August 17, 2003
I tried to update the definitions manually, but I was getting errors and unable to download them, and consequently getting very pissed off. After doing some searching around Norton's site I found out that my version of software (2001) was no longer supported!. Thanks, Norton! Now I was twice as pissed, seeing that I have more or less been forced into having to upgrade to the latest version. I was desperate for a working anti-virus package, so I paid to download the latest software. About halfway through the goddamned download halted! I don't think there is a word to describe how pissed off and furious I was at this point. I screamed and cursed as loudly as I could and I smashed the fuck out of my keyboard. After I got calmed down I went to Wal-Mart to purchase a new keyboard, and a new, different anti-virus software package. I decided to go with McAfee this time. I was too pissed at Norton for what it had put me through and how it failed to deliver to me the updated version, after more or less forcing me to get it, never mind the fact that I renewed my subscription for another year's worth of updates back in June.
In the meantime, I had backed up all of my files to CD-RWs and reinstalled Windows 2000 from scratch, along with my applications. It took some time to get things back to the way I had them before, and because I was offline for a couple days and had to deal with getting my system back in order, I fell behind on emails. I think I have gotten back to most of the people who had written to me within a few days of August 12, the day the system went down. I'm just glad I don't live in the zone where the massive blackout occurred in the eastern United States. I'm sure there were people in that area who were trying to get their own computer systems restored, only to be unable to do so because of the power failure. Things could have been worse.
Due to current abusive activity from spammers, the Guestbook will be closed to new entries until further notice. My apologies for this inconvenience.Some of you may have even been fortunate enough to have seen the unflattering message I had left for the spammers themselves:
To the FUCKWAD SPAMMER who has been posting his SHIT every day to my guestbook: You are wasting your time. I moderate this guestbook and I closely monitor the activity here. Every time you drop one your feces on my guestbook I DELETE IT RIGHT AWAY! NOBODY EVER SEES IT BUT ME! GO FUCK YOURSELF AND BURN IN HELL YOU FUCKING WORTHLESS PILE OF SHIT!!!!!In spite of my rude message to them, spammers apparently don't read such messages, are incapable of reading (which I don't doubt other than the fact that they possess sufficient literacy to compose such garbage in the first place), or, they are so used to being flamed and berated for their very existence that they are numb to threats and insults, or perhaps they just don't care that they are the most reviled creatures in the history of mankind to be wasting oxygen. After I posted this angry, venomous message, I once again found a link posted to some porn site in a new entry. Even though I was deleting the spams before the guestbook was updated with the legitimate entries (nobody was seeing them except me), I was still getting tired of having to scrape their feces off of my Guestbook every time they stopped by to take a shit on my site, so I decided to suspend new entries for the time being and hope that the spammers would give up and find another site to wipe their asses with. I will continue to monitor the entries, but if the spammers and their ilk return I may have to suspend new entries again. Such a shame it is that all it takes is one turd to make the entire punch bowl's contents undrinkable. In other words, one rotten apple spoils the whole goddamn barrel.
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