I was originally going to post about clones, but just now, I noticed again, that I don't understand the commenting system. It's been a few weeks now and I'm still confused. How does this system work!?

So if someone could clarify...If you're approved with some authors, are you not approved with others? Or once you've been approved in one thread? The other day I was able to comment on deadspin, no grey. I've been approving comments at Kotaku, I swear I have unless it's based on some sort of [x] number of recommendations = approved system. I am now grey. Have always been grey!?

Were my comments always approved very fast, within the minutes? Glitches!? Or...I've been demoted? Sigh. :( *retreats back into corner*

Also can anyone let me know if the gif format of my avatar is too annoying? I can change it back.