Some things are better left alone!
Some things are better left alone, have you ever had an "are you kidding me" moment! I just went through one that had me take a 2nd and 3rd look along with a refresh button push and a prayer. What caused this frenzee you ask.........it all started with cleaning and good intentions. This evening I was relaxing in bed after an 11 day work shift. Before I drifted off (looking back drifting off would had been a great plan) I wanted to catch up on some blog reading. Having done that and also noticing I had some blogs I follow that have had no activity for over a year I felt it time to delete them......wrong feeling!! Well I ventured into my blog layout page then next to the "blogs I follow" gadget. Once there you have a view of all followed blogs and its here you can delete them or change URL's and so on. It's kinda idiot proof.............unless you are an idiot!!! So I proceeded to delete my first stale blog once done I returned back to my blog to see if it was removed......it was ALONG WITH ALL BLOGS I FOLLOW!! Ok bloggers out there is there a way to undo this?? To all of you I follow I have not bounced you from the blog on purpose but by having a brain fart.Mike Weir, VE9KK, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from New Brunswick, Canada. Contact him at [email protected].
If it’s any consolation to you Mike – you’re not the first and certainly won’t be the last to do something like this. As a professional writer it took me a several severe lessons to learn that NEVER EVER take blog deletion (or similar) actions when you’re tired and weary. Period. Good luck with the retrieval.
Good evening Phil, thanks for taking the time to comment and yes I have learned my lesson and have to start rebuilding the blog list again.
Mike – on my own blogspot blog, The Blog List edit function seems to allow for individual logs to be deleted or new ones added. Did you try to delete just one blog and it went haywire or did you just push the wrong button? I know that I have been able to delete individual logs that seemed to be inactive, without losing the entire list. Maybe I was just lucky?
Good evening Steve, as far as I know I was just trying to delete one blog and I have done it many times in the past. I am not sure if it went off the deep end and just deleted all the blogs. I have now re-entered most of the blogs that went into nothingness.