Tuesday, November 26, 2013

GetGlue killed itself

Okay, a year and a half ago, I was researching a movie for my little movie a day project, and stumbled upon GetGlue.  How, by seeing the "check in to get this sticker" button.
It was cool.  Cute even, you got to talk about books, movies, music, and a ton of other topics with other fans, and you got stickers for it.


Who doesn't love that right?  Kids of all ages like that.

As of this afternoon, you can no longer get stickers from there. As of next week, you can no longer talk about books, music, and random topics.  Like say an actor, or writer, or the weather.   You can only talk about a few tv shows and movies.

And no stickers.

Okay, yes, it's just stickers, we're not saving the world. But, you know what, it brought thousands of people together, talking, trading them, comparing how popular certain episodes were and why, some of them identified by just the latest sticker picture (cause not all episodes titles were available) And it was a good way for many to know when a show was not on.  You had the chance to find out about movies months ahead of time, by the stickers that were available under the "coming soon."

In the last hour since the GetGlue company made their announcements, they have lost close to 2000 users.  In a frealing hour!

So, yes, it's not the end of the world, but for so many of us, it's the end of a really great original social site and the lost of friends.

-Ardeth Blood.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Nov 4th 2013 continued

Mercury goes direct in a few days.  That was my mistake for anyone who follows that part of the program. Sorry guys, my screw up.

Mercury goes direct on Nov 10th.

This is what I get for blogging in a rush. Mistakes.

But, yesterday was a solar eclipse and new moon.

Okay, I need a really big big coffee to clear my cobwebbed brain.

Nov 4th 2013

A date, not one of my cute titles. Just today's date. Which means, it's been a month since I last checked in on this here bloggy blog.
I've been hanging out all the time on my movie blog. Working on the serial. Nothing fancy.

Wrestling... clearly not happy with the Shield loosing their belts in WWE.   
And been catching up with TNA in the last while. I still haven't seen last week's episode, but otherwise, good to see Sabin and Styles both with belts. Like I said, haven't seen last week's episode so the last episode I saw from two weeks ago they had belts.

Mercury has gone direct, but Jupiter just went retro.  To be honest, I am too lazy to research how that will effect stuff.

The Hallowe'en season is officially over. Makes me sad. My favourite time of the year. Which means, we are heading into a new year. Depending on what you follow, your new year might have started already, as that is what Samhain is pretty much. The Celtic/Wiccan new year. 
With that said, what do I think I might have learned this past year?  Not to make too many big plans. Every time I would get into a project this year, it fell flat. From my all vampire year project to a few crafting things to other mundane ideas, nothing really panned out for me this year.
Even my blogging hasn't been what it used to be. It totally got away from me. Days, weeks er...even a few times this past year where a full month went by without me blogging.  Honestly, don't know if that means I'm learning to be pickier on what I talk about or if it just means I had other areas to outlet?  Both maybe?

Okay my lovely Spudguns! that's enough blabbing for one rainy cold afternoon.