Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The Wikipedia Knowledge Dump

If it didn't fit in wikipedia, it had a new home for a 7 years at the wiki dumper.

Orphaned blog: The Wikipedia Knowledge Dump
Post history: From November 2006 to November 2013.
Author: Cliff Pickover

Sunday, November 15, 2015


Running over 10 years with over 1,000 posts, and almost daily posts for a few years, it's tough to keep a blog going forever.
Looks like this one tried to jump over to another blog, but then the posts sadly ended.

Orphaned blog: StinkyLulu - Ponders the myriad pathologies of pop culture. Obsesses about actressing at the edges. Loves grilled cheese.
Post history: 1,027 posts, from October 2004 to September 2013.
Author: StinkyLulu

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Kyle Phillips's Italian Wine Review (IWR)

Lots of really great info on vineyards in Italy, and over 400 posts.
Never can tell why they stopped posting. Did they run out of wine? Or just got bored with the site?

Orphaned blog: Kyle Phillips's Italian Wine Review (IWR) - The authoritative online consumer newsletter about the wines of Italy
Post history: 436 posts, from May 2005 to October 2012.
Author: Kyle Phillips

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Kristof De Causemaeker - Information Worker

With so many technical workers in the business, sometimes that knowledge just needs an outlet like a blog.

Orphaned blog: Kristof De Causemaeker - Information Worker - The blog about .NET, Sharepoint, Office
Post history: 51 posts, from November 2005 to March 2008.
Author: Kristof De Causemaeker

Saturday, August 15, 2015

The Journalism 101

Not much to see here, maybe just a project for a college class?
Sometimes blogs don't tell you why they're out there, they just are.

Orphaned blog: The Journalism 101
Post history: 4 posts, from September 2010 to November 2010.
Author: Jamie Wise

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Oakland Makeshift Memorials

This blog chronicles the touching street memorials that people left behind after homicides in Oakland.

Orphaned blog: Oakland Makeshift Memorials 2007 - After a homicide, what do others leave behind to memorialize the victim?
Post history: 130 posts, from January 2007 to January 2008.
Author: NIC B.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Shanty Insanity!

When the design bug hits, you have to tell everyone! And eventually you've said what you have to say.

Orphaned blog: Shanty Insanity!
Post history: 22 posts, from December 2009 to June 2013.
Author: CINDY

Friday, May 15, 2015

HYPERBOLE and a Half

Comics are fun, but not everybody can keep up the comics drive forever!

Orphaned blog: HYPERBOLE and a Half
Post history: 165 posts, from July 2009 to October 2013.
Author: ALLIE

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Wizard of Odds

Sometimes blogs are abandoned just because they moved on to a new bigger and better site.

Orphaned blog: The Wizard of Odds
Post history: Well over a thousand posts, from August 2005 to November 2008.
Author: dawizofodds

Sunday, March 15, 2015

--- taskmgr

Many blogs really just exist as placeholders.
An idea someone had, but they never made a post or set it up, but also never deleted the blog.

Orphaned blog: --- taskmgr
Post history: 0 posts.
Author: PAWEL

Sunday, February 15, 2015

TEST - taskman

Some blogs were created and never put into use.

Orphaned blog: TEST - taskman
Post history: 3 posts, in February 2003.
Author: task

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Life as an Exchange-guy

If you work in IT and you need a free simple way to write up work instructions or FAQs, a blog is a pretty easy and free choice.
This blog was a good resource for someone who was writing up some troubleshooting posts for Exchange server.
Kind of makes you wonder what happened, and if he is still an Exchange-guy.

Orphaned blog: Life as an Exchange-guy - Assisting the MS-Exchange/Windows Administrator community
Post history: 29 posts, from April 2007 to February 2010.
Author: Dean T. Uemura