July 30, 2013

  • The End

    SEE Y’ALL AT WORDPRESS

    07/28/2013 02:30pm

    As I suspected, it doesn’t look like Xanga is going to raise the $60,000 necessary to continue its existence. About that I am sad. While others have used their blogs over the years to complain about how much Xanga, its technology, and its staff sucks, I genuinely liked it and, in its current form, I still feel it’s the best blogging site out there. I thus made a pledge despite knowing the futility of the gesture and knowing that even if Xanga raised the necessary funds it probably would not be able to continue for very much longer. The fact is that I am part of a small minority and there are simply not enough people out there that care enough about this place to ensure its longevity. If there were it would not be in this situation right now.

    And so henceforward I will blog at skanlynblog.wordpress.com. I’ve been looking to change the direction of my blog for a while now and this may be my opportunity to shake off that “troll” reputation I developed here. I have always thought that an unfair label. Surely the quality of my literary performance art is more significant than the actions of a so-called “troll”. I have also written a lot of legitimate posts and made a fair amount of legitimate comments though, at times, I admittedly let myself become pre-occupied with the angry obsession many Xangans have with what other people think and their inability to reconcile its inconsistency with their own beliefs. I’ve thus spent a lot of time fucking with those passionate-to-the-point-of-idiocy conservatives, liberals, Christians, and atheists (I’ve always done my best to be an equal opportunity offender). As fun as that was, however, it’s not what I’m all about and I’d rather my blog be represented by "A Bedtime Story" or the trilogy of posts I wrote called “My Wonder Years” or that hilarious horror movie satire I wrote a few years ago or my rebuke of Willy Wonka. Going forward I hope to write more posts of that nature and wordpress.com may be a more suitable platform to do just that.

    Farewell Xanga. I'm sorry you had to go.

     

    skanlynblog.wordpress.com

     

     

Comments (70)

  • Sometimes it is better to be judged by what we didn't say than what we did. Sometimes however we just gotta say what is on our minds.

    And some people just need to be trolled...

  •        

    if it makes you feel any better, i dont think you are a troll. and i liked all of your posts that ive read.

  • Even though I know some people considered you a troll I'm glad you were actually a very very nice person to talk to. Talks for all those conversations, you're a nice person.

    I don't have a wordpress but I will follow you through my blogger.

    Happy transitioning. :)

  • @pinktiger335 - You too. I have subscribed to your Blogspot page through the WordPress reader. Hope all is good in  your life.

  • @SKANLYN - Yay, thank you! =D All is wonderful thank you! 

  • I luv you and will miss u on here.  

  • @Facetiouseloquence - You know where to find me babe.

  • For latest news you have to pay a visit web and on internet I found this
    website as a finest web page for latest updates.

  • Can you tell us more about this? I'd want to find out some additional information.

  • Hi there i am kavin, its my first occasion to commenting
    anyplace, when i read this article i thought i could also create comment
    due to this good piece of writing.

  • If some one desires expert view concerning blogging and site-building after that i suggest
    him/her to pay a visit this weblog, Keep up the
    fastidious job.

  • It's appropriate time to make some plans for the future and it
    is time to be happy. I have read this post and if I
    could I want to suggest you few interesting things or advice.
    Maybe you could write next articles referring to this article.
    I want to read more things about it!

  • If some one wishes to be updated with most up-to-date technologies after that he must be pay a visit
    this website and be up to date everyday.

  • This piece of writing will assist the internet users for creating new
    web site or even a blog from start to end.

  • Wonderful blog! I found it while searching on Yahoo News.
    Do you have any tips on how to get listed
    in Yahoo News? I've been trying for a while but I never seem
    to get there! Cheers

  • I got this site from my buddy who told me
    on the topic of this web page and at the moment this time
    I am browsing this site and reading very informative posts here.

  • Its like you read my mind! You appear to understand a lot approximately
    this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I feel that you could do with a few p.c.
    to power the message home a little bit, but other than that, that is wonderful blog.

    A fantastic read. I will certainly be back.

  • If you are going for best contents like myself, just visit this web
    page every day since it provides feature contents, thanks

  • Highly energetic blog, I liked that bit. Will there be a part 2?

  • Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you
    knew of any widgets I could add to my blog that automatically tweet my
    newest twitter updates. I've been looking for a plug-in like this for quite some time and was hoping maybe you
    would have some experience with something like this.
    Please let me know if you run into anything.

    I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to your
    new updates.

  • An outstanding share! I have just forwarded this onto a friend who has been doing a little research on this.

    And he in fact bought me dinner simply because I stumbled upon it for
    him... lol. So allow me to reword this....
    Thank YOU for the meal!! But yeah, thanks for spending the time to talk about this issue
    here on your blog.

  • Hiya! Quick question that's totally off topic. Do you know how to make your site mobile friendly?

    My site looks weird when browsing from my iphone. I'm
    trying to find a template or plugin that might be able to fix this
    problem. If you have any recommendations, please share.
    Many thanks!

  • Great blog! Is your theme custom made or did
    you download it from somewhere? A theme like
    yours with a few simple adjustements would really make my blog jump out.
    Please let me know where you got your design. Appreciate it

  • Having read this I believed it was extremely enlightening.

    I appreciate you finding the time and energy to put this informative article together.

    I once again find myself personally spending a significant amount of time both reading and posting comments.
    But so what, it was still worthwhile!

  • Thank you for the good writeup. It in fact was a amusement account it.
    Look advanced to far added agreeable from you!
    By the way, how can we communicate?

  • What's up, the whole thing is going perfectly here and ofcourse
    every one is sharing information, that's in fact fine,
    keep up writing.

  • If you wish for to grow your familiarity only keep visiting
    this web site and be updated with the most recent gossip posted here.

  • Hello there, I do believe your web site may be having web browser compatibility issues.
    When I look at your site in Safari, it looks fine however,
    when opening in IE, it has some overlapping issues. I merely wanted to
    give you a quick heads up! Other than that, great website!

  • Wow, this article is pleasant, my younger sister is analyzing these things, so
    I am going to let know her.

  • Heya! I know this is somewhat off-topic however I needed to ask.
    Does operating a well-established website such as yours require a lot of work?
    I am completely new to operating a blog but I do write in my journal everyday.
    I'd like to start a blog so I will be able
    to share my personal experience and feelings online.
    Please let me know if you have any suggestions or tips for new aspiring
    blog owners. Appreciate it!

  • I take pleasure in, cause I discovered just what I used to be having a look for.
    You've ended my 4 day lengthy hunt! God
    Bless you man. Have a nice day. Bye

  • First off I want to say awesome blog! I had a quick question which I'd like to
    ask if you don't mind. I was interested to know how you center yourself and clear your
    thoughts prior to writing. I've had trouble clearing my thoughts in getting my thoughts out there.

    I truly do enjoy writing however it just seems like the first 10 to
    15 minutes are wasted just trying to figure out how to begin. Any ideas or
    hints? Thanks!

  • Your style is unique compared to other folks I've read stuff from.
    Thanks for posting when you've got the opportunity, Guess I'll just bookmark this site.

  • I know this if off topic but I'm looking into
    starting my own weblog and was curious what all is needed to get set up?
    I'm assuming having a blog like yours would cost a pretty penny?
    I'm not very internet smart so I'm not 100% positive.
    Any recommendations or advice would be greatly appreciated.
    Many thanks

  • Heya i am for the first time here. I came across this board and I find It
    truly helpful & it helped me out much. I hope to give one thing again and
    aid others such as you helped me.

  • Hey there! This is kind of off topic but I need some advice from an established blog.
    Is it tough to set up your own blog? I'm not very techincal but I can figure
    things out pretty quick. I'm thinking about
    making my own but I'm not sure where to
    start. Do you have any points or suggestions? Many thanks

  • I constantly emailed this website post page to all my
    associates, since if like to read it then my links will too.

  • Greetings from Idaho! I'm bored to death at work so I decided
    to check out your website on my iphone during lunch break.
    I love the info you provide here and can't wait to take a look when I get home.
    I'm amazed at how fast your blog loaded on my cell phone ..
    I'm not even using WIFI, just 3G .. Anyhow, excellent site!

  • Hi there, I think your blog might be having web browser compatibility problems.
    Whenever I take a look at your website in Safari, it looks fine however,
    if opening in Internet Explorer, it has some overlapping issues.
    I merely wanted to provide you with a quick heads up! Apart from that, fantastic site!

  • I loved as much as you'll receive carried out right here.
    The sketch is tasteful, your authored subject matter stylish.
    nonetheless, you command get got an shakiness over that you wish be delivering the following.
    unwell unquestionably come further formerly
    again since exactly the same nearly very often inside case
    you shield this increase.

  • My brother recommended I might like this website. He was totally right.

    This post actually made my day. You can not imagine just how much time I had spent for this information! Thanks!

  • Having read this I believed it was rather enlightening. I appreciate
    you finding the time and energy to put this content together.
    I once again find myself spending a significant amount
    of time both reading and leaving comments. But so what, it was still
    worth it!

  • Hello, i feel that i noticed you visited my weblog so i came to return the favor?.I'm trying to find issues to
    improve my site!I guess its ok to use a few of your concepts!!

  • hello there and thank you for your info – I've certainly picked up
    something new from right here. I did however expertise some technical points using this website, as
    I experienced to reload the web site many times previous
    to I could get it to load correctly. I had been wondering if your
    web hosting is OK? Not that I am complaining, but sluggish loading instances times will sometimes affect your placement in google and can damage
    your high-quality score if advertising and marketing with Adwords.
    Anyway I am adding this RSS to my e-mail and could look out for much more of your respective fascinating content.
    Make sure you update this again very soon.

  • Hi there, You've done an excellent job. I will certainly digg it and
    personally suggest to my friends. I'm confident they will
    be benefited from this web site.

  • Hi there, I enjoy reading all of your article. I wanted to write a
    little comment to support you.

  • Thanks a bunch for sharing this with all of us you actually recognize what you're talking about!

    Bookmarked. Kindly also seek advice from my web site =).
    We will have a hyperlink alternate agreement between us

  • Excellent article. I certainly appreciate this site.
    Stick with it!

  • I enjoy what you guys are usually up too. This kind of clever work and coverage!
    Keep up the amazing works guys I've incorporated you guys
    to our blogroll.

  • Quality articles or reviews is the important to invite the
    viewers to pay a visit the web page, that's
    what this web site is providing.

  • Hello to every one, the contents present at this site are really amazing for people experience, well,
    keep up the nice work fellows.

  • Great weblog here! Also your web site lots up very fast!
    What host are you the use of? Can I am getting your associate hyperlink on your host?
    I desire my site loaded up as fast as yours lol

  • Hi there, I found your site by the use of Google while looking for a comparable topic,
    your web site came up, it appears good. I have bookmarked it in my google bookmarks.

    Hello there, simply was alert to your blog thru Google, and found that
    it is truly informative. I'm going to watch out for brussels.
    I will appreciate when you proceed this in future.
    A lot of people shall be benefited out of your writing.
    Cheers!

  • Your means of describing all in this article is in fact nice, every one can without
    difficulty know it, Thanks a lot.

  • Howdy! This article could not be written much better!
    Looking through this article reminds me of my previous roommate!
    He continually kept preaching about this. I'll forward this information to him.
    Pretty sure he will have a very good read. Many thanks for sharing!

  • That is a very good tip particularly to those new to the blogosphere.
    Short but very precise info… Thank you for sharing this
    one. A must read article!

  • I like what you guys are usually up too. Such clever work and coverage!
    Keep up the great works guys I've included you guys
    to my blogroll.

  • Simply want to say your article is as astonishing.
    The clarity in your post is just excellent and i could
    assume you are an expert on this subject. Well with your permission let
    me to grab your feed to keep up to date with forthcoming post.
    Thanks a million and please continue the gratifying work.

  • I'm not sure exactly why but this website is loading very slow for me.
    Is anyone else having this issue or is it a issue on my end?

    I'll check back later and see if the problem still exists.

  • It's not my first time to go to see this web page, i am browsing this
    web site dailly and take nice data from here daily.

  • Thank you a lot for sharing this with all people you
    actually realize what you are talking approximately!
    Bookmarked. Kindly also talk over with my site =).
    We can have a link alternate agreement between us

  • There is definately a lot to find out about this topic.
    I love all the points you have made.

  • If you would like to improve your know-how only keep visiting this web page
    and be updated with the newest news update
    posted here.

  • I was recommended this website by my cousin. I'm not sure whether this post is written by him as nobody else know such
    detailed about my difficulty. You're amazing!
    Thanks!

  • I love reading a post that will make men and women think.
    Also, thanks for allowing me to comment!

  • Wow! At last I got a web site from where I know how to truly take useful information concerning my study and knowledge.

  • It's difficult to find educated people on this topic, but
    you seem like you know what you're talking about!
    Thanks

  • Great article! That is the type of information that are supposed
    to be shared across the internet. Shame on the seek engines for not positioning this put up upper!
    Come on over and discuss with my web site . Thank you =)

  • It's remarkable to go to see this site and
    reading the views of all colleagues regarding this piece of writing, while
    I am also eager of getting knowledge.

  • Hello! This is kind of off topic but I need some advice
    from an established blog. Is it hard to set up your own blog?

    I'm not very techincal but I can figure things out pretty
    fast. I'm thinking about creating my own but
    I'm not sure where to begin. Do you have any ideas or suggestions?
    Thank you

Post a Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.