Have you ever had a conversation with someone who won't keep the conversation going. They just say "yes" or "no", or worse, just nod their head? It's awkward. When someone leaves me a comment that I can't reply to because they are a no reply blogger, it's like that in reverse. It leaves me looking like that person who won't keep the conversation going.
Most people don't even realize they are a no reply blogger. Blogger needs to fix this mess. Many people changed their profile to Google+, and when they did that, became no reply bloggers because that is the default setting. They don't even know it.
There is a way to fix it however. There are two methods based on if you have a regular Blogger profile or a Google+ profile. Rather than reinvent the wheel, I will send you to Robin at Fluster Buster. She has an excellent tutorial on how to fix it. Then you need to monitor it regularly, because it sounds like any changes made in Google+ reset it back to no reply. Until Google decides to get their act together and fix this, we have to monitor it ourselves.
I really hate one way conversations, and want to reply to your comments. Take a minute and go read Robin's post, then make the change...cause I like ya...and I don't want to be the silent conversationalist :(
I will be putting a link to this post in all my future party posts too. Bloggers unite! Let's tear down this glass wall that keeps us from conversing with one another!