First of all, I'm getting really sick of your Goddamned self promotion,
both for you and for your dumbass site.
Thank you for noticing! I want to make as many people as i can aware of
gainesvillebands.com, and aware of local music in general. Right now,
there is a limited budget for the site (about $20 a month) most of that
goes to web hosting and printing business cards. In the first month and a half,
gainesvillebands.com got over 2500 hits. Considering the only way people
found out about the site is word of mouth and me walking up to them and
giving them a business card I consider that a success.
What the fuck did you go to all the trouble to make (gainesvillebands.com)
I want to point out that i originally put this site together because I was
bouncing between about 4 different sites trying to find out where a band
was playing next. and usually faced with old (sometimes over 2 years
old), or inaccurate information. I donít want to knock anyone and their
web design team. I know what a pain in the ass it is to go to the server
and update a page with a bunch of shows. Depending how you have it set up,
you may have to FTP the .html file down to your computer, add in all of
the show info, and then FTP the file back up. To do this every week, it
becomes a MAJOR hassle. For a band, a venue or even a fansite to keep up
with the info, along with make music, run a bar, or have a life, takes
some serious dedication. I wanted to cut to the root of the problem. All of
gainesvillebands.com is database driven, and all of the data entry forms are online
(secured in the backstage area). A datamonkey for gainesvillebands.com
can add bands, modify band details, and even make show and lineup changes
from anyplace that has an internet connection (I've even donít this through
a PocketPC at a party). They donít even need to know what HTML is!
All (gainesvillebands.com) really is is an imitation of (another) site
While I do believe that imitation is the greatest form of flattery... I
donít think that's the case. I believe that what we provide is unique to
Gainesville and possibly the whole U.S. For example: See a show you like. Want to know
where the venue is? It's one click away. Want to see the show schedule
for that band in town? Again, only one click away. Information comes quickly and
The last time i checked, we have the largest listing of current local bands in Gainesville.
I checked (gainesvillebands.com) out, and it's OK, but no better than
(another) site, really.
I was just trying not to suck... I'll take OK. I still visit all of the
other sites in town, trying to keep an eye out for unannounced shows or
changes. I have links to most of them on the left side of the main page. If you
want to, please visit them... I do.
What the fuck, dude. Do you live your entire life online?
Not my entire life, but a good portion. I work in front of a computer all
day. Then come home and try and relax. But usually counter-strike or
warcraft 3 gets the best of me. But i do manage to get out and see at
least a show or two a week. If you're interested, you can see what shows
i'll be attending. The shows page has a little "g" next to the shows I'll
be trying to get to.
I've seen you, and I'm pretty sure you're not getting any, that's for
sure. Go get a fucking life, please.
Hmmm... Considering i'm married, that's probably more true than you know.
But as for my life, i think i'm doing okay... I love my job, I own my own
house, I got a wife that loves me, I live in a town that has a fantastic
music scene. And to quote the lyrical master: i got ears to hear, eyes to
see, and feet to dance. I'm doing pretty good.
Oh, and don't bother posting "Anonymous posters suck" or whatever. Like
"glypher" is your real fucking name or something.
Damn! I've been found out. glypher (pronounced like Clifford (the big red
dog), and always with a little g) has been around for about 3 years. The
"nom de plume" was made while i was writing for some online sites (most no
longer exist). Ya see... glyph=write (as in hyroglyph) so glyph+er =
write+r. pretty clever eh? In the middle of my writing career, i noticed
that the domain was available. So, i snagged it. glypher.com is my personal
site used mostly for posting my views on events and news, and letting friends
and family know what's been happening to me.
You are pathetic.
I'm trying not to be... will you be my friend?