If you make a comment responding to the content of a post, you are probably aiming to start a discussion on the topic.  You might want to start it in one of the following ways: 

Uzma’s post reminded me about…. 
Although I agree with Morgan’s point that …., I also think …
Daniel raised an important issue when he said … 
I beg to differ with Marcus’ assertion that …. because…
I really enjoyed Hannah’s anecdote (story) about … 

If you just want to congratulate the writer, remember to give a reason for admiring the post.  For example: 

 Brilliant post, Aimee. I  didn't realise it was so difficult looking after chickens!
Great description of ......   I recognized it straight away.

If your comment is intended to help the writer improve the quality of his/her posts, you could begin something like:

Caitlin, can you clarify your point about … Did you mean … ? 
Great point, Decland! Have you considered…? 


  1. I don't really know where to comment but I've commented here. If that's okay. Amy Whiteside 7R

  2. Damien dibben is a great author. I should comment on the damien story but it won't let me so I will comment here. :P

    Frankie Round 7N

  3. Amy, to comment on a particular post look for the word "comment" at the bottom of the post. Click on it and you should get a box to type in.


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