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

October 2012

2JRO @wilw check out my candy reserves - instagram.com/p/RdqkwfBOEp/ - its no charity here, its a contest A costume contest and you’d better bring it.

via web (retweeted on 9:54 PM, Oct 31st, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

Harry Potter has returned home with his two charges, an Oompa Loompa and a traffic light. They hauled in 6 pounds of loot!

via Twitter for iPhone

If I stand in just the right (or “wrong”) spot in the hallway, I get a mix of smells: hair spray and pizza. preparations!

via Twitter for iPhone

Congratulations to the Star Trek Vulcan, the Scarecrow and the Cat Woman for winning the office Halloween costume party!

via Twitter for iPhone

I bet Harry Potter does not polish his wand with a brown Sharpie. It stains the fingers. Scourgify!

via web

Meetings with muggles today.

via Twitter for iPhone

I had thought about driving all the way to Charlotte to see @rushtheband. Alas, not this time.

via Twitter for iPhone

I managed to include a cultural reference to “Hee Haw” in my correspondence with Indian colleagues, provided a YouTube URL in the footnote.

via web

Just printed a copy of my ballot.

via web

The kids tell me there’s a heater vent in the back of their school bus…. [ahem] Back in MY day…

via Twitter for iPhone

Soldering and spray painting.

via web

Hermit crabs had a wild night of partying. Plastic cup cave turned over, and one is hanging by the “Happy Crabby” temp/humidity sensor wire!

via web

The “Circuit Playground” app from @adafruit is a nice piece of work. Download it now, chip in $3 to @CollinMel for a job well done!

via Twitter for iPhone

The bladder: nature’s alarm clock.

via Twitter for iPhone

Ooh, nice, I like the “flagged email” box on the iOS6 email app.

via web

Yuck… updated iPhone 4S to iOS6. During the reboot, it turned on the “inverse screen” accessibility feature.

via web

@jnjosh Upgrading itunes, backing up, then ios6 OTA, then xcode. Woo hoo!

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to jnjosh

The upgrades begin: “thank you” to iTunes for removing all of my music and videos… again.

via web

Thanks to the @cocoatriangle crew for welcoming me back after being tuned out for a few months. Now to update all things beginning with “i”.

via web

. @jnjosh: “Not only am I typing with the projector display behind me, but I’m doing it in DVORAK.”

via Twitter for iPhone

@nivex If only that exempted you from receiving all forms of political advertising for the next two weeks…

via web in reply to nivex

I don’t understand the notion that proceeds from a tax on something should be used for that same purpose (ex: road tax to build roads).

via web

Ooh goody… the LEDs are here!

via Twitter for iPhone

SecretHQTweets Voting based on “Are you better off now than 4 yrs ago?” is like choosing a doctor based on “Are you better off now than b4 the accident?”

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:55 AM, Oct 22nd, 2012 via web)

In the White House this morning: “Honey, which tie goes with my Nobel Peace Prize?”

via web

Traffic jackass of the day = Acura, NC plate “JEFF” (SF), seen on NC highway 55. Way to go, Jeff!

via Twitter for iPhone

Our new motto: “We’ll fix that in the .1 build.”

via Twitter for iPhone

@nivex Every call I have ever received from WA begins with a cruise ship horn, goes on to offer some “deal”.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to nivex

Way to go, spammers. You’ve blacklisted an entire state. I no longer accept phone calls from Washington state.

via web

Woman selling crap door-to-door. I told her she needs a permit in @TownofCary. She got sassy. So I called the cops on her.

via web

Apparently, the nurse was out of flu vaccine, so she gave them a shot of giggle serum instead.

via Twitter for iPhone

Actual error message: “The services_Server service hase been deprecated; please use the service_Servers service instead.”

via web

I just donated to the Wikimedia Foundation. I rely on Wikipedia all the time. It’s a resource worth supporting and preserving.

via web

Fun project afternoon - Ollivander’s meets Radio Shack

via Twitter for iPhone

2 years ago, friends & I sent a camera to 120,000 ft, stunning photos. Today Felix Baumgartner goes that high & jumps! redbullstratos.com/live

via web

Achievement unlocked - iPhone 3GS battery replaced. Kids will be so happy.

via web

Home again, home again, jiggity jog!

via Twitter for iPhone

Bojangle’s in Dillon SC charged me $1.69 for tap water!

via Twitter for iPhone

Orlando has taken all of our money, so now it’s time to go home.

via Twitter for iPhone

Disney Magic Kingdom is making its 7pm transformation into a Halloween party. I’ve never felt more like a muggle in my life.

via Twitter for iPhone

Hotel markup is insane… normally 99ยข, 2L soft drink costs $6.75!

via Twitter for iPhone

Hanging out at the pool, eating pizza. Power blinked, and now we’re in the dark!

via Twitter for iPhone

4th hotel this week!

via Twitter for iPhone

Now we’ve seen it all… a pirate mime!

via Twitter for iPhone

We are now Hogwarts alumni!

via Twitter for iPhone

The irony was not lost on me… Disney Channel showed a clip of classic Mickey scenes with Deadmau5 music “Ghosts N Stuff”.

via Twitter for iPhone

@pwbrewer You mean they made BOOKS out of the HP movies? Brilliant!

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to pwbrewer

ericgrant On a lighter note: If Romney & Obama switched hair. pic.twitter.com/MlNVPNLV

via Photos on iOS (retweeted on 10:54 PM, Oct 3rd, 2012 via web)

In 2010, I met a homeless woman in Florida. Since then, I see that she has published an e-book of poems. Good for her! So I bought a copy.

via web

Looks like it’s time for my web server’s annual reboot.

via web