Posts tagged with: blog

The Forest of Spam, Part 4

Just a few things I noticed when looking through my spam folder.

The Forest of Spam, Part 3

Every once in a while I take a close look at some of the messages in my spam folder, because there are some real bits of humor there. Here’s one that tries real hardand almost succeedsat not looking like spam: That’s an admirable effort, but let’s face it, Dan: the reason your message ended up …read more…

Moving Out

When I first started a personal blog, I had no idea what to do with it. I thought I would post a few recipes, write about my weekend at the beach, and that would be about it. Instead, this blog became a tremendous learning experience for me. I started podcasting (thanks to Wil Wheaton and …read more…

The Forest of Spam, Part 2

Sometimes the comment spam I get is oddly poetic. Here’s one I recently got on one of my other blogs: As a transcribe gentlemans gentleman I liked to predisposition in living soul , carry from it what you can and actively liquidate gain of every moment. Pooped elucidate days in the backyard with his friends …read more…

Upgraded to WordPress 3.4…

…and I got this message: which is so cool I had to tweet about it: Just upgraded to WordPress 3.4. Oh, yeah! #blog #blogging #wordpress #awesome — Professor O'Riarty (@iswpw) June 14, 2012   But this is the sucky part: As cool as those new Twitter embeds are, there’s no way to center them, or …read more…

The Forest of Spam, Part 1

Sometimes I just get tired of dealing with certain things… I use Akismet on all my blogs to deal with comment spam. Even though WordPress automatically adds the nofollow tag to any link in its comments, and therefore those links do absolutely nothing for your SEO, there are still people stupid enough to spam my …read more…

working through the backlog…

Finally got through a couple of posts I had started earlier and never got around to finishing. So I finished them and posted them. If you’ve been following the RSS feed for this blog, then you might have noticed them just suddenly showing up in the feed. Sorry if your universe is wobbly as a …read more…