Thanks…and I’m Sorry

4309368D-15B0-405C-B121-D38C03390913Last night at around 10:40 my time I did something pretty pathetic. I sent out an S.O.S., a call for help. I wrote a post literally begging for some “likes.”

I had just received a notification in my WordPress reader that I had set a new record of likes for one day. 199 likes. Was I happy about my new record number of likes? You’re darn tootin’ I was.

But then I got greedy. I thought, wouldn’t it be nice to hit 200 posts in one day? And so, figuring there was over an hour left in the day, I sent out my solicitous post asking for likes.

Well, it worked. When I woke up this morning and looked at yesterday’s stats, I had received ten additional likes, for a total of 209 for the day. Woo hoo!

So first, thank you for helping me surpass my goal of 200 likes in one day. And second, I apologize for my brazenly egocentric and manipulative tactics in a lamentable effort to jack up my stats. It’s inexcusable.

Now let’s go for 210!

23 thoughts on “Thanks…and I’m Sorry

  1. Marleen October 4, 2018 / 9:00 am

    I’m never of any help in this area. But I love Snoopy (above), and I appreciated that post — had no idea so many “likes” could stack up in a day.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. lifelessons October 4, 2018 / 9:24 am

    We all have lapses.. We prove we like you by doing your prompts, so rest easy…

    Liked by 2 people

  3. Melanie B Cee October 4, 2018 / 9:45 am

    LOL. I ‘liked’ you a LOT yesterday, so I’ve done my part. Just FYI, if you read Carol at Wanderings of an Elusive Mind, you may find a reason more people don’t ‘like’ posts. It’s WordPress fudging about again, getting fudge all over our pristine pages….bastards! 😉

    Liked by 1 person

    • Fandango October 4, 2018 / 10:16 am

      Combustible mind and elusive mind. Sounds like you and Carol have a lot in common. 🤔


  4. Renard Moreau October 4, 2018 / 12:04 pm

    🙂 Well in a honesty, I see nothing wrong in you asking for “Likes”.

    Life gives us what we ask for!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. cagedunn October 4, 2018 / 1:53 pm

    I have a teeny favour to ask in return for the little clicks I gave you …

    Liked by 1 person

      • cagedunn October 4, 2018 / 2:11 pm

        Nothing quite like a bit of manipulation, eh?
        I think it’s the foster parent in me – I always notice a door left open, a place I can step in to get something from someone … kids do it best, but you left the door open, so later, maybe, and I’ll remind you, I surely will …

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  6. ArtisanX October 4, 2018 / 6:37 pm

    -10 House Points for request for likes but then add 20 house points for a fun Challenge!
    (10 House Points = 1 Like) 😛

    Liked by 1 person

      • Sight11 October 4, 2018 / 10:30 pm

        I mean I comment late (blame it on my job), and than I see how much your blog has grown but besides Michael, Jim, James… New faces.. So don’t get me wrong I’m happy for you… But sometimes it feels foreign..

        Liked by 1 person

        • Fandango October 4, 2018 / 10:46 pm

          Oh. Well yeah, my blog has grown a lot, especially since I started FOWC With Fandango back in June. So I get a lot more views and comments from people who never used to read or comment on it. I hope it’s not getting too foreign for you, Sight.

          Liked by 1 person

          • Sight11 October 4, 2018 / 11:08 pm

            As long as you read and Post on the other side of the screen all is good…

            Liked by 1 person

  7. leigha66 October 11, 2018 / 11:00 am

    I see no reason to apologize, we all like to see our work appreciated and that next level is always so enticing to reach for. I hope you hit 250 soon!

    Liked by 1 person

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