Bed bug forums the focus of The Daily Dot

December 9, 2014

The Daily Dot has a new story about our bed bug forums by Anna Drezen, herself a Bedbugger Forum user who made some of the typical mistakes one makes when one suspects bed bugs: I really wish I’d found right away, because my instincts about how to address the situation were dead wrong. I […]

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We are six today.

October 2, 2012 was started on this day in 2006. First it was a bed bug blog with FAQs.  In March of 2007, the forums were added. And since then, the site has grown and grown. According to SiteMeter, we’ll get our 14 millionth unique site visitor sometime this morning.   Google Analytics is a bit more conservative, […]

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Watch this space!

December 11, 2010

Sorry things have been a bit quiet around here. I’ve had some back troubles, which make blogging a lot a bad idea. Meanwhile, things have been buzzing along in the Bedbugger Forums. But be assured, we’ve got some exciting things coming up shortly, so watch this space! You should see more signs of activity soon. […]

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Minor renovations

May 23, 2009

Do not adjust your set. More small changes to the appearance of the site are coming soon. The biggest change is our new banner, just in time for Spring. For now, I hope you’re enjoying the latest banner image from our star graphics guru, talented former Bedbugger NotSoSnug (a.k.s. the Cimex Hunter), who is now […]

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New Brazilian Portuguese translation of FAQs

April 20, 2009

I am very pleased to let you know that Bedbugger brbugfighter is now beginning to translate the FAQs into Brazilian Portuguese. You will find the new Portuguese FAQ index here. The FAQs linked from there are still in English, but until the various FAQs are translated, the index will help Portuguese speakers to find the […]

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A spot of begging and shameless self-promotion: vote for Bedbugger!

September 1, 2008

I want to take a moment and ask you to consider voting for Bedbugger in the Blogger’s Choice Awards 2008. The deadling for votes is in mid-October. Bedbugger has been nominated for Best Health Blog Best Animal Blog and a few others. But those are the ones I think we have the best shot at. […]

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15 minutes of fame come and gone

December 8, 2007

We were part of a radio station’s answer to a trivia question, and we had no idea! It was 1015 The Point in Tampa, Florida’s Nearly Impossible Question, and we have no idea when, but suspect it was after Tampa’s News 10 mentioned us last April. Anyway, this is old news. Eight months later, bed […]

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A few minor tweaks to the site

November 30, 2007

You will notice a few more changes to the sidebar today: New feature: The last ten discussions in the forums are now linked from the sidebar. So from the top of the inner sidebar, these items appear: search box recent blog comments, recent forum posts, recent blog posts, and so on. Many people read the […]

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a note to forum users: the “Anonymous” problem

November 29, 2007

Just a note: if you originally registered on the forums (rather than the blog) and have been unable to login (and appearing as “Anon” here), your troubles should have disappeared.  If not, email me: nobugs A T bedbugger D O T com. Thanks for your patience!

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experiencing a few technical difficulties

October 25, 2007

A recent necessary software upgrade made the foreign character set as well as some characters in old posts go all funny. (Funny = bad, here.) In my latest attempt to fix it, we lost some of the links and content buttons. (It fixed the character sets, but ate so much data from recent posts, I […]

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Huffington Post on bed bugs (part II); and google

October 22, 2007

Nicholas Brown continued his bed bug diary on the Huffington Post last week, sharing a saga which is remarkably similar to that of many of our readers. Brown describes his interaction with his management company (which went better than expected). They did not even want to see a sample bed bug, as he expected they […]

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Too busy to remember to buy a cake?

October 8, 2007

Hey Bedbuggers, Sometimes the day to day running of the blog and forums, on top of other responsibilities, means the details take a backseat. So last Tuesday was actually the one-year anniversary of the blog. And though all day long I had a strange feeling, like I had forgotten someone’s birthday (and I could not, […]

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