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

March 2014

Won’t Momma be happy when she sees that we brought a bucket of pre-historic dirt back home with us! …in her van! / cc @AuroraFossilMus

via Twitter for iPhone

Riding the iron steed back to Capital City pic.twitter.com/aLBnII1bFd

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Perfect ending to a cowboy-themed weekend at Y-Guides camp… riding off into the sunset (back to Raleigh) / cc @ArapahoeNation

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Big “How How” to all the dads and kids who braved the cruddy weather at Camp Seafarer! They’re some real troupers! cc @ArapahoeNation

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Ferry cut off the line right before us… we get the pole position on the next one!

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Thursday is the new Friday.

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@mborgen FYI, my volume was on 100% before I clicked on this link… ouch.

via web in reply to mborgen

yukotan これみて会社の人と涙流して笑ってた pic.twitter.com/oeZlzo9YmP

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How How! Looks like rain and thunderstorms are coming to Camp Seagull & Seafarer this weekend! @ArapahoeNation

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Whew, busy day: fixed a major telephone company’s outage, and then fixed co-worker’s iTunes collection.

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.@WCPSS waited until TODAY to change Friday to a full school day & cancel Saturday make-up. We’ll just change our plans to suit their whims!

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I have two daughters, so I can pretty much divide my laundry into “pink” and “everything else”.

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@LeafStorm @adafruit The raspi will replace the arduino/server combo, msg me when door opens or left open late - blog.alanporter.com/2012-09-02/gar…

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to LeafStorm

BTW, the fan makes a huge difference in soldering, blows the smoke away!

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Garage Door Monitor v2.0 is taking shape : magnet, reed switch, Raspberry Pi, @adafruit LCD Pi Plate pic.twitter.com/efpVojM1NY

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Text alert tones in iOS 7.1 are suddenly very quiet (quieter than the vibrator motor, even at full volume). Reboot fixes it for a while. 5s

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We submitted our two entries for the Google Doodle contest — “If I Could Invent One Thing to Make the World a Better Place…”

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@Namecheap That’s not what disappoints me… it’s the lack of DNSSEC, and slow execution. But still rooting for you!

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to Namecheap

@NPRinskeep I hope you know that you have the right to decline a search. Politely decline. Ask if you are free to go.

via web in reply to NPRinskeep

Single snowflake spotted in Wake County, @WCPSS cancels after-school activities. [AIR RAID SIREN SOUND]

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@Namecheap This twitter exchange disappoints me. I am not ready to deploy DNSSEC yet, but I want to be working with players that “get it”.

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Celebrating St Patrick’s day with 1995-era internet style! alanporter.com

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@levarburton @WilliamShatner Earthquake is no biggie for the Star Trek cast, well rehearsed at staying upright on a moving bridge.

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Even my breakfast is green this morning — lime yogurt.

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Snowflakes in Morrisville on St Patrick’s Day.

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Happy equilux!

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We have a winner! D1 took 2nd place in the Wake County spelling bee.

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Yuki, the good luck charm. pic.twitter.com/vB5wnuLAQ2

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Hanging out at the Wake County Spelling Bee, which is about as exciting as it sounds.

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Frustrated that most “complimentary wifi” spots are actually just “complimentary HTTP over TCP port 80 only” spots.

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All day, I have been doing informal tech support for all of the Luddites at my office. Not really my job, but hey, everything’s my job.

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Any day now, I expect them to find an evil villain with a floating volcano island in the South China Sea.

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I can’t believe that paper checks are still a thing.

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Morrisville, about a minute before the rain started. pic.twitter.com/MmujJeGJFk

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The fine folks at @MarketplaceAPM (featuring @kairyssdal) sure do come up with some funky intermission music between stories!

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I just finished reading “Practical Vim” by @nelstrom, 300 pages of text editor badassitude over 4 months. My vimrc > github.com/sudoer/dotfiles

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@nelstrom good news: I made it to p290 in practical vim | bad news: typo in tip 119, “plugin on” is missing “filetype” ???

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Question for the hive of knowledge: what are these orange things on school bus wheels? pic.twitter.com/V2S5bTxdOy

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I was asked to bring a lock pick set into work today.

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I just learned a lot about IPv6 and networking in general by setting up a VPN that provides IPv6. Many wrong turns = good lessons!

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Tinikling? You betcha!

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Mosh (mobile shell) seems like a great idea. But every network I tried blocks too many ports for it to be useful. mosh.mit.edu

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It’s official. I’m in customer support, on-call and everything. I must have pissed off somebody.

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I can never remember the shell commands to start/pause/stop a virtualbox VM. I made shell aliases that print & then run the right commands.

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Let me see if I got this straight… they canceled school yesterday because of ice on the roads, and right now it’s a beautiful 61°F.

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Apple gets this wrong year after year… Daylight Saving Time begins, calendar shows 10:17 BEFORE 10:00. pic.twitter.com/m42J2bSPfl

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Very proud of D2 and the other Scrabble competitors from @SalemElementary. We didn’t take home any prizes, but we played in the big leagues!

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Pizza time… where’s my protractor?

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D2 is cramming for tomorrow’s Scrabble tournament.

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Gag! Somebody just burned a bag of popcorn in the office pantry (again). Had to send in the haz-mat team to seal the charred mess in a bag.

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And out of necessity, I learned how to start a DHCP server on my Mac. That’s always handy.

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My toys from @adafruit arrived! Soldered the RasPi LCD board, made it blink. Got wifi working.

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Went to @unmarkit web site, wanted to read it later, tried to save link via @instapaper, but it hung. Coincidence?

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Not sure if I am “high strung” or “wound tight” or just “fully engaged”.

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Now that I display tweets on an LED sign my office, I need to either (1) stop following potty mouths or (2) tell my kids to ignore the junk.

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Colleague is at a conference in San Antonio, plans to visit the Alamo. I told him to make sure he sees the basement.

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I think with all the CPU time I have given to @SpiderOak, they could have found a SETI by now, or at least mined a few bitcoins.

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Made three copies of a “Hidden Pictures” puzzle from Highlights magazine, then challenged the girls to a race.

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@emmarockin Are they dead or still flapping? Does he expect you to keep them? As pets? He sounds like some kind of weird entomologist.

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Just read the @thoughtbot slides comparing Ruby & Haskell. The code blocks for both looked like gibberish to me. Guess I missed the point.

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@pwbrewer (1) @SpiderOak (2) @Sync.com (3) @ownCloud (#3 is not encrypted, but it’s on my own server).

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Saying goodbye to @Dropbox because they are not encrypted on the server side. It’s 2014… they should use “zero knowledge” encryption.

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Hey @NewarkMRO, how about an “estimate shipping” button on your web site? Oh wait, you don’t do Twitter either.

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Sharing a few headphones-only jams with the kids.

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For all of Apple’s UX mojo, iTunes sure is brain dead. Turn on “Home Sharing” in the File menu, but “sharing” is in Preferences. Huh?

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Rigged up a 15-year-old scrolling LED sign to show tweets and other nonsense in my home office.

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