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Friday, June 10, 2005
Ah, the blogosphere as egosphere... An article that goes into detail about the fourteen cyclical steps to bloggy madness and egomania. I'm a 3 and a 10 all at once, which can't be good.

"#3. You become a stats whore.
Daily stats/referrals and meme participation for webrings, quizlists, personality profiles, and the occasional sepia toned webcam photo to make you look all “emo” and “sultry” and “sensitive” or at least a little bit thinner."

"#10. You take a step back and metablog about blogging and what blogging has done about your blogging. You become pedantically navelgazingly annoying."

via Squarks.

Update: 6/11 - A graphic to illustrate the point with great brevity and impact, via Binary Bonsai. "Normal Person + Anonymity + Audience = ...."

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