Category Archives: lj

And we’re back…for now.

So, as most folks know, LiveJournal has been getting ass-hammered by yet another in a series of Distributed Denial of Service (or “DDoS,” as the kids say) attacks these past few days. The result has been spotty access for users, … Continue reading

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Dear LiveJournal: Grr. Also? Argh.

LiveJournal users need the option of banning IP addresses from posting comments to their journal. I consider this to be a more important and perhaps even more useful feature than…say…being able to send someone a virtual ice cream cone. Who’s … Continue reading

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The (cr)app on my phone.

So, I’ve had an iPhone since last summer. My wife and I were needing to change up phones and rework our plan, and they were having sweet deals on the 3GS just prior to the iPhone 4 hitting the market. … Continue reading

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Enter gryphonrose’s contest, and win stuff!

My friend and fellow word slinger Aaron Rosenberg (gryphonrose) is holding a contest over on his own LJ! gryphonrose: Second Annual “Guess Aaron’s Writing Output” Contest What’s it all about? He’s asking folks to guess how many books he wrote … Continue reading

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Gone Fishin.’

The dog is living the high life at the Pet Hotel (I swear to God I’m not kidding), the mail’s on hold, and friends will be housesitting, raiding my fridge and my DVD collection in beween watering plants and searching … Continue reading

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Caption contest: We have a winnah!

Well, thank God that’s over, right? After all that teeth-gnashing (okay, not really), we have a clear winner for the best caption to go with this photo: “Dayton’s remote-controlled Glenn Beckbot is quite a hit at parties.” – liquidcross As … Continue reading

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Caption Contest! Pick da Winnahs!

Okay, the time for joking around has past; it’s time to get serious with this contest thing. What’s at stake? Well, this puppy: What is it? Well, like I’ve been saying, it’s an advance uncorrected proof, or advance reading copy, … Continue reading

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Caption Contest: Last Chance!

Last weekend, I launched a silly little caption contest. The deadline for supplying captions is midnight (Central Time), so if you’re feeling froggy, slide over to that entry and pin a caption on the pic. What’s up for grabs? My … Continue reading

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Troll Alert.

I first read about this oddity on tiggerallyn‘s LJ, and then this morning saw an alert message put out by lonemagpie, so I’m going to go ahead and boost the signal a bit on a weird bit of trolling that’s … Continue reading

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“Where’s My Book?” – the results are in!

Okay, okay, okay. I’ve dragged this on long enough. A while back, I finally got off my ass and created my first-evah poll, based on a request I made of my blog readers last year: “Where’s My Book?” Your mission, … Continue reading

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