how to post long comments

Among the moronic features of the TypePad platform is a bias against long comments.  Please be clear:

        I value long comments, but am in the grips of a mindless machine that doesn’t.

The problem appears to arise if you’ve been typing in the comment window for a while.  TypePad somehow decides that you’re “idle,” and when you post it rejects the comment, often with a perplexing message such as “we cannot accept this data.”

The workaround appears to be:  Copy your comment.  Open a new browser window.  Navigate back to the post and to a new comment box.  Paste your comment.  Submit.

I know, it’s maddening.  Let me know if you find a nonmaddening blogging platform. 

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