A Directory of Mostly Wonderful Things


When did the “mostly” get added?

Is it hypocritical for free speech advocates to moderate comments on their own site?

Also, this is a little stale:



Whoa, that was… interesting.


Somebody must be changing things, because this is what the front page looks like for me:

No ads, and I don’t run an ad-blocker.

The “about us” link brought up this:

I couldn’t find anything that said “mostly”, though. Where was it?


It’s a blast from the past. I did like the fact that even in those days they were recommending Pee-Wee’s Playhouse Vol. 1-8 Gift Set.

Also this meta tag in the source of the page is great:
<META NAME="GENERATOR" CONTENT="Adobe PageMill 3.0 Mac">

Most links are dead but the “new picks” one is also an interesting trip into the year 2000:


on http://boingboing.net/

<title>Boing Boing - A Directory of Mostly Wonderful Things</title>

I almost ever see titles due to tabs, but I’d finally closed them all and saw the “mostly” which I hadn’t seen before, though maybe I’m oblivious and it’s been that way for years.




Sometime between 14 Sep - 18 Sep 2015
14 Sep:
<title>Boing Boing</title>
18 Sep:
<title>Boing Boing - A Directory of Mostly Wonderful Things</title>


After a decade of disease, despair, degloved cat faces, artisanal russian murders, etc, it was Donald Trump that finally had me sigh and change “wonderful things” to “mostly wonderful things” in our <title>

Trump is the Lorax who speaks for the Nazis

I thought you finally got sick of all the readers bitching at you about “this topic isn’t wonderful at all!”


How did you find the diff between Sept.14/18?


archive.org wayback would show it


Beschizza in “Trump…mostly wonderful” shock!


What my boy, Sher -er- @beschizza, said…

Boing Boing
Boing Boing - A Directory of Mostly Wonderful Things


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