Saturday, September 1, 2012

Rules and Reminder for Blog-a-Ton 31

The dream is having 100 entrants in a single edition! Can we make it possible in this edition? Can we read 100 entrants this time? Spread the word, invite your friends...

Publish the post on 2nd SEPTEMBER, 2012 anytime between 0000 hrs and 2359 hrs (IST)!

Date for Blog-a-Ton : 
2nd SEPTEMBER, 2012

As you already know, the topic for Blog-a-Ton 31 has been finalised as:


Please follow these rules while publishing your post and thereafter:
  • You can choose the title for your post as you wish.
  • You must use the phrase, Strangers in the Night in your entry. 
  • The post should start with this code. Just copy the following HTML code and paste to your post in Edit HTML mode:

    <div style="text-align: justify;">
    This post has been published by me as a part of the <b>Blog-a-Ton 31</b>; the thirty-first edition of the online marathon of Bloggers; where we decide and we write. To be part of the next edition, visit and start following <a href=""><b>Blog-a-Ton</b></a>. The theme for the month is 'Strangers in the Night'
  • The post should end with the following code. Do replace BLOGGER NAME and XX with the name of the person who introduced you to Blog-a-Ton and your Blog-a-Ton participation count.   Just copy the following HTML code and paste to your post in Edit HTML mode:

    <div style="text-align: justify;">
    The <b>fellow Blog-a-Tonics</b> who took part in this Blog-a-Ton and links to their respective <b>posts</b> can be checked <a href=""><b>here</b></a>. To be part of the next edition, visit and start following <b><a href="">Blog-a-Ton</a></b>. Introduced By: BLOGGER NAME, Participation Count: XX </blockquote>

  • Publish the post on September 2nd, 2012 anytime between 0000 hrs and 2359 hrs (Indian Standard Time)
  • Use the following code to provide direct link to your post.

It will look like this: Someone is Special - I ♥ Blog-a-Ton and will link to your post.

What’s more?

  • The GOLD BATOM winner will be interviewed by Blog-a-Ton!
  • The winners will be featured on Blog-a-Ton Cover Photo!
  • All the participants fan page will be featured with a short intro about their blog here. Kindly, fill the form here
  • There will be special incentive for the blogger who refers maximum number of Blog-a-Tonics to this edition. He\She will be featured on official Blog-a-Ton Page. If you refer someone or did refer them already in earlier editions, please ask them to specify your name in the code, which will be provided in Rules and Reminder Post! To consider a referral, the Blog-a-Tonics should debut in this edition or they should have participated in only two Blog-a-Ton editions or less than that!

Please follow this rule to ensure easy navigability to your post.
  •  Use your complete name to prevent any confusion and mix up with other bloggers.
  • Remember, you can not post more than ONE entry.  
  • In case you post your link after the stipulated time, then your submission will not be considered for voting. 
  • Return between September 3rd 18:30 IST and September 9th 22:30 IST to vote for your favourite post. A separate notification for the same will be posted upon the conclusion of the event. So do not vote till then. Just enjoy reading the various entries, keeping in mind your favourite but worth-winning ones.

DO NOT USE THE COMMENTS SECTION OF THIS POST FOR ANY OTHER PURPOSE. If there are any queries, ask them in the comments section of previous post.

Looking forward to a read wonderful passionate Blog-a-Ton writers post again!
Poetically Yours,
Someone is Special


  1. @All, Thanks for the participation!

    Blog-a-ton 31 is now closed. We have 42 official entries. All succeeding entries will not be considered for votes. Keep reading and vote for the entry worth winning!

    I'm happy to see the participation count going up! Back in the 40 League, when are we gonna read 100 entrants?? Next time?

    Someone is Special

  2. Hi, I am tryin g before 1200am today and not able to get my link appear in can check my comments consider...

    my post link is-

  3. some of the people told me there was an issue with my link its now please do read it :) and happy blogging :)

  4. @SiS, I have used Stranger in the night instead of Strangers in the night. Is my entry valid?

  5. Hi all,

    I could not post my entry as my system crashed yesterday.
    So I could not participate in this edition.
    But anyways i had my post ready so have posted it now.
    So if my fellow bloggers get visit...comments and criticism appreciated :)

    Karan - Strangers in the Night

  6. yatin khurana- strangers in the night

    due to some reasons i could not post my link yesterday, but did update my blog.

  7. oh..don't publish the comment here. It was intended for another post :-)