The Site Archive

  • Apologies…

    …for the spam ad links at the top of the home page. I’m unclear if it was because some service my wordpress theme used to provide was taken over by enterprising assholes, or if something even sketchier was going on. Regardless, I’m not in the business of peddling Viagra. Rest…

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  • Locking Old Posts

    Like any WordPress blog, this site has a big problem with spam comments. Whether hocking Russian alternatives to Viagra or uncensored footage of strip bocce ball, spam comments come in every single day (particularly on old but popular posts). So far my efforts at filtering the spam without killing the…

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  • Digg, From Hell’s Heart I Stabbeth Thee

    Finally pulling the Digg buttons off of the posts. They significantly affect the load times of each page and I’ve gotten only a tiny fraction of traffic through there. Feel free to still Digg the posts of course. I’m just not getting much use out of the integrated buttons.  …

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  • Do Not Attempt to Adjust the Picture

    I’m experimenting with Google Adsense to offset the cost of hosting the site. I’m only interested in adding them if it isn’t disruptive to the site as a whole, so hopefully I can find an unobtrusive place for them. In the meantime please bear with me. Feel free to exercise…

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  • Removed Facebook Share Button

    Took the Facebook share button out of the posts since they were pushing Java script garbage to the RSS feeds.  …

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  • Posts Now Reddit/Digg Enabled

    Finally worked out the conflict issues with the Reddit/Digg buttons! Look for the new buttons on each full page post. Be sure to upvote/submit articles you like and participate in discussion, either here or offsite. I’m looking for topics that create discourse, and upvoting an article is the best way…

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  • RSS Feed Now Feedburner Enabled

    The RSS feed is now going through Feedburner. The redirect should be automatic for any new subscribers, but anybody using the old one might want to unsubscribe/resubscribe just in case. Thanks.  …

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