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Posted by LemonSmuggler (Member # 7701) on July 08, 2007, 16:07:
 
I love blogging. I usually just don't keep it up. So I decided to start a small one that will only last till my birthday.

How many of you have a stop and start thing with blogging? [crazy]
 
Posted by TMBWITW,PB (Member # 1734) on July 08, 2007, 16:30:
 
Well, I have a Livejournal that I try to keep up, but yeah I have frequent dry spells ranging from a few days to a few weeks. Mostly I just don't think my life is interesting enough to other people and I don't want to bore everyone with kid pictures.

So come on, where is your blog so we can read it? [Big Grin]
 
Posted by CommanderShroom (Member # 2097) on July 08, 2007, 16:55:
 
I got one, see my .sig. It is the third or fourth one I have had.

Warning: it is just babbling about my motorcycle and cussing.

I am very regular with it, at least once a week. But one thing I noticed is that the random ones tend to go up and down and then die off. But if you have a particular purpose to it, it seems to keep moving.

I know that each week I'll have something to add to it. Even if it is, "I sanded a fender and gouged my hand. *&%*&^#$!!!!" At least I did something in the subject. I also have a vanity one, that may get updated. But many times I get ready to post and decide that it isn't important or interesting enough to bother.
 
Posted by Rhonwyyn (Member # 2854) on July 08, 2007, 16:56:
 
I have a blog on Xanga, and I have a bit of a blog on Yappi.com, but I don't post every day.
 
Posted by maximile (Member # 3446) on July 08, 2007, 17:12:
 
I have my little blog, but it hasn't changed much in the last few months. I've just started to get into Pownce, which I guess counts as a mini blog. You'll have to add me as a friend to see most of my posts though.
 
Posted by Steen (Member # 170) on July 08, 2007, 18:30:
 
I've started three blogs over the last few years. The first two I ended intentionally. One was too public and I felt censored in what I could say about myself. The other was fun but was ultimately useless in expressing myself.

The current one is, I think, pretty close to what I want. I don't provide links to it except to friends that I talk to regularly. I do keep it updated reasonably often because it is an outlet for things that I can't/won't say elsewhere.

I'm not sure if that qualifies as start/stop blogging or not.
 
Posted by WinterSolstice (Member # 934) on July 08, 2007, 18:53:
 
Glad to see you're starting it up again, LS [Smile]

I have the one in my profile, and I've had a few prior. I tend to migrate content from each to the next, since my reasons for creating new ones are almost entirely technical. You know, from one site to a better site, etc.
 
Posted by LemonSmuggler (Member # 7701) on July 08, 2007, 20:05:
 
Hmmm...very interesting, I know what I'll be reading tonight! [Big Grin]
I love blogs, I'm not sure why. I have about ten journals that are only half full. This because 1) I'm left handed, so I tend to right into the ink (ick) and 2) it takes to long! Haha, so I must type, I enjoy typing more actually.

p.s. my link is in my profile now...if anyone cares to read my random silly ramblings and odd cartoons drawn in paint. [crazy]
 
Posted by business attire (Member # 6102) on July 09, 2007, 05:45:
 
I've had two. One of them is completely uncensored and much more fun -- but it doesn't get written in anymore. A few people have actually seen it, and nobody that I wrote about in it has seen it. I'm much more witty and verbose when I think nobody is watching (I think I called my old roommate's mother a "crazen clump of nutrient-rich uterine lining" once...)

the other on livejournal (which I've written in for five years) has become more of a glorified message board for plan-making and other such nonsense.
 
Posted by TSG (Member # 8350) on July 09, 2007, 06:57:
 
I have my original one at blogger.com. It's been there for 4~ years, and I go through months where I write daily, then not at all for 2 weeks.

It's completely uncensored, hence, I don't hand the url out freely. I am a bit off the vanilla-beam so to speak and it's not my intention to freak people out [Razz]

I love blogging. I wish I were inspired more often lately. I miss writing in it.
 
Posted by Black Widow (Member # 3046) on July 09, 2007, 07:23:
 
I have a LiveJournal blog, which is friends only--but I'm not too picky about who I let friend me. I update it sporadically, mostly comics or jokes, occasionally just my rambling thoughts or events that have occurred. It definitely does not follow a pattern.
 
Posted by Lost1soul (Member # 8387) on July 09, 2007, 12:21:
 
I have an extinct xanga and of course the massly addictive myspace.....but it deletes your blogs.....completely useless.
 
Posted by WinterSolstice (Member # 934) on July 09, 2007, 13:15:
 
quote:
Originally posted by Lost1soul:
I have an extinct xanga and of course the massly addictive myspace.....but it deletes your blogs.....completely useless.

MySpace deletes your blogs? WTF?
 
Posted by Lost1soul (Member # 8387) on July 09, 2007, 13:38:
 
quote:
Originally posted by WinterSolstice:
quote:
Originally posted by Lost1soul:
I have an extinct xanga and of course the massly addictive myspace.....but it deletes your blogs.....completely useless.

MySpace deletes your blogs? WTF?
after like 10 blogs it starts to automatically delete your old blogs.....it sux badly.
 
Posted by Steen (Member # 170) on July 09, 2007, 13:53:
 
Lost1soul wrote:
after like 10 blogs it starts to automatically delete your old blogs.....it sux badly.

Err... no it doesn't delete them. It only displays ten at a time, though, starting with the most recent ten. There's a link on the left to go to older entries. All your entries should be there.
 
Posted by dragonman97 (Member # 780) on July 09, 2007, 13:55:
 
*cries*
 
Posted by fs (Member # 1181) on July 09, 2007, 15:29:
 
quote:
Originally posted by dragonman97:
*cries*

*LOLs*
 
Posted by LemonSmuggler (Member # 7701) on July 10, 2007, 02:06:
 
The thing with me and blogging is that those of us who blog really are putting ourselves, our lives, our feelings, our emotions, out there for all the world to see. And that's a little scary.
And that comment button...esh. It can be good or bad. I've only had good comments (only five comments...ever! lol) (so far...dun dun dun dun!!!!) but it made we aware that other people were reading what I said. And that was more then a little scary. It's like opening up a door to your mind.

You really just have to learn to write for yourself. If you write thinking "what if someone see's this? what will they think? will they flame me for it? blah blah blah..." that's a lot of pressure.

And of course when I say "you" I mean you generally not you spasificlly. Now...I need to go turn on my spell check because this is full of misspelled words, and...go to bed.

Oh but first on a side note...who's going to see the new Harry Potter flick tonight at midnight? (ME!!!!) are you? (general.) [Big Grin]
 
Posted by business attire (Member # 6102) on July 10, 2007, 06:00:
 
I think you might be romanticizing this blogging thing too much. Yeah, I can see how it might be a window to your brain... or something... but most people aren't thinking of it that way.

Honestly, unless you're an extremely profound and astonishing writer - and not many are - then you're very likely writing someone thats going in one eye and out the other for most readers.

Unless you're Charles Manson. Or Marilyn Manson. Then everything you say is likely to be memorized directly into everyone ever's brainspace.
"I took three dumps today!"
"dude... Manson is regular. I need to remember that."
 
Posted by Steen (Member # 170) on July 10, 2007, 07:52:
 
She's seventeen. She's -supposed- to over-romanticize things. [Razz]
 
Posted by business attire (Member # 6102) on July 10, 2007, 08:14:
 
and I'm 21. I'm -supposed- to burst her bubble.
 
Posted by Steen (Member # 170) on July 10, 2007, 08:21:
 
and I'm 39. I think I'm supposed to tell you to stay off my lawn or something.
 
Posted by HalfVast (Member # 3187) on July 10, 2007, 08:25:
 
And I'm 42. Want some candy? [Razz]
 
Posted by LemonSmuggler (Member # 7701) on July 10, 2007, 08:30:
 
BA I'm sorry, but you have no imagination...at all.

My whole point of my last post was that you just have to write for your self. And that sometimes it's hard when you worry about what others will think and you let that affect your posts. Of course I've gotten over that and I just view my blog as a play pen for me to shoot off random ideas along with anything else I want. [Razz]

Now...over-romanticize things? Me? Not likely while I am a romantic, I can see the world for what it is.

All that said...if you burst my bubble, which you tried but failed awfully at...I will come over there with a sharp pen and burst your frail life after college bubble. [evil]
 
Posted by business attire (Member # 6102) on July 10, 2007, 08:32:
 
no imagination? hmmph. I think several people around here can vouch for mine, filthy as it is.

lower your defenses, woman, you're reading me all wrong.

also, steen, you don't have a lawn?!
 
Posted by LemonSmuggler (Member # 7701) on July 10, 2007, 08:33:
 
Steen: I only step on your lawn because it's the prettiest lawn in the world! I can't help it, I'm sorry. I love the squwishy sound it makes when I step on it because you over water it.

HV: Mamma said life was like a box of chocolates...and she also said never take said chocolates from a stranger. [Razz] [crazy]
 
Posted by WinterSolstice (Member # 934) on July 10, 2007, 09:26:
 
quote:
Originally posted by business attire:
no imagination? hmmph. I think several people around here can vouch for mine, filthy as it is.

I think this once again calls for scientific evidence [Big Grin]
 
Posted by Just_Jess_B (Member # 2161) on July 10, 2007, 10:29:
 
quote:
Originally posted by LemonSmuggler:
I love blogging. I usually just don't keep it up. So I decided to start a small one that will only last till my birthday.

How many of you have a stop and start thing with blogging? [crazy]

I'm really bad with blogging. Mostly because my days are:

"I woke up. I wrote. I felt guilty I didn't clean the house today. Dog still reeks. Need to tweeze."

Who wants to hear that?
 
Posted by spungo (Member # 1089) on July 10, 2007, 11:06:
 
Blogging is merely a mainfestation of one's latent desire to be pursued by some would-be romantic interest. It's a trail of candy into the woods. You're saying -- "look, you can stalk me without needing those goggles. I'll even tell you where I like to pop in for a coffee on me way home." And then they're all like -- "Ooh, officer -- he broke into my building and stole my urine." It sucks. These chicks need to fish, or cut bait. [Frown]
 
Posted by fs (Member # 1181) on July 10, 2007, 12:39:
 
Blogging (v): Attention whoring under the mantle of literary pretensions.
 
Posted by business attire (Member # 6102) on July 10, 2007, 12:50:
 
quote:
Originally posted by spungo:
Blogging is merely a mainfestation of one's latent desire to be pursued by some would-be romantic interest. It's a trail of candy into the woods. You're saying -- "look, you can stalk me without needing those goggles. I'll even tell you where I like to pop in for a coffee on me way home." And then they're all like -- "Ooh, officer -- he broke into my building and stole my urine." It sucks. These chicks need to fish, or cut bait. [Frown]

Eh, that depends. When I wrote frequently, even when in a close circle of friends, I never identified anybody or anything by name -- I prefer wicked nicknames for them. Young fools, yeah definitely are idiots when it comes to what information they provide publicly, but don't lump everything into one category as you're so wont to do.
 
Posted by Steen (Member # 170) on July 10, 2007, 13:09:
 
quote:
Originally posted by fs:
Blogging (v): Attention whoring under the mantle of literary pretensions.

You say that as if it were a bad thing [Smile]
 
Posted by spungo (Member # 1089) on July 10, 2007, 13:52:
 
quote:
Originally posted by business attire:
quote:
Originally posted by spungo:
Blogging is merely a mainfestation of one's latent desire to be pursued by some would-be romantic interest. It's a trail of candy into the woods. You're saying -- "look, you can stalk me without needing those goggles. I'll even tell you where I like to pop in for a coffee on me way home." And then they're all like -- "Ooh, officer -- he broke into my building and stole my urine." It sucks. These chicks need to fish, or cut bait. [Frown]

Eh, that depends. When I wrote frequently, even when in a close circle of friends, I never identified anybody or anything by name -- I prefer wicked nicknames for them. Young fools, yeah definitely are idiots when it comes to what information they provide publicly, but don't lump everything into one category as you're so wont to do.
I know. I were only being faisty-ous. [Razz]
 
Posted by WinterSolstice (Member # 934) on July 10, 2007, 14:06:
 
quote:
Originally posted by Steen:
quote:
Originally posted by fs:
Blogging (v): Attention whoring under the mantle of literary pretensions.

You say that as if it were a bad thing [Smile]
For me, blogging is for the various people who I talk to occasionally but not daily. I read their blogs so that I can catch up with them, they read mine for the same reason.

So [Razz]
 
Posted by business attire (Member # 6102) on July 11, 2007, 05:50:
 
quote:
Originally posted by WinterSolstice:
quote:
Originally posted by Steen:
quote:
Originally posted by fs:
Blogging (v): Attention whoring under the mantle of literary pretensions.

You say that as if it were a bad thing [Smile]
For me, blogging is for the various people who I talk to occasionally but not daily. I read their blogs so that I can catch up with them, they read mine for the same reason.

So [Razz]

NO. you are only an attention whore.

ham!
 
Posted by WinterSolstice (Member # 934) on July 11, 2007, 13:59:
 
quote:
Originally posted by business attire:
quote:
Originally posted by WinterSolstice:
quote:
Originally posted by Steen:
quote:
Originally posted by fs:
Blogging (v): Attention whoring under the mantle of literary pretensions.

You say that as if it were a bad thing [Smile]
For me, blogging is for the various people who I talk to occasionally but not daily. I read their blogs so that I can catch up with them, they read mine for the same reason.

So [Razz]

NO. you are only an attention whore.

ham!

Never argue with a woman packing a rifle [Big Grin]
 
Posted by business attire (Member # 6102) on July 12, 2007, 06:01:
 
its not a rifle! Its a carbine!

... which is a fancy word for "short rifle." [Razz]
 
Posted by Just_Jess_B (Member # 2161) on July 12, 2007, 17:24:
 
OMGWTHOMG!!1!1!!1! biznes ater, U R A bith!!11!!!1!

Stop flirten with mi maaaaaaaaaayun! WAAAAAAAA! [cry baby]

I am so blogging this, you EVIL bith!!!!11!!1!


(Yes, I know BA and WS are not flirting, but I thought it was appropriate to jump to the conclusion and completely blow it out of proportion, seeing how emo and poorly proofread weblogs tend to be.)

I'm going to commit to 30 days, 30 blogs starting tonight. See if I can keep up with the emo crap n stuff.
 
Posted by TSG (Member # 8350) on July 13, 2007, 05:38:
 
30 sets the bar pretty high. I'm lucky to get 15-25 a month. Some days, there's just nothing to say lol.
 
Posted by business attire (Member # 6102) on July 13, 2007, 05:49:
 
quote:
Originally posted by Just_Jess_B:
OMGWTHOMG!!1!1!!1! biznes ater, U R A bith!!11!!!1!

Stop flirten with mi maaaaaaaaaayun! WAAAAAAAA! [cry baby]

I am so blogging this, you EVIL bith!!!!11!!1!

LOL!

rifleJess > emoJess [evil]
 
Posted by Ugh, MightyClub (Member # 3112) on July 13, 2007, 09:59:
 
quote:
Originally posted by Just_Jess_B:
OMGWTHOMG!!1!1!!1!

Is that a "Wad of Tofu with Hummus on Organic Multi-Grain bread" sandwich? Sounds like something straight out of KoL.
 
Posted by Steen (Member # 170) on July 13, 2007, 10:42:
 
You've been playing KoL far too much.

(not that I have any room to talk [Roll Eyes] )
 
Posted by davor (Member # 3073) on July 14, 2007, 09:15:
 
I was blogging about technology since 2003. I named my blog: "Davor's Technology Blog" (obviously) and it was about technology in general at first but then I made it more Apple-centered. I don't have my own space and domain yet, I used to host my blog at blogspot and then switched to wordpress.com in May 2006.

http://davortech.wordpress.com


Recently I started using Tumblr to post interesting articles,videos, photos from other sources on the web. I also use Tumblr for distributing my social networking,last fm and flickr RSS feeds.

http://davortech.tumblr.com


I also have myspace (that I never really use), Facebook,Twitter,Jaiku and Pownce.
 


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