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People are starting to come to Bloomingpedia from all over the place and we'd like to know how you found out about it. Please take a moment and tell us who told you about us or where you found us. Then put your name or username. You can simply put four tilde characters in a row to automatically sign with your username.


  • Found it ages ago while searching Google for information on some local topic. Didn't get around to registering until a few days ago. Nyttend 01:15, 6 August 2012 (EDT)
  • I found Bloomingpedia while looking up hours for local ice cream shops. Abqualls 20:13, 10 August 2011 (EDT)
  • My sister-in-law found it and sent me the link.- JDHINKLE42
  • Googled "roach motel bloomington"
  • Ran across it while looking for Argentum Jewlery, of all things! Oh, yeah---I have not lived in B'town for three years now, so this was a pleasant surprise, especially the "closed restaurants" section. -Oldsam1 01:01, 4 June 2007 (EDT)
  • I searched yahoo for "Bloomington Advertising", as it will be awhile before I can get my business into a phonebook. jaybrown / Jabrony Limozeen
  • I wanted to know the phone number for Landlocked Music. Three sites came up the main website,their myspace, and this oh technology! Nick
  • I Googled "Lauging Planet burritos." I am an IU alum concerned that the opening of Chipotle right down the street may cause the local, infinitely more interesting local join to close down. fontsnob 13:52, 13 August 2006
  • Someone handed me a flyer during the 4th of July parade. 11:24AM, July 6th 2006
  • Googled for "Mama's restaurant bloomington" 10:33 6 July 2006
  • Found out about it after Mark told me that Kiva Networking had a 7-hour Internet outage. chickman 20:16, 25 February 2006 (GMT)
  • I was at the Unix Users Group February 2006 - Wiki Panel Discussion and met Mark and learned about the Bloomingpedia there. Chris 21:06, 13 February 2006 (GMT)
  • I heard about it from the IU Computer Gaming Club forums. Jsweeny 02:10, 21 February 2006 (GMT)
  • I bought domains and Mark held me at gun point to use it :) -- Marina 02:48, 21 February 2006 (GMT)
  • I stumbled across it a few days after Mark created the site and linked to it from the Wikipedia Bloomington page. -Chrobb 03:10, 21 February 2006 (GMT)
  • I heard about it from Chrobb! Cooley 04:54, 21 February 2006 (GMT)
  • Got the link from Mike Whybark's blog. --Editor B 15:56, 6 March 2006 (GMT)
  • I googled for stuff about the Japonais restaurant. Katyism 14:09, 7 March 2006 (GMT)
  • Chris Eller told me about it at Smokin' Jack's Rib Shack. --RickSchmelz 01:55, 2 April 2006 (GMT)
  • I found it via a comment in a post on --robo_abe 15:13, 28 April 2006 (GMT)
  • Ditto the slashdot- excellent placement on the posting; LOVE finding out about local resources through national sources. --Schilsound 16:59, 28 April 2006 (GMT)
  • I was working on a similar project, but just a glossary of my own life, and during some research, I found this. I've had a four-year head start, but I'm also very lazy. --Jkonrath 16:08, 2 May 2006 (EDT)
  • It was just mentioned on the BREAKING AWAY discussion board at (International Movie Database)where I frequent and know everything about the greatest medium that's crucified me- Nancy Wilson aka Hollyviolins
  • Found via a comment on a NewsForge article, while researching solutions for creating a wiki. --Brian 09:17, 22 May 2006 (EDT)
  • I was googling "Aver's Pizza" for their phone number and the Bloomingpedia article showed up third on the list of hits --Wfindlay 18:14, 21 June 2006 (EDT)
  • Radio Advertisement--Hectation
  • I think someone sent an email about it to the SLIS student listserve... --Melanie
  • Traceroute, then to Wikipedia to find out which city, then to this City Wiki. David Lee Roth!? --kewball
  • I was on Google, searching for something about B-town (I honestly forget what it was, as I write this on Tuesday, May 29th, and I found it on Saturday May 26th). This came up, and I never looked back. --Thenameisjoe, 16:58, 29 May 2007
  • On Facebook --Rhonda Matteson, July 05
  • BEANPOLE led me here.
  • While working on genealogy, I found interesting information about my ancestors who lived in Bloomington. 23 Oct 2011