WordPress support helped,but didn’t see it as a huge problem. Just delete any post an author complains about. (They had only one complaint, so I guess legally this was the answer. So the corporate answer is, if this happens ever again, is to simply delete whatever post someone asks to have deleted.
However, I wanted it all out so I did a mass delete of every Z-post from 1970–they show up in batches of 50 and I was looking expressly for “uncatagorized.” That was good for about 1573 posts and their attached comments.
Then I re-sorted and searched for specific Z-word— BSJ, Baby Surprise Sweater, saddle-shoulder, Aran, mittens, tomten (which is one ugly knit, IMO), Zimmerman, Elizabeth, Meg, socks, stockings, leggings….. That was good for about 252 posts.
Then I went thru each post month by month and just looked at the titles I didn’t recognize.
Then I did a random post search.
I am pretty sure I have all of them trashed for life. Except for the random post I just didn’t catch, I think they are all gone.
The gal who runs Zimmermania told me that she would reinstate me (!) if I could make sure that the problem was fixed, if the wires have been uncrossed and there’s no longer any likelihood of this happening. Impossible request, since I don’t know when or how it happened. Since I’ve not even looked at the Z-blog for maybe two years, I am wondering if maybe the problem originated there and it just grabbed me randomly.
And while I am sure that the bulk of the maniacs are perfectly nice people, I am not so interested in joining a group who obviously believes in stoning first and apologizing never.
Well, I take that back. Sarah did apologize.