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  • Congrats on hitting the 2 year milestone with your blog!

    Sorry to hear about all your RL troubles, but it sounds like you’re working through them and that’s always good! I think everyone’s had those moments where they manage to burn most of their bridges but things do get better eventually.

    Good luck with everything!

  • @Angelo

    Well troubles are more or less over by now. And they are far from what blog is about, thus I only mention such stuff rarely and briefly.

    Thank you for sticking around! :)

  • Gueb

    “Lurker or two coming out will be fitting for occasion. ;)”

    I’ll oblige. Congrats on the milestone. :)
    Been visiting for a long time thanks to your comments on gHacks.

    Hope the new theme isn’t missing “cynical thoughts” in the logo. ;)

  • JeeMan

    I have been visiting for the last year (year and a half?), and sometimes commenting.

    I really enjoy most of your posts, because it gives me another view on some stuff I already know – or I learn new stuff on something I did not know existed (i.e. the war about wordpress – that post really got me to think).

    Thanks a lot for interesting reading.

    Keep up the good work, and I’ll keep on visiting. :)

  • @Rarst

    No need to thank me. You keep putting out quality posts, I can’t help but read them. I may not comment on everything, but rest assured I read through every one of your posts – which isn’t something I do with every blogger.

  • @Gueb

    Thank you! :) Luring lurkers out is bit of a sport. I am introvert and much of a lurker myself, so I know how much commitment comments from lurkers mean.

    Martin really cranked up pace lately, I hadn’t commented as much there in recent months.

    And naturally “cynical thoughts” is there and only more prominent in new theme!

    @JeeMan

    I know most visitors are passing in search of quick fix and I am glad to help them.

    But it really really (really!) rocks to have visitors like you who find all (or at least most) of blog genuinely interesting and useful.

    Thanks!

    @Angelo

    Reading every post is another praise I value very highly and don’t take for granted. :)

    I staggered a bit after I exhausted my pool of core software, but I think it only makes more interesting to research and write about new things (only not that much, newly discovered stuff takes considerably more time to evaluate).

  • rvdmast

    rarst.net, along with 2 or 3 other sites, has been part of my “morning coffee” since jan. 2009.
    Keep the cynical thoughts coming!

  • @rvdmast

    Will do and glad to have you! Hope that post every other day (for now) is still enough to qualify for morning coffee routine. :)

  • Saurabh

    Congrats! Here’s hoping for more insightful posts(and the new theme soon!)

  • @Saurabh

    Thanks! Insight amount is not as easy, but theme I am working on. :)

  • Congrats. I was at 14-15k visitors a month a couple of months ago and increasing but school ultimately kept me busy. Now that I’ve graduated from undergrad I expect to have more free time as a grad student since I’m not going to be working anymore.

    It’s nice knowing that with goals, it can be done!

  • @Talk Binary

    Congrats on graduating! :) I am done with programming courses myself and now have more free time.

    I won’t really describe my current progress as goal-driven. More like persistence-driven. :) If you write something there are people who search for it out there. Do it for years and amount of what you wrote and people who find it can only increase.

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