The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @rockhopper ever

October 2011

Best Halloween house in the neighborhood - had a stand in the driveway, gave hot apple cider and hot chocolate to cold trick-or-treaters.

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Trick-or-treaters, before - http://t.co/ScxM3tDX - and after - http://t.co/cqkCulUj

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Two trick-or-treaters, SIX POUNDS of candy! http://t.co/EBnOwHSv

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RAIN??? on HALLOWEEN???
Nooooo!!!! :’-(

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Leading market indicator — participation, competition and creativity in office Halloween party — predictor next year’s stock price?

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Worked around my sharepoint issue. Filters were not working when I used URL like “//sharept/…” but DO work with “//sharept.xyz.com/…”

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At least the “suck” feature of MS Sharepoint is compatible across all platforms and browsers.

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It was too good to last. Using MS Sharepoint at work. I was surprised that it “didn’t suck”. So they upgraded it and added some suck. :-(

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Uh oh, this looks like a job for the Tooth Ninja!

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A rare glimpse of daughters together in their Halloween costumes (crayon and shower) at the neighborhood fall festival. http://t.co/YqTxt4zV

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Saying goodbye to our beloved guppy, Ruby. That leaves Tequila by himself… but not for long, say hello to Kahlua and Zipper!

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NPR radio personalities who don’t look at all like I imagined them: Scott Simon (@nprscottsimon) and Terry Gross (@nprfreshair)

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Fall in NC… today’s high is 25° cooler than yesterday’s.

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Totally perplexed by my wife’s Nikon Coolpix camera, seemingly taking pictures at random. Then we noticed it’s triggered by smiles! Freaky!

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Track-out is over. <sigh> Back to school!

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@txflygirl On AT&T, send a copy of the spam SMS text to 7726 (SPAM). Auto-responder will ask for spammer phone number.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to txflygirl

@mikbre What did you expect? Airplanes fly through the middle of clouds!

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to mikbre

@bekathwia celebrate mole day by eating avocados??!!

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to bekathwia

@twitter app on iphone is not showing my “mentions” correctly, some missing

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Someone please tell my kids that “Mrs Doubtfire” is NOT a scary movie. ???

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Spent most of the afternoon working on our Halloween costumes. Wrapping it up with a movie. Fun Saturday.

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@rarousse Your work-at-home article changes story details from diff IP’s to seem “local”! - http://t.co/w94EBxQc

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to rarousse

Read an article about a blogger in my home town! Turned on VPN, refreshed, suddenly the blogger lived in New York (where my VPN is hosted).

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Yay! The @wunc fall fundraiser is over!

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Sometimes, when I get in the car, I find my GPS has woken itself up. I think it is planning an escape!

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Eyelids are unusually heavy tonight. Must be the flu shot.

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Report spam SMS messages to AT&T by sending a copy to 7726 (spells “SPAM”). AT&T will ask for 2nd msg with spammer’s phone #. Nice!

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Wife and I (on 2 different cell carriers) just got spam text messages at the same time. <groan>

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Abird03 One day I’ll make it through one of these things without a cocktail #CNNdebate #GOPdebate

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:31 PM, Oct 18th, 2011 via web)

Hey @NetFlix, why can’t I add movies to my @Qwikster, I mean DVD queue, using ur iPhone app? Why should I use 3rd party apps like Flixter?

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Ugh, the guppy tank is green & cloudy, tried 4 days of darkness, now trying frequent small water changes.

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Any 2nd year Y-Guides or Y-Princesses looking for torches for Fall Outing at Kanata? I’ve got ‘em. Nice price!

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Comparing stories from D1’s girl scout camping trip & D2’s Indian Princess camping trip. A good time was had by all!

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OK, sometimes the kids’ plan really IS better… we did the Triple Thrill (wading, rope swing, water slide), and it was pretty awesome!

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Our Indian Princess tribe is a bunch of freaks - our funky dancer, cookie monster & pantyhose head won us the prize at Camp Kanata!

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Trying to scoot out of work early for the weekend. People keep coming by… my boss… co-workers with problems… ugh!

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OH at work: “turds are an acquired taste”

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My wife helpfully pointed out to me that our home network is no longer IPv6-enabled. Thanks for the info, honey. <grrr>

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I expect everyone at the office will be jacked up on caffeine tomorrow morning.

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We got new coffee machines at work. I happened to catch the vendor as he was installing it. More than I really wanted to know about coffee!

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@eronel D’oh! You’re so right… and I even thought about desert/dessert as I was typing!

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So, @twitter, why do I have to allow scripts from http://t.co/0GMg2tn7 instead of http://t.co/d6OlxpTW? Foo!

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Today was the first time I have ordered desert at our cafeteria at work. It looked better than it tasted. May have to experiment more later.

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Watching a Netflix movie on the Mac. It wants me to “restart my browser in 32-bit mode”. Really? Seriously?

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Driving the speed limit… and watching everyone else pass me.

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Is this Myrtle Beach? or Hawaii? Hula and fire dance at the hotel. http://t.co/ccGQMVgL

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@NameCheap needs to chill with the “WhoisGuard” spam.

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Is it so wrong to find a nice shady spot at the beach?

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The view from our breakfast table. http://t.co/bnUBicSU

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The sunrise shines straight into our room. Aigh, it burns! Make it stop!

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Uh oh, my mood ring is brown… I wonder what that means?

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Sweet… hotel has a lazy river!

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I think I have narrowed down the rebooting iPhone problem to a specific charger.

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“Verified By Visa” might be legit, but it sure does look and smell like a phishing scam to me. Shame on them.

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pud “Don’t be sad because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” - Dr. Seuss

via web (retweeted on 11:33 PM, Oct 5th, 2011 via Twitter for iPhone)

@llorenzin Waking up at 5:15 and having a 5:30 conference call do not constitute “winning” in my book. “Winning” would be waking at 10am.

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Reading about the bizarre withdrawal of Mark Pilgrim, author of “Dive into Python”, took his marbles and went offline.

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@bekathwia I got a tweet spam from you (“I saw a real bad blog about you, you seen this? adop.jp/2Gus”) Might wanna check your Twitter acct.

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Reckless driver on hwy 55 is gonna get us all killed. Green Saab station wagon, NC plates “2BRNUT2B”.

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I really like @dropbox’s 404 page: http://t.co/M1MsIwgA

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According to the 2 young men at the Congo booth at the Int’l Fair, the US mined Congolese aluminum to make the atomic bomb to drop on Korea.

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Had a great time at the Raleigh International Festival… learned a lot of cool facts… and mis-facts, too.

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Sampling the foods of the world at the Raleigh International Festival.

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Proposed Vet memorial near SAS in Cary with 120ft spire. My first thought: Can they build a cell tower into it? Remove the fake-tree tower?

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Cool, my letter to @DaveTaylor about the “date -d” command was published in the October issue of @LinuxJournal!

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My kids have given our Chumby a new home in their room. Now they’re choosing the apps it runs. 10-year-old me never had toys like this!

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My iPhone 3GS reboots itself about an hour after I start charging it. Hmmm.

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