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so i hied myself over there and did one of them openid things (better late than never, i suppose).  and being the super-creative person i am, i'm la_tante there too.  and now i guess i, well hmmm.  i keep thinking i'd like to buy the membership if i can get one when it opens on the 30th.   but i'm not sure.    i feel like i worked pretty hard to create the community i have here and not sure if it makes sense to have 2 blogging identities on teh interweb. i realize many people do have that but it seems so complicated to me.  perhaps if i were invited to be a beta-tester, it might be a more pressing thing to do.  it is exciting and seems pretty damn cool and i like the idea of participating in something new and vaguely subversive.  tell me what you think, oh flisty mcflisters! 



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Apr. 14th, 2009 05:25 pm (UTC)
Since Open ID lets you have icons and a reading page and see people's locked entries and get comment responses emailed to you and leave comments the only functionality you can't have over there is actually posting entries - you can play over there a while first and decide if you do want to dual blog.

(also, if you have an Open ID and you've validated the email address, you're in the pool of people they're sending codes to every day and there's a good chance you'll have one by the time open beta starts. And there's no need to be invited to start testing/helping out - they've got some guidelines on how to do it)
Apr. 14th, 2009 06:13 pm (UTC)
ah ha! thank you so much for the clarity! i have validated the email so i'll wait anxiously to see if i get shipped the codes. it's like wondering if the idc is the right one!
Apr. 14th, 2009 06:16 pm (UTC)
*nods* And you can do a LOT with the Open ID, if you aren't sure you want another actual blog. From my understanding most days they've been randomly picking about 50-75 Open ID users to send codes to and validating your email and using your account helps your chances.

Also they've been giving more and more codes out to users, so watch your flist for people saying they have codes to distribute. You'll get there if you want it!
Apr. 14th, 2009 11:01 pm (UTC)
and i just had 2 offers for codes so i'm all ready to make some sort of leap! ain't life grand?
Apr. 14th, 2009 08:18 pm (UTC)
Would you like an invite, bb? I have one to give away right now. ;)
Apr. 14th, 2009 10:59 pm (UTC)
oh you'r esuch a doll! gigerisgod just sent me one. *squishes you*
Apr. 15th, 2009 10:46 am (UTC)
Yes, please. *bats eyelashes*

Went on with my open ID and heyyy, DW's carrying a lot of features I want LJ to have, which is... well, NEAT. :D
Apr. 15th, 2009 09:26 pm (UTC)
Did you validate your ID too? Because then you're in the pool for a possible random invite! I gave the only one i had away last night, but when I get more I'll ask you if you need one and sent it right over! :)
Apr. 16th, 2009 02:53 am (UTC)

I did validate everything, so maybe I'll get an invite. If you do get more, it would be awesome to have one, but no worries. I totally shoehorned myself into this thread. :)
Apr. 16th, 2009 05:23 am (UTC)
and i'm happy you did so! shoehorn away!!
Apr. 14th, 2009 10:09 pm (UTC)
ooh, i gotz an invite code too, so if you needs one just say the word.
Apr. 14th, 2009 10:58 pm (UTC)
ooh baby! i'd love one@!!!! that's so cool! mille grazies!
Apr. 15th, 2009 04:21 am (UTC)
i just realized i don't know if you have my email to send me the code but it's julia dot abra at gmail dot com thanks again!!!!!!
Apr. 15th, 2009 04:24 am (UTC)
oh and btw i wandered over to giger's website and if you have a spare $7500 you can buy this incredible mirror he designed which i think is in a bar he must have designed and which would probably look great in your living room! or bedroom....you pick!
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