Comment Spam is a pain in the butt. If you don’t blog, than you probably only know it as the stuff you quickly skim over when reading comments. Advertiser’s use this swill to get better placement in web searches (more links, higher placement). For admins its a real headache. I’ve had comment moderation on for ages, but they don’t stop trying. As a result I’ve usually got a thousand or so spam comments waiting whenever I got check.
This has become such a colossal waste of time, that I’ve decided to summarily delete any comments that contain a link or anything that looks like a link. This should allow me to get to approving your comments more frequently.