UF study : Online dating virtually irresistible to some married folks (via Looking on)
Busted By A Blog Online Journal Reveals Relationship Infidelity
(via Jerz's Literacy Weblog)
Loss of e-mail 'worse than divorce' (via Living Room)
Comments: cyber fling
I don't know if I could live without reading blogs for a week, but I wouldn't really miss email. I really don't need a larger penis or a Nigerian scam thanks...
Posted by Scott Wickstein at August 14, 2003 12:25 AM
I was off to the internet cafe after 2 hours!
Funny that this article has a business focus, and yet it uses a domestic disaster as yardstick.
Could be: 'loss of blogging worse than getting sacked"
Posted by boynton at August 14, 2003 12:42 AM
And I know of at least one blogger fired for blogging at work, and another threatened with the sack for blogging about work.
Blogging is much more a career threat then a threat to the family. A good proportion of bloggers are single, anyway.
Posted by Scott Wickstein at August 15, 2003 04:15 AM
shame the first two were not the same blogger, then at least there could be revenge of the blog.
according to the 2nd article, the sport can threaten some couples, (but only if it they are also heavily into role play games) ;)
and I read a good summation of the last article here last night:
"Techies say that a week without e-mail is more stressful than moving house...or getting divorced. (which is probably why they end up getting divorced)."
and a bad proportion of bloggers are single too.
(or is that a good proportion of bad bloggers?)
Posted by boynton at August 15, 2003 12:19 PM
Who are the bad bloggers? I'd hate to cast apersions... (alright I can't spell. Just shoot me!)
I'm at that stage now where I'd rather be reading blogs then dating, in any event. Maybe these people that are getting broken up would rather be reading blogs too?
Posted by Scott Wickstein at August 16, 2003 01:24 AM
Sorry - as a single bad blogger, of course miss b was only referring to herself.
Posted by boynton at August 16, 2003 12:15 PM
No way, come and tell Uncle Scotty all. Who are these bad bloggers? Uncle Scotty knows Miss b. is an excellent blogger...
Posted by Scott Wickstein at August 16, 2003 11:55 PM
Nah - even though my Z list of bloggers might cause "a swarm of traffic" to my site/your domain, Uncle, ;) I'm not going there.
You know one could have just as easily said "the *odd* blogger..."
(and I am without a doubt the odd blogger - or a member of the odd bloggers assoc.)
Posted by boynton at August 17, 2003 12:19 AM
There's something to be said for that.
The Australian Association of Odd Bloggers.
Let's form one!
Posted by Scott Wickstein at August 17, 2003 10:19 PM
A division of UT perhaps?
like the ubersporting-oddblog-pundit?
or the uber-odder-sportingpundit?
oder-uber for short.
Posted by boynton at August 17, 2003 11:43 PM
No, I'm thinking it's got to be more inclusive. James Russell is definately odd, but not sure about the guys at Troppo Armadillo.
I'm going to state my membership in the new blog design.
"The owner of this blog is a RWDB, and a member of the VRWC, the Australian Association of Odd Bloggers, and the Adelaide Football Club."
I think that is a fair warning to give!
Posted by Scott Wickstein at August 20, 2003 12:51 AM
naturally I'm with you on the 3rd.
The last should definitely warn them off.
Posted by boynton at August 20, 2003 08:18 AM