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Short Life Span: Website Offers Nostalgia Themed T-Shirts for 36 hours at a time

Originally posted on The Nostalgia Blog:
RIPT Apparel was a site recently brought to my attention and I have to say it has one of the coolest twists on a t-shirt website I’ve ever seen. To explain how cool it is, I will now present the next part of this post in song form: “Ohhhh, There is this site…” What’s that? No one can understand to tone of melody or a song through text? Fair point, maybe I’ll just explain the site then. RIPT apparel sells unique, limited edition pop culture designs every day on tees, hoodies, posters and more! Each design starts at $11.00 and lives for 36 hours before it’s laid to rest in our Graveyard forever. Not all the products are Nostalgically themed but all are really cool and original. The crazy part is that each item is unveiled daily at Midnight (CST) and is only available for 36 hours! What does that mean? First off it means they do a hell lot more work then I do on this blog and…

Harassment on Wordpress.

Originally posted on Every Word You Say:
Yesterday I wrote a post called The British Tag, which was just a jokey post where I answer questions about my Britishness. I never thought it would lead to me be harassed. A few minutes after I’d published my post it was rebogged. Yay! Right? So I clicked on the site who had reblogged it and that’s where I saw that the only other posts this person had were pictures of his penis and posts asking people, specifically young British teens, to text him. This made me really uncomfortable, and I didn’t want my post being linked to someone like this. I commented on the post and asked him why he posted it, and if he could take it down, and that he needs to label his content as mature because anyone could visit his site. He then apologised, and I thought that would be the end of it. Until he sent me three comments in a row asking what I thought of his pictures, and whether I’d…