Bye Bye Intense Debate


As you may already have noticed, I abandoned Intense Debate and switched back to the default WordPress commenting system (with some nifty plugin features).

Sure, it may look less “sexy”, but at the end of the day, Intense Debate was chewing up too many of your comments or sporadically sending them to moderation for no apparent reason. In short, Intense Debate was too intense and too little debate. And I haven’t even mentioned the effect it had on post loading times.

But I am curious. Have I made the right decision in your eyes?

Do you prefer this commenting system to Intense Debate?

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I am also interested in getting your feedback in the comments (!) regarding which commenting features you like, and which features you think would improve the commenting experience even more.

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