Has Pud gone soft?
May 22, 2001 12:00 AM   Subscribe

Has Pud gone soft? Perhaps all of the money he's generating from his email lists have given him an alternate reality?
posted by fooljay (6 comments total)
The idea isn't all that bad: perhaps it is indeed refreshening to actually hear good news (or at least news that is not all negative) rather than just getting another confirmation that yes, 90% of all Internet companies are fucked; yes, you won't find a decent technology-related and high-paying job now; yes, all the shares you invested in are worthless; ...

Perhaps, just perhaps, the bubble burst is over, and the press reverts to just a tiny bit of positive dotcom coverage.

Or perhaps, I'm just reading too much into this news item. :)
posted by ckemp at 3:17 AM on May 22, 2001

time to get used to the new new new economy.
posted by brucec at 6:17 AM on May 22, 2001

So KBToys bought the festering pile of crap that is eToys.com for like $3.4 million or some ABSOLUTELY FUCKING REDICULOUS number. Hint, you stupid fuckheads at KB: ABORT MISSION and instead hire some high school kid to make that site for you in 2 fucking months.

i wouldn't say Soft.

he has just expanded.
posted by th3ph17 at 9:40 AM on May 22, 2001

Looks to me like it's simply a different url with a new header to get around corporate firewalls and censorware. All the links have a "FuckedCompany" header.
posted by sauril at 10:43 AM on May 22, 2001

I saw that, but I wondered if perhaps he was going to split it off at some point. It makes logical sense of course for him to do that. Of course I wonder if the happy fun slander boards would be any different. If not, then Pud will post a 'lucked" company and his readers will tear it a new asshole... That could actually end up generating more business for the other side of Pud's world. Hmmmm.

Of course, you may be right. It may be firewall circumvention.
posted by fooljay at 10:48 AM on May 22, 2001

Ironic. I post the link, and only two or three weeks later, my company graces the site's presence... How weird...
posted by fooljay at 11:33 PM on June 7, 2001

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