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The Lost Blogs: a year later

A year ago tomorrow, I participated in the weeklong grassroots blogging marketing campaign: Kevin's brainchild to promote Paul Davidson's then-soon-to-be-released book entitled: The Lost Blogs: From Jesus to Jim Morrison -- The Historically Inaccurate and Totally Fictitious Cyber Diaries of Everyone Worth Knowing (duh!).

My choice was Malaysia's first Prime Minister: Tunku Abdul Rahman. (You can see a convenient collection of links to my entries at the bottom of my sidebar, in that blue box,,, or here:


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#1; #2a, #2b,
#2c; #3a, #3b,
#3c, #3d, #4;
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I didn't win or anything, but I had fun *while* educating myself on someone important in my country's history; someone who all those mind-numbing history lessons certainly didn't do justice to. And I'd like to think I helped remind participants of the existence of countries *other* than US, UK and the Western World, teeheehee!

Thanx to participating, I also expanded my blog reading circle, as bloggers I'd never have bumped into otherwise ended up on my radar screen. Some even got graduated from the Lost Bloggers blogroll into my *own* blogroll! And, *gasp!* this blog also got added by some of them other Lost Bloggers onto their *own* blogrolls! Whoohooo!

However, I realise that I've been neglecting that second list of Bloggers way down there on my sidebar... so in honor of this 1-year anniversary, over the next 24 hours or so, I'll be systematically visiting each and every one of ya. If I have something *more* to say than "hi, happy 1-year Lost Blog anniversary!" then I'll certainly drop a line in yr comments.

Yay, more surfing! :-)

p/s: I just realised, I never *did* get my hands on the book, LoL!

Comments

  1. It's also how we hooked up. Happy anniversary :)

    I did Martha Stewart. I was going to do something else but my birthmother contacted me for the first time right before it and I needed one that wasn't too hard. :)

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  2. Hey, we're on each other's blogrolls now! Good times abound! Glad you had fun.

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  3. I agree...I met so many great people as a result of the Lost Blogs campaign. You included!

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  4. Yes, I was trying to explain this deal to someone who missed it last year, and I told him that I "kind of forgot the part about the whole thing being intended to be FUNNY."

    W.H. Auden. WHAT A RIOT.

    ;-)

    P.S. Nebbercracker. Watch that movie, stat. Also, Ninja Warrior on G4.

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