03 December 2009

Popular Posts 2009 and Thank You: The Social Poets



From Denny: It's been quite a wild ride this past year! Thanks for coming along and keeping me company while I journeyed through the blogosphere.

I really had no clue as to where I was going with this blog and the spin-off blogs but I jumped in feet first anyway, never much worrying about what others thought. How else are you going to learn about something unless you are willing to go on the journey of discovery and sometimes look lame hanging out on a limb?

When the world economy took a turn for the worst I threw out my original scenario for this blog to include teachings on writing and poetry as I discovered there were already plenty of sites doing that. When I witnessed on the news, and first hand, just how much so many people were suffering, I chose to respond with adding a lot more humor to all my blogs, even developing two other humor blogs. I've always found humor as a great stress reliever and, sometimes, you actually learn something new in the process - like those addicting cheeky quotes.

Looking back upon the year I remember when I was thrilled to get 25 people visiting my blogs in a month! :) Now? At this point, once I figured out the only way people would find me is to place all my significant blog posts into various search engines and on a few social sites. Now there are over 4,000 or more a week visiting and growing! I had no idea the internet was such a fun playground...

There are a lot of international readers besides my fellow Americans. There are our Canadian and Mexican cousins next door and British cousins in the UK across, what the Atlantic Ocean is affectionately known as, The Pond. Hello out there to everyone visiting from Serbia and Montenegro, the Ukraine, Indonesia, Romania, Turkey, Pakistan, Greece, India, New Zealand, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, China, Japan, South Africa, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Portugal, Italy, France and Spain! Thanks for visiting!

At best I had hoped for 10 popular posts you enjoyed through the year. To my amazement there's a huge list of favorites you threw up on social sites like facebook, digg, stumbleupon and emailed to your friends and family. The stats sites I use to help me determine how well a post does, also does not give me the "who," so let me say thank you to those of you (though you are anonymous) who have supported this blog and me in this way: huge THANK YOOOOU!!!! Maybe I should take up yodelling? :)

This year has been a lot of fun as I've tried to figure out what you enjoy reading and find amusing for a chuckle. If there is something you would like to see featured more often on The Social Poets, shoot me an email! Denny Lyon: warriorspearl@gmail.com. Always glad to hear from you!

I'll keep adding links to this post through the rest of the year and link this post on the sidebar so you can easily reference it. Now the blog should load faster too without so many links on the sidebar, a win-win! :)

One more thing: all these fun holiday animations and clip art are FREE to download for use on your blog. I'll go hunt down that bookmark to let you know exactly where I found these...

Popular Posts 2009




Popular Posts 2009 and Thank You: The Social Poets - Tell me this isn't funny ironic, thanks, everyone! :)

Funny New Years Quotes, Smarter New Years Resolution Tips - Cheeky Quote Day! 30 Dec 2009 - a huge hit, thank you!

Life is About Everything - Libations Friday! 4 Dec 2009 - huge response on this one, thanks! Took 8 hours to compile and write and another almost 2 hours just to load and link in the online editor, whew! Glad this annual review business is only once a year...

Gifts From The Heart, A Christmas Poem - Libations Friday! 11 Dec 2009

Fun Cartoon Review: Happy New Year!

Roundup of Late Night Funnies 28 Dec 2009

Editorial Cartoons 26 Dec 2009

How Real Santas Handle Those Tough Kid Requests

Original Christmas Poem Story: The Night Before Christmas

Cheeky Quote Day! 23 Dec 2009

Christmas PEACE Poem by Longfellow: Christmas Bells

Lampooning Late Night Funnies Roundup 21 Dec 2009

The Funny Side of Christmas - Cheeky Quote Day! 16 Dec 2009

Catch Up on 26 Posts, at The Social Poets and more - 13 Dec 2009

Editorial Cartoons 12 Dec 2009

Roundup of Late Nite Funnies 14 Dec 2009

Fun and Quirky Time Wasters - Cheeky Quote Day! 9 Dec 2009

Editorial Cartoons 5 Dec 2009

Popular Posts 2009 and Thank You: The Social Poets

Catch Up on Posts 6 Dec 2009 - positive heart-warming news, science, astronomy, health and politics.

Obama Honors Kennedy Center Honorees like The Boss

Editorial Cartoons 5 Dec 2009

Funny Malapropisms - Cheeky Quote Day! 2 Dec 2009

Roundup of Sunday Funnies 30 Nov 2009

Editorial Cartoons Roundup 28 Nov 2009

A Man in Love - Libations Friday! 27 Nov 2009 - thanks for favoriting this one so fast! :)

Funny Thanksgiving Quotes - Cheeky Quote Day! 25 Nov 2009

Loving You - Libations Friday! 20 Nov 2009

All Libations Friday! Links List

Roundup of Sunday Funnies 23 Nov 2009

This Weeks Editorial Cartoons 21 Nov 2009

Roundup of Sunday Funnies 16 Nov 2009

Reflections of That Moment - Libations Friday! 13 Nov 2009



Funny Quotes About Reading Habits - Cheeky Quote Day! 18 Nov 2009

They Pull at Your Heartstrings Poem - Libations Friday! 6 Nov 2009 - so fast, thanks!

This Weeks Editorial Cartoons 21 Nov 2009

Funny Little Poem About Everybody, Somebody and Nobody, New Writing Links Added

Check Out This Wonderful Poetry and Musings Blog From a Young Writer

Libations Friday! 16 October 2009

Ironic Grinners - Cheeky Quote Day! 4 Nov 2009

Catch Up on This Weeks 51 Posts At Dennys Blogs 17 Nov 2009

Lampooning Perfectionists - Cheeky Quote Day 28 Oct 2009

Roundup of Late Night Funnies, Cartoons 9 Nov 2009



16 Thoughtful Quotes From President Barack Obama, Why It Is Important to Stand Against the Republican Strategies

Lampooning the News Editorial Cartoons 1 Nov 2009




35 Jay Leno Quotes for Cheeky Quote Day 21 October 2009

Cheeky Quote Day! 30 September 2009

Video: The Lost Symbol - Secrets of the National Cathedral, Masons on Dollar Bill, Todays Masonic World Power

Libations Friday! 2 October 2009

Roundup of Late Night Funnies 2 Nov 2009

Angel Diaries: Samuel - Libations Friday! 30 Oct 2009 - that was fast, thanks! :)



Cheeky Quote Day! 14 October 2009

7 Political Posts at Dennys Global Politics 31 Oct 2009

Video: Interviewing Novelist Dan Brown on The Lost Symbol, Life as an Author, Masons

This Weeks Editorial Cartoons 3 October 2009

Roundup of Late Night Funnies 2 Nov 2009

Roundup of Sunday Funnies 26 Oct 2009 - Balloon Troubles, Obama Takes on Fox, Why Fox News Isnt Really News



Happy Birthday to The Social Poets Blog, Angels Bridge Poem for Libations Friday 23 Oct 2009

Editorial Cartoons This Week 24 Oct 2009

Cheeky Quote Day! 7 October 2009

Libations Friday! 25 September 2009



Cheeky Quote Day! 23 September 2009

25 Weird Coffee Trivia to Astound and Amuse You


Word Smithing: Those Funny Sayings We Hear Every Day

Video: Good Stories and Clues 1 to 4 for The Lost Symbol

This Weeks Editorial Cartoons 19 September 2009

Video: Restaurant Foods Compost Great Wines

This Weeks Editorial Cartoons 17 Oct 2009



This Weeks Editorial Cartoons 10 October 2009

Roundup of Sunday Funnies - Obama Voted Best President by Kids, Political Cartoons

Roundup of Sunday Funnies, Cartoons - Olympics, Obama and Oh, No!

This Weeks Editorial Cartoons 3 October 2009

Libations Friday! 9 October 2009

Video: Children Who Are Spanked Have Lower IQs

Video: Shocking Photo of Cheating Prez or Something Else? (don't worry it isn't what you think)

This Weeks Editorial Cartoons 26 September 2009

Libations Friday! 18 September 2009




Video: 95 Year Old Barmaid Stilling Pulling Pints

Libations Friday! 11 September 2009 - thanks, all!

This Weeks Roundup of Sunday Funnies - The Real Heckler Behind 'You Lie!'

Photos: Funny Food Flags From International Food Festival

News and Dance Videos: Actor Patrick Swayze Passes Away

Video: Pushing Back Against Big Business Banks Outrageous Practices

Roundup of Sunday Funnies - Obama Voted Best President by Kids, Political Cartoons



Cheeky Quote Day! 16 September 2009

Political Cartoons for week of 11 September 2009


Cheeky Quote Day! 9 September 2009

This Weeks CARTOON Roundup of Funnies! 5 September 2009 - I see there are fellow cartoon fans! :)

Libations Friday! 4 September 2009 - thanks for making this popular so fast!

Cheeky Quote Day! 2 September 2009




How Senator Ted Kennedy Affected Your Life in America

4 Videos: Lion of the Senate Ted Kennedy Dies

Libations Friday! 21 August 2009

Cheeky Quote Day! 12 August 2009

3 Comic Strips: Ancient Egypt to Todays Politics Still Crazy

Video: Obama Justice Dept Shuts Up Republicans, Starts Investigating Bush Torture Years

Libations Friday! 21 August 2009 - photo rich poem was quickly popular, thanks!

Libations Friday! 14 August 2009 - thanks for making this post popular so fast!

Video: The WHOLE Truth That Happened at the McCaskill Racist Town Hall Meeting

Video: Wingnut Politics Against Health Care and Olbermann Answers Palin's Idiot Claims of Health Care Death Panel



Cool Photo: Political Art

Busy Week in World Politics Challenging Governments

Politics: FINALLY! House Votes to Restrict Wall Street Bonuses

Video: Obama's Prime Time News Conference Health Care Appeal

Video: Hillary Taking Charge

Millions Watch Solar Eclipse: Awe and Fear

Bloggers Unite: Global Human Rights Abuses



Funny Photos: Chilling in Bed with a Couple of Cheetahs

Funny Video: I Just Want a Pizza!


Video: News of the Absurd - Twitter, Soc the Cat and Religion

Video: Foreign Exchange Students Abuse Scandal

Libations Friday! 10 July 2009

Cheeky Quote Day! 8 July 2009

Video: Independence Day Trivia

Fourth of July Quotes: Serious and Funny

Parable: Blue Heron Balancing the Wind

Libations Friday! 3 July 2009

A Spiritual Perspective: Michael Jackson

What Do You Do to Reach Enlightenment and Then Afterwards?



Obama Headlines 25 June 2009

Why President Obama is Smart in Low-Key Response

Read the Iranian Protestors Twitter Stream

Dishonor: Cheated Elections in Iran

3 Kinds of Men to Honor

Cheeky Quote Day! 20 May 2009


Libations Friday! 15 May 2009

Cheeky Quote Day! 13 May 2009

Video: Giving Kids a Chance Thru Music

Video: CIA Experiments on Unknowing Human Subjects



Iran Blog Posts: Help Save Lives in Iran, Blog!

Trial Charges Against Iranian Moderates are Flimsy

Busy Week in World Politics Challenging Government

Iranian protesters galvanized by sermon

Why Did 168 People Die in Iran Plane Crash?

Iranian Protestors March on 10th Year Anniversary

Iran Headlines 28 June 2009

Iran Headlines 27 June 2009

Iran Headlines 26 June 2009

Iran Headlines 24 June 2009

Iran Charging "Bullet Fee" to Retrieve Bodies of Slain Protestors

Iran Headlines 23 June 2009

Video: Bad U.S. Scenarios if Iran Intervention

Why Obama is Smart in Low Key Iran Response



Hateful Humor, Hit Counts & Positive Politics

Iran 101: Understanding the Unrest

Read Iranian Protestors Twitter Stream

Save Lives in Iran: Blog About Their Situation!

Dishonor: Cheated Election Results in Iran

Iranian Protestors March on 10th Year Anniversary



The Passing of Rock Legend Michael Jackson


Poem - Michael Jackson: Talk About My Life


News Video: King of Pop Reigns After Death

A Spiritual Perspective: Michael Jackson

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*** Thanks for visiting and for all your great support this year!

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