On the left hand side of jacketflap.com, I noticed that there is a menu titled 'Most Commented Posts' In the past 7 days. The blog entry with the fewest comments is 36 and the blog post with the most comments is 84.
I was thinking I could have a blog entry with at least 36 comments. That is, as long as I wished really hard for my comment dream to come true.
So here I go. Just like the pig farmer sang, Dont stop believin. Hold on to the feelin, streetlight people.
Ok, I've been posted for one minute so far and no comments. Must be patient.
Hmm, two minutes, no commnets. this is going to be harder than i thought.
Hey, i just realized, i have two comments. ok they are both min but still... only 34 more to go.
Actually that was the third comment. And this is 4. wow, i might make it after all.
Well things have slowed down a bit. i't been three minutes and i'm still the only one to have commented. But i have faith.
Crude, I just realized i spelled comment (commnets) wrong in comment number two. there seems no way to fix that other than deleting it and starting over. crude, i'm keeping it. typos and all.
Does anyone else waht to get in on this?
i'm hungry. no, no time to eat. must stay vigilant.
I had a dog named Bingo once. She was a good dog. i miss Bingo.
Does that goalie gear make my butt look big?
The turtle food i bought for my turtles is called, Reptomin. isn't that crazy?
Reptomin, please eat responsibly.
Why is the "S" my last name not in caps?
What do you think Dixie's Midnight Runners are doing right now?
And how about now?
There's nothing to eat in this house!
Oh wait, i'm the big person.
Why do they call them marshmellows? I get the mellow part but what's marsh got to do with it?
when I was your age we didn't have blogs to comment to.
and we walked to school, uphill, snow, yada, yada..
If i could figure out how to make printer ink cheap, i could be rich.
Why do they call them teacher work days?
What the heck do they think i'm doing the other days i go to school??
Is there any difference between stuff and things?
no, it's still me. i just decided to comment anoymously.
I wonder if i can just click 'publish your comment' without typing anything. let's find out.
Nope, it's a required field.
But i can post very little. look above. one dot.
This is comment nubmer 25. That's a quarter. Quarter is a funny word. so is nickel. Dime is not so funny.
I don't think there has been any new songs written since the 80's. There are new songs but it isn't really new.
By 1989 every song that would ever be written was written.
Did they ever make a macrochip?
Maybe they should make them now and then we could buy really big, bulky computers. We can say, super size it.
It will be all the rage to take up space.
What if Al Gore got eaten by a polar bear? Would that just be to odd?
How come it doesn't make any diffenence the shape a pretzel is?
We say pretzel shaped but we don't hold anyone accountable. They make them straight and round and all sorts of non pretzel shaped.
It's an outrage.
This might have been easier if i had just asked my three friends to comment 10 times each.
The lady who edits my stories always makes me take out the word "just". i like just. i use it a lot.
i bet she wishes she had a pretzel for every time she made me take out hte word just.
I'm left handed.
Where the people who named the East River just really lazy?
I get the side walk and the street but what is the point of a curb? Is that suppose to stop the cars from running us over?
I know all the lyrics to the greatest rock and roll song ever written.
I'm thinking tacos.
This is the post that will put me over the top. this is the post where i achive my life long dream of making the Most Commented Posts list.
I want to thank all the small people.
Well maybe just a few more. to make sure I'm secure.
There is still time if you want to get in on this. please, feel free to comment.
and they said i was crazy!
cheap, shamless plug:
ian is great,
give him chocolate cake,
count them up j-flap!
You've lost your mind, haven't you? But that's OK. I've enjoyed your bout of insanity. You crack me up.
ok, you asked, here's why it's called a Marshmallow: (I was too curious, I had to look it up.) :0P
Marshmallow candy dates back to ancient Egypt where it was a honey-based
candy flavored and thickened with the sap of the root of the
Marsh-Mallow plant (althea officinalis). Marsh-Mallow grows in salt
marshes and on banks near large bodies of water. It is common in the
eastern United States.
Until the mid 1800's, marshmallow candy was made using the sap of the
Marsh-Mallow plant. Gelatin replaces the sap in the modern recipes.
Yes. There is a difference between stuff and things.
whoever said you were crazy . . . .
has a point. :0P
why chocolate cake? I thought angel food was the "thang" (w/ choc fudge on top.)
what if a polar bear ate Al Gore and then big foot ate the polar bear. That would be, like, double weird.
Power to the people of The Preservation of Pretzel shapes!!!!!
Keep on Keepin' on!
Why does jacketflap only have me listed at 4 comments??
what's up with that??
dissappointed in apex
ok, now it has me listed as 29.
29 and climbing!
come on baby, you can do it!!
Chocolate cake: it was an old Bill Cosby stand up.
The kids would wake him up early on saturday moring and want breakfast and he would get them cake and the kids would sing, dad is great, gives us the chocolate cake...
mom wasn't as happy.
Day two of the comment dream campaign. For some reason flapjacket has my 50 something comments listed at 32. 4 short of the 36 needed to be added to the list.
I'm hoping by adding a few, extra and pointless entires that Flap will catch on.
Keep the dream alive!
Here is one of the extra entries
and here, a pointless
Checking the numbers...
i'm at 35. 35 out of 36. Are they treasing me?
Well now it get worse. i need 37 comments to make the ilst. The dream is always one comment out of reach.
It's sort of like a rejection letter. We really like your stuff but it's just not what we are looking for. it's almost what we are looking for. but it's not.
You are number 35. we were looking for someone who wrote more like 36 or 36. Best luck with another editor...
36 or 36? that's funny. i meant 36 or 37. I'm even one number in my effort to be one number off.
so ian of me
I admire your perseverance! :0)
You are so close to going beyond 64. (if only flapjacket or jacket flap? can keep up)
what they hay! I can do 4 more posts for you
I'm not going to tell you the difference between "stuff" and "things".
It's a philisophical journey that you must undertake on your own in order to understand.
Journey on sir Ian. Journey On.
May the difference between "stuff" and "things" be revealed to you in it's fullness and grant you enlightenment.
This is it! This is 64! This is the biggest number. RIght?
OK, fine. Just one more to put you over the top.
You have shown the people of cyber-land that you can set your goals, aim high and go for it! :0D
oops. I just reread your post. The most is 80something.
That's ok. You're on your way.
Oh my word!
This is so funny!
You crack me up!
Okay there you go!
I hope you get to your goal!
at least my error gained you a few extra replies
Good Luck Ian I am out of here! That was fuN!
well, the kids are being quite. I might as well keep posting
Hey! Sherry Rogers is pretty cool! You'll be at 80something in no time now!
How did you figure out that pancakes taste better with banana mixed in?
Did you do that on purpose, or did a banana fall in by accident?
I told you before, Chicago pizza is better than New York pizza. You guys fold yours like a paper airplane to eat it. It needs to be THICKER than that! Get it right.
the word dollar isn't funny either.
I have to mostly agree with most songs were written by 1989. But I think there is an exception. Have you really listened to the words to "Loser" by Beck?
The lyrics are pretty wacky. I don't remember anything like that before 1989.
"in the time of chimpanzee's I was a monkey
butane in my veins . . . . ( I can't understand the next part/something about a junky)
with the plastic eyeballs spray paint the vegetables. dog food stalls with the beef cake pantyhose."
or maybe I'm just totally misunderstanding what they're saying. :0P
just a couple more
now I can say *\o/* yea!
now yo're way past your goal!
Wow! i made it! I'm number three on the list.
Besides the day my children were born, and the day they printed my name in the phone book, and the day I defeated Apollo Creed, this is the best day of my life!
I would like to thank all the little people, the streetlight people, the village people, and the confused people who don't realize that pizza is only pizza when you don't need a knife and fork to eat it, for helping make my dream come true (wipes tear from eye).
heck, it was at 89 comments. i might as well tip the scale.
91 bottles of comments on the wall
92 bottles of comments
if one of those comments should happen to post
94 bottles of comments on the wall
Dick Clark here reporting live from downtown ian's blog. We are just minutes away from the big 100..
Interview with Dick Clark:
I: Dick you have been doing this for years. Have you ever seen something more exciting?
I: uhm, ok. Well i guess i should have prepared more questions... uhm.. yeah.
The question is, what will be the number 100 post? What could top all other post comments?
dern, now i have pressure
three comments away from hitting the 100 mark.
Hold me, I'm scared.
today is May 6, 2007
at 12:34 pm it was 12:34 5-6-7
(what a nerd)
Ian, Ian, Ian, you are too funny! I've heard of talking to your self but blogging to yourself is a new one. Sorry I couldn't be there for you this weekend. I was out of town.
Number two, that's all i'll ever be!
I looked at the left hand side bar and the top commented blog has 220 comments! 220!
That's crazy. i have 102 including this post. I'm number two on the list.
Oh well, when your number two blah blah blah
Wow! we knew you were insane, but not that much! so this is what you do instead of grading our work!
wow mr. sands, this comment blog is amazing, i would tell you that your self but you're punishing table 2 right now. hmmmmm... you have alot of typos. you should watch out for that.
wow, i'm gonna be adding when i get home mr. sands. REACH #1 ON THE LIST!!!
Your kids are going to think you're an insanly crazy person when they read this when they're older. Remember that
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