Idlelatory Worship

January 17, 2008 / Internet Memes, Reviews / 14 Comments

No, that wasn’t a typo. I recently came across a popular site called idlethink.com maintained by someone called Rachel. It is a quaint site with little content, simple design, but the style of writing is simply breathtaking. She combines succinct language, strategic use of grammar and powerful adjectives to paint a rhetorical picture of her…


Host Review: WebHostingBuzz

January 3, 2008 / Reviews / 0 Comments

Visit WebHostingBuzz [rating:4] WebHostingBuzz is currently hosting my portfolio at IvyTan.Net. Price – Very cheap! I pay 2.25$ per month for the now-defunct Bronze Plan. I get 5GB Space, 100GB Transfer & Unlimited Databases, Sub-Domains, FTP Accounts, Email Addresses. Speed – Very fast. Start-Up – Wasn’t immediate; it took a few hours. I had to…


Host Review: HostAffect and Steadfast Networks

January 2, 2008 / Reviews / 0 Comments

Visit Host Affection [rating:4] Host Affection was the host of Mezza-9.Net. It is an amazing host for its time in 2003-2005, but its packages are far too small to compete with major web hosts today. Price – Compared to other popular personal website hosts of the 2003 era like Netrillium, Host Affection would be the…


Host Review: DH2

Visit DH2 [rating:4] DH2.Net was the host of IvyTan.Ca for the year 2006. Support – They had a server problem which affected my WordPress. When I contacted them, not only did they respond immediately but they actually went out of their way to rectify the problem and explain every detail to me. I was so…


Host Review: Crucial Paradigm

Visit Crucial Paradigm [rating:5] Crucial Paradigm was the host of my old blogs Style07.Net, Chinesemaiden.Com, Tsui-Mong.Org and my old portfolio, UrbanExhibit.com I have hosted with them for 3 years (2003-2006) with them and I’ve only experienced the best support, no downtime and most importantly, extremely fast servers. Speed – I cannot stress this anymore. I’m…