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Thank Your First Commenter Day

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In honor of Thank Your First Customer Day, I’d like to thank Darren R. Sussman, who was the first commenter on Consumerism Commentary (out of 1,127 comments), and he commented on the entry entitled, Owning a Home, Owing Money. Here is what he wrote:

Well, of course. Buying a house is an investment, and a lot of people don’t look at it that way. But unless you plan on living in a house for the rest of your life, you have to consider your house the same way you’d consider any other investment. You have to think about whether or not the value of it will increase, and what you can do to help that value increase. And sometimes, like in any other investment, you lose.

Consumerism Commentary wasn’t my first weblog — I’ve been doing this crap in some form since before it was called blogging — and unfortunately I’ve lost the oldest comments that went along with my other websites. I’m willing to bet that Darren was the first commenter on the others, as well.

Published or updated November 23, 2005. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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Luke Landes is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about Luke Landes and follow him on Twitter. View all articles by .


avatar nora

Cool thinking, very funny original post by http://www.citizenofthemonth.com. What a good find!
Would be nice if you gave the writer of the original post credit for the idea… ;)

avatar Luke Landes

I cited the original source by linking to the post by Neil Kramer on Citizen of the Month. I always look for the original posts when linking.