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blog regret, HELP ME geeks- how to delete?

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bitofaconundrum Wed 22-Jun-16 22:48:10

Came across a google blog I had years ago- was obviously under the impression nobody would ever read it. Full of moronic teen rubbish, spelling mistakes, first names and all!

I can't access primary email or even remember it. The backup account was also deleted. I've been reporting it for various things in hopes it might get deleted. There's no box to explain your motives. Please pretty please, can anyone help me?

I know this isn't an Aibu but need advice from somewhere getting traffic.

purplefox Wed 22-Jun-16 23:04:07

You can get it removed from the google index so anyone searching your name won't come across it:

Do you remember the backup account email address? If its been over a year since it was used you may be able to remake the account depending on your email provider, use that to reset the blogs password then delete.

bitofaconundrum Wed 22-Jun-16 23:13:04

My name isn't on it anywhere, that's the thing just loads of bloody selfies

FuckOffJeffrey Wed 22-Jun-16 23:16:36

What host / blogging site did you use? I have successfully managed to delete 2 old blogs but it would depend on which site you used.

TrollTheRespawnJeremy Wed 22-Jun-16 23:24:51

Hahahahaha I had this too OP. I meant to do something about it and promptly forgot.

Every few years it springs into my head and go back and it's worse than I remember.

I look at it as my time capsule of Asshattery. It keeps me on the straight and narrow wink

bitofaconundrum Wed 22-Jun-16 23:26:59

Google Blogger. I've done the whole official bit of claiming it as my own with govt ID.

I've just read that reporting for alleged abusive content is a misuse of the process, and can apparently leave you legally vulnerable. Not exactly reassuring.

Why didn't they warn us about this -facepalm grin

bitofaconundrum Wed 22-Jun-16 23:29:10

I know Jeremy! I was such an opinionated little prick! blush

FuckOffJeffrey Wed 22-Jun-16 23:38:51

Your email would have been a gmail account or even a 'googlemail' one before they changed it over to gmail.

Let me see if I can figure something out for you.

FuckOffJeffrey Wed 22-Jun-16 23:42:20

Im guessing you have been onto this page to try to recover access to it?

WorraLiberty Wed 22-Jun-16 23:47:13

I'm sorry I can't help, but just wanted to say this really did make me laugh....

I know Jeremy! I was such an opinionated little prick! blush

Sorry, and I hope you can find a solution blush grin

bitofaconundrum Wed 22-Jun-16 23:51:44

Yes, I've done everything. In the absence of a silver bullet, I think I'll just have to wait and see if they choose to delete it or not. I highly doubt there'll be 'public interest' in what I had for dinner way back when, so fingers crossed.

Thanks for your help, everyone.

acasualobserver Wed 22-Jun-16 23:55:02

Link? I need a laugh.

bitofaconundrum Thu 23-Jun-16 00:09:00

Afraid not, can't think of a worse way to out myself. I do feel a poetic moment coming on, though...

(to the tune of House of the Rising Sun)

"Mothers, tell your children
Not to do the things I've done
For you know an 'anonymous' Google blog
Can be read by everyone"


bitofaconundrum Mon 11-Jul-16 21:53:49

Just an update to say they did take it down. Thank you, lovely Mumsnetters.

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