Well, I gave it a good 3 month try and while it had some good points, there were things I wasn't happy with. So, today Carrie removed it for me. I lost all the comments that were associated with HaloScan, but that's not the end of the world.
Here's what she had to say, once she was finished:
I removed HaloScan, what a pain - they don't have any instructions on their website - like a cult! You're free now, but your comments are 0 again. Sorry.
Yes, I'm free!