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  1. Hello,

    I saw that this was discussed previously and then closed, however I still can't figure it out.

    I am currently logged into wordpress and I STILL can't leave comments. What gives? Every time I try to comment on another wordpress site I get the following: ERROR: Invalid email or username. Lost your password?

    No. I haven't lost my password. I've changed it a million times now, and my email and username isn't invalid, and I know this because...uhm....I'm logged in. It says "hello Kelly" in the top corner for goodness sakes.

    It's really frustrating not to be able to leave comments on the blogs I read. And, maybe I'm stupid - but why can't you access your reader from your own blog's dashboard? Or can you? I don't understand why I have to log in to wordpress in a separate window to look at my reader. That in itself was annoying, but not being able to post comments on my friend's blogs is infuriating.

    Please help. I know I am logged in. I can see that I'm logged in. So why is wordpress telling me I'm not and am invalid? :(

  2. These explain what's changed when it comes to commenting and why it was changed:
    Recent update to commenting:
    http://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/recent-update-to-commenting?replies=4
    http://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/you-must-be-logged-in-to-comment/page/11?replies=327#post-852388
    I hope they help you. if they don't please post again and I'll flag this thread for Staff assistance.

  3. Yeah, that's the thread I read. It doesn't answer my question though. I get an error message when I try to post. I can't post, because wordpress says I'm not logged in. But I am logged in. I'm logged in right now!

    This doesn't happen to me on all blogs (so far) just a few. WordPress just refuses to believe I am already logged in!

  4. I have flagged this thread for Staff attention.

  5. thanks :)

  6. Specifically, what is the URL of the blog you're trying to comment on, and what username or email address are you entering?

  7. This is the most recent post I can't reply to: http://andyholloman.com/2012/09/03/my-novel-shades-of-gray-is-a-finalist-at-readers-favorite-for-fiction-suspense-asmg/

    Actual address: http://andyholloman.com/

    And I've also not been able to comment on this blog: http://fictionalboundaries.wordpress.com/

    My username: amaikaorii and the email address is that name at gmail.com

    Thanks for your help. :)

  8. Hm, you should be able to post there without issue. Would you please try clearing your browser's cookies and cache?

    http://en.support.wordpress.com/browser-issues/

  9. I just tried to post (haven't cleared my cookies or cache) and it let me. Weird, but good. Hopefully it'll continue to work! Thanks for your help. :)

  10. You're welcome!

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