Please do not abuse the FanPosts

I appreciate all of the solid contributions some readers have made in the right hand sidebars the past few months, but I unfortunately have had a lot of garbage posted there as well.

Lately, someone calling themselves the Masked Avenger has been repurposing their offensive blog content onto this site, material that slags other bloggers, media personalities and NHL officials. It's all been deleted, but you can read it over on his site if you wish. (I don't mind if people want to share content from their blog in that space, but it needs to reach a certainly level of dignity to stay there.)

The thing with SBN's software is that it's often easy to tell where this nonsense is coming from — and it's even easier to get rid of. The Masked Avenger's profile on this site gives away his identity:

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For the uninitiated, B.D. Gallof is the Islanders blogger at HockeyBuzz.com (and elsewhere). He owes an apology to TSN's Bob McKenzie along with a host of other people.

Don't do this. Don't fill the FanPosts, FanShots or comments with expletives, insults and other garbage because it's honestly not all that hard to figure out where it's coming from and put an end to it.

Thanks.

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