Category: General

Common Misconceptions »

This article is up for deletion on Wikipedia and I believe it’s actually a pretty fun read and has some interesting “facts” that a lot of people mis-learn in school or are told wrong when they’re growing up. Anyway… copy/pasting it here in the event it gets deleted. I enjoyed reading it. History Ancient to […]

Comments Back On »

Everyone using MediaTemple had an issue with their WordPress and other CMS installations a while back (Joomla, etc) and I thought it might’ve been a security hole in WP but it wasn’t. After I turned comments back on I forgot to set it to where I didn’t have to approve each and every one of […]

More Facebook – Tag Your Friends »

I know I bitched a lot about constantly being tagged in these but seeing as how less and less of my friends are doing it (dunno) I don’t really hate them as much any more. That and I’m getting 150+ hits a day on my last post where I complained about them – I’m going […]

Disabled comments »

There seems to be a hack of sorts running around on all of my wordpress sites so for the time being I’ve disabled comments. It came from malicious code put into the comments and it didn’t even have to be approved but just sat in my spam queue and still redirected my sites to malware. […]

21k Hits in a Month! »

The good ole Rants and Raves hit an all-new high this past month with an astonishing (for me) 21,557 hits this past month. Never had traffic like that. Thanks to all the people who check this blog regularly (even though I haven’t been posting as regularly as they’ve been checking) and thanks to the haters […]

No Credit Card Minimum Charge »

I’ve been told time and time again by local businesses that there’s a minimum amount that I have to spend in order for them to accept my credit card. Usually it’s a donut shop or convenience store that has a lot of transactions that are in small amounts (ie 1 pack of cigarettes or a […]