It's been a month since the last "From the Tip Box" installation, and since then the rectangle on the upper right side of Flyby has received a fair amount of attention. While some readers have caught on to the fact that we can, indeed, see what is submitted, others are still blissfully typing away under the impression that the Tip Box is a search engine. Below you'll find a taste of everything: the unsuspecting searches, the directed messages, and more. Oh, and to the Tip Box troll, let it be noted that we're on to you.
Feb. 4: "FACEBOOK"
Feb. 4: "FACEMASH"
Feb. 5: "When you're feeling under pressure, do something different. Roll up your sleeves, or eat an orange."
Feb. 5: "booooooooooooooooooooooooobies"
Feb. 6: "heh heh heh heh heh heh heh"
Feb. 6: "booooooooooooooooooooootay"
Feb. 6: "buttttttttttttttttttttz"
Feb. 9: "i like booty!"
Feb 11: "Frozen yogurt"
Feb. 11: "Froyo"
Feb. 13: "lol"
Feb. 14: "ANDREW BARRY"
Feb. 23: "faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaart"
Feb. 27: "Jeremy Lin"
Feb. 29: "It's Oprah, not Orpah..."
Feb. 29: "ok. you got me, but this is coming from a professional headline writer: if you have to read the story to "get" the headline, it's not a good hed"
To the "professional headline writer," thank you for your discussion of what makes (a) "good hed." To whoever submitted the wise advice on Feb. 5, we really appreciate it! And to those submitting actual tips, thank you as well—they've been great. Keep up the submissions.