The Day The Sparkle Text Died: GeoCites.com Shuts Down

"On October 26, 2009, your GeoCities site will no longer appear on the Web, and you will no longer be able to access your GeoCities account and file," Yahoo wrote in a statement to GeoCities users.  And so we sing….

A Long Long Time Ago…

I can still remember

How Sparkle Text Used to make me smile.

And I knew if I had my chance

I could make those Hamster’s Dance.

And Maybe we’d be surfing for a while.

 

But Flashy Scripts Made me Shiver,

The hit counts it couldn’t deliver.

Bad News on the Door Step,

Yahoo removed my page in one step

 

I can’t remember if I cried,

When I read about this site’s demise

But Something hacked me deep inside

When GeoCities’s Died.

 

So Bye-Bye, Easy Affiliate Guy

Moved my pages to a Myspace

and kissed the cities goodbye

Apple made it all easy and everything starts with an I

Scripting this should’ve used an API

this should’ve used an API