March 28, 2013
My favorite gun blogger, James R. Rummel, just wrote to tell me that his blog "Hell in a Handbasket" is history.
He says he originally signed up for an "unlimited" blog with his hosting service, but recently the hosting service shut him down for TOS violations, to wit too much traffic. Apparently he was doing the majority of the traffic on the server and it was negatively affecting all the other users.
They offered to set him up with a dedicated server for something like $150/month but he's not willing to pay that much for a hobby, or at least this particular hobby. (You can buy a lot of ammunition for $150/month, you know. Gotta prioritize things.)
So anyway, one more hole in my daily blog visiting cycle. I'll miss him; I learned a lot about guns from him over the years.
Posted by: Siergen at March 28, 2013 04:53 PM (Ao4Kw)
Posted by: Pete Zaitcev at March 28, 2013 05:12 PM (RqRa5)
Posted by: thenullset at March 28, 2013 11:27 PM (7Hjxe)
Posted by: Wonderduck at March 29, 2013 05:17 AM (prhS5)
Yeah, and I think he knows that. He was originally on Blogspot and he could go back there again if he wanted. He just wants to stop.
I respect him enough not to badger him for it. I remember when I stopped USS Clueless, the way a lot of people tried to make me keep going. I don't want to do that to him.
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at March 29, 2013 05:55 AM (+rSRq)
Well, that explains the error page I have been getting. That sucks.
Posted by: cxt217 at March 29, 2013 07:13 AM (6/RCS)
Posted by: Siergen at March 29, 2013 03:16 PM (Ao4Kw)
Posted by: Siergen at March 29, 2013 03:18 PM (Ao4Kw)
Enclose all spoilers in spoiler tags:
[spoiler]your spoiler here[/spoiler]
Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
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