Spaghetti blognese*

Furtling around for inspiration I ran a few standard blogging fallbacks through some mental checks. Too busy because – nope, did one of those recently. Interesting referrers – my stats are way down as it is so I’ve been avoiding looking at my stats at all. Ohhh, actually that might be a topic I could tackle, finding out reader stats across website hits and RSS feed subscriptions… but others have done that one so.. moving on… Spam comments – nope, didn’t that one recently too. What do I have in draft – “How to grab TV episodes using torrents” – yeah started that one but need to be at home to finish it. I guess all I have left is …

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Being a moron is hard

The world is full of them and the internet gives them a voice. They are a specific breed, not just your everyday idiot, they wait for a target to pass and FIRE their salvos of ludicrous suggestion, usually firing so wide of the mark you wonder if they are aiming at something else. I really like the idea of Comment is Free. I’ve followed it since it launched, and did proffer a few thoughts in the early days but apparently I’m the wrong kind of person and shouldn’t have bothered. Instead I should’ve been developing my moron persona a little more thoroughly (after all, Gordon is a moron, right?). This is not as easy as it seems. Let’s look at …

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Miscellany

Changed the dressings on my back yesterday and Louise took pictures of my wound. Still slightly open with two stitches, gross. Explains why it’s as sore as it was, I had no idea how deep they had to go… which reminds me, must take some painkillers before I go to bed. ~ So Scotland lost 2-0 to Italy, no chance of use getting to next year’s World Cup but at least they played reasonably well. If we had a decent front pair we may even score a goal or two at some point in the future. ~ Working on a Saturday is a pain in the ass. That is all.

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Blog to the Future II

The one where the space-blog continuum almost gets disrupted. I’ve posted and written about many things but none have a hit the nerve that my recent posting about the future of blog linking (aka the future of blog cliques) seems to have. Firstly, thanks to everyone who commented, I did read every comment, and decided to post a little synopsis of the ‘findings’ (Note that I’m not claiming this to be scientific… I’m not that daft). Putting aside the calls for me to organise some Scottish meets (which I may well do, one in Glasgow, one in Edinburgh… probably), one theme that appeared was the deliberate choice of many people to try and break their social and geographical constraints via …

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