And then yesterday, it just wasn't so funny anymore. So I totally
firstname.lastname@example.org was already taken. What?? Who stole my name? So I did something very clever and used my own name. It was also taken. I came up with a third option. But I still don't know if it will solve my original problem, which is that none of your comments are being forwarded to an email account, ANY email account, and I want to reply to you kind people. But Google won't let me. Which I think is very poor manners on their part.
So if anyone is reading this, could you please leave some kind of comment, even if it is just a single word.
If my offering of a new gmail account to the google gods works, then I will reply. If not, well, then I'm back to this: