Tuesday, January 09, 2007

National De-Lurking Week

I have it on good authority from Desiree and Mrs. Ca both irrefutable sources who would point out to you that puppies get their wings, and terrorists lose when you comment. Naturally Blogger has some sort of scheduled outage today, so when you get the fact that you are forbidden to access a server, just laugh and be happy, and play a McFerrin tune in your head.

Sigmund (Freud) called last night and he had a long talk with me about having too high expectations of all of you. So, to make delurkinging easy, just tell me who you think knows more about martinis? Mist1, who's favorite drink is the dirty martini? Or Wicked H, who has her own portable Martini Bar (rumor has it that she takes it with her everywhere).

Now it won't hurt at all, and once you start, maybe you'll write your own blog.

22 comments:

Matt said...

What I want to know is, how you gonna be a blogger without a blog?

There are some people who read blogs, comment on them and--without the benefit of their own site--attempt to create a back story for themselves in our minds.

Little comments here and there--from "JoAnne." Then, you see "JoAnne" on someone else's site. Her husband's name is "Charles" and he is a fire fighter. "JoAnne" enjoys motherhood and riding motorcycles.

But I know what you mean.

The CEO said...

Damn you're good Matt. You may know more about martinis than either of them. I should have included you.

cinders said...

Is there an official site for National De-Lurking Week?

Pickled Olives said...

As Pickled Olive, I gotta go with me for knowing quite a bit about the drink. As for De-lurking, what have I missed? Who's lurking? I can't keep up.

The CEO said...

Cinders- Desiree had something that looked official, not that I looked carefully.

Olives- we must discuss the relative merits of different vodka brands sometime! And as for lurkers, the National Bandwidth Usage Joint Committee (NBUJC) has been working on this very issue tirelessly. The report is due out soon.

cmhl said...

Neither. I prepare the perfect martini, shaken of course, not stirred. In fact, I think that is an excellent idea, frankly.

cinders said...

I was more looking for a twelve step program, you know, something along the lines of "Lurkaholics Anonymous"

The CEO said...

According to my calculations, taking StatCounter's value when I published this post, and then again just now, and subtracting, 38 people have pulled up this post since it was published today. Eliminate my comments and you can see how effective the De-Lurking program has been so far, 5 posts, and that's counting both of Cindy's posts. Can I have a martini too please, CMHL?

Claudia said...

Can I skip the martini and just have a shot of tequila or something??

Wicked H said...

Hiccup! So sorry, I was re-stocking my portable Martini Bar.

Friends of the Blogosphere, don't let blogger get you down. De-Lurk!

A Toast: You may as well de-lurk because we know who you are and how often you lurk anyway. Be free.

Cheers! Ok, now serving # 56. Will that be two olives or three?

Pickled Olives said...

Ahh, now i'm up to speed. sorta. And YES! Anytime you want to talk vodka, gin, scotch, tequilla, oh heck, any of em, you let me know!!!

The CEO said...

Claudia- of course you can have a shot of tequila. You could even have pickled onions if you absolutely had to have them, please don't do it in front of Olives is all I ask.

Wicked- you are a Queen.

Olives- let's sit down and have a drink and discuss this like grown up imbibers. Vodka or gin?

Glamourpuss said...

I am confused. You all talk about Martinis and vodka. A true Martini is made with gin and vermouth - the quantity of which is much disputed. The vodka Martini is a parvenu. As are all those fruit concoctions claiming to be Martinis. At least, that's what I learned at AA...

Puss

Pickled Olives said...

Gin would be the classic, but being the modern gal that i am, I'll take Vodka!

desiree said...

There is an official site somewhere, there are even different buttons. I recommend the google for such things as I am far too lazy to find it for you.

mist1 said...

Pour a little vermouth in my glass. Swirl it around. Then pitch it in the sink.

That's the way I like 'em.

Claudia said...

ironically...most commenting are regulars!! LOL...

Lee said...

I'm wondering what we've got against lurkers? Can't one enjoy without interrupting?

Odat said...

I'm not lurking...I swear...and I don't drink...so I can't comment...
Peace

Crankster said...

Of course, the question is this: if you don't have anything to say, should you comment anyway?

Never mind, question answered.

rebecca said...

My vote goes for Mist1.

soubriquet said...

What's a martini? Seriously, it's a hugely overhyped drink. shaken, not stirred. just glup it down then go get a real drink...
Glup? I tried gulping but it made me cough.
right... back to lurking again....