Q: When is the site updated?
A: Whenever I have something to update with. Lately it's been about once or twice a month.

Q:How come you haven't answered my email?
A: I try to check my email every day, but there are some three main reasons I don't respond:

One possibility is I simply don't find a reason to respond.

There's also the possibility that I never even received it. I don't check "Codiekitty@e-garfield.com" anymore, and if you didn't put "CK.com" when you sent it to Gmail I may have overlooked it.

Third and most embarassingly, I meant to respond, but my scatterbrain caused me to forget and it's ten days later and I'm not sure if I should respond this late.

There's also been a couple times I received an email that made so little sense I had no idea how to respond. And there's been at least one instance where I wasn't sure of the motivation behind the email; the message was a little... odd, and I had reason to suspect the guy was trying to troll me on behalf of another party. If that email thanking me for hosting the Shadow of the Beast TG-CD music was legit then I apologize to that person, but you could have made your email a little less cryptic.

Q: I thought I read such-and-such on a certain page, and I don't remember this being there. Am I going nuts?
A: Probably not. I often go back and edit pages, rephrasing things I found better ways to write or fixing typos and other errors, but don't bother to mention anything in the updates unless I, say, rewrite the whole thing, or I'm updating with information that was sent in to me.

Q: Do you have AIM?
A: Yes, but I don't even remember the last time I signed on.

Q: How can I link to you?
A: My URL is "http://www.codiekitty.com" If you use text links, just label the link "Codiekitty.com". If you want to use buttons, here's a few that I whipped up in about three minutes each. Just save the one you like the most to your own server as whatever name you want, and use it to link it to my site.

Q: I'd like to advertise on Codiekitty.com. You interested?
A: Shoot me an email and we'll talk. A few things to keep in mind though:

First, I won't advertise pornographic websites, nor ones that deal in pirated material. I'm also going to have some questions for you if the site you want me to link to gives me malware warnings.

Second, unless you say otherwise, I'll assume you want the ad up for a year, and weigh your offer accordingly.

Third, I'd really prefer it if the ads were seperate from my own text. Ads at the bottom of the page, or between a break in text (for example, the green gaps between titles on my Music page) are best. I'm a little uneasy about linking words in my text to ads, partly because of the links to additional information and jokes I frequently put into my own text and I kinda don't want to confuse readers, and partly because if I decide the page needs a rewrite, I'm stuck with what I have until the ad expires. But if the money's good and it's on a page I'm not as fond of and doubt I'll be editing in the near future, I'll probably let this slide. But I'm more protective of some pages than others, so if you want in-text ads in Daniel X is Terrible or Blasting Again Stupidity, you're going to have to send me a very generous offer (but I'd still be fine with putting ads in the green breaks between sections of the latter).

Q: Say, I found this *really* old review of yours on some other site? And this message board post from years ago? On your site you said such-and-such, but in this old review you said...
A: Do not hold me to that crap. My opinions have changed and matured over the years, so I'm bound to say things that contradict some godawful GameFAQs review I wrote ages ago back when I thought writing for that place was worth a tinker's cuss.

And regarding anything that appears on Cracked or another site, remember that what I write goes through an editor (or several) before appearing on the site. So before you accuse me of calling the Super Nintendo hardware "primitive", stop and ask yourself if it sounds like something I would say. If it doesn't, then it probably wasn't me.

Q: Do you take your own screenshots and pictures?
A: I try to as much as possible. Sometimes I run into something like Little Britain that's so wretched I don't want to waste anymore time with it trying to find a decent image or even defile my scanner with the box, and I'll go gank the cover art from online. A couple times I've just been having a bad time and can't work up the energy to get my own picture. And with DS and PSP games, I really have no way of taking my own screenshots with the possible exception of photographing the actual system, but that only works with RPGs and cutscenes. And even then, I still can't believe this image came out as well as it did.

Q: You didn't respond to my Xbox Live Friend invite! What gives?
A: I apologize if this sounds mean, but it's because I have no idea who you are. I don't know if you're a dedicated site reader who really wants to be buddies, somebody who's just sending out invites to everyone, a stalker, or a spambot. I also don't log on to Xbox Live very often. I'm not a social gamer, so I really only connect to buy Arcade games. And when I log on and there's several messages in my inbox from the same guy whining about how I'm ignoring him, I'm even less inclined to accept because he looks like a nut.

If you send me a friend invite on Steam I may or may not accept it depending on my mood at the time. But if I do accept, I reserve the right to defriend you if you start sending me cryptic nonsense. But if you really want to let me know you're legit, send me an email first.

Q: Are those emails you respond to for real?
A: Absolutely. Some things you just can't make up, and any emails I respond to publically are what showed up in my inbox. Now, I redact sensitive information and may alter the formatting a bit. For example, this one was sent to me in a wall of text, and I added the spaces between his points to make it less of a bitch to read. But the actual text is what I get, dodgy punctuation and all.

Likewise, those baffling search strings I occasionally compile are actual queries that showed up in my reports, that somebody actually punched into a search engine and found my site with.

That said, if you have something to say, it's okay to email me. Unless you send me something aggressively stupid I'm not going to showcase it on the site.

Q: What's the difference between the File Cabinet and My Opinion Ruined Everyone's Christmas?
A: The File Cabinet is reserved for full writings, generally reviews. Items in the latter, MORECs as I call them, are more bite-sized, and are stuff I'd either normally put in my blog if I had one, or feel don't have enough meat on them for the File Cabinet.

Q: Why is Honen Calzoun screaming at Jay Resop?
A: For letting his site get desecrated by a couple of twats.

Q: What's with the blue cat? Are you a furry?
A: Well, I don't believe I'm really a cat, I don't dress up as a cat in the real world, and I don't have a yiffing fetish, so no.

So why do I represent myself with the cat? Mainly because it's a lot easier and better looking than drawing myself. Although recently I've come to think of Codiekitty, or CK for short, not so much as me per se, but more as a seperate character that just has a lot of me in her (yes, the cat's female) and fills in for me when I'm not available. Hell, CK herself is practically an anti-furry, a cat that's trying to be human.

As for the lemmings, it varies. If CK is hanging out with a group of lemmings, it's a group of lemmings. But if she's with a single lemming, usually it's Lemmy.

Q: So you're also a she?
A: That, or a dude with one hell of a hormone problem.

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