21 May 2009

mBlogging Can Be A Bastard!!

I learnt an important lesson yesterday, as you can probably see from the post below - in trying to correct a few typos I managed to delete half of the post and cannot get it back. As it happened to be a post I had spent a lot of time writing I am particularly pissed off. Any suggestions as to how I can get back what was there yesterday? I have tried google cache but to no avail.

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  1. Neil, I was going to say try blogscope, but I just checked their cache and it's the same as what your post currently says. Did you go to Google Blog search as opposed to ordinary Google? (http://blogsearch.google.com/)
    Unfortunately the only way to get at its cache is to keep asking it to search your blog - go to advanced blog search - for a series of search terms, and it will give you a little bit each time, from which you might be able to piece it together, IF the full version happens to be in its cache.

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  2. P.S. This sort of thing has happened to me often enough that I now write my posts in Wordpad and only paste them into blogger when I have finished tidying them up. If my text disappears into outer cyberspace I then still have a copy in Wordpad on my hard disk.

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  3. PZT, Cheers for the advice will have a look at google blogs cache and blogscope. I have now rewriten the post again, probably not as well as before, but maybe it wasn't as good as I thought anyway.

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