We have turned off our comments today here at Gawker.com. This morning, I posted a post beseeching our readers, "Is your pet cute, and can you prove it with a picture? Answers go in the comments." Our readers caught this logical discrepancy with utmost haste.
From: Brendan Kerr
Subject: Did You Choose Your Pet the Right Way?
Comments are disabled, retard.
From: Mary Grace Elliott
Subject: Re: http://gawker.com/5902999/did-you-choose-your-pet-the-right-way
What is the purpose of this article if the comments are disabled?
From: Megan Sitlington
Was this your way of torturing the crazy pet people, asking for adoption stories with pictures on the day no one can comment?
From: Megan Connolly
Subject: Choosing Pets comments
"Answers go in the comments. "
Did you not get the memo?
From: Matthew Baron
Subject: Pet post
You do realize that you directed people to post pictures in the comments, which are disabled... right?
Alexander Nguyen @AlexNSanDiego
@hamiltonnolan Did you forget that we can't comment today? RE: Pets story.
@hamiltonnolan dude, you put up a post that says, "Answers go in the comments" on a day when there is no comments. #meanie
@hamiltonnolan Did you forget that comments are disabled today, or is this that Gawker sense of troll humor?
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