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28 November 2006 @ 09:32 am
the speed of net  
Being far too lazy to actually type this out myself, I'm just stealing it wholesale from desperance:

(several minutes later, eta: cyranocyrano points out neither desperance nor I can actually read instructions. Acephalous appears to actually be running this experiment, and the entry in question to be used is this one, not the one below. :D o.o)

esmeraldus_neo is conducting a wee experiment, to establish the speed of meme: to find out actually how far, how fast one new meme can spread across teh interwebs.

Here is a link to her entry, that explains why and how it works. It ain't hard, it is interesting, and we like her; we want everyone to play.

So these are the steps, and this completes them. We explain what she's doing; we link to her entry; we encourage other people to do the same. You are encouraged, nay, urged. C'mon, it's fun...

Oh, and then we ping Technorati, which will measure how far, how fast, etc.

There now, that wasn't hard...
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Cyrano: coyote angelcyranocyrano on November 28th, 2006 06:37 am (UTC)
So who's actually running the meme? esmeraldus neo or acephalous?
kitmizkit on November 28th, 2006 06:43 am (UTC)
...oh, sure, read the instructions, why don't you.

-goes to fix links and things-
Cyrano: Daisy 13cyranocyrano on November 28th, 2006 06:46 am (UTC)
I wouldn't have suspected, if it weren't for that little italicized line of text at the top of her entry.
kitmizkit on November 28th, 2006 06:47 am (UTC)
I didn't even see it. I actually read the rest of the entry, but totally failed to see the italics. Doh. :)
Cyrano: carpetcyranocyrano on November 28th, 2006 06:49 am (UTC)
You are far too busy being a genius and a mighty author to be troubled with such tiny bits of text. Rightfully, that hypertext should send you an apology by week's end, but you know what sort of manners hypertext have these days. (:
kit: catedermodymizkit on November 28th, 2006 06:52 am (UTC)
It's true. I'll overlook it, though, being the magnanimous sort I am.

Hey, you haven't moved in the last year or anything, have you? I've got a copy of PHOENIX LAW to send you, as soon as I get my act together. :)
Cyrano: I heart bookscyranocyrano on November 28th, 2006 06:55 am (UTC)
Woo Hoo! Nope, as Leonardo Di Caprio was wont to say in What's Eating Gilbert Grape, "We're not going anywhere." I eagerly await packagement!
kitmizkit on November 28th, 2006 06:57 am (UTC)
'kay. One of my goals is to get books out the door next week. We'll see if it happens. :)
Janne: sillysongjanne on November 28th, 2006 10:39 am (UTC)
Hmm... I started posting this, then realized it wants me to submit some site (mine? The original poster?) to some indexing site, and I don't want to have my blog indexed, and as I'm not even sure that's the URL they want me to submit, eh. Two points of failure here, making sure it's the original blog post that's linked to, and knowing what to input at technorati.

I think I'll stick to simpler memes. I'm in ur LJ, typing in ur commentz!

kitmizkit on November 28th, 2006 10:47 am (UTC)
*laughs*!