The commenting functionality at Patch.com is both easy to use and visually pleasing. Less clear-cut for the community news operation’s local editors is how to manage colorful citizen comments without succumbing to the temptation of simply deleting them.

After local personality and West Hollywood Patch contributor Jerome Cleary shared an item Tuesday urging all readers to show up in costume on Santa Monica Blvd. this Halloween Sunday, reader jimmy responded with some cheeky masquerade musings:

I like the really original costumes, like the priest giving birth, or the nun having an actual blood abortion, or his Holiness the Pope porking a child doll, or the rabbi molesting the airline passenger, or the Iman having a kosher meal etc. If you’re gonna dress, at least try to be original.

Read more