Day 2 in the Blog Brother Boycott

Skip this if you have a low boredom threshold, because it is for the geeks. Guido himself is basically simultaneously bored by, but amused that the blog boycott / de-link call has so spectacularly badly backfired, with hits up again to a new month and year high at 18,463 page views yesterday. Ironically bloggers blogging about blog wars have driven up the link count as well.

New developments are that Blog Brother has stopped trying to spam comments here (yes, they still get deleted), so comment moderation is off and the free-wheeling flow of comments can once again continue. Bizarrely, Peter Hitchens himself took it upon himself to try to broker a peace deal. Yes, the foulest mouthed, most deleted comment maker of all is trying to calm down the manic one.

So it looks like it is over and normal service can resume. So, for old times sake and just to wind Blog Brother up one last time, here are yesterday’s stats. On Day 2 of the link boycott, Blog Brother himself slipped from fifth to sixth ranked link referrer:

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Quote of the Day

Expelled Tory MP, Richard Benyon, on the short three-day Programme Motion for the Withdrawal Agreement Bill:

“Whether you had three days, three weeks or three months debating this, you would not hear one original argument that we hadn’t otherwise heard in this process…”


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