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Old September 23rd, 2011 (7:38 AM).
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How exactly do you get a blog? From what I understand from skimming through the previous posts, I guess you have to donate to unlock the feature. But I'm sure I saw that there is another way to do that.

The idea of a blog seems copacetic, especially in an active community. I'm usually talkative to no end, reaching a rather disturbing/vexing level of pleonasm -- a blog seems just right for me.

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (8:03 AM).
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Heres a quote from the FAQ Liam;
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Blogs are an additional feature on PC and while everyone is free to comment on public blogs, they can only be created if you meet these criteria:
  • Become a Community Supporter of tier 2 or higher. (ie. donate at least $10)
  • Obtain at least 5000 posts.
  • Be selected by the staff.
  • Become a staff member.
As mentioned, there is a chance of being chosen specially by the staff for a blog. The staff may offer a blog to members who contribute actively to the community. If the staff believes you may have something worthwhile to contribute in a blog, there is a chance you will be selected to use the blogging feature.
I'd try and suck up to a member of staff. ;)
I can't really donate any more money, so I'll probably have to wait till I reach 5000 posts. xD; Another contest might come around sooner or later though, so you could try and win one of those~

I have a few ideas about things I'd like to blog about; Why Mudkip's are evil, Why Google Chrome sucks, n' a load of other stuff.
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Old September 23rd, 2011 (8:19 AM).
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I've never once donated (perks of being an ex-admin!) and I already had well over five thousand posts by the time the donator usergroup was introduced, so this sort of just fell into my lap.

I would probably just end up blogging about playing White version just so I have something to keep me in the game, I put it down for too long and recently started fresh because I had no idea where I was or who half the Pokemon on my team were.
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Old September 23rd, 2011 (8:47 AM).
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How exactly do you get a blog? From what I understand from skimming through the previous posts, I guess you have to donate to unlock the feature. But I'm sure I saw that there is another way to do that.

The idea of a blog seems copacetic, especially in an active community. I'm usually talkative to no end, reaching a rather disturbing/vexing level of pleonasm -- a blog seems just right for me.
There are other ways, in addition to the FAQ snippet. Sometimes supportership is given away as a prize for community events, and sometimes generous members here make anonymous donations to their friends. :)
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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:00 AM).
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Why Mudkip's are evil, Why Google Chrome sucks, n' a load of other stuff.
Those two are possibly the most strange concepts I have ever heard of XD
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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:05 AM).
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I have a few ideas about things I'd like to blog about; Why Mudkip's are evil, Why Google Chrome sucks, n' a load of other stuff.
Google. Chrome. Does. Not. Suck.
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There are other ways, in addition to the FAQ snippet. Sometimes supportership is given away as a prize for community events, and sometimes generous members here make anonymous donations to their friends. :)
I've donated for my friends before. I once won a tier-5 donation under my name, but I split it up and gave it to 5 people. :D
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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:05 AM).
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I wonder how many people would blog if it was open to everybody.
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Agreed with the love for Chrome.
/only uses Chrome

@Nick: imo tbh anyone who visits blogs which is probably like 500 or so in total. :x

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:07 AM).
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I'm quite scared to know, to be quite honest. I need to use my blog for something more than just advertising. =u=

I stick with Firefox. Back when mods were double-posting (which I think is happening again) Firefox was the only one I wouldn't double-post on. Chrome and Safari were different stories.
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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:17 AM).
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I use Safari and Chrome the most. Firefox sucks on Mac. I'm sorta trying to migrate over to strictly using Chrome, though.
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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:18 AM).
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Well, Google Chrome doesn't like me is all, that's what I ment when I said google chrome sucked. xD;
Mudkip's are evil though. Your being brainwashed by their black holes of death that are their eyes if you don't think so. D:

Well, given the theme I'm using at the moment, the blog link seems to be at the top of the page and by User CP, I never really noticed them before when I first made an account here, so I don't think a lot of members notice them, except for the most active ones. :x But yeah, if they were a little more noticeable I'd be interesting. Especially if everyone could create entries.
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I wonder how many people would blog if it was open to everybody.
I'd be curious to see that too, but I think that there would be many spam blogs that are rather pointless.
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I'm quite scared to know, to be quite honest. I need to use my blog for something more than just advertising. =u=

I stick with Firefox. Back when mods were double-posting (which I think is happening again) Firefox was the only one I wouldn't double-post on. Chrome and Safari were different stories.
I don't tend to use Firefox. I just don't like the feel for it. But I hate using the 3DS browser because it is a pain in the rear to post and whatnot. If I try to post, I get a "Communication Error" and it won't redirect me to the post I made. I also don't get the "Your Notifications" ever. I only get an indicator for PMs if I have popups enabled, or else I'll see "Unread: X Total: X"

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:30 AM).
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Google Chrome love, yay. I haven't used any other browser in quite some time, though I'm not sure if that's out of my lazyness or because I truly find it better than the others.

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I wonder how many people would blog if it was open to everybody.
It seems like the sort of think half the community would jump all over when it first happens and then you would progressively have that whittled down to those select users who would blog regularly in the first place.
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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:32 AM).
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Not necessarily open for every user. I like the idea that whoever contributes to the community through making good posts and posting interesting topics or recent happenings gets to unlock the blog feature. I seriously doubt I will donate at the moment and reaching 5000 posts seems a bit extreme, so I'll just cross my fingers and hope some day a staff member selects me to have a blog. Or not.

I usually use Chrome on my laptop but as I am currently using my cousin's laptop, which does not have Chrome installed, hence I am inclined to stick with FireFox.

And what's with 'We are still working on a better slogan'? Is that the slogan or are you actually thinking of one? Had me curious.
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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:34 AM).
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I think the main reason I use Chrome is seriously for the spell check, and the fact that it doesn't die after 50 tabs like Firefox. XD; SO USEFUL.

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:34 AM).
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Google Chrome is a great side browser for me.

As for main browser...Firefox. I just can't stand the actual interface of Chrome for too long and I'm already so used to Firefox 3.6 to really use anything else as a main browser.

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:35 AM).
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Why doesn't it surprise me that you have 50 tabs open at a time?
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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:36 AM).
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Who DOESN'T have 50 tabs open at a time?

I mean right now I have at least 96 open and that's a usual thing for me. XD

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:37 AM).
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I don't! I usually have about 4 open at a time.
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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:38 AM).
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^^ and the fact that my laptop is always on Hibernate and I just... don't bother to close tabs. XD;

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:39 AM).
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Ahh I used to try and use less tabs when I had my old computer.

With this one, Firefox runs smoothly even while I have a good 90 or so tabs open.

Not to say I open that many tabs in one session, I just keep my computer on standby every night.

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:39 AM).
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I've never had the need to have more than 4 tabs open. What do you have so many tabs open for?
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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:40 AM).
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I don't! I usually have about 4 open at a time.
This.

I have five tabs open at the moment and the most I've ever had is 20 or so and that's when I just get too lazy to close them out, but it never lasts for very long. Disorganization bugs the living crap out of me, so I try to keep only the minimal amount of tabs that I need to actually browse comfortably open.
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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:41 AM).
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It's mostly a habitual thing, I browse a lot of websites on a regular basis and I tend to open tabs for each individual search I conduct during my time online—even pointless ones.

I do get lost in the clutter at times, but that's something I just shrug off...because I get too lazy to redo the same searches again and again.

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (9:44 AM).
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I do get lost in the clutter at times, but that's something I just shrug off...because I get too lazy to redo the same searches again and again.
But wouldn't you like...end up spending more time searching for tabs with those open searches rather than just doing a fresh one? XD
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