Monday, February 20, 2012

I Nuked Tim's Blog Roll

I worked on Tim's blog today for I don't know how long, because he was still subscribed to dead and spam blogs.

Thankfully, I was able to unsubscribe him from all of those, through dashboard.  But in the process, I blew up his blog roll thinking I could make a new one that would work correctly.

Nope.

Good thing I'm cute, and armed with this steak.

Meanwhile, when I tried to rebuild a new blog roll, Blogger would not let me add more than 167 to his roll, before it locked and froze on saving.

No matter how many different ways I tried.

My solution was to part his blog roll into two lists, A-L and M-Z.  If anyone knows how to get past the frozen saving page, please let us know.

Thanks Bunches,
 - Whisk

19 comments:

  1. Blogger is having some issues with their gadgets lately. I cannot add new blogs to my roll, and haven't been able to do so since late last year. I did post in the Google help forum, and I was asked to post the details in a thread devoted to this problem. This was a couple of weeks ago, and I haven't heard anything since.

    Good luck though.

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  2. Good thing your cute and armed with a steak! LOL
    Seriously though as you and I have discussed blogger is quite simply "Jacked Up".

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  3. Harald: Since late last year? Yikes. If you hear anything back from that forum, please let me know.

    Also, it's great to see you. I keep checking your picture blog from time to time. Just in case.

    Cheers and boogie boogie.

    Brutorz Bill: It's for stuff just like this, that I keep steaks on hand. Never know.

    Hope you've been able to get off those dead blogs. I used dashboard for Tim's. Took awhile but his blog roll is at least clean now.

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  4. Oooops! Good thing you have ingredients on hand to offer as forgiveness.
    Sorry I can't help with the Blogger issue. Remember, I'm the one who couldn't get a picture to show up on the page header! Ha ha ha ha ha!
    Have a good evening!

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  5. Hey we had steak tonight too! Sometimes I really do get tired of blogger, but what's a girl to do? Go to wordpress?? LOL!

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  6. I haven't been using it since I moved. These days I drive more than I walk, and thus I come across fewer shots. For those I do find, I mostly use FB since it lets me keep in touch with more people on the other side of the pond.

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  7. There seems to be something "magical" (cursed?) about the number 167. I have the same problem with mine, and I'm thinking I may have to create two separate blog rolls as well. Not thrilled about it. >:(

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  8. Yeah, 167 is the magic number. I'm going to split my roll into two as well, so I can add new blogs and clear out dead ones.

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  9. As everyone has already said, 166 and no more, myself and Fran had to do the exact same thing with our blogrolls last week, its a pain in the butt, but at least it works!! I hope it was very big and juicy steak??

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  10. I'm still alive. I've just taken a looooooooooooooong break.
    Standby for further posts.

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  11. Sounds like you found a good solution!

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  12. It's funny I got to 167 and the same thing happened--and I blew up mine too. Happens to the best of us I suppose haha.

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  13. My count is at 197. It could be some issue in the code that kicks in above 166 though.

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  14. On something totally unrelated, I saw a pic of wonder woman socks that I thought you might want to search for.

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  15. Thank God I have a small blog. I'd hate to have to mess with this. And with Google getting rid of Google friends, I think we'll all be frustrated quite soon.

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  16. Hey Guys: Thanks for all the great comments, I've answered you each below. Have a groovy day and oogie boogie night.

    Stacy: I have my stockpile of good ingredients, that's for sure.

    Anita: Some people like Wordpress, but I'm not one of those people. Hope your steak turned out well.

    Harald: That makes sense. I haven't been on Facebook or Twitter, but I hear good things about both.

    Bard: How are your dead blogs? Took me a bit of time to sort and get Tim off the dead ones.

    James: Hi James! Hope you're cooking lots of great foods. I remember when 300 was the limit on a blog roll. 167 feels so low.

    Ray: I had read about Lurker but didn't realize you had the same problem. I've not been online as much.

    Nemo: Glad you're still out there. Thanks for letting me know.

    Susan: It's just okay for now but at least he can add new blogs now.

    Cake: You blew up yours too. Hahaha. I guess it really does happen to the best of us. Nice to see you, as always.

    Harald: Woo, 197. That's pretty darn good.

    Dan: I love that. Thanks. And really, it's Wonder Woman so to me, it's never unrelated. Will Google them.

    Anne: It's too bad they are removing Google Connect for non-Blogger blogs. Or, at least that's what I understood it to be. But then again, this is Blogger and these days they don't know their ass from their elbow.

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  17. Steak is, of course, one of the very best solutions to an aggravated "I can't believe what you just did!"

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  18. William: Nothing like keeping a few steaks in the freezer, just in case.

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  19. Hmmmmm... I am hungry!!!

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