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

August 2014

I think my employer has an image problem. At a tech conference, I introduced myself. When I told where I worked, guy said “ooh, the devil!”

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Repeat after me: “Router goes on the OUTSIDE”. I don’t care what your VOIP provider says. Otherwise, I can’t get into your network.

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@FortnightBeer Parent, considering attending a meetup at your place, would like to bring 13yo along. Is that OK?

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Once again, @romanmars treats his extremely useful and impeccably maintained listeners to show credits that rival the show itself.

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Sometimes I think I should have been a lawyer. It’s the same job, really - translator/interpreter of arbitrary rules in an arcane language.

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Our library loans audiobooks for 14 days. I’ve been listening like a madman, and there’s still no way I’ll finish on time.

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@jfmecca In this case, the first mover has a serious influence on the rest of the street.

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This week is not our recycle week, but every house on our street has put out their brown recycle bin. Monkey see… pic.twitter.com/34L9IB4S5c

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Where do lightning bugs go during a thunderstorm?

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I’m not really sure what prompted this, but freezing the neighborhood kids seemed like a good cause to me. pic.twitter.com/XgJOKr52fW

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alan_macdougall What’s pip? A package manager. How do I get it? Use easy_install. What’s easy_install? A package manager. How do I get it? Use apt.

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. @anjibee Getting a lot of “no media found” on the @chillcast feed (ep 400-405,408,409,411,412). Bummer. But 410 is OK, and it rocks!

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58°F now, 85°F later. That’s gonna be some powerful sunshine. I’m feelin’ it shining down already.

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Pondering the classic after-an-evening-swim decision: put on the same clothes you wore earlier today, or get into pajamas a bit early?

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Sometimes I wish I could shake my head like a dog and get the pool water out of my ears (without giving myself a headache).

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I hate it when programs tell me to “try again later”.

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@TheRTP It might FEEL like a treadmill, but no…

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Installing two new server clusters in our lab. I’m naming them “Tyson” and “Sagan”. @neiltyson @COSMOSonTV

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A year after acquiring our company, Oracle is now replacing our toilet paper dispensers to meet corporate standards.

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Always amused by desktop trash, browser helper bars, tabs & history, and email pop-ups that presenters inadvertently share with audience.

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Although their styles may differ, both @GrammarGirl and Weird @alyankovic are pretty awesome. Thanks to each for what they do!

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What in the world does “Power Off In Progress…” mean? C’mon, pull the plug already!

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Kids at the bus stop asked drivers to “Honk if you like Sponge Bob” pic.twitter.com/xiBzUtQnyU

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Oh yeah! My 24-hour clock app is the 793rd most popular “utilities” app in the US App Store, with 2 downloads so far this week.

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I am such a backup pervert… just noticed that I have been backing up the volumes that I labeled “not backed up” for a few months now.

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@robertryals That Borg cube fridge might even go unnoticed at the Borgacle.

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Reading about DHCPv6, which I thought wasn’t really a thing, but is.

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Every time I see a Windows bootup logo go away and the login screen appears, I think “whew, dodged another bullet”.

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@jenncutter pro tip: cables in ziplock bags… no more tangles!

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Apparently, I’ve had the whole concept of “stage left” and “stage right” backwards all my life, until today.

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Converting a headless server to btrfs… who wants to bet that it doesn’t reboot correctly? I’d better go find a keyboard and monitor.

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Product idea: discreet “electric cooler” that can fit in office drawer, to circumvent office refrigerator bans. Venting might be an issue.

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