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Excellent Smithers. Excellent. Now if Cats can get his arse round to getting the server to run reliably all the time and deal with (what I suspect are) bandwidth issues (I will bung sponds for it if it comes to that) we can seriously take them all. I mean that. I’m not pissing about here. I am way too conceited for that conceit. And this website means way too much to me to be fucking about with it.


  1. CountingCats says:

    But he doesn’t say, what’s a blog reaction.

    What comprises his unit of management?

  2. CountingCats says:

    my bad


  3. daphne says:

    Nice job, I’d say there’s a few you deserve beating (opting out Freeborn John, a buddy of mine, and Samizdata, a longtime favorite) on the list. I’ve become slightly addicted to reading your fine rants.

    I couldn’t pull you guys up all day long, very frustrating since I wanted to link one of your posts. Firefox and Safari kept telling me you were offline and unavailable. I started worrying that you’d been shut down for being racist or some other silly pc shit.

  4. CountingCats says:


    The site is based in Australia, in my livingroom, and it was night. It was working at 3:30 am, Oz time, when I finally went to bed for some whacky reason, but at 8 I found it had core dumped, rebooted, and gone into single user mode.

    Why would any sane person call us racist? We judge people on their ideas and actions, not irrelevancies like eye shape, hair colour or melanin content of the skin.

  5. Nick M says:

    Cats, sorry. I didn’t mean to sound harsh. I have no idea about that guy’s methodology but it did sound promising. We ar mixing it in mid-table and the pundits reckon if we keep on like that they woulnd’t rule out a European placing soon. And I think Daphne was somewhat ironic. I mean you do know Islamophobia is a form of racism. Dinnerjacket said so. Of course wanting to push all the Jews of Israel into the Med isn’t.

    And of course “they” want to regulate blogs. They’d have to be registered and licsenced and abide by a code of conduct and there is no way we’d ever fit that.

    “Rampant Islamophobia, homophobia – I think I once called something I thought dismal “gay” – my trenchant defenses of gay marriage would not count for anything because it doesn’t fit into the bureaucratic box tickery, gynaephobia – we have a category called “beautiful women” so clearly we’re gynaephobes and criminal climate change denialism”.

    We’d be lucky if we don’t end up in jail. Cats, I’m calling for the top bunk.

  6. RAB says:

    You are not Islamophobic. You have read a hell of a lot about Islam, so irrationally fearful is the last thing you are.

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  8. David Davis says:

    Hello, cats

    Haven’t been to you before, but the Sainted Landed Underclass has alerted us to you so it was time. Want a race to the top? (I’d seen the list already from both Brian Mick and “ill and Ancient”.)

  9. Sunfish says:

    We’d be lucky if we don’t end up in jail. Cats, I’m calling for the top bunk.

    If you can get a few jars of grape jelly on your canteen account, you can make an almost-drinkable merlot. Who’s smuggling in the cigarettes?

  10. Nick M says:

    The ciggy-wigs? I’ve got an arrangement. I have sold Cats’s sweet ass to “Chopper” Dave a lifer in Strangeways. He might be an HIV+ homicidal maniac with the word “cunt” tatted on his forehead and be a several times convicted sex offender but ya know it’s a smoke.

  11. 144 reactions Not bad I guess for a two year old blog

  12. CountingCats says:

    Hello Henry,

    One year old.

    Thirteen and a half months actually.

    Update: Ah, sorry, you you meant, not us.

    mea culpa

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