Homeland Arrival, Imminent

The Old Reader

I guess it takes a long, long time to import RSS feeds.

Yahoo JP’s feeble attempt at getting fugee traffic from Google Reader is laughable with a 300 feed limit — webnerds eat 300 feeds for a light snack, you fools!!

The Old Reader, please be good to me.

 

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UPDATE: I signed up for updates regarding an upcoming alternative I hadn’t heard about until recently, Hivemined.

I also feel like I got scammed by NewsBlur, which claimed to offer free accounts and then  took me to a page that said: Due to overwhelming demand, free accounts are temporarily suspended. By going premium you get full access to NewsBlur.

Oh, and it also filled out part of a credit card payment form for me, from the “free account” info I provided:

NewsBlur

Dicktards. I’ll try and cancel that account as soon as possible, but don’t expect much from liars like these.

UPDATE 2: By visiting the root address, I was able to get as far as importing my OPML file, which allowed me to update 64 feeds (!!) after clicking through a full-page nag screen with another credit card payment opportunity… This guy wants money and not much else, it seems (somebody has to feed his dog you greedy fuckers). There’s nothing wrong with that in itself, but he should at least be up front about it and not pull this bullshit temporary suspending of free accounts. I was able to cancel my account, at least, which the site says is “permanent,” but considering his definition of “free,” I won’t hold my breath.

One Reply to “Homeland Arrival, Imminent”

  1. Hey, I’m within a 1000 people on The Old Reader as well. Better be worth the wait. I’m making due with Feedly, which is my favorite on my Android device.

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