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New Linking Policy

Written by Scrivs on September 19, 2005

Of all the entries that we have written on this blog the one to receive the most amount of feedback and linklove (besides the Spanish entries) is the one concerning A Little Brand Cleanup. When we put that entry up we really thought nothing of it. We saw when people linked to us they spelled our names many different ways so we figured they just weren’t sure how it should be spelled and we figured we would write an entry informing them on how we do it.

Little did we know that our poor taste in humor would backfire so quickly. Over the last two weeks whenever someone writes 9Rules, 9 Rules, Ninerules or anything besides 9rules there is almost always at least one comment saying how they wrote the name wrong. It has almost become its own little meme.

Now we weren’t trying to show our disrespect for anyone that links to us. We love everyone that links to us. I guess the entry could’ve been written differently or in some people’s eyes not at all. We all make mistakes and we are quick to point out our own so in light of this we are implementing a new link policy.

Instead of following what we said in the previous entry, we believe you should be able to use an adjective and animal to link to our network. For example:

  • Hairy Llama Network (I love llamas)
  • Dry Elephant Network
  • Tall Monkey Network
  • Fat Ant Network
  • Ridiculous Duck-Billed Platypus Network

Those are just a few that we could come up with. Hopefully this new linking policy will end all confusion and set everyone’s mind at ease.