December 08, 2004


I'm up to 9% in the Weblog Awards Design category, after hovering between 8.6 and 8.8% for days and days and days.

Not that I care about these silly contests: I only dropped by there because I thought I'd left my, um, eyebrow tweezers there.

Hey! What if I could get a full 10% of the vote before this thing closes? Wouldn't that be cool?

Posted by Attila at December 8, 2004 11:55 AM

I was going to say something snarky about the awards and how it might help if you actually blogged about something OTHER than them, but then you're up for a design award. It doesn't matter if you use Lorem Ipsumque Yadda Yadda to fill your entries... the design remains the same. The chick in the upper left corner remains chicky. The color scheme remains bluehuetastic.

So I'll just bite my tongue for now.

Posted by: Laurence Simon at December 8, 2004 12:41 PM

Well, I've been doing my best! I've always liked your blog design.

If I could offer a suggestion, though, it could do with a little bit of carrion.

Posted by: Kate at December 8, 2004 01:23 PM

Thanks, Kate: I've been meaning to fix the "no carcass" problem. Maybe after the holidays.

Meanwhile, I'm writing today down in my calendar as the day that Lair bit his [previously virgin] tongue . . .

Posted by: Attila Girl at December 8, 2004 01:29 PM

Glad I stumbled on this site! here I sit in my PJs a lone blogger, looking for the latest dirt not reported by our media. Any way you have my vote go get em.

Posted by: Moe Spiess at December 9, 2004 01:56 AM

Hm. If you want investigative reporting, you might want to check my archives. I have a feeling that for the next two weeks it's all going to be pretty frivolous.

Except for intel reform; I probably won't be able to help discussing that while I'm out of town, if time permits.

Posted by: Attila Girl at December 9, 2004 04:28 AM

I just looked at those award thingies and voted for you. Just because.

Posted by: EdB at December 10, 2004 03:55 PM

You know I find some of the most important news is something forgotten, or under reported.
Thanks for the tip-I've been looking at your archives, Theres alot! Keep up the good work.

Posted by: Moe Spiess at December 11, 2004 06:47 AM

Ah! the polls are closed, and not a dangling chad in sight. As a former Cruncher of Big Numbers, I round things. You've made your 10% that way alone. I also saw an official 10.0% just before the voting closed. (Obviously, some scurrilous rats packed the booths, frantically voting on other candidates' dubious offerings at the very end.)

You did it.

You've acquitted yourself well, Miss Attila. Congrats.


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Thank you! I appreciate it.

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