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

May 2012

Submitted a code fix for a new project at work. Honestly, their official procedure: email the code to them so they can check it in. Email!

via web

oobp Here’s a good way to remember the fallen on : bring home the living. @IVAW

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 8:44 AM, May 28th, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

Und vot is rongk mit ‘schmetterling’?

via Twitter for iPhone

Mrs Rockhopper thinks I am re-tweeting myself.

via Twitter for iPhone

Eating corn on the cob. Do you eat it like a typewriter, or in a spiral? Me? I’m a typewriter. Or maybe a dot-matrix printer, back-n-forth.

via Twitter for iPhone

Wow, our swim team is the greatest! One guy showed up with coffee and bagels for all of the parents!

via Twitter for iPhone

Note to self : if you promise to take the kids to 8am swim practice, set an alarm clock. | me: “Zzzz” | them: “Dad, pool in 9 minutes!”

via Twitter for iPhone

trianglecocoa Great CocoaHeads last night! Thanks to @MartyCullen, @connerk, @jaythrash for great sessions!

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 2:17 PM, May 25th, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

@robertryals I’m going as vanilla as possible at work, but playing more at home — Cinnamon, MATE, Mint GNOME Shell Extensions (MGSE), KDE.

via web in reply to robertryals

@flightblog If Unity makes you gag, don’t roll back, just install the “xubuntu-desktop” package and use the XFCE desktop instead.

via web in reply to flightblog

Installed Ubuntu 12.04 at work. Now I’m giving the Unity desktop another sincere try. 2 days & getting used to it.

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Spent most of the day joking about how my new “laptop” looks like a big box with a detachable screen and keyboard.

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IT guy says “Macs don’t handle the enterprise”. I correct him “your enterprise can’t handle Macs”.

via Twitter for iPhone

I feel so special… my employer just upgraded my PC to a $529 Dell! ??

via Twitter for iPhone

Oh, this is nice. IT dept is sending me a new laptop. To prepare it, they need my login/password, sent me an email asking for it.

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Kids & I cooked breakfast this morning… recipe for 8 waffles produced only 3½, but otherwise OK.

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dualcoremusic Just got my yubikey tied in with wordpress. Took 2 minutes. Why was this not done already?! Nm back to album raps.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:36 AM, May 20th, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

Woke up this morning to promoted tweets from @pepsi and @Wendys in my timeline. Now I like @twitter just a little bit less.

via Twitter for iPhone

Congratulations to the girls of scout troop 465. They all earned their Bronze Awards!

via web

I do love me some Saturday mornin’.

via web

wildbill Everytime I type ‘yum upgrade’, I secretly yearn for ‘apt-get upgrade’.

via TTYtter (retweeted on 7:20 PM, May 18th, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

That’s a wrap, @CarolinaCon is over. Here’s my initial take on it. blog.alanporter.com/2012-05-11/car…

via Twitter for iPhone

. @CarolinaCon hacker trivia - “that answer was NOT wrong!”

via Twitter for iPhone

Last weekend, Saturday night was all about 9-year-old girls at camp with glow sticks. This weekend, it’s adults at @CarolinaCon with LED’s.

via Twitter for iPhone

Joe McCray at CarolinaCon: Who remembers when Open Source meant it was free?

via Twitter for iPhone

As usual, @deviantollam hit it out of the park at @CarolinaCon !

via Twitter for iPhone

Quote from @CarolinaCon — Developing for iPhone is like doing gymnastics in a body cast. - Georgia Weidman

via Twitter for iPhone

Heading out to @CarolinaCon !

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Jeremiah was a bullfrog…

via Twitter for iPhone

Looking forward to the @trilug meeting tonight.

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Instructions from our IT department: “only backup files that could can not due with loosing” <sigh>

via web

Waiting for ClearCase multi-site to sync and give me “mastership” so I can check in some files.

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@bluebrindlesoft So sorry about Jezebel. 14 years is a good long run. I still miss Maggie, 16yo, gone 9 months now. blog.alanporter.com/2011-08-26/mag…

via web in reply to bluebrindlesoft

billfarrow TriLUG May 10 Meeting - OpenSource.com
trilug.org/2012-05-10/ope…

via web (retweeted on 1:21 PM, May 8th, 2012 via web)

At my office, it is “normal” to send out an invitation at 7pm for a 9am meeting the following day. (Don’t be surprised if I am not there).

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My marriage is not being threatened by anyone. But my state is being threatened by bigotry. I voted against NC Amendment One.

via Twitter for iPhone

chrisoverzero @marcoarment There’s nothing like tight kerning to make a design look dean and modem.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:15 PM, May 7th, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

csoghoian Cloud backup service @SpiderOak publishes transparency report w/ stats on gov requests. Wish @Dropbox followed suit. bit.ly/IRCSbo

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 3:27 PM, May 7th, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

What NOT to say after returning from Spring Outing: “Honey, could you pass the bug juice?”

via Twitter for iPhone

After returning from camp, I read between the lines — if I know what’s good for me, I’ll take a shower… right now!

via Twitter for iPhone

Fireworks at Camp Seagull pales in comparison to the storm that’s sneaking up on us… pic.twitter.com/GYSV4WjB

via Twitter for iPhone

6am… time for the treasure hint at Camp Seagull!

via Twitter for iPhone

Night time at Camp Seagull, moonlight sparkling on the Neuse River, jets & bombs & fireworks across the river at the Cherry Point air show.

via Twitter for iPhone

Lady’s car was dragging something. It took several miles of formation-driving, but we finally caught her attention to tell her.

via Twitter for iPhone

Adding “Tokyo airport sounds” ringtones to my iPhone.

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If your coffee does not eat a whole in your styrofoam cup, then you don’t have enough liquor in it.

via web

This is insane… we’re sucking up dandelions with a shop-vac!

via Twitter for iPhone

The jury’s in… PHP is just a little TOO loosey goosey. Forget “self::” in front of a constant? No problem, we’ll call it a string!

via web

@Louis_Tomlinson Also check their sister site, Wyolum wyolum.com - I saw them at Maker Faire NC last year.

via web in reply to Louis_Tomlinson

The word I am looking for is “inertia”, not “momentum”, because that would imply motion.

via web

Working on the “Thunder and Lightning Barge” (our entry in the Indian Princess camp raft race).

via Twitter for iPhone

Setting the clock in my car to GMT… just because.

via Twitter for iPhone

Most unhelpful error message of the day —> PHP syntax error, unexpected T_PAAMAYIM_NEKUDOTAYIM, expecting ‘=’

(it means “double colon”)

via web

@jnjosh @cocoatriangle @cocoaphony Did you guys get contact info from Jody (from Charleston)?

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I checked out “Getting Things Done” from the library. It’s due back today and I have not even opened it.

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@graulund No worries on the config file… I’m gonna claim pilot error. I did “git clone”. I doubt a proper “pull” would’ve clobbered cfg.

via web in reply to graulund