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Merry F%#$in Christmas

Overall it's been a very bad week for me personally. I'm really trying to get into the holiday spirit, but a week long adventure through the seedy side of the internet has my faith in humanity at an all time low...

On the positive side we had a little snow in the DC area and the Redskins are imploding, so at least it looks like Christmas.

After a week of behind the scenes issues at our site, most everything has been repaired and those items that haven't yet been addressed have a plan in place to get them fixed. Spam and security controls have been tightened, and in the process I've managed to find a few tweaks to speed up certain aspects of the site.

Anyway, sorry for the rant. It's time to spike the Egg Nog and build a fake fire and adore our fake tree.


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We've just come out the bac... (Below threshold)
Upset Old Guy:

We've just come out the backside of a publishing cycle ourselves, so I have appreciation for what a period of "chasing every damn thing" feels like. Get some sleep. And know that the meeting place you've created here is valued by your readers.

Kevin:How can you ... (Below threshold)
James H:

Kevin:

How can you live here and not be a Redskins fan???

Kevin - Please hang in ther... (Below threshold)
Bob:

Kevin - Please hang in there. Your many faithful readers rely on Wizbang to help them through the day. Hope things improve and you have a Merry Christmas.

Thanks for all you do! ... (Below threshold)
scmommy:

Thanks for all you do!

I'm glad you got the gremli... (Below threshold)
Gmac:

I'm glad you got the gremlins corralled Kevin.
I recommend a shot or two of Crown to wind down and then some shuteye rest.

Hang in there Kevin and tha... (Below threshold)

Hang in there Kevin and thank you for keeping Wizbang rolling. It is on my daily must read list and knowing you are fighting off the goons is reassuring.

Take a well deserved rest and Merry Christmas Sir.

Hang in Brother Kev. A fami... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:

Hang in Brother Kev. A family in town I know from baseball's house burnt down yesterday, They're taking collections this week. Always count your blessings my friend and thanks for this place.

Dude... your efforts are ap... (Below threshold)
Rick Author Profile Page:

Dude... your efforts are appreciated... and your tolerance of certain guest bloggers all the more...

The egg nog will help!... (Below threshold)
GarandFan:

The egg nog will help!

And Hot mulled Hard Cider w... (Below threshold)
TexBob:

And Hot mulled Hard Cider will too!

I believe it was four years... (Below threshold)
Joanne:

I believe it was four years ago this Christmas, at a time when I was feeling very emotionally and spiritually low, when a certain blogger notified me that my entry won a contest. I had written a one-liner about why I wanted to win a PS3 for my son, who was then 14 years old. A now defunct delivery service, which shall remain nameless, although their initials are DHL, "lost" the package, but you and your wonderful cohorts made sure my son had that wonderful gift. It went down in history as the best gift my son ever received, and we have you to thank.

Yes, Kevin, there really is a Santa Claus, but sometimes he, and the spirit of Christmas, don't appear in the costume we expect. May you have a very Merry Christmas.

Good to hear from you Joann... (Below threshold)
Kevin Author Profile Page:

Good to hear from you Joanne! We were very happy to get that PS3 to you, though it didn't go a smoothly as we hoped. Somewhere a DHL employee enjoyed the orignal PS3 that was sent to you, which they magically "forgot" to deliver.

How can you live h... (Below threshold)
Kevin Author Profile Page:
How can you live here and not be a Redskins fan???

I grew up in San Diego, so I'm a Chargers fan. I don't hate the Redskins, I'm just not a big fan.

Kevin, Thank you for all th... (Below threshold)
davidt:

Kevin, Thank you for all the work you do here at this great site.

"...the seedy side of the i... (Below threshold)
locomotivebreath1901:

"...the seedy side of the internet...?"

I told you not to play at the Huffington's!

Just said a little prayer f... (Below threshold)
Grace:

Just said a little prayer for you, Kevin. Hope that all the difficulties make you stronger and wiser.
Blessings >>

Kevin, I appreciate all you... (Below threshold)
WildWillie:

Kevin, I appreciate all you have done to keep Wizbang around and healthy. I don't know what I would do every morning with my coffee. You have great bloggers and loyal commenters. We might not say it often enough, but we do appreciate your effort. We know it is not done by magic. Have a great Christmas. ww

Merry Christmas! And thank ... (Below threshold)
Imhotep:

Merry Christmas! And thank you for all of the hard work you put in here at Wizbang!, without you it wouldn't exist.

Much love to you and your family.

Hey - I just found out I ha... (Below threshold)
JAT0:

Hey - I just found out I have cancer and I still have the Christmas spriit. Buck up - cause it's Just OK.




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