Categories: Blogging

Sh*t People Say to Bloggers

In the spirit of the lovely trend of "Shit girls say…" or "Shit people say…" and seeing that my "Sh*t Hong Kong People Say to White Guys" and "Sh*t People Say to PhD Students" were able to get a few positive responses, I sat down to quickly write down some of the sh*t people usually say to me about this blog and blogging.

It’s a very long list, but I guess these are some of the reoccurring highlights. Got more? Add a comment below!


  1. Why?
  2. But WHY?
  3. I don’t get it.
  4. It’s just looks like
    1. a waste of time.
    2. too much work.
    3. seriously anal.
    4. freakishly self-absorbed, overly narcissistic.
  5. You must have a lot of free time on your hands.
  6. Do you find time to do anything else?
  7. No wonder you’re not making any progress on your…
  8. You’re some sort of an exhibitionist, aren’t you?
  9. I read your blog, I know all about you.
  10. Aren’t you worried of all the weirdos out there reading your personal things?
  11. I’m not a stalker or anything, but I’ve read everything you’ve ever posted.
  12. So it’s like that time when you wrote that you …
  13. This post contradicts what you posted on…
  14. So regarding that thing you posted about last week …
  15. You must be an expert on…
  16. You write
    1. like shit
    2. so well
  17. You’re making money from that, right?
  18. Do you have a big fan club?
  19. So, I don’t understand, what’s in it for you?
  20. Think about it, why would anyone want to read your stuff?
  21. So people would actually follow your blog?
  22. You should make this into a book someday.
  23. I can’t understand
    1. where you get all that energy to put all that stuff in there.
    2. how you find so many things to write about.
  24. So you’re really not going to blog about what we’re doing now?
  25. You have to put me on your blog.
  26. You should put this on your blog.
  27. You should not have put that on your blog.
  28. So this isn’t interesting / exciting / important enough for your dear blog?
  29. So I’m not interesting / exciting / important enough for your dear blog?
  30. Don’t even think of putting anything remotely related to me on your blog.
  31. I started my own blog once but…
    1. gave up after a week.
    2. couldn’t find anything to write.
    3. realized it’s not that easy.
    4. my life isn’t that interesting.
  32. Can you help build me a blog?
  33. Can you help me fix my blog?
  34. Why am I having all those problems on my blog?
  35. How do you find readers for your blog?
  36. I told everybody I know to read your blog.
  37. I’m so sorry, but
    1. I didn’t know you write a blog.
    2. I’ve never actually read your blog.
    3. I knew you had a blog but forgot.
    4. I knew you had a blog but lost the address.
    5. I didn’t visit your blog in the last …
    6. I’ve never really taken an interest in your blog.
    7. I don’t read blogs.
  38. Impressive… in a creepy sort of way.
  39. You sure live an interesting life.
  40. Isn’t blogging dead already?
  41. But there’s Facebook…
  42. So does that mean you’re on Google?
  43. It seems to me like all bloggers are…
    1. computer geeks.
    2. weirdos.
    3. obsessive compulsive freaks.
    4. rejected authors/journalists.
  44. So there’s this blog I read you have to check out.
  45. Oh! So I’m sure you …
    1. read <insert random blog name>
    2. met <insert random blogger name>
    3. use <insert random website name>
  46. Do/es your <insert one from below> know you’re writing this blog?
    1. boss
    2. parents
    3. girlfriend
  47. So out of everything you wrote which one is your favorite?
  48. So you’re kind of a celebrity?
  49. So am I suppose to, like, know who you are?
  50. Seriously, man, get a life.


Got more? I’m interested! Feedback and comment most welcome.


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