Wednesday, September 21, 2005
First, I'd like to apologize to Amy for all the confusion... I have no idea what happened (and am pretty sure that it wasn't anything I actually did), but I still feel bad for the problem. Your blog certainly seems well-liked, and your readers are loyal. I hope they'll be able to read what you have to say again soon (and can promise to check it out myself, too).I've written two e-mails to blogger (and hope that Kristine isn't right about the fact that they may never get back to me). I also searched their questions and came up with this:Blogger accounts and Blog*Spot addresses do not expire. Therefore, we can't take away somebody's blog address to give to you. Occasionally people come back to their blogs after long absences, and we want them to be able to find their blog as they left it. If you find some contact information on the blog, you are welcome to deal with the owner directly, to see if they are willing to delete the blog so you can use the address. However, we do not give out contact information for the owner of a blog.So, if this was Amy's address first, I have no idea how I got it.And lastly, I just wanted to say thank you to those who welcomed me - especially given these odd circumstances. Hopefully, it'll all be cleared up soon. Thanks for your patience, as I'm probably (depending on how long this takes) not going to post on other topics in case I have to start all over again.
Amy said... Hey there,You are a good sport! Don't feel bad about anything. Totally not your fault. Blogger hasn't gotten back to me yet, so I am still stuck on how to figure this one out. My blog was over 150,000 words and 21 months of writing, so I really hope I get it back. I am off to see if there are any clues on B's website.And WELCOME to the blogosphere! 12:33 PM
mrt said... This is funny, in a very queer way.You start to blog... you get the readers... you get the spam.IAG - You have pulled the perfect WTF Tuesday without even knowing it.Amy - blove to you. I hope you can get your posts back. 1:05 PM
Anonymous said... you are a sweetheart - good luck! 3:20 PM
SQ said... Yah, just so you know New "Anybody's Guess" you are linked on my page so I'll keep popping in and reading you :-)Amy I hope they get to the bottom of this fast....that's awful to lose all those entries and I miss reading you! 8:27 PM
lb said... As Amy said, welcome to the blogosphere. So sorry your first experience has been less than stellar. I do hope Amy gets all her archives back and it gets worked out.On a good note, you already have more traffic than the average first week. Your handling it very well, and Amy is a very graceful, loving person....I'm glad if something like this happened it didnt happen with someone who is vengeful or mean spirited. 12:29 AM
Amy said... Hi IAG.I have talked to some other bloggers and the general consensus is for you to try and delete this blog, then see if mine comes back. Before you do though, save your posts. I guess you could try creating a new one and calling it itsanybodysguess.blogspot.com ?If you are willing to try this, let me know. Thanks! Amy 10:04 AM
JS said... I wonder if the whole blogger community harrassed Blogger, if they'd respond?Maybe we should all send them a help request about Amy's blog and see what happens?~Jason 1:53 PM
I said... Thanks everybody for your comments. I still haven't heard back from blogger, but, Amy I'm certainly willing to try deleting this blog in the hopes that yours comes back. I will look up how to do that and hopefully have it done tomorrow. Thanks again to all of you - it's been a strange and interesting introduction to the blogosphere, and I appreciate how kind you all have been, especially given this confusing situation. I'll definitely be back to check if Amy's blog has re-appeared, and if I decide to give this all another try, I'll let you know where I am. So, we shall see... Good Luck Amy!
I was also lucky enought to get some spam comments about viagra (if only you could see me rolling my eyes). But weren't they all so gracious? So that's why I'll try again.