Last night I got 2500 spam comments, which is a lot for me. Spam Karma 2 caught ALL of them, but I don’t like giant logfiles of spam comments, so I have just upgraded to Bad Behavior 2. UPDATE: As the author of the plugin notes, this is a pre-release version. I sometimes wonder if [...]
I’ve noticed a disturbing trend among American restaurants: the club sandwich has been downsized from three slices of bread to two, which in my mind makes it just another sandwich. I suppose it may be a return to authenticity, as this quote from food diety James Beard suggests: [the club sandwich] is one of the [...]
Chris Rhee publishes the highly-entertaining My Mean Girl blog, which is one of my favorite reads. Because of his blog, I have hope that someday I’ll meet a suitable-crazy woman to fall in love with. And in the meantime, reading about his pain keeps me from being too anxious about it happening any time soon [...]
Lately I’ve been getting email on one of my unpublished email addresses. It’s the kind of fun mail that we all love, with email attachments of a mysterious nature. But what’s really mysterious is how this email address got “out in the open” to begin with.
I was updating some plugins, most notably wp-cache, wp-hashcash, and wp-contact form. I’ve been bitten on the ass by changes to the WP Contact Form before because of my finicky email setup, so I tested it again to make sure it’s still working. And it’s not. After an hour or so of fiddling, I think [...]
Some asshole is apparently using my domain as a return address for their bullshit spam, and as a result I get to reconfigure all my mail filters to ignore the bogus users. Whee. I can’t wait for validated email to become a standard.