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Journals Editor Gets ‘Em Riled Up

I wonder if people are still upset with Joe, the friendly Journals Editor over at AOL, who recently riled up his audience with the suggestion that blogs are boring. Over at his blog, "Magic Smoke," he claimed all blogs are boring because they fall into one of two categories: 1....
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Another Call to AOL

I have spoken with "Rodney" at AOL's Customer Service Center in Virginia. He has given me more answers to clarify -- and correct -- the misinformation given to me by previous operators. The answers I am about to supply are not verbatim, but I do feel that they correctly represent...
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Armand is Back!

Armand declares a partial, if pyrrhic, victory in his battle to have his primary journal, "Un-Common Sense," reinstated. I'm glad that his journal will begin to reappear, but I am amazed that they would have taken the extreme measure of deleting it in its entirety for a supposed Terms of...
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A New Bit of Information

Armand, formerly of "Un-Common Sense," has a new journal. What he has uncovered about the entry on the old journal on the date of the alleged Terms of Service violation will likely leave you scratching your head. This is a serious matter for AOL Journals. If we are to be...
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AOL Journal Controversy

Armand of "Un-Common Sense" has asked that I reproduce this letter he has forwarded to AOL's Journal Editors. I have recently read on another journal that a similar situation occurred to someone else. Is AOL being hacked by people who are trying to use other user's FTP space? If Armand...
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Comments With A Little X-tra

So spam has now invaded AOL's Journal comments! Someone identifying herself as "Jenny" left two identical comments in two different "Saturday Six" editions inviting people to visit a website that promises "hidden cameras and much more." I've deleted those comments and blocked the screen name. I took the extra step...
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First Anniversary

I suppose I should say something profound, since it's time to celebrate the one year anniversary of my first official post here at "Patrick's Place." I actually had created this journal in November of 2003, then did nothing with it while I figured out what I wanted this journal to...
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