What's New: 2009

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E - Friends - I've added a new person to the list, from the UK. (30 December 2009)

E - Friends - I've added a new person to the list, from the UK. (29 December 2009)

My Writings About Richey And MSP: My Manic Street Preachers Things - Santa came early with a new MSP goodie for me! (21 December 2009)

Articles: (2009 - ) - I've added "Eye On Wales Update: Missing Persons" from bbc.co.uk/wales/radiowales/sites/eyeonwales/updates, 30 November 2009. (9 December 2009)

About Me And My Other Websites - I've just joined Facebook, so I've added a link to my Facebook page. I really don't think I'll do much on Facebook, though. I never did much on MySpace. (2 December 2009)

Polls - I've started a new poll for you to vote in! I'll probably leave it open for a few months. (2 December 2009)

Games: Nicky's Slot Machine - I just discovered that the slot machine has disappeared. Since it was an add-on from GeoCities, I suppose it went when Yahoo! closed that site in October. (1 December 2009)

E - Friends - I've added 2 new people to the list, both from Europe. I actually got the submission for one of them last week, but I moved the day before, and I couldn't find the time to add her to the list until tonight. (I also didn't have access to the Internet for several days after I moved.) (25 November 2009)

E - Friends Add Form - I've put back the form you can use if you'd like to be added to E - Friends list. However, if I start getting lots of spam from the form again, I'll remove it from the site a second time. (15 November 2009)

My Writings About Richey And MSP: My Manic Street Preachers Things - The last goodie from ebay (for a while, probably) has arrived in my mailbox. (10 November 2009)

My Writings About Richey And MSP: My Manic Street Preachers Things - I've been shopping on ebay again! This time, it's two new goodies. (4 November 2009)

Site - I've made a small behind-the-scenes change that should avoid confusion for some people. If you're looking at this site without Javascript enabled, now you won't get a warning about a link opening in a new or pop up window, since you won't get the new or pop up window, anyway. The link will simply open on a new page in the same window, instead. (22 October 2009)

My Favourite MSP Pages/Sites & Articles: (1996 - 1999) - I've discovered that the article about Manic fandom, from 1998, which includes another personal account of Richey, has disappeared from the external site. So, I've removed the link from the "My Favourite MSP Pages/Sites" page and added my own copy of it in the Articles section. It's listed as "Terminate! Terminate!" from The Troglodyte, Issue #1, December 1998. (18 October 2009)

E - Friends - I've added a new person to the list, from the UK. (16 September 2009)

Articles: (1993 - 1994) - I now have the original of "Smile, It Might Never Happen" from Q, late 1994, so I've fixed the version on this site. I've also changed when it was published, (it couldn't have been the October 1994 issue), and changed the file name to correspond to that. (13 September 2009)

E - Friends Add Form - Due to the excessive amount of spam I've been getting recently from this form, I've removed it from the site for awhile. I've left instructions on how you can add yourself to the E - Friends list, though. (6 September 2009)

Articles: (1999 - 2001) - I didn't think the article, "The Lost Boy" from The Big Issue, 1-7 February 1999, needed any more work done on it, but I was wrong. It was actually a bit of a mess. It's fixed it now, though. (28 August 2009)

E - Friends - I've added a new person to the list, from the UK. (8 August 2009)

E - Friends - I've added 2 new people to the list, both from the US. (30 July 2009)

About Me And My Other Websites - I've just joined Twitter, so I've added a link to my Twitter page. I can't guarantee that I'll ever write anything very interesting, or that I'll write often, but if you'd like to follow me, please do! (19 July 2009)

Sounds: Bangkok - April 1994 - I've removed this because the two songs on this page are available as b-sides of the "Revol" single. I didn't know that when I first put up the page. (11 July 2009)

Videos & Chronology Of Events - I've added "Richey's Last TV Interview - Swedish TV 1994", since it has been put up on YouTube again. I've also added a mention of this interview to the "Chronology Of Events" page. (27 June 2009)

About Me And My Other Websites - Since Yahoo has announced that they are closing GeoCities later this year, I've moved my Daniel Ash web site. So, I've changed the link to it from this site. (19 June 2009)

Articles: (2003 - 2008) - I've added an article, "One Foot In The Past", from an unknown publication, apparently either December 2004 or January 2005. If anyone knows where or when it was originally published, please tell me! (11 June 2009)

Chronology Of Events - I've added the re-issue of The Holy Bible in 2004. (9 June 2009)

Home - I've removed the banner for the new album, Journal For Plague Lovers, (since it's already been out for three weeks), and restored the quote that's been on the page for most of this site's history. (8 June 2009)

Articles: (2009 - ) - I've slightly changed the name of some of the files, to be consistent with the others. (6 June 2009)

Articles: (2009 - ) - I've added the following reviews of the new album:

(3 June 2009)

Articles: (2009 - ) - I've added "Manic Street Preachers - The Revolutionaries" from Q, June 2009, after spending three days typing it up. (1 June 2009)

Articles: (2009 - ) - I've added the following articles:

(30 May 2009)

Articles: (2009 - ) - I've added "Manics' Homage To Missing Mate" from The West Australian, 15 May 2009 (29 May 2009)

My Writings About Richey And MSP: My Manic Street Preachers Things - I finally got the new album! (28 May 2009)

Articles: (2009 - ) - I've added the full, unedited transcript of an interview with New Musical Express conducted on 22 April 2009, from nme.com, 13-19 May 2009. I've left it in 5 parts just as it was originally posted on the web. (28 May 2009)

Videos - The "Vanishing Of Richey Manic" documentary has reappeared on YouTube, so I've put it back on this site. Hopefully, it'll stay on YouTube - this is the third time I've had it on this site! (27 May 2009)

Articles - If you print an article, the name of the publication or web site, and the date it was originally published will appear after the article itself. This is something I should have done a long time ago. Better late than never, I suppose.
Also, I slightly changed the name of a few of the files, to be consistent with the others. (26 May 2009)

E - Friends - I've added a new person to the list, from the UK. (25 May 2009)

My Writings About Richey And MSP: My Manic Street Preachers Things - I've added a picture of the set of 12 photos of Richey. (20 May 2009)

Site - I've made a very little style change. People using Mozilla (including Firefox) and Safari browsers should see rounded corners on the "FIXED" icons throughout this site. (The corners are square if you print the page, though.) Unfortunately, the rounded corner effect does not show up in IE, yet. (15 May 2009)

E - Friends - I've feeling quite proud of myself right now! I figured out how to use just one PHP file to show the E - Friends listings for each of the four regions. (I had been using a separate PHP file for each region.) Okay, this isn't anything that anyone would really notice, but since I don't really know PHP, this is rather a big deal for me!
I've also removed the list of all the E - Friends.
And lastly, I've reduced the number of listings on each page from 8 to 6. (14 May 2009)

Home - I've replaced that damn animated graphic for the richeymail email service with a static one that I made myself. The old graphic was from Zap Zone, the provider of the email service. It always annoyed me - it seemed to be just a bit too fast. It also didn't always show up correctly in an IE browser. (9 May 2009)

Articles: (2009 - ) - I've added a new article, "'This Album Could Seriously Damage Us'" from The Guardian, 8 May 2009 (8 May 2009)

Games: Word Game - I've changed this yet again. Hopefully, this is the last time. Now, you can see my answer in a pop up window from the game's page. (2 May 2009)

Articles: (2009 - ) - I've added a new article, "Manic Street Preachers - Back On Track, For Real" from The Independent, 1 May 2009. (1 May 2009)

Articles: (2003 - 2008) - I've just discovered that the article, "'We Felt It Was Time To Use Richey's Lyrics'" from New Musical Express, 8 November 2008, looked different than every other article on this site. Turns out that it wasn't linked to the style sheet for the "Articles" subdomain. A rather minor goof that I've now fixed. (26 April 2009)

Chronology Of Events - I've already added the release date for the album, Journal For Plague Lovers. Of course, I'll change the date, if necessary. (26 April 2009)

Chronology Of Events - I fixed a small error on this page that someone was nice enough to point out to me. (23 April 2009)

FAQ - I've updated the answer to one of the questions in the "Other Things" category, and changed the formats of both the answers in the "Richey Edwards" category so that they're much easier to read. (23 April 2009)

Articles: (2009 - ) - I've added a new article, "Richey's Reappearance" from The Irish Times, 22 April 2009. (22 April 2009)

Home - I've added a banner for the album, Journal For Plague Lovers, which will be released four weeks from today, to this page. (20 April 2009)

Articles: (1995) - I've found that the versions on this site of two articles from The Independent, "Preacher's Prophesies Become All Too Real" from 18 February 1995, and "Shadows Allowed To Gather Over Fate Of Preacher James" from 1 July 1995, have been correct all along. So, I've removed the "questionable" designation for them. (17 April 2009)

My Writings About Richey And MSP: My Manic Street Preachers Things - I've added pictures for the other two items in the "Patrick Jones" section. (10 April 2009)

My Writings About Richey And MSP: My Manic Street Preachers Things - I've added two items in the "Patrick Jones" section that a friend sent me years ago, but I had forgotten to put on the list. Also, I've added pictures for them, and one other item, in this section. (9 April 2009)

My Writings About Richey And MSP: My Manic Street Preachers Things - Another goodie courtesy of ebay. (2 April 2009)

Sounds - Major oops!! Just the other day, I found out that some files have not been available for two of the shows: "London Astoria - 19 December 1994" and "London Astoria - 20 December 1994 (Richey's Penultimate Concert)" because the file name wasn't the same as the one in the link. The files were all instances of "La Tristesse Durera" and "4st 7lb" from these two shows. They're all available now, though.
Funny how no one told me about this problem. Does that mean that no one's tried to download these shows in the several months I've had them on this site? Or, was everyone who did try just too damn lazy to bother telling me? (27 March 2009)

Articles: (2009 - ) - I've added a new article, "Manics: Ready To Share Richey's Last Words" from New Musical Express, 28 March 2009. (25 March 2009)

E - Friends - Someone has decided to be removed from the list, so that's what I've done. She didn't give any reason for her request, though. (23 March 2009)

Articles: (1993 - 1994) - I've removed "Preaching To The Converted" from The Sunday Times, 23 January 1994. I've just reread it, and I can't see why I had it on this site. It didn't really belong here. (21 March 2009)

Articles: (1993 - 1994) - I now have the original of "Don't Give Up The Deity Job" from New Musical Express, 27 August 1994, and so, I've fixed the version on this site. (19 March 2009)

My Writings About Richey And MSP: My Manic Street Preachers Things - I've found some free software that lets me play DVDs from all the world on my computer. So, I spent some of my Christmas present money, and finally bought the DVD, Louder Than War. (13 March 2009)

Videos - I've just found out that "A Tribute To Richey Edwards", the one that was set to Joy Division's song, "Atmosphere", has also been removed from YouTube, because of a legal problem with it. So, I've removed the link to it from this site. (12 March 2009)

Videos - I've just found out that "Richey's Last TV Interview - Swedish TV" has been removed from YouTube by the person who originally posted it, so I've removed the links to it from this site. (8 March 2009)

E - Friends - I've added a new person to the list, from the UK. (27 February 2009)

Sounds: London Astoria - 20 December 1994 (Richey's Penultimate Concert) - I've added the second of the last three concerts the Manics performed with Richey. There's two versions of the show - "good" and "audience". The sound quality really isn't very good on the "audience" version, but much better on the "good" version. (31 January 2009)

Articles: (1993 - 1994) - I've found the originals of two articles: Nicky Wire's track-by-track guide (to The Holy Bible album), taken from "Manics' New Testament", and "Revelation Terrorists", both from Melody Maker, 27 August 1994, and so, I've fixed the versions on this site. (29 January 2009)

Site - I've made a minor adjustment to the pop-up windows that comes up when you click on a picture to see it better. I've made the windows a little bit bigger. The pictures should now fit in the window without scrollbars, when viewed with IE. (However, there's two pictures in the "Other" section of the pictures, which will probably still have scrollbars, depending how big your screen resolution is, no matter which browser you're using.) (25 January 2009)

Other Things - Since the London Astoria is being closed for good later this week, I've removed the link to a petition to try to save it. (11 January 2009)

Articles: (1993 - 1994) - I've added what will probably be the last really old article, "Manic Depression" from Melody Maker, 20 August 1994. (2 January 2009)

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