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

July 2014

Weird. Found a pile of old email alerts on my Linux box. One was just 20m shy of being 1 year old, confused me b/c I thought it was today.

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This morning’s sermon from @romanmars : Stealing plus lack of talent equals creativity.

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Running low on GAS today.

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Sufficiently advanced magic is indistinguishable from technology.

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One of today’s accomplishments: drain my brain to train Dwayne.

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mkennedy2d My tweets have languished because life has been full. All good though. :)

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Mmm, fancy hotel. But we got the “Fred and Wilma” suite (twin beds, 1950’s TV show style).

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Fun travel game : “My GPS says, your GPS says”

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The Liberty Bell March… also known as the theme song to Monty Python’s Flying Circus pic.twitter.com/PawoOGuXnV

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Oh wow, I plugged in a very old USB hard drive and found some ancient MP3 jewels. Anyone remember “Star Wars” by Meco (1977)? Pew, pew, pew!

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Some might call it fate, but I call it lack of planning.

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If the power company shuts off our electricity next week, it’s because I *tried* to pay our bill online, but their web site is down.

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@rtphokie I mentally inserted a comma after the “NC”, making this headline a little more adventurous!

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The party is over, and I am exhausted. But I think everypony had a good time!

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Today, we’re hosting a My Little Pony party!

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My two daughters are the perfect incarnation of the Odd Couple… a real Felix and Oscar pair, they are.

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nicksagan “The difference between seeing nothing but a pebble and reading the history of the cosmos inscribed inside it — is science.”

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@scottelundgren oh nooo… an “expert” FIXED it and then closed it (which is what “customer resolved” means??)

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Maybe it would be easier if I just legally changed my name to 144317.

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6mo later:

Hi Robert,
Your Service Request “my name is ALAN, not ROBERT” has been closed with the following resolution - Customer Resolved.

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Have I complained about ClearCase recently? Multi-site A says B masters my VOBs. B says A masters them. And I’m stuck in the middle!

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D2 is the slowest kid on the race track! pic.twitter.com/6OvK72eNlI

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@rtphokie Very nice (moon + Mars + Spica). Thanks for the heads-up. Bonus points for the moonlight shimmering on the Atlantic Ocean!

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Nice fireworks show at Atlantic Beach… but we were sitting in the fallout zone. Burning debris rained down on us!

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@nivex I took (your?) advice and switched to piwigo. See gallery.alanporter.com

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To the idiot who took my daughter’s flip-flops from the beach access walk: no, it’s not like “take a penny, leave a penny” at the checkout.

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I hate the sunscreen that Mrs Rockhopper buys… it makes me look like a geisha.

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Hurricane Arthur made us change our holiday plans. But I think we recovered nicely. pic.twitter.com/lmH1Rq6FM7

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