Missing Comments

mysql comments

I just discovered a bunch of missing comments, from the end of 2012 and all of 2013. I think I must have deleted them while removing spam, and didn’t catch it at the time.

I keep offsite backups, but they only go back to the past month at the most. I restored my oldest backup from January 2, but the comments were still missing.

I thought I was pretty well covered with all of my backups, but I think it might be worthwhile to keep even older backups — at least for the databases. That would have really helped in this case.

So sorry about that.

The best I was able to recover are these screenshots of the recent comments in the sidebar from archive.org.

kilovox old comments 1

kilovox old comments 2

kilovox old comments 3

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