I was reading Jenny's blog this morning when I came across something that caught me a bit unaware.
Nay, I was shocked and dismayed.
She and a bunch of her other blog buddies were discussing what they have dubbed "The Cult of Comments." This refers to how bloggers thrive on the immediacy of comment feedback from their readers.
So they are attempting a "comment orgy" which I can only describe as a bit of a social blogging experiment. Here are the rules as per Jenny's site:
- Blogger is tagged to write an entry for comment orgy.
- Blogger writes an entry.
- Blogger strives to get as many comments as possible on said entry.
- Blogger passes the orgy baton (Eww.) to another blogger of his/her choosing.
- If blogger fails to get 100 comments, the orgy dies.
- If the orgy dies, shame will fall on that blogger’s house. Forever.
Their challenge, now, is to find topics to post about that will ensure they reach this 100 comment plateau. One of her friends suggested typing about "boobies" as everyone loves good stories about breasts.
This is where I become appalled and dismayed with Jenny. I've always held her up on a higher level than many others. She has a high-quality blog, yet she has resorted to an artsy way of blogging about boobies to gain comments.
For shame! How could you sink so low, Jenny?
I would expect such juvenile behavior from others, but not you, Jenny!
And all this just to validate your existence in the Blogosphere. Comments? That's all you want? Just talk to us, Jen. We'll come running and make you feel good about who you are without having to post such filth.
The truly sad thing is that she's not the only one who does this. I've read more than my fair share of blogs and other websites that feed off the world's fascination with sex. And they make me sick.
Even if their site has nothing to do with the actual act of sex whatsoever. They will do underhanded things like putting keywords in the meta tags that ensure people will find their sites when performing searches in Google, Yahoo, etc.
I would like to take this opportunity to publicly declare that you will never see Kapgar.com resort to such deplorable methods to gain readership and comments.
I have an ethical and moral standard that I have set for myself and my site. I have beliefs that I subscribe to and I can only hope that I impart these values to you, my dear readers, through quality posts that are humorous, insightful, and family friendly.
Never, ever will you find instances of sexual innuendo or lewd photographs on this site. Let me repeat that... NEVER!
Kapgar.com... a proud safehaven and paragon of virtue for all ages, since 1998!