It is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED that you write longer comments in a simple text editor FIRST and then copy/paste the comment into your browser. We get too many stories of people writing a long comment then clicking the wrong button and losing all their work.
Step 0. Write your comment in a simple text editor on your computer; Windows comes with an app called “NotePad”; Macs comes with an app called “Text Edit”. If you are not sure what to use, use those apps.
Step 1. LOGIN here http://www.newrochelletalk.com/user (NOTE: once you login to the site you may remain logged in for many days at a time so if you come back to comment the next day you may not have to do this step again)
Step 2a: TO REPLY TO A BLOG POST: click “add comment” at the bottom of the post, copy then paste in the comment you wrote and click “Post Comment”….you should add a “Subject” header but if you do not then the software will just use the first few words of your comment.
Step 2b. TO REPLY TO A COMMENT: click “reply” at the bottom of the comment, copy then paste in the comment you wrote and click “Post Comment”….you should add a “Subject” header but if you do not then the software will just use the first few words of your comment.
So that readers can understand you, be sure to click “add comment” when responding to the main article and “reply” when you are responding to someone else’s comment on the main article. The effect will be to “nest” the replies so they can be followed in an orderly fashion by new readers.