General Comment Amnesty Declared

For one day, we're unlocking the castle gate to new commenters. Starting now until noon Tuesday, anyone who sends in a request for comment access to will duly receive a comment invite, no questions asked. You must include a valid email address, and of course you must abide by the rigorous strictures of the Gawker Comments FAQ, but otherwise it's an All Skate rink. New comment invites will be sent out en masse on Tuesday. Of course, there's a catch. Banning of comment trolls, idiots, and undesirables will become much more arbitrary and punitive, and such banning may be accompanied by public ridicule and execution. Play nice, or at least don't let the teacher see you.