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15 February 2006 @ 02:27 pm
Community Background and Lineage  
February 10, 2006 - Several LiveJournal-ers with Permanent Accounts decide to band together in an uprising and revolt after suffering grave injustice and loss of benefits. One complication stood in the way, threatening to smother the emerging rebellion -- there was no place to rally. Searching high-and-low, it was discovered there were zero communities specifically for LiveJournal-ers with Permanent Accounts to discuss issues of importance relevant to their social status.

A daring suggestion was made to migrate to GreatestJournal, and with that a community was born (on GreatestJournal): ljpermacct ljpermaccts But GreatestJournal sucks like a Hoover, and since many involved parties were unlikely to frequent GreatestJournal, the community was syndicated here on LiveJournal so that when posts were made, members would not miss entries of import: gj_ljpermaccts

Thus completes the first half of the circle.

The second half of the circle is incomplete, as of this moment; it will involve creating a syndicated account on Greatest Journal from this community's RSS feed, then creating a syndicated feed here on LiveJournal pulling from the RSS feed of the Greatest Journal account that pulls from this community's feed. A perfect circle! This can not currently be done, however, because GreatestJournal really does suck something horrible, and the syndicated feed can not be created, as of this writing.
 
 
 
kunzite: lj geekkunzite1 on February 15th, 2006 09:19 pm (UTC)

the following have restrictions or are unable to create syn accts at this time: deadjournal, bloty, blurty, caleida, insanejournal, iziblog, loudwire.

bottom line: lameness abound.
Yáng Yuǎn Zhìadudeabides on February 15th, 2006 09:35 pm (UTC)
That's what people get for runnin' to join a site that's "better" than LiveJournal. lol I didn't realize there were quite that many daughter-sites, though. o.o

Anyway, hope I got the background reasonably-accurate, in regards to the other community. I'll actually do another post shortly to cover the point of the community.
kunzitekunzite1 on February 15th, 2006 09:39 pm (UTC)

heh, yep.

there are a few more.
...and a cute argumentative girl to wrestle withdamnitnicole on February 16th, 2006 08:44 am (UTC)
Heh.

I used to have a list of all those sites in a private entry, with notes on which of them I had held accounts on.

This was back when I cared. And before a couple of them got deleted for inactivity (another reason to stay on LJ).
kunzitekunzite1 on February 16th, 2006 08:46 am (UTC)

i took notes in a public entry that talked about what each one offered. or rather, why it was free. silly ads and such.
Evadne: gryffmockkiarafallan on February 18th, 2006 02:00 am (UTC)
Does kindof suck that all of a sudden the things that made being a permenent member are like becoming available to others...

Never heard of GreatestJournal though....
Yáng Yuǎn Zhìadudeabides on February 20th, 2006 05:53 pm (UTC)
Well, there are a number of daughter-sites out there -- many of which I knew none about. The only reason I know of GreatestJournal is that when people complain that they should get more userpics, they use GreatestJournal as "proof" it can be done, since they offer somewhere in the neighborhood of 2000.
David Brailsford (MBA)hdofu on February 23rd, 2006 12:46 am (UTC)
I worked for gj at one point, their teamwork is nonexsistent. a truely terrible site now praticularly after they added advertisements
Yáng Yuǎn Zhìadudeabides on February 23rd, 2006 02:16 pm (UTC)
Yeah, it doesn't seem like they really have things together over there.