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Not that we get a lot of comments here, but if you try to post one you may get this error message:
WordPress decided to make some platform changes yesterday [13 March] without telling anyone. One of the problems is that commenting is blocked unless you have a WP account, or log in with FB or something. Brilliant.
A lot of bloggers on the WordPress Forum are pissed, and for good reason.
Meanwhile a blogger friend figured out a work around until WP fixes the problem they created. Here’s the direct link for a step-by-step temporary fix to allow you to comment with your Gravatar: