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Back in the day, I had been subscribed to so many YouTube channels that they didn't have the functionality to show me all of the new videos.

I'm also seriously annoyed with having videos and channels "go missing" because of takedowns, bannings and closures. YouTube doesn't even give you the author or name of a video when it's removed.

The solution was to locally cache at least the basics of the information. If I had my way, all of the videos would be downloaded too, but that's too extreme even for me. I also think my ISP would have a fit.

Getting this information can be done via RSS.. at least while YouTube still supports such a thing. My last experiences with RSS and YouTube are found in rss2email, and a rant on usability-apathy.

WordPress has a "feature" where it takes what you write, disregards your wishes and does whatever it wants with it.

It mangles things like quotes and hyphens. This really irritates me, but I was never pissed off at the right moment to want to look into fixing it.

However, WordPress version 3.6 decided to use Ellipses (…) instead of three dots (...) which I found while in the right mood. If there were a WordPress developer handy, there would be a WordPress developer with their hands pulled off.

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