Gold Star Comment of the Day goes to Rob! on the post about Cienna's shameful failure to maintain a liquid diet for even one single day. Rob! goes off-topic to note the happy reappearance of some beloved Slog commenters:

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I agree with Rob! The quality of Slog comments is always very high when compared to other blogs, but I've noticed an increase in the thoughtfulness and all-around engagement of comments over the last couple of weeks. So welcome back to Allyn, caralain, and undead ayn rand, and thank you to everyone else for the great conversation. Now, please enjoy Steve Martin playing "Dueling Banjos" with the Muppets: