On Christmas day I received a surprise gift from WordPress.com, a suspension of my blog. Yep, a suspension! I logged in like usual to work on some drafts and double check what I already had and this message popped up at the top:
“Warning: We have a concern about some of the content on your blog. Please click here to contact us as soon as possible to resolve the issue and re-enable posting.”
The click here was a generic email back to wordpress.com. No explanation, no nothing. So I emailed and then freaked out a bit. What did I do? I sat and waited. No response. 12 hours later, no response. I checked the forums. It seems this had happened to a ton of people, but no real explanations were given. I waited some more and then called J freaking out. He calmed me down and after checking into it, decided that it was time for me to move. So he started the process. Bought a domain name, got new emails, hosted on our server, and transfered almost everything into the new system. I dove in and started to piece things back together. 99% of what I had here is now there. I was setting myself up to thinking that I would have to start from scratch, but my lovely knows things… hee hee. So I got a new blog.
After two silent days, I finally received an email from WordPress.com.
We currently need to limit the number of scheduled posts per WordPress.com site, and your site has exceeded more than 100 of these. Can you please edit your posts and limit those currently scheduled to a more reasonable number (less than 100)? Placing posts in draft status and scheduling/publishing them later is a workable, alternate method. An automatic system check is now in place for this. Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience.
Really WordPress, what the hell? You change something and instead of mentioning it or warning, you just suspend my blog. Of course, I sent this to J and he thought it was just absolutely ridiculous. So we are sticking with moving to my own domain. There may be a few posts still on here as I signed up for some giveaways in January and the other blogs already have address, but I will be primarily checking my new blog… Come follow me over there (It’s still a little dusty, but will be fixed soon)