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New Look? by Bil Simser

Trying out a new look. Changed the theme on the blog and created a custom header. The header is an image captured from Wordle which is a pretty neat tool. Give it a bunch of text or point it at a feed and you get a jumble of words. I pointed it at my...
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ASP.NET Weblogs, the saga continues by Bil Simser

Hmmm, more odd things happening at ASP.NET Weblogs, even after playing Halo 3 for 4 hours (and boy are my thumbs killing me). I noticed I was getting trackbacks. Nothing new here, I get them all the time. Except I was getting them from myself. Huh? Yeah...
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Being a responsible aggregate blogger by Bil Simser

Sometimes things make my blood boil. Other times I just let it pass and move on. As I was trying to catch up on my feeds tonight (only 6182 to go for this month) I stumbled across this post by Andrew Stopford: Commercial UI components in OSS The use of...
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Five degrees of separation by Bil Simser

There's a tagging game going on in the blog-o-world. I traced the origins (I think) back to Jeff Pulver here . Basically someone tags and you have to come up with 5 things about yourself that relatively few people know. You then go and annoy the crap...

Stats, stats, stats and more stats by Bil Simser

What else would you do on a blog in the new year than to post stats? Here's what this blogs 2006 roundup looked like: Number of posts in 2006: 262 Number of views on all posts: 1,184,018 Over a million views for the year. Not too shabby. Note: Views...
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My Personal Web of Confusion by Bil Simser

I have a bunch of sites that I run and regularily maintain and sometimes it's not only confusing but hard to keep up. These are non-specific project sites, but contain (or should/would contain) tips and tricks, info, tools, downloads, and other goodies...
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What is the Rock smoking? by Bil Simser

In my always present ego-searching that I do, I come across odd instances of people referring to me or my blog. Case in point, I stumbled across this link on a site that (I guess) features interesting links he finds on the blog-o-sphere. His entry for...
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Comment spam on the rampage by Bil Simser

Holy mother of Isis. What’s with the comment spam on weblogs these days? I’m getting close to 100 comments a day that are all spam. Luckily I have anonymous comments turned off and the spam filter on Community Server is recognizing these as...
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Feedburner by Bil Simser

Hi guys, If you’re subscribed to this blog (using the default RSS feed) can you please update your feeds to read from feedburner instead ( http://feeds.feedburner.com/bsimser ). I can actually do better formatting, trimming, etc. as a provider of...
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Thanks to everyone at weblogs.asp.net! by Bil Simser

Just wanted to thank everyone involved in the upgrade of weblogs.asp.net to Community Server. It seemed to have gone seamlessly and all my posts (with code snippets) survived. Earlier testing of the CS upgrade found that they were stripping embedded HTML...
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