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Following our tradition of being among the first to take advantage of extensions to the Movable Type plugin architecture, Kalsey Consulting Group proudly presents MovableJive, a port of some classic text filters to Movable Type 2.6.

Download MovableJive

Install this into your plugins directory, and you’ll have some new formatting options available from the Edit Entry Screen.

MovableJive adds the following text filters:

  • Jive

  • Texas Drawl

  • Cockney

  • Swedish Chef

  • Valley Girl

  • German Accent

  • Hunting Wabbits


Trackback from The Plop Blog
February 19, 2003 3:37 AM


Excerpt: MovableJive :: Kalsey Consulting Group Look at the comments! Now all comments have and will be processed by the above

February 21, 2003 5:06 PM

Good work! A request, if possible... could you release a version where MovableJive appears only as one entry under the Text Formatting options, and uses tags instead of affecting the entire entry? Such as [jive] to activate the Jive filter and [/jive] to end it. That could be a possible solution for the corrupted URL problem, as well. Again, good work and thanks for this hilarious plug-in!

Trackback from Ponderings Extempore
February 22, 2003 11:45 AM

New Version of MovableType

Excerpt: The blogs now utilize version 2.62 of "MovableType": . For those of you who are not familiar with MovableType, they

Trackback from Rob's Rants
March 7, 2003 1:35 PM

Jive filtered

Excerpt: Everyone should see whut dis looked likes befo'e ah' added da damn Jive filter. Ah be baaad... Dere's also some few oders which I'll show ya' as de days go by. Slap mah fro. Right On! Show uh hands, how...

Trackback from The Lost Olive
March 29, 2003 6:54 PM

Movable Jive

Excerpt: MovableJive :: Kalsey Consulting Group Ok man, Checking out this new Jive plug in, we will see what it does....

Trackback from A Trip Inside Zaldor's World
June 11, 2003 6:50 AM

What plugin?

Excerpt: Guess I should have specified the plugin I was using... it's MovableJive - Take a look at it, you can...

August 5, 2003 1:14 AM

as for your jive plug does it actually use jive terminology i.e. "Let me ask you something" would translate to "Let me pull your coat for a minute" or "I'm hungry" would translate to "I'm starvin like marvin". It seem this would require a rather advanced translator.

August 5, 2003 1:22 AM

Actually if you show me the guts of it I could probably add in phrase subsitutions. There are a number of good jive dictionaries around.

Adam Kalsey
August 5, 2003 7:52 AM

The filter does simple text substitutions to give the text you write a jive "accent." It doesn't change any phrases for you. If you want to add that, download the plugin and give it a shot.

Trackback from Boston Common
September 18, 2003 7:32 AM

A Boston English translator

Excerpt: MovableJive is an add-on for Movable Type (the software I use to write Boston Common and, foah that matter, build

Trackback from macinbytes
October 3, 2003 8:10 AM

friday night at the bar (fhunting wabbits)

Excerpt: weww fwiday appwoaches us on de most wondewfuw of times fow de baw. it shaww be back to back tonight and pwobabwy a...

October 3, 2003 8:13 AM

that is pretty neat. for some reason the movable type plugin manager did not like installing it for me. it never has had any problems before with the .gz plugins, but did not like the for some reason. not a big deal, after installing it i was shickled titless. it is pretty neat and certainly deserves to be with tikitext despite not being quite as practical.

October 28, 2003 10:14 AM

i manually installed this into my plugins directory, and nothing showed up in the entry edit screen. i then re-installed it through the plugins manager, and still nothing. is there something i'm missing here?

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September 2, 2004 12:55 AM

What's the Point of this?

Excerpt: I've been lookin' into installin' some photo gallery type plug-in fo' Moveable-type here so's ah' kin easily add pictures fum mah' Digital Camera. Sheeeiit. I've gots some ton hangin' around on mah' Hard Drive and ah' figured it would be...

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January 2, 2005 10:43 AM

Stereotyped or humorous dialect filters

Excerpt: While preparing my entry about styling languages, I re-discovered many dialect translators. For example, if you want plugins for your webblog, you can easily get: For MovableType: MovableJive. For WordPress: the Text Filter Suite Plugin for WordPress (...

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