So has anyone else had the experience of someone not just recommending, but replying to a clearly out-of-date comment? A couple of years ago a story broke on Gawker about Guy Fieri not liking the gays. I made what I thought was a pretty good comment on it, but it went largely ignored. I just got the following reply:

I mean, it's a good line—and it's funny because it's true—and I like the congratulations, but I'm pretty sure the thread has been over for about two and a half years now.