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

April 2013

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via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:52 AM, Apr 30th, 2013 via web)

Lovely… for some reason, I can not type a lowercase C in Outlook this morning. Uppercase C is OK. Time for creative wordsmithing.

via web

It’s unauthorized user appreciation day. Kicked one freeloader off of my VPN, now deleting 1800+ fake users from a wiki.

via web

Oops, rented the wrong movie.

via Twitter for iPhone

Garage sale — Name your own price! — Usted puede decidir el precio!

via Twitter for iPhone

Neighborhood-wide garage sale this weekend. Spent the night loading old junk into the garage. Please, somebody take it!

via web

@emmarockin And it’s still got a few good hours left in it!

via web in reply to emmarockin

Pondering the difference between “importance” and “priority”. High-importance long-term task frequently preempted by time-sensitive stuff.

via web

I may need a bigger teacup for all of these tempests.

via web

MarkKriegsman Putting the “nom” in tsunami, with help from @acquaz: pic.twitter.com/TURqu2GKue

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:54 AM, Apr 23rd, 2013 via web)

Mistaken identity. I got an email notification for my own blog post. At first glance, I thought it was from my evil twin, @alanjporter!

via web

Guy at $WORK suggested that we print our Gantt charts on a MΓΆbius strip. Brilliant!

via web

@0xabad1dea FAA regs: 500’ for planes, 1000’ over cities, helecopters can fly lower. flightsimaviation.com/data/FARS/part… Doubt? Ask local ATC to look.

via web in reply to 0xabad1dea

@0xabad1dea See who it is! Snap a photo of its tail number and look it up in the FAA database. Google for FAA aircraft registration.

via web in reply to 0xabad1dea

qikipedia What Pavlov’s dog was really thinking pic.twitter.com/BADYiU6F6s

via web (retweeted on 11:14 AM, Apr 22nd, 2013 via web)

Chasing ghosts…

via web

One of my servers emailed me this morning, told me that it had rebooted and many files had changed. Now to find out why.

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Now is not the time to be making up the rules as we go. Now is precisely the time to follow the rules we already have.

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Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra!

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Throwing away old software CDs.

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It looks like our brand new roof will get its first stress test tonight. pic.twitter.com/1RJ7vya0fN

via Twitter for iPhone

Rumors spreading around my office that I am an IPSEC expert.

via web

If you were going to show someone ONE classic Star Trek movie, and ONE ST:TNG movie, which would you choose?

via web

What really scares me is not terrorists… what scares me is how we react to terrorism.

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I certainly understand the practical reason behind the Boston lock-down, but I have to question its legality… even in Boston.

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I really like @Namecheap’s simple UI and no-nonsense presentation, but disappointed to see their payment site has XSS on it.

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Moving another domain from @GoDaddy to @Namecheap.

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BoraZ Big Numbers Are Big bit.ly/XSbCXK by @evelynjlamb at

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:31 PM, Apr 17th, 2013 via Twitter for iPhone)

Today, I learned that 27 x 37 = 999. Nice. 27 is a cube, and 37 is prime, and they both end in 7. And 999 is just a cool number.

via Twitter for iPhone

I’m just looking for an honest week’s pay for an honest day’s work.

via Twitter for iPhone

Maybe we ordered too much mulch. But now our entire street now has matching natural areas! :-D

via Twitter for iPhone

Heard in our car today: “it’s apparent, your parent is parroting a parody of a parody!”

via Twitter for iPhone

If anyone would like to help us spread this mountain of mulch, we’ll waive the normal admission fee today! pic.twitter.com/dnbYLjPhq6

via Twitter for iPhone

Mowing the grass with noise-canceling headphones and a few episodes of the NPR @planetmoney podcast. :-)

via Twitter for iPhone

My best friend at work is leaving… again. (From 2011: twitter.com/rockhopper/sta…)

via web

Entire work group was waiting in my cube when I got in this AM, to take a group photo! (Why so early? We’re meeting again later for lunch!)

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It sounds like a herd of bison are running on our roof — roofers are tearing off the old shingles.

via Twitter for iPhone

Taxes: done, done and done!

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My “Three Wishes For A Meaningful Life” was the 274th most popular Lifestyle app in Sri Lanka last week. - sentosa.us/apps/wishes/

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Spent all weekend in the 17th century, at Colonial Williamsburg. Didn’t seem right to tweet about it at the time. Good fun, though.

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Learning about my Mac by breaking it and then fixing it again.

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Spending the weekend at a time share condo. Oops, another family was assigned to the same unit! Nice first impression!

via Twitter for iPhone

Over-zealous maintenance crew at the VA Welcome Center has labeled every bathroom stall, sink and hand dryer with large letters & numbers.

via Twitter for iPhone

D2 just took over my bed, and she is sawing some serious logs.

via web

Just now noticed that my VOIP service was set to “do not disturb” between 11pm and 6am… for a year or more? I do sleep well. :-)

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Sweet potato tots. :-D

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Just like adding “in bed” to a fortune cookie, CEO’s comments make more sense if you add “for me” to the end.

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Oh yeah, I forgot it was stay-off-the-internet day.

via Twitter for iPhone

I just spent a half-day going WAY down the wrong debugging path.

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@linuxjournal Don’t stress out over it, we still have plenty of back-issues to tide us over. Was just wondering if it was me or everyone.

via web in reply to linuxjournal

@linuxjournal : D’oh! I can’t download the new April issue, I get “forbidden” and “additionally, a 404”.

via web