Friday, December 22, 2006

Never again

Well, never is probably just an exaggeration. But I don't think I'll be doing this template changing thing again for a while.

I was in the midst of changing everything when my ISP suddenly went bonkers on me. Right before I lost my Internet connection I saw only the title of my blog against a white background, and no blog posts whatsoever--just some weird squiggly marks and dollar signs and the like.

I didn't panic (well, not exactly). Suffice it to say that if I were a man, my sacs would have been in my throat instead of in the nether regions. I rushed to the phone and called up my friend LAR in the middle of the night to ask her if my posts were still there and she said they were. Sacs then sank back down to where they belonged, hypothetically speaking.

This has exhausted me; I'm off to hit the sack. I'm such a wuss when it comes to tweaking stuff like this. I'll post something nice in a few hours, because today is a most special day: it's my mother's birthday! I'll catch up on some blog reading later, too.

Toodle-oo!

14 comments:

Emma said...

I've had some pretty horrible blog-template related nightmares too. Once I went for a red & green one. And it wasn't Christmas.

ian said...

I've had some scary moments about that too. And why do you keep hiding your face in your profile pictures? You're PRETTY! You oughtta share that! Unless you're hiding from your internet stalkers...

Ian

Irene said...

Happy birthday to your Mommy!!!

I really like your new template. =)

Mad Munkey said...

NIce look though. Perhaps a tiny small on the font for body copy, but hey, maybe I'm just blind. :-)

Scott from Oregon said...

Glad you recovered your verbosity. It would suck to lose your words...

Are you a fan of brown?

Brown always meant UPS to me...

Just saying...

I like the double columns on the sides...

Lizza said...

Emma: I hope we don't experience that sort of stuff anymore.

Ian: As soon as I find a decent full-face pic, I'll use it. Thanks! :-)

Irene: Thank you very much!

Mad Munkey: Thanks. Maybe I'll try another font, or make this one bigger.

Scott: It would suck big time. It looks brown? It's supposed to be dark gray, haha! But brown's not too bad, I suppose. I hear the UPS guys over there are hot!

mist1 said...

I'm not talented enough to change my template by myself. I just ask where to send the $. It looks good here.

Now, if I could only get help switching to Beta.

Prometheus said...

Misty - Prometheus can provide you his banking detail.

Liz goil, now when ya have friends like Prometheus ya dont need to worry about templates. Get them changed all you want. Prometheus will mail you banking details too.

Oh and say Happy Bday to that wonderful woman whoz given us this wonderful friend.

Lizza said...

Mist1: Thanks! Your new template looks spiffy. Good luck with Beta!

Prometheus: I would've asked for help, but I was without Internet connection for about two hours. Grrr...

Aisby said...

lizza it looks great. I really like it.

And as long as you save a copy of your template to Word, you cannot screw it up completely (that's my motto at least)

Kiyotoe said...

I'm not even ready to get into all that template switching. I just got up the courage to switch to Beta. If i lose ANYTHING, I'm going looking for a Google executive.

By the way, I kinda like the way you hide your face in your pictures. It's that mysterious, sexy thing. :)

Lizza said...

Aisby: Thank you. I'll remember your advice next time!

Kiyotoe: You have a new picture, I see. Take that one step further (okay, it's kind of a biggish step) and you can switch templates if you like.

Mysterious and sexy...you just made my day. :-)

CSL said...

I've decided that blogs were invented to pull in suckers like myself and torment them. When I made the switch to the new blogger beta, or whatver it is being called now, it mysteriously disappeared about half my photos, which had to be re-uploaded. Arrgh. I' don't even dare mess with the template.

Lizza said...

CSL: All comments became anonymous when I switched to beta. Playing with a new template can be fun, but make sure to back up your old template...save it in Word or something. Thanks for visiting; I hope you're having a great holiday season.