My Submissions to Failblog

I'm a big fan of the site which if you haven't heard of it, go there right after reading this post. It's brought to you by the LOLCAT folks…

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My Check from Google Bounced

This story was submitted to Digg and made the frontpage yesterday before getting buried shortly after. I wrote a post mortem about the experience here. I recently got my first…

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Getting Revenge from a Hotlink Violator

I was going through my referrers today and the usual suspects were there along with a site I had seen in the past that was hotlinking to an image of mine. It was especially evil as it was being used as a background on their page. A few months ago I decided to just rename the image on my local server and change the reference to it on my own site hoping that by breaking the link the perpetrator would simply fix the issue on their end. I felt that this was a very nice way to deal with an offender (I wasn’t so nice in the past…more on that later) and thought it would resolve itself. Unfortunately this person didn’t get the hint so today I decided to go to plan b.


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