You Know You Are A Slack Blogger When…

  • You can’t remember the password for your blog. Obviously I got in after a few tries. I’m practically a hacker.
  • Fellow bloggers contact you to see if you are alright/alive. (Thanks Charles! You are too sweet.)
  • You keep getting distracted by Scramble, making popcorn, organizing a closet to find a shoe, organizing apps into folders or anything else you can think of to avoid writing.
  • You weigh sleep in as most important at the moment. We all know bloggers don’t sleep.

HI! I’m hoping to get my mojo back soon and return. In the meantime you can find me on Facebook posting useless crap brilliant tidbits of inspiration live from the school pickup line. Stop by and say hi!

I will leave you with my newest guilty pleasure. @sarcasticrover
If you aren’t following him on Twitter, you must! He is hysterical and I have a huge crush on his sense of humor.

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  1. Come on, get it going woman! I need more family stories to laugh at; it’s hard on my end when it’s just my wife and I. Look at my output; I’m tired! 🙂
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  2. nice to have the humor back Melinda. Funny how difficult it has become to “hack” into our own accounts. Just like you, I just can’t remember 123 either – keep thinking its 133 or 132. One of my credit cards won’t even let me into my account so I could see how much I own them and unfortunately for them, I think the number is more than 123.
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  3. Welcome back! Although we do talk on Facebook 🙂

    However, I miss the tales of your family’s exploits as well, so get to posting!

    Although, I’m one to talk with my awful blogging schedule – but I’ll just be a hypocrite, I guess 🙂
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  4. Hey there you are. Funny, I just started blogging and I find myself falling off the mark already. I need to stay on my game. Hope to see more posts from you soon.

    Take care. (I just found you on FaceBook)
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  5. Hey, you. That title is Sooooo misleading. I thought this was about pants.
    Boo.

    LOL. It’s good to read your funny words again.

    Cheers,

    Mitch
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  6. I think I need to do a follow-up post on “you know you are a slack commenter when..” you stop by a blog you always enjoyed reading only to find a post about them not posting in who knows how long because you haven’t been around to notice they haven’t been posting. ..and then I have to re-check myself into run-on-sentences anonymous – when I remember my password.

    I hope you get back on your blogging horse Melinda – it was always enjoyable even if I haven’t been as devoted a follower as you deserve.
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  7. I personally get distracted pretty much ever 10 minutes when I’m working online, so yeah…
    I also don’t remember 80% of my passwords and accounts. Not becouse I have a bad memory, but because I’m paranoid and I almost never use the same password twice and its pretty hard to memorize all those accounts and passwords.

  8. We’re all guilty of slacking off occasionally 😉

    And remembering passwords is totally overrated. We have software for that. Humans don’t need to store that information. It’s a waste of valuable brain resources that could be allocated to making vital life decisions like whether to have salty or sweet popcorn!

    Great to see you back 🙂
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  9. Please…. you are not alone. I have actually forgotten the password on my blog twice over the last 2 years. SMH.

    Thanks for the smile.

  10. Like they always say, Melinda: “It’s better to be a live slacker than a dead blogger.” Well, they don’t always say it. In fact, probably no one has ever said it. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t true.

    Did you find the shoe, at least?
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  11. Michael Belk
    Twitter:
    says:

    I like the Jeff Worthy tone, I have probably done all these at one time or another. You are right bloggers do not sleep. I have had an 8 hour sleep in over a year.

  12. I have been a total blogging LOSER! I’m sorry I didn’t send you an e-mail. 🙁 Are you going to get back to blogging any time soon? I hope so! Thanks for the heads up about @sarcasticrover. I wasn’t following him before, but I am now!
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  13. A slack blogger or one with serious ADD. I find myself distracted all the time (and easily). Totally tormented 😛
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  14. Hilarious!
    Although I can hardly ever remember my blog password and that’s because I leave myself logged in. when I try to get into my blog on another computer I panic as I scramble to remember it – and usually give up.
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  15. There are so many things that can distract these days. Must remain faithful.
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  16. haha…amazing article…
    and hey!! be yourself lady…let people get tired of your talks 😛
    keep talking 🙂
    i never get tired listening to someone
    hehe!! cheers!
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  17. Blogging is evil. Computers are evil.

    I came online to research an article for my own blog, got sucked into Youtube, abducted by Facebook and then found a site called “top 10 funny blogs” or something. Now I’m here laughing at your stuff and without noticing it 4 hours have gone by, I’ve burnt a cheesecake, missed the library and now I’m going to have to do my article tomorrow.

    Damn you and your funny yet compelling writing style 🙂
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  18. I’m pretty bad at all of these, Haha. Save for the closet shoe thing. My roommate puts the D in OCD, so our house has more order to it than I’d like. I find my biggest issue is starting up a post, and then after about five minutes of researching some content and links for it, I’ve somehow stumbled upon the quantum physics page of Wikipedia. Random researching is very dangerous..
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  19. Well i have just started blogging and founded that i am kind of slow and whatever, but your blog really inspired me. There are people out here more slow, and lazy.
    Thanks.

  20. Though i have commented already but this one is just because I saw something that’s unbelievable.
    “Your comment is awaiting moderation.” INSANE.. 😉

  21. Now I’m here laughing at your stuff and without noticing it 4 hours have gone by, I’ve burnt a cheesecake, missed the library and now I’m going to have to do my article tomorrow. I find my biggest issue is starting up a post, and then after about five minutes of researching some content and links for it, I’ve somehow stumbled upon the quantum physics page of Wikipedia. Thanks for the wonderful post!
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  22. yes, password epic fails happen))) But soon Google will present some flash sticks with passwords, then no need to rememebr your pass of course if it’s not 12345 or word – PASS))LOL Thanks for peace of humor for today)
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  23. This are really true, some bloggers don’t have the serious works with their blogs and they don’t took care of it. Others consider blogging as part of their day to day activity, others consider these as their craft, and others consider this as their way of generating economic gain.

  24. My issue is really having different blogs. There are times when 50 hours is just not enough
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  25. vaibhav
    Twitter:
    says:

    hey admin..!
    I am new in blogging line so m spending time learning and researching..
    I love the way you write and presents ua posts…
    I need a lot of help regarding my blog..can u..?
    waiting for ua feedback and reply..
    regards..vaibhav

  26. I just started blogging and I find myself falling off the mark already. I need to stay on my game. Hope to see more posts from you soon.

  27. Nice Post – Sorry I am late buy I was slackin off 🙂
    Too many projects and no so set schedule cause me to be sporadic at best with posting…
    Thanks for the post and I feel your pain LOL
    Sue

  28. Lol. All the things were true with me. As a blogger I feel proud while writing the information. Thanks for sharing. I never thought that is there anyone sharing such information as well. Nice work and nice blog. Keep it up. 🙂
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  29. cannt stop laughinggggggggg…i just love the humor in this post
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  30. Hi, I popped over to your blog and read your article! Wonderful and inspirational posts! While reading your posts, I was laughing several times. Keep up the great work.
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  31. Hahahaha you are saying right that bloggers don’t sleep. I do it when i am tired of writing setting up my apps and things managing them into the folders…Good read keep posting 🙂

  32. Delightful read. I’ve been at that point where I just really didn’t want to pull a chair and write. My problem lay in what I was writing about though – I didn’t care enough about it. When I finally found my niche, it was a lot easier.
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  33. Great post! This really helps others.
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  34. Hi Melinda ! cool blog .. all this thoughtful stuff … I didn’t know you had it in you (haha). Hey, how about … “lax with lex” or, slightly longer, “relax with Alex”? Sounds like you having a fantastic time with fantastic family. Life’s good! So happy for you.

  35. Ha. The first one is the best!
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  36. Hi, it is really very nice post.. Thanks for sharing these outstanding blogging tips. It will surely help me out. Thanks

  37. You know that you’re a slack blogger when Twitter deletes your account due to no activity for 3 years!
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  38. This is a great advice for bloggers. All the points are important.
    Thanks for sharing..

  39. Hi,

    All the things were true with me. As a blogger I feel proud while writing the information. Thanks for sharing. I never thought that is there anyone sharing such information as well. Nice work and nice blog. Keep it up.
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  40. Ugh. I just tried 10 times for a password with no luck. The error message was mocking me.

  41. Remembering password is a big issue for me, i don’t know why but i think it’s because im creating alot of account in many differnet webiste. Thanks for great advice.
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  42. hi melinda ,

    very funny , this is simple thing that we blogger face at least once in their carrier.. forgetting password or not willing to write article etc.

    thanks and keep sharing ..
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  43. You gave me a smile 🙂 I needed that 🙂
    – And your first point about “hacking” even made me laugh.

  44. Funny, interesting and lively. This is my first visit to your blog and the first post I read I am glued to read most of your post. I’ve shared a few on twitter. Cheers, continue writing funny yet informative posts.
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  45. ha ha.. I enjoyed your writing style. But the points you added certainly very important for new & old bloggers

  46. I just love to read this post and it really gives me a smile. A slack that is hacker and forgot the password, and a slack that is distracted by a popcorn. (it relates to me) :D….

    nice share.
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  47. LOL, great humor – found you from Eddie Gear’s post. I log in daily and still can’t remember my password Melinda. I can’t imagine if I did not log in for a week. I really need to organize closets too. Still have my winter clothes there.
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  48. Slack blogger seems interesting. I don’t think so 🙂 But nice post.Thanks for shearing.

  49. Nice and funny Melinda….. Love to be at your blog….. Looking for more such share….
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  50. thanks Melinda you have written well..I love your way of writing.I am a regular reader of this site.thanks again.
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  51. Great Article ! Keep it up buddy!
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  52. I used to be slack blogger…. But trying to be a serious one for few months now….. Thanks for this nice and funny article……
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  53. It often happens with me, you made me laugh. The first point was too funny “I am practically a hacker” Great! You have a nice sense of humor.
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  54. wow awesome article and useful for me for improving my content..thanks for sharing your great views !! You Got me to thinking about different things to look for, and to look out for! Thanks again!
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  55. I’ve just discovered this blog and I have enjoyed reading your posts. I hope you blog again soon!
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