Technorati blog claim fail error

This post is to record how to claim your blog in Technorati. The instruction received was to create a post with the codes provided then the claim process should complete. But it does not. The error below was showed when checking the status :
There was a problem finding your claim code.
If you have already verified above, please contact Technorati support with the following information :

* Please include the following error code: 400
* URL you are claiming : http://scratching.psybermonkey.net
* The name of your blog : Scratching My Needs
* Your contact info : myself@psybermonkey.net
* A short description of your blog and the type of content you like to write about. : This blog is all about Open Source, specifically about Freebsd, Linux and Perl.
* Does your blog have a RSS feed? Please see if you can supply us with an example URL of your feed. : Yes, the url is http://feeds2.feedburner.com/ScratchingMyNeeds

The instruction given from technorati when the codes was provided, did not work. There is a alternative way to claim the blog. That is, create a link on the post with the below html example :

<a href="http://technorati.com/claim/<the blog claim codes>" rel="me">Technorati Profile</a>

Which the "the blog claim codes" is the codes from Technorati, without the angle brackets (<>).


<a href="http://technorati.com/claim/abc123xyx" rel="me">Technorati Profile</a>

Technorati should correct its instruction on how to claim the blog. Also, the support should actually buck up. If there wasn't any human(s) behind the support link, don't even put it up there. This confusion wasted 1 week of my time trying all kinds of post with the codes and figuring why the process does not work. Technorati, are you hearing???

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