Blogiomancy

I thought the whole bibliomancy thing was pretty cool, so I wondered what it would look like for blogs. I wrote a short script that goes out, polls weblogs.com to see who has recently updated their blog, then visits each of these blogs and finds the 8th-to-last sentence. My favorites:

there are always pretty girls when i crawl forward.

Visualize a glowing golden button alongside of each image.

What colour is he – if you can find out and get back to me I’ll see if I can’t find out something about it on the net.

Last nights episode was no different.

You can’t run and hide your head in the sand like Spain recently did

I never pushed the publish button.

I’d live for your smile, and die for your kiss.

I mean seriously stupid stuff – even more stupid than the shit above.

Little things like being spanked every day by a middle-aged woman: Stuff you pay good money for in later life.

Whew, I am so relieved that someone told me this.

The Bible speaks for itself.

Well yesterday my sister forwarded me a picture of my dad – and his cronies!

I mean, despite the fact that he humps his toys, he’s a pretty personable bird.

Is it related to an ork?

Somehow, we entered into semantic confusion.

As I was filling out the answers, I felt my brain hurting.

she kept saying she’d be waiting for me when I came.

Actually, as Anne noted, they can be read as cut-ups, making up a sort of story on their own. It’s pretty fun to read through all of them. Still some small bugs, as you will see, but kind of neat nonetheless. I may set it up to run periodically at some point.

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One Comment

  1. Posted 4/21/2004 at 7:49 pm | Permalink

    Now this, I like. Just need to get a text-to-speech interpreter with a William S Burroughs accent reading it out continuously in the background now….

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  1. By leuschke.org links on 4/21/2004 at 11:50 am

    Blogiomancy
    the `page 23, sentence 5′ thing for blogs

  2. By DiVERSiONZ on 4/24/2004 at 4:42 pm

    SATURDAY LINK DUMP
    And now it is time for my Saturday afternoon nap. Which is good for you too, because you get to

  3. By Blog de Halavais on 4/25/2004 at 3:51 pm

    Blogiomancy Update
    I reran the blogiomancy script I =-” href=”http://alex.halavais.net/news/archives/000893.html”>wrote about earlier. Here’s the most recent version. Obviously, some small bugs (like…

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