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Got Schwag – May ValleySchwag Bag Arrives!


I approached the green mailbox trying not to get my hopes up. Would it arrive?

It did. It’s here! Oh boy, what did they send me?

The May schwag bag from ValleySchwag arrived today. I grabbed it, I couldn’t wait to open it so I started tearing the white Tyvek U.S. Postal Service mail bag to pieces as I walked back down the driveway. I felt like a kid, opening the cereal box for the free prize inside. What did I get, what did I get? Hey Mom, look what I got in the mail!

My May schwag bag included: a RubyRedLabs shirt, assorted stickers (great for laptops), pins, and a cool MovableType tool for my keychain. [flickr - more schwag bags]

ValleySchwag shipped to about 1,500 subscribers this month – I think I’ll stay on their list for at least another month. The shirt is cool and I love the tool but it’s more about giving them some credit for a novel idea and their implementation. Well done ValleySchwag! 

Comments Disabled (Again)

I disabled the commenting system again. Hopefully I can find some time this weekend to implement more of the comment spam blocking strategies discussed in Six Apart‘s (this is a MovableType powered blog) Guide to Combatting Commenting Spam.

Comments Disabled

I temporarily disabled the commenting system. Why? Comment spam fatigue. My blog is attracting hundreds, no thousands, of spam comments a week and I’m sick of cleaning up after the buggers. I’ll bring comments back on-line after I have some time to make it a little more difficult for spammers to take advantage of this system. I’ve been considering SCODE1 – a CAPTCHA security code plugin for the Movable Type platform.

RSS 2.0 Template for MovableType

Clean RSS 2.0 template for MovableType via Aardvark Speaks – I the RSS 2.0 feed.


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