If you’ve ever seen a vanity plate, take a few seconds and post a comment on the Facebook Plate Show page. What, you’ve never seen a vanity plate? Well, go to Plate Show on Facebook and take a look… then post a comment! 🙂
I recently added a link to the “vanity plates” page on Wikipedia titled, “Plate Show is a web show about life, vanity plates and the meanings behind them” (this is the show’s tagline). I was getting pretty steady traffic from it for a few weeks and, after noticing that was not happening anymore, I went to check the page and found that my link is no longer there.
I’m wondering if this is just the expected moron factor, where someone decided my link somehow interfered with theirs and decided to remove the “competition” or if I possibly broke a Wikipedia rule that I would not have known about (since I never read anything) by posting a link to my own web site or something else I overlooked? If I add my link back, am I in danger of starting the wiki equivalent of a flame war—or maybe even breaking some other wiki rule?
I’ve already noticed that my personal collection of vanity plate images is growing beyond “Largest Gallery of Vanity Plates on The Web” listed and so titled on Wikipedia. I don’t want to go removing links… I can make mine “The Largest Individually Collected…” or something—even though mine actually will also be the largest gallery with just one more image!
So, should I just add my link again? Have I broken the law of the wiki?
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I am interested to know what people’s average cost per movie “rental” is? For example, since January 1, 2008, I have watched 41 movies via Netflix and I have the $13.99 per 2-movies-at-a-time plan. So I’ve paid about $2.10 per movie including tax. I wonder what $$ per movie most people come in around? Any takers?
I was watching all of The Wire and now, all of LOST on the three per week unlimited plan since April but I’m going to either quit or cut back to one at a time unlimited soon. It’s not that I don’t like LOST or the occasional movie I order.
I’ve been sitting on Battle Royale for almost a week and LOST is OK… I just don’t have much time to watch because I’m finally starting Plate Show (first show segment this week) and I have so many tasks to take care of in preparation (finishing the web site, planning shows, booking guests, etc.) that there is little time to watch a DVD—or even to SLEEP for that matter!
My cost per “rental” from Netflix is 94¢ per DVD since April when I decided to max out on watching these shows and switched to that plan. I’ve watched 54 DVDs (almost all Wired and LOST series discs, usually a whole disk at a time and sometimes two in one night) in these three months. It’s no wonder I’m burned out and needed to start doing something else, right?