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How to recognize a fool
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Not the End Times I Prepared For
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A rule of this blog is that undocumented immigrants are not to be referred to as “illegals” or “illegal.” But I do allow “illegal alien,” even though it’s not a phrase I’d use myself. Back when I made the rule, … Continue reading
Sorry for the outage, everyone. We’re back!
Here are the rss feed addresses for “Alas” that you should use (if you use RSS): For the blog itself: http://amptoons.com/blog/?feed=rss2 For the comments: http://amptoons.com/blog/?feed=comments-rss2 Some of the other feed address are no longer updating Alas, alas.
As you may have noticed, although the blog is here and can be viewed, trying to look at any individual post gets a “not found” error. Which means, of course, that no one can view or leave comments. Aaargh. I … Continue reading
Alas Bugs Have Been Driven Out Into The Cold Where They Suffer, Shivering, Uncared For And Soon To Be Forgotten
Hey, so “Alas” is back up, and many bugs that have plagued “Alas” (most notably, the inability to edit comments) have been defeated. (For now). Suggestions? Comments? Are people okay with the new setup of the comments sidebar (quoting the … Continue reading
Hey, folks. We’re doing some maintenance stuff that involves switching the servers. Any comments you post during the next day or two are “provisional”; you might have to repost them once maintenance is done. I’m really sorry for the inconvenience. … Continue reading
Hey, folks. The comment editor Alas uses, “Ajax Edit Comments,” has stopped working. This was probably caused, in some way, by a recent server upgrade. For me (and, I take it from some comments, for other folks), there’s a “Are … Continue reading
Without warning users, the folks at “ShareThis” added a new function to their social buttons plugin. Now, anytime someone copies text from a blog with “ShareThis” installed, when the text is pasted, a new message saying “See more at [insert … Continue reading
Over at Family Scholars Blog, the powers-that-be are planning to modify their moderation policy, and they’ve asked bloggers there to throw in some thoughts about civility over the next month. So this is a post I wrote for FSB, in … Continue reading