It was all for nought. My research, attempts to tidy up the movabletype holes, changing names of comment scripts, did squat. I just combed through and deleted 12 blog comment spams, generously sent in a swift spurt, all related somehow to animals, by guess.
I am ready to raise the white flag and kill the comments feature. Sigh. Sigh. Damnit.
The post "Spammers 12 / Me Zero" was originally scraped from the bottom of the pickel barrel at CogDogBlog (http://cogdogblog.com/2004/05/spammers-12/) on May 10, 2004.