did and I still don’t know what the difference is between one to the next. Perhaps a different idea might be worth a try.

      Love the talking like a Ren Fair attendant. You should write an entire post like that. It’s hilarious.

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      1. You never know unless you try! I’m only a little miffed that I was unable to take pictures of the drawing process for Zero- had to work quickly with the wet royal icing.

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  5. Hey everyone! I’m an amateur food critic living in Evanston, IL. This past weekend, a renovated coffee shop had its re-opening, so I went in to work for a few hours and write a review. I’d love to know your opinions and get your feedback on my “first impressions,” and I’d also love to hear your thoughts about using Facebook Ads to promote your content. I decided to put $10 towards it and see how it works, because it’s a pretty timely article. I was the first on the web to write an article about the new opening! Thanks so much!
    https://catthecritic.wordpress.com/2015/10/09/the-new-and-improved-coffee-lab-is-finally-here/

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    1. Yes. I need this in my life, like, three days ago. How might one acquire this business in southeastern Ohio? Teleportation? Time travel? UPS? Silliness aside, fantastic article. I would go there in a heartbeat. It looks exactly like my kind of place.

      I haven’t committed to a FB ad yet, but do let me know how it works for you. I’ve been waffling on the issue for a couple of months…

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      1. UPS!! Or plane ticket to Chicago. Also, that’s the thing about FB ads. They don’t really require commitment! I just paid $10 for it to run for a few days. I just wanted to see the effects. I don’t think I tagged it correctly, so I may missed out on a greater opportunity.

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    1. Your blog is beautiful. Nice job. I love your use of widgets. They make sense and are not overdone. The only thing I might recommend is using at least one photo per post that shows up on the main page. For visual people this might encourage them to click on the post. Sometimes a photo helps identify what a post is and grab people’s attention. Best of luck to you.

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      1. Thank you so much for the feedback! Funny thing you mentioned the recent posts on my homepage, I’m currently looking for a theme that will allow me to put short excerpts and images on my home page as well. But I think that is more of a job for a plug in. I will keep your advice in mind. Thanks again!

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    1. Wow, your name is quite a mouthful, i love it. What a great idea to use the blog to keep track of the books you have and will read. Great idea and definitely something others will be interested in as those who still read are always on the look out for a good book recommendation.

      i recently made a post on my blog to try and keep track of the books i have read this year: https://brettfish.wordpress.com/2015/08/19/who-am-i-reading-2015 – have quite a specific focus at the moment but some really helpful and inspiring books there all the same.

      i think you have a good blog going – it is great that you get to interview author’s and have them talk about their own work which you have already reviewed.

      Keep on and thanks for sharing
      love brett fish

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    2. Thank you all who visited my blog. I made some wonderful friends in this blogging world and do hope to keep interacting with you all in future too. Once again, thanks to all of you. You wonderful people made my day…:)

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    1. Good morning, Does your theme allow for an image at the top of your blog page? It seems very stark which I like but it makes it hard to understand quickly what the blog is about.

      You might also consider widgets down the side of your blog to encourage people to connect with you on social media or perhaps categorize your posts so readers can click on historical posts more easily. Maybe also a search block so users can see what else you have posted. Best of luck to you!

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      1. ah yes it does, allow a sort of header.
        I do include all the widgets you mentioned haha, but they’re all below – which is rather unfortunate and sad. But I sorta like it too because it gives the blog a clean view 🙂 but thank you for your suggestion nonetheless! will look more into it.

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    1. I like your blog. I think you have a nice use of widgets on the side to grab people’s attention. I also like that you use images in a lot of your posts. I think it helps grab the readers attention and hopefully encourage them to click on each individual post.

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    2. I enjoyed reading your blog. The pictures definitely help bring depth to your contents. I found your posts and the topics of your posts very intriguing. I think you’re doing a great job! Keep up the great work. Cheers!

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    1. I think it’s great what you’re doing, and it looks like you’re making some good progress!
      Just in a visual sense I’d say it’d be better to get rid of that yellow background… it distracted me a bit from your actual content
      Cheers!

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      1. This. ^ Or, perhaps a border to one side of the page with the bright yellow graphic. I like the look stylistically, but seeing that everywhere is a main reason I don’t stick around for too long. Followed anyway, but please don’t give the Lei a migraine?

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    1. hey there – took a look at your blog – i would flesh out the ‘About Us’ page a little to tell us a little bit more about who you are and what the blog is going to be about – not too much but it is nice if you can share some of the heart of the blog there which will help pull people in…

      thanks for sharing
      brett fish

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    1. Thanks for sharing, it’s really great – shared some words on the blog along with an idea that jumped out at me which you might totally hate but just a different way of looking at the poem…

      keep on
      love brett fish

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    1. I think the design and the photos you have on your blog are great, so I would not really change much as far as I can see. The content I can’t say much without translating the page but your photos are strong and pleasing and really jump out at you to get a readers attention. As to getting more readers it really is just a matter of getting it out there on social media. I notice you take a lot of architectural type shots, so find some Facebook or Twitter pages that have the same kind of content and share your work there.

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    2. Your photos look great, but I’d love to be able to read the words too… No chance you’d start doing a dual language blog?
      p.s. i’m an aussie living in Italy… so I understand just how much of a pain in the butt writing everything twice can be… but I think in terms of readers, it’s worth it!

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    3. You have a great looking blog and I love your photos. I think you have a great use of widgets. I love the splash screen at the top. I think it certainly grabs a reader’s attention quickly. And I love your use of social media twitter connections. I always struggle with how much social media is too much. What do you think?

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    1. I love the screen at the top of your blog. I think it is colorful and I love that you can click on each link. It looks like your title page might be bunched up a little bit. You might want to look at that. Where it says you and your mobile. Also I would suggest the use of some widgets down the side of your blog. The way you have it set up doesn’t allow readers to search in your blog or to look at categories or historic posts easily. Perhaps if you add those to the right or left side of your blog it will encourage readers to stick around and read more of your work. Best of luck to you.

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      1. Hi Emily
        I hope all is good with you.
        Do you mean my about page? You will find id in the top of menu. I changed it a bit. Now is What it’s all about
        Let me know what you think
        Thank you 😀

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  6. I would love some folks thoughts on a simple photo compression app. I’ve looked at Inkscape, pixlr, picasa, and a few others. But none of these seem to have a straight forward compression option. If I’m missing something, I’d love to hear it.

    I don’t generally do a lot of photo editing, so I am mainly looking for a good compression feature.
    Thanks-
    Lula Harp

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    1. I like this post a lot. You make a lot of great points. I just started a blog and had a few people do the “great post, and here’s my link”, and it was annoying. I agree that you get back what you put in as far as sharing and commenting. I also agree it is always good to reply to comments. My feedback is coming from someone totally new to blogging, but just wanted to tell you I liked your post.

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    2. One other tip…I just clicked on your page and really liked your article but actually found it difficult to find your previous posts on your site. There are so many things to click on down the left side it made me get lost trying to find what else you had written. Just a little food for thought if you are interested.

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    3. Nice tips! Plus your blog is super cute, looking at it makes me happy, for some reason.
      Anyway I’m new to this whole world so it’s super useful to read this sort of stuff… I had no idea there were cliques and things in the blogging world (I know, I’m naiive!).

      Best tip for me is going to be ‘don’t blog when angry’

      Cheers! Em

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    4. Thanks for this – the title grabbed me already but the post was great as well – left some words on the blog so thanks a lot for sharing it here – with the amount of response you already had you didn’t need to do that. So thank you for making the effort.

      Keep on
      love brett fish

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  7. Hey dudes,
    I’m a scientist and wannabe writer, and I’m gearing up for an African adventure. I’m off to Ethiopia to help combat brain-drain and grow scientific research in the country (or, at least to try to!)
    It’s my first time blogging so I’d love some feedback on my site:
    https://beakerly.wordpress.com/

    Specifically I’d love to hear from non-scientist peeps, because my content should be accessible to everyone, no matter what level of education you have.

    Cheers!

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    1. Well first off I followed you because I have not seen too many science blogs here on WordPress so I am happy to follow yours! Your site looks great. Easy navigation, just the right amount of words per blog post before choosing one you want to read more in depth (which I will certainly be doing!) I glanced just now and I think the content is good too. Not too scientific, not too technical, yet engaging.

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      1. I’ll check your blog ASAP 🙂
        As for the nanovehicles project, it’s not my field (I’m more in the biology world), but if you’d like to ask me some specific questions (e.g. if you find some info online that’s a bit too technical ), I’ll be glad to take a look and see if I can decipher it.
        Cheers

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      2. Heya, I took a look at your blog… your writing is very cool, and I love that you’re an aspiring neurosurgeon. Really I’m impressed you’re doing so much with your teenage years… I think I just sat around and read!
        Very moving pictures too 🙂

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    2. You are cute as a button. I love your description of yourself with Italian frosting. I too have a travel blog and I look forward to following you on your African adventure. I am no scientist although I do have an interest in it so that will be an added bonus. I love the layout of your blog and how cheerful it seems. Best of luck to you and I look forward to your future posts and photos.

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  8. Hey everyone! I’ve two posts I’d love feedback on this week please – both with a spooky twist 🙂
    My first looks at my journey to become a witch – it’s a lighthearted look, although I’m concerned it’s offended someone (which wasn’t my intention)

    The second is my Monday Munchie post – this week, I’ve baked House Elves. Did you know Dobby taste delicious?!
    http://wp.me/p6j1i2-tY
    Thanks for reading 🙂

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      1. Really? You think you pissed someone off about the witchy post? Ha! As someone who studies the occult (who also lives in a house full of pagans, mind) I found the post to be rather cute. Might’ve spooked some of the kids I went to Catholic school with, but oh well.

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      2. Hmmm, I don’t really know what to think. It got removed from the weekend meet and greet – it could have been a technical reason (and I’m being paranoid!) but I’ve messaged to ask why and whether it was deemed inappropriate but have had no response. Just kind of makes me not want to take part again 😦 You study the occult though? Cool – see I’m more likely to offend you by not knowing what I’m talking about!!

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      1. Thank you and thanks for following! Are you just starting out with your blog? Great to see you’re tackling serious subjects. I’d suggest playing around with your menu though – your ‘Hot topics’ section just links back to ‘About’ (possibly as not much content yet), Also, perhaps include a ‘read more’ button in your post – this will help readers navigate more easily when you get further posts published, without them having to scroll endlessly to reach a previous article. Hope this helps! 🙂

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      2. Thank you so so so much! As a new blogger this helps a lot. Yes, I started on October 1st, and I so far only have one post. How do you add a read more button?

        Thanks again,
        Aditi

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      3. No problem 🙂 When you create your post, on the taskbar (edit toolbar) there’s a little icon – a rectangle with a dotted line through it. If you hover over any of the icons, it will show up what they all are.
        I saw your comment about comments too – I don’t think you can edit once sent or change font size. But some themes do have the comment box appearing first – if you go to settings-discussion – you can edit it so that newest comments appear first. This might solve the problem. Hopefully!

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    1. Love your acrostic Haiku! I got obsessed with haiku a loooong time ago but never had the guts to write my own (my science brain is a little scared of such open creativity).
      You should fly more often so you get trapped and have to write more 😉

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      1. Why, thank you for the kind words. There is really nothing to worry about, no judgement in WP. Yes, it takes a lot of guts!
        Travel more? Yep! I’m off to Riga, Latvia now… after that gruelling 14hour flight from Manila to LAX. 😉

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    1. Hi,
      I found your blog to be very raw. I enjoyed how genuine you are in your posts. The visuals definitely bring depth into your posts as well. The only thing I’d suggest is if you made an About page so that people like me can get to know you more personally 🙂 It helps better understand your posts and your blog. Other than that, you’re doing great! Cheers!

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    2. I nearly skipped this as your intro didn’t say much (there is so much stuff I bypass on here) it was only when I glimpsed John Chon’s comment about being raw that I dropped on by.

      I’ll admit I am not keen on poetry so I looked for non poetry posts, I really enjoyed your “selfish” post on 6th October, it is like a snap shop of a moment in time and they are the sort of posts I can realate too. I found the font a little small but then that is probably my eyes failing. Nice blog, Ill add to my reader.

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  9. Good morning everyone, I would love it if you would click on over and check out my post on Desert Botanical Gardens in Phoenix and My Tour of a lifetime post on a Belfast Political tour. Let me know what you think and I will be happy to check out your site as well. Happy Blogging!

    http://bulldogtravels.com/2015/10/12/desert-botanical-gardens-an-oasis-in-the-desert/

    http://bulldogtravels.com/2015/10/05/tour-of-a-lifetime-belfast-political-black-cab-tour/

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    1. I checked out your post on the Desert Botanical Gardens in Phoenix. Your post makes me want to visit it sometime. My father is from Phoenix. Your photos capture the beauty of the desert plants so well – you’re a great photographer.

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      1. Thanks very much. If your Dad lives there then you must go. It is a wonderful place to go and visit all of the flora without having to venture out in to the wild desert. They have a great little cafe too. And I understand they even do lantern shows in the winter at night. That sounded really fun to me. Thanks for the comment and for stopping by. I hope to see you on my blog again in the future.

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      2. He grew up there, but he goes back to visit sometimes… Sometimes we go with him. I’ll have to put this on my list of things to do next time we go. The lantern show does sound fun. Yes, I’ll stop by again sometime to see where else you’ve been!

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    1. I like your site. I think it is bright and cheerful and you have a good use of photos that grabbed my attention. You have a good use of widgets on the side but didnt overuse them. You allow users to search on your older stuff by category which is one of my favorite things to look through on a blog I love. Keep up the good work.

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    2. Hi,
      I enjoyed your blog a lot. You’re very genuine and sincere in your writing. I appreciated every word. The pictures also help bring depth into your posts which is a good thing 🙂 Keep up the great work! You’re doing great!

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  10. I created this blog, hisfirstmate.wordpress.com, about a week ago dedicated to military girlfriends. I was hoping to get some criticism on it since it’s my first blog I’ve ever done. If you give me feedback, I’ll gladly return the favor. 🙂

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    1. Nice blog, I think it’s important to see a glimpse into the lives of the families of those who serve.
      In general I like the theme, and since you have a passion for photography, I’d say make more of a feature of that 🙂 Like what about some navy-themed ones? (don’t know if you’re allowed to photograph things like the people in uniforms or training etc, but for me at least that would be interesting!)
      Cheers, Em

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  11. I had a question about comments. I’m not sure if my comments are even visible on my page. I think you have to click on something to see them, so can anyone tell me what exactly is going on there? On my old blog, the comments box for leaving a comment was always there. I’m also wondering why the comments box is below ALL of the comments. Popular blogs have more than 30 comments already and it’s tedious to scroll all the way just to type a comment on your own. Is there any theme that isn’t that way or is there any way to change that? Additionally, since this comment is so large, I am unable to increase the size, nor does it automatically do it for me to see the text. I need to increase the box in the corner. Some themes don’t do that…Are there any who automatically scale the size of the comment box so you can see everything in it?

    Sorry for all the questions, ask me if you need help with whatever I wrote. 🙂

    Thank you so much!

    Love,
    Aditi

    For soon-to-come quirky metaphors, similes, alliteration and other figurative language, as well as a plethora of quotes, and blog posts revolving around anything from daily events to daily ramblings to hilarious occurences to lists of life hacks, decipher the canvas that is my newly made blog.
    http://www.pallodium.wordpress.com

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      1. Also, is there an edit comment button? Again, I apologize for all the questions, but as a person whose blog is less than a month old, I have some concerns… 😐 🙂

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    1. Alright I am here to answer all your questions to the best of my ability.
      Comments are at the bottom of every post and I think are always visible (unless you have comments turned off) but they’re only visible on posts, not pages (so they can’t be seen from the Home page).
      In settings, you can change how many comments are visible on your own blog.
      The writing box won’t expand, and as far as I know, there’s no limit to how long a comment can be. That being said, if it is really long, a fun thing to do would be write it as your own post and link the blog that you wanted to comment on.
      You can edit comments on your own blog (both that you wrote and that others wrote) but you cannot edit comments on other people’s blogs or here in the Pool.
      Hope that helps and feel free to ask more questions if you have them! People are here to help!

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      1. Thank you so much Donovan!! This helped a lot and I will definitely be using these tips and checking out the work that your veteran self must be generating. 😉

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      2. Just checked out your blog…It’s pretty chill and laid back — the quintessence, epitome of a perfect blog. I would be more into movies and TV Shows, but due to parents restrictions, I have opted for books and binge-watching Once Upon a Time from time to time. 😉

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    1. I like the sense of humor you project right from the start of your blog. I can see that it is not all fun and you write about some serious topics but I think it looks good. It’s probably because I am old (lol) but I have a hard time with GIF’s and tumblr links. They tend to make me a little dizzy so maybe limit the amount you are using but your layout itself looks great. You can find me at https://robpatdoy.wordpress.com/

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      1. I just managed to get a look at your blog and it looks lovely. I don’t know if it’s just me, but I love the blue background. Your posts appear to be heartfelt and real, which is so great to see. Thank you for the feedback and keep up the amazing work!

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      2. Thank you so much! I experimented with that color background for a long time when I changed themes, and the blue just felt like the best fit. Thanks so much for the compliments and keep up the amazing work yourself!!

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    1. Great start. Love the use of photos. I like that the social media links are there but do not take over the page. You might want to think about categorizing your posts now before you have too many and then making those available for us to look at and search on. Then if people click on your page they will be able to pick and choose what they want to look at in your historical archives. I think you have something along those lines on the bottom but perhaps there is something you can put down the side or farther up top. Great start. I followed you and look forward to seeing where you go next. Lago de Garda is one of my favorite places in the world.

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      1. Thank you so much! It was really helpful, I will try to organize my blog and make categories. I really appreciate it. I followed you back, because I loved to variation in your blog and how it is very well-ordered.

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    2. Hey Puck! However we are both Dutch I will write in English here (my blog is in Dutch) so other people can read this too. I started following you: Love your pictures! Keep up the good work! Grtz Hedwig

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    3. Hi,
      I love your blog! You’re off to a great start. Perhaps, you can make even more categories along the way as you take pictures of specific things. Whether it’s places you travel to, everyday life, etc. But for now, you’re doing great 🙂 I gave you a follow as a fellow photographer. I just started taking pictures actually under my “travels” category. If you could, I’d love it if you can check out my blog as well! Even a follow back would be appreciated! Cheers!

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