Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Merry freaking Christmas

This post could be titled a lot of things.

Like, what a major pain in the a**

Or, Santa, I want a hand gun and some grenades.

Well, you get the picture.

When we switched internet providers, I anticipated some hassles.

I did not anticipate our old provider axing our e-mail accounts without notice.

Yep, the Farmer canceled our old provider yesterday. They didn't take it well.

This morning, guess what, no e-mail. Zero. Zippo. Nada. No notice. No warning. No "Thank you for the last 15 years of allowing us to serve you, please be notified we will close your existing e-mail accounts within 48 hours, 2 weeks, 1 month, etc."

Just gone. With all my messages. All my contacts. Photos. Premium lists. Groups. Class and student info.

Son of a b*tch.

Anyway, I am now the proud owner of a sparkly new gmail account:

Which nearly F'd things up when I tried to log into this blog. Because it is keyed into my old e-mail address and told me "Exercise Finished" did not exist.

It's not a good thing to be told you do not exist.

Imagine my joy when I discovered I do still exist.

You can contact me at my gmail address and please be patient while I try to reload everyone's contact info.

I need a drink.


  1. Wow, that seems way over the top rude. I guess I'm glad I've always stuck to a free email hosting site, since it means I'll never have to deal with that. Hopefully you get it all sorted out soon.

  2. I just changed to your new email address in my Google address book & Phoenix's happy little mugshot appeared.

    Have a Merry Christmas!

  3. If I were you, I'd contact your old provider and make sure they know that that was absolutely unacceptable. Urgh.

  4. It could be worse I have heard of people being told they were dead by Social Security and proving you are alive is really hard to do!

  5. When I got my new hotspot and called to cancel my old provider, they told me that my old email account (with their name as the would no longer exist and was I sure I wanted to cancel. Since I knew this, I'd already exported all my contacts to my new gmail account and saved my important emails to a Word document.

    I wonder if they told the Farmer and he just assumed you'd already saved everything? That's what the Autoworker would have assumed here. Sorry you lost all your contacts. But you will be very happy with no longer being on dialup!