On Mood Icons

A few years ago I used Alden Bates’ Dalek mood icons on the blog. Then, for whatever reason, I stopped using mood icons.

In retrospect, it was probably that I’d changed the layout and they didn’t “fit” well with whatever layout I had going at the time.

So, we’re going to give them another shot. 😉

Because nothing says moods like Daleks.

And wow, did the Moody plug-in nerf the layout. Oh, ye gods, did it nerf the layout.

So, we’re going to try something else. Cricket Moods. Let’s see how Cricket Moods works.

Well, that took a little bit of time to get set up. Nice menu in the Write panel, though.

Let’s see how this works.

And all the pieces appear to be where they should be. Excellent.

Published by Allyn

A writer, editor, journalist, sometimes coder, occasional historian, and all-around scholar, Allyn Gibson is the writer for Diamond Comic Distributors' monthly PREVIEWS catalog, used by comic book shops and throughout the comics industry, and the editor for its monthly order forms. In his over ten years in the industry, Allyn has interviewed comics creators and pop culture celebrities, covered conventions, analyzed industry revenue trends, and written copy for comics, toys, and other pop culture merchandise. Allyn is also known for his short fiction (including the Star Trek story "Make-Believe,"the Doctor Who short story "The Spindle of Necessity," and the ReDeus story "The Ginger Kid"). Allyn has been blogging regularly with WordPress since 2004.

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