Eliza Grace was born on March 15, 2006, at 26 weeks, 4 days, weighing 1 pound 4 ounces and measuring just 11.5 inches long. She is the light of my soul and this is the story of our life in the big city.

Friday, August 31, 2012

Top 25 New York Mom Blogs

Admittedly I am a sucker for these contests, so let's take my angst with a grain of salt here.

Some kind soul nominated my blog for the Top 25 New York Mom Blogs.  Very kind indeed and much appreciated.

So, I posted the link on Facebook, begging my family's and friend's forgiveness for the annoying request to vote.  And my family and friends kindly complied and voted.

But then they can't vote.  It says they already voted.  When they didn't vote. I of course sent a nice inquiry to the Circle of Moms asking about this little dilemma and they advised:


"In order to protect against ballot stuffing, we limit the frequency of votes from a single network. So if you're connected to a network that shares an IP address (like in an office), you will be prevented from voting if another person in your network has already voted. This is one of many precautions we've taken to prevent cheating and protect the integrity of the competition."


Apparently the Circle of Moms people think Saba is like an office instead of an island.

Does this look like an office to you?



Nope!  Not an office. 

Since all but about 27 members of our family lives on Saba, the restrictions imposed on the voting is basically disenfranchising the fine people of Saba.  OK, well maybe "disenfranchising" is a bit extreme, but you get the idea.

So, if you are so inclined, you can go HERE and look for "Life With Eliza Grace" and vote for a Saban whose own people can't vote for her because Saba is being treated "like an office."

1 comment:

Raymond Simmons said...

Here is a TIP to help your friends compensate for this flaw in their system. Have everyone vote online, they go to their smart phone, deactivate momentarily the WIFI, and vote again from there. And last, but not least, go have a coffee at Starbucks, disconnect you dataplan for a moment and une their WIFI. Three vote per day. Hope it helps 'cause you deserve it.