Friday, June 18, 2010

Thank You, Infomaniac Bitches!

We are gathered here today to celebrate our blogging community.

That’s YOU, the amazing, incredible INFOMANIAC BITCHES!

Mistress MJ is so thrilled to be back that she invites you to join the Infomaniac conga line!...



Bitches, without your help and support, I wouldn’t be here today. FACT.

For those three or four people who don’t know what transpired over the weekend, read on.

It all started early Saturday morning. Mistress MJ awoke to check her Gmail only to find this message… "Account temporarily disabled.” That’s right, bitches. My Gmail account was closed! Meanwhile, many of you were attempting to contact me via email.

Moving along to check if you bitches had left any snarky comments overnight, I clicked on my blog only to find that Google had removed Infomaniac!

Remember…Mistress MJ had not had her caffeine at this point and was completely discombobulated by this sudden turn of events.

I don’t have the foggiest what happened next but before you know it, Mago was writing passionate pleas for my return and raging against the machine that had taken me.

And over at Eroswings' blog, well, Eros was leading a campaign to gather bloggers together to demand that Google “Free MJ!”

As I tried to make sense of it all and to try and contact Google, Infomaniac Bitches were gathering strength, one by one, in the crusade to release my blog from the clutches of Google.

Post after post popped up all over our community.

I thought my disappearance might cause a tear or two here and there but I never expected the overwhelming response that followed.

I didn’t dare give up hope for Infomaniac’s return what with you Bitches rallying ‘round.

You are a FORCE to be reckoned with, bitches!

Here is a list of Infomaniac Bitches who either posted about Infomaniac’s disappearance or about Infomaniac’s return. They are in no particular order except we MUST lead the way with EROS and MAGO who are responsible for a great deal of exhaustive legwork and getting the ball rolling. Your efforts were no less than HEROIC.

In fact, MISTRESS ASKS YOU ALL TO PAUSE RIGHT THIS INSTANT AND GIVE A HUGE ROUND OF APPLAUSE TO EROS AND MAGO!





Eros started off with Help Restore Infomaniac. A link on that post led to his appeal on a Google Help Forum. Let’s take a look at Eros’ appeal, as follows:

The blog called Infomaniac (http://theinfomaniac.blogspot.com/) has been deleted overnight by Blogger. The owner did not receive a warning and they did not they violate any of the Terms of Service. The owner did not delete the blog and is unable to sign into Gmail or Blogger to report this problem, so I am making an appeal on the owner's behalf.

Please help resolve this issue, as there are many fellow bloggers who are daily readers of Infomaniac for entertainment, discussions, and to exchange ideas and share laughter. Infomaniac is one of the few places left where the spirit of blogging and expressing ideas and sharing humor is still alive and well. Infomaniac is the meeting place, the home of an international community of bloggers and many, different individuals who come together to share their lives, their ideas, and their sense of humor and helpful advice.

Please help restore Infomaniac and keep the blogging community alive. Your assistance is greatly needed and appreciated in resolving this problem. Thank you.

And that’s not all, bitches. Eros has posted again here about my comments that have gone missing and he’s started yet another Google Help Forum to attempt to restore them!

Mago (who booted Google to the curb after this fiasco and joined Wordpress) started by asking What Is Going On? and he continued on with Snow White. And then a post on the disappearance of Leni Qinan’s blog which he titled No More Fun: Next Blog Gone. Then on to cover both Leni and Mistress MJ in his post entitled MJ, Leni Qinan. As you can see, by this time Mago is really fired up and posts Google Cleans Its Web followed soon by Aftermath. But wait, there’s more! His latest post is Google Doesn’t Get It. I’m losing count of his posts! The man is passionate!

Roses pleaded to Bring Back Infomaniac AND she created a Facebook page for the cause to Restore Infomaniac to Blogger!

Michael Guy posted a solidarity statement on his blog. The statement is no longer up since I’ve been freed but you can read it here…


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Inexplicable DeVice (IVD) gave us Missing MJ and then prematurely ejaculated with Name MJ’s New Blog Competition when I suggested I might need to start a new blog if the old one didn’t appear. Soon after that post, my blog returned but the contest was in full swing by then. I encourage you to participate just in case I should ever need to start up a new blog with a new name.

Savannah quickly rallied the troops with Something’s happening here, what it is ain’t exactly clear. Troubled by my disappearing comments conundrum, Savannah gave us Just when you think it’s safe to go back in the water. Savannah: a woman who gives us soothing southern comfort combined with grit. In other words, a steel magnolia.

Donn, who is having problems of his own with Blogger, wrote the impassioned MJ @ INFOMANIAC SHUT DOWN?! Thank you, my long-time Infomaniac Bitch, friend and fellow Canuck. And may I take this opportunity to say how pleased I am that you’re blogging again?

Chris, another fellow Canuck and Donn’s best buddy, expressed his outrage with Orwellian or what? And The Death of Free Speech. Chris is recovering from a stroke and yet took the time to support me. And yet there I was letting a little flu bug get me down. Thank you doesn’t quite cut it but thank you, Chris.

That saucy Mean Dirty Pirate “Ayem8y” took time out from filming Truck Stop Trollop to post WTF? What Happened to Infomaniac?

Meanwhile, Down Under, Princess sounded the alarm with Where The Hell Is Infomaniac? followed by I Am Princess and I’m an Infomaniac Bitch!

Mr. Peenee combined a plea for my return with a pic of a humpy guy in Brink Back Infomaniac!

Jason did Mistress MJ’s bidding by alerting the readers of The Hair Hall of Fame with We interrupt this previously recorded hair. Jason takes orders very well.

Beast never fails to make his Mistress laugh and SLINGS AND ARROWS OF OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE 2 was no exception. In this post, Beast uttered the nicest thing he’s ever said to me which was … “Hands off Miss MJ fat cat Mr Google , she may be a smutty old bag , but she is OUR smutty old bag AND WE WANT HER SCRUBBED AND SENT TO OUR ROOM.”

Miss Scarlet was away when all this kerfuffle took place but she quickly responded with Checking In: MJ IS BACK!!!!!

With Free To Good Home! XL suggested that without my blog I was homeless and staying in his kitchen …

(what Mistress MJ looks like in XL's fevered imagination)


Mitzi’s Welcome Back MJ! was a gift of dirty old men! That Mitzi…always thinking of others.

Posted after my return, Kevin’s She’s Alive! SHE’S ALIVE! contains a statement Kevin wrote regarding Google that I find fitting…”Perhaps they actually took the time to read one of the many blogs they quarantine.” Touché, Kevin.

And last but certainly not least…

Tom railed against the removal of Infomaniac AND Leni Qinan’s blog with Blogger Censorship!

YOU MAY TAKE A MOMENT TO APPLAUD THE ABOVE BITCHES




I would also like to thank the following bitches who either contacted Google to express their outrage or wrote comments somewhere on various blogs (including mine, once it was returned) to express their dismay at my situation or simply to welcome me back and/or composed email messages to me: (I’m not linking at this point because I’m running out of steam)…

Leni Qinan (who moved to Wordpress after losing her blog too)
Kapitano
Normadesmond
Anonymous Boxer
TJB
Thombeau
Felix In Hollywood
Ask the Cool Cookie
kabuki zero
Damien Oz
CyberPete
Heff
Stacia
Marisha
Manuel
Peter
Ute (new bitch!)
Eryl Shields (new bitch!)
Brown Eyed Girl (new bitch!)
La Diva Cucina
Jill
Ellie
Tony
Hayward
Ponita
NWT Runner
Leah
Michael Rivers
Salty Miss Jill
and several people I don’t even know

If I left anyone’s name off the list, please let me know and I’ll add it after the fact.

I would also like to thank Old Knudsen, Tazzy and Piggy, and Vicus … bitches who all expressed, in their own fashion, that the world was better off without such filth. I know that is your way of showing me love.

THANK YOU, INFOMANIAC BITCHES! YOU ARE AN INCREDIBLE AND POWERFUL COMMUNITY!

EVERYBODY DANCE NOW!



Note: This post is dedicated to long-time Infomaniac Bitch KAZ in Manchester. If KAZ wasn’t too weak to blog at the moment from coping with ovarian cancer, you can be sure she’d be leading the conga line.

47 comments:

  1. 1st!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    Oh hai Mistress!! *waves*

    :o)

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  2. did y'all think any of us could or would do anything less for y'all, sugar? we take care of our own here in blogville and our community gets bigger every day! xoxoxoxox

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  3. Glad you are back! Have a great weekend.

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  4. ah gee, you pulled out those hubcap nipples again and now i don't know what to do.

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  5. ahh, I am deeply touched.

    Usually I have to pay for that.

    Bada bing, bitches!!!

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  6. **WEEEEEEEEEEE***

    **turns Vodka Fountain up to full speed**

    who wants a twist?

    XL? Where are you?

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  7. Eeeeeks! I didn't know about Kaz! That's no good. I don't know what to say.

    Puts things in perspective now doesn't it.

    Glad you are back though. Mwuah!

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  8. I'm so happy Mistress is back, now get out of the way and let me in front of that boy on the end of the Conga line.

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  9. Cheers!

    We'll keep fighting til we get all the missing comments back...

    I'll be over by the drum section; I'd like to get my hands on some of those lovely bongos.

    And much luv and best wishes to Kaz.

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  10. Im cracking the champers open as we speak darling!!

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  11. I hope you're gentle with new bitches!

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  12. It's the least I could do.

    This is my fun place and I'm part of a community that puts up with me, and there aren't many people who do.

    Three cheers for Eros and Mago!

    Hip hip...

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  13. It's been a roller-coaster of a week!
    I'm going to blow my vuvuzela in celebration that you're back!
    Sx

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  14. A round of applause indeed for Mago & Eros. And everyone else, of course!

    I'm so happy you're back!

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  15. 'morning, I raise my mug to praise all Bitches of Infomaniac!
    It was Eros who did the right thing and started poking google via this forum.
    Music for MJ and a big hug for KAZ!

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  16. Oh Hi there Bitches...
    Sorry I'm late...
    Welcome home Dear Mistress,
    I was shivering out there by the moat waving my "I'm Princess and I'm an Infomaniac...Bitch" placard then suddenly saw that the lights were back on.

    Big hugs to you MJ..

    Now.... where's is that Damien with the champas?...

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  17. BITCHES: Can you bitches hear me over the conga music?

    Approximately 15 minutes after Ute left the first comment on this post, I responded with “Your first first!” using my regular sign-on-avatar-thingy (what do you call this thing?). (I told you I was technically-challenged).

    Anyway, that comment, like all my other comments on every other Blogger blog, has disappeared.

    Thankfully, Eros is leading a crusade here on a Google forum to try and get my comments reinstalled. And the comments of Leni Qinan who is also experiencing the same problem with her comments.

    In the meantime, Mistress MJ is caught up in a beehive of activity here for the upcoming few months.

    I won’t be popping by your blogs as often as I’d like to.

    And we’ll be wrapping up here for the summer soon so there are only a handful of posts left to come here on Infomaniac before we take a break.

    But we’ll make them fun for you!

    Now party on, bitches!

    Mwahhhh!

    p.s. Here is a photo of Miss Scarlet blowing her vuvuzela.

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  18. Err...Mistress, I'm pretty sure that's a Vulvazela...
    Enjoy your break MJ...

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  19. Did you ever discover why, exactly, you were wiped from the face of the blobosphere?

    Or why the dude with the smallest unit was chosen to lead that nekkid conga line?

    Regardless, I'm glad you're back.

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  20. MOI: I received the following message from Google…

    “We apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced. The issue you described should now be resolved.”

    That's all.

    No explanation.


    Oh, and please don't make fun of Beast's little member. He's a bit sensitive about it.

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  21. I'm PRETTY SURE you've violated the "terms of service agreement" a time or two, LOL.

    Aw, fuck it...PARTY !!!

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  22. i shallname my children Mago and EROS. Of course my wife will have to change her name to MJ the 2nd. I am not one to jump to conclusions, but I smell conspiracy. Someone is trifling with you, my goddess, in hopes of diminishing your world cup enthusiasm. Please invite google to massage my scrotum. loveys - kabuki.

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  23. Taz and Pig's account is suspended.

    Am I missing something?

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  24. GODDAMNIT !! NOW I'M REALLY PISSED !

    It appears that ALL my classic archived MJ comments and links on HBAG are GONE AS WELL !!!

    RAAAAATTTTT FUUUUUUCCCKKKKKKK !!

    Google MUST PAY !

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  25. Kapitano - ours hasn't really been suspended. We suspended the domain while we make changes to the server.

    Like a twat, I forgot to put a holding page up. We've rectified that now though.

    We'll be back soon.

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  26. Good to hear you've been Rectified.

    I like a good Rectification.

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  27. Grabs Kapitano by the hips to join the conga line!

    wooo hooooo!!

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  28. *Sits on the bongo and taps frantic conga while doing a bit of boob and necklace bouncing*

    Especially for you! All we need is that bloody Blogger brings our comments back!

    Leni *sends a warm welcome hug*

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  29. This place is swingin'!

    Ignore me. I'm using this as a test comment to see if it disappears tomorrow or not.

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  30. MJ, your comment is still here. As am I.

    Need another dip in the vodka fountain.

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  31. Lets all get our vuvuzelas out and show MJ how much we appreciate her.

    Enjoy

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  32. i missed the drama *head in sand as usual* but am delighted you are back MJ

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  33. All these lovely vuvus!
    As I write this you are still there, MJ.

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  34. Bitches, my comments keep disappearing.

    Carry on without me!

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  35. BITCHES: There’s a Canadian blog I follow called Nag on the Lake.

    Click here to see the message she got from Blogger regarding a newspaper link she posted THREE YEARS AGO!

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  36. MJ as the Scarlet Pimpernel.

    They seek her here...

    They seek her there...

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  37. As I understood Ms Nag has linked something with alcohol.

    Disturbing.
    All that fusel must be confiscated. At once.

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  38. Good evening MJ,

    Glad to see that the efforts of so few were able to sway the monster, that is Google. A hearty well done to all involved!

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  39. BITCHES: Phew! What a week!

    Please accept my deepest thanks.

    You are an extraordinary group of people.

    THANK YOU, INFOMANIAC BITCHES!

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  40. There she is!!!!
    See how many of us love you?
    And don't you forget it, sister.

    xoxoxoSMJ

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  41. SALTY MISS JILL: There she is!!!!
    See how many of us love you?
    And don't you forget it, sister.


    I’ve added your name to my thank you list!

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