Friday, December 15, 2006

BETA IS EVIL!

I started this post the other day but then deleted it, thinking all would be well with Beta Blogger once I understood what was going on. But the more I think of it, and the more I read of others' problems, I realize this isn't just my problem.

At first, I thought it was something personal, that certain people had blocked me from commenting, and I was a little concerned that maybe I had said something that had ticked them off. But then after reading Iron Pol's post about the problem, I realized it wasn't just me.

I can still comment on others' blogs, but now I have to use my login name (which, since I was in a hurry when I started the blog, and I am typically unimaginative and clever in thinking up a good name, I put my own name down). I would rather use something clever or more anonymous than my own name, so I might have to change that--if I take the time to figure it out.

I considered switching over to Beta, just because the promotional info every time I logged in popped up, enticing me to make a switch and have a better blog. I did attempt to do this, but once I got into the actual nuts and bolts of the instructions, I decided I didn't have time to figure it out.

I type and read fast, the only reason I really have time to do any blogging, but I have never taken the time in depth to figure out all the clever and fancy stuff like others have on their blogs. So it is just a stripped down, plain and simple, version for me.

Something I read did say that eventually Blogger would change things so there was compatibility again, but in the meantime, and until Blogger forces the issue, I will continue the way things are and log in to make comments on others' blogs as myself. I hope this answers others' questions as well about the Beta mystery.

3 comments:

Shelley said...

That's why I'm NOT changing to beta..plthhhhhhhhhhhhhh

Flo said...

Well, you know how I feel about it. I just hope everyone knows whats going on and that we're not being rude by not commenting :)

Anonymous said...

Woohooo!!! An official race on the books. Great job, girl! Very respectable time.

As for the comment ladies, Blogger will force you to switch because BETA means it will eventually be the only version. You can wait to comment until they fix more bugs but Blogger is FREE. They will not support the old version forever.