May 2004 Posts

Spam from “The team”

I have already gotten e-mails like this before, but here is one from (spoof, of course) and it is a virus, I believe:

Dear user of,

Your e-mail account will be disabled because of improper using in next
three days, if you are still wishing to use it, please, resign your
account information.

Pay attention on attached file.

For security reasons attached file is password protected. The password is

Best wishes,
The team

Those crazy guys… oh, wait…

Anyway, it is iFroggy and not Ifroggy and it is an annoying e-mail.

Map of Springfield

Map of Springfield.


Map for Springfield (The Simpsons). Worth checking out.

Found at SitePoint Forums.

Site Policies

I felt it was necessary to lay out a few guidelines for this site. Please follow them. As this is my site, I will determine what entries violate them and do whatever I see fit to handle them.

Posting Comments

Be nice to your fellow posters. Don’t flame them. No name calling or general disrespect. Don’t insult people.

Random, inappropriate or unhelpful comments may be removed. Disagreeing is generally fine. It all depends on what you are saying. If it’s not inflammatory to me, chances are that it’ll be alright.

No vulgarities. Even what some would consider low level vulgarities will not be permitted here.

I am under no obligation to leave comments online. I respond to and delete comments at my own discretion. This isn’t a debate forum. There are plenty of forums on the Internet where you can debate any number of issues, but this is not the place to get completely immersed in an argument.

One good rule to go by is if you couldn’t say what you are saying in front of your mother, it might be worth revising.

No advertising. That’s vague, yeah. Suffice to say, blatant and unsolicited advertising isn’t cool.

Don’t worry, be happy. Have fun and treat people with respect.

My Posts

I will make various corrections to my posts without notice. These include spelling, styling and so on. If I have to correct myself, change an opinion or admit a mistake, I will make notice to that fact in the post or in a new post.

Thank you for visiting.

Policy inspiration thanks to: Braves Journal, Jeremy, Perverse Access Memory, PubliusTX and Professor Bainbridge.

I think I need a blog comments policy

I think I need a comments policy for this site.

Does anyone have any favorites that might give me some inspiration?


I am not a blogaholic

I took the Are You A Blogaholic? quiz.

My score was 36.

You are a casual weblogger. You only blog when you have nothing better to do, which is not very often. There’s nothing wrong with that. But if you’d post a little more often, you’d make your readers very happy.

Found through Jeremy.

Great Entry at blog maverick

Great entry over at Mark Cuban’s blog.

New Strong Bad Email: Theme Park

Very funny. I especially like the jungle cruise stuff.

Like any Homestar links I give, it is always best to start with the intros at the site and from the beginning stuff and move up, if you have never heard of it before.

Web Developers and Webmasters: Visit DeveloperCube!

Please visit DC. We have some great people there and we could use any and all users who want to start some threads and get some discussions rolling.

So, if your in the field, please check it out and hang around.

It stinks when you don’t have programming knowledge…

I have 2 site ideas that I would really like to do, but my lack of programming knowledge is holding me back. :(


Funny Story

It’s a slow day, so here is that funny story I promised. I think it’s funny, anyway. I have shared this with a few folks, so maybe you have heard it.

Anyway, several years back, my family and I are visiting my Grandparents. We are on a little trip, of sorts, with them to a museum and we are going to stop for lunch. We find this barbecue place. I believe it was called Woody’s. So, we stop there and go inside.

We sit down at our table and look over the menu. One of our party decides that s/he would like turkey. So, s/he orders turkey.

Guess what?

No turkey.

Alright, so that person will have some barbecue chicken then. Chicken ordered.

Guess what?

No chicken.

That’s right. No chicken at a barbecue restaurant. (One of us actually asked if they had chili, but they didn’t have that, either!). I mean, what type of barbecue restaurant has no chicken (and then no turkey and no chili)? Why even open the doors?

We got up and left. But, it was an experience.