Somewhere, usually half hidden, in a page or a post is a word “comments”. Although public, this area has its secrets. Secrets often missed by the casual reader who passes by not knowing the depths a comment is revealing. Not knowing the feeling, emotion or intrigue that is found in just a few words. Behind most comments a normality of “I liked this post”, “Thank you. You are so kind”, “smiley” are found in every blog. But what if the wording is different, possibly a subtle change of phrase, a single word defining an emotion or relationship. These are the mysteries hidden within the Area 51 of a page or post.
My life is now in extreme danger as I am now going to reveal the truth. I may be called an Al Kidder sympathizer and taken for questioning by the WordPress police. But I am not afraid. I purposely wrote those last three sentences to show how the imagination of the reader is guided quite openly by those few words, led into a story, wearing the shoes of the writer. Those words were as subtle as a brick thrown through a window. Now on to comments.
I mentioned before the phrase, “I liked this post”, which really means ” I have or have not read this post. I do not wish to engage with the author, but I expect a thank you anyway”. Where as, “Hi Jane. I liked this post” shows that the commenter either knows the author; family, neighbour, friend, previous contact, or has put himself or herself out to find the name of the author and wishes further contact.
” I didn’t know that you ……”. Now this is the most interesting and intriguing phrase especially between a man and woman. It may be a straightforward exclamation of interest, or could there be a deeper reason behind that remark. A covert friendship or love affair. Are they in contact by email or phone and the person knew the answer anyway.
“Have a nice day. Jo” Shows contact, friendship and would like to have future meetings.
Maybe you have further ideas of the undercurrent meaning of different phrases found in your comments. And ladies, if you comment on this post, I admit now that our secret love affair has now been exposed to all the readers of this post; and the gossip will fill the comment area of many blogs; and the emails will flash back and forth throughout the world of blogland. I don’t care. LOL (lots of love). Ralph (smiley)
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