? Alan Porter (@rockhopper)

Raleigh, NC, USA

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How it started: at 8am, the town’s leaf collection truck came by.

How it’s going: by noon, I had my leaves ready t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pB

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BLCAgnew If I posted a video of me “pretend killing” a coworker, I’d lose my damn job.

Why are members of the United States..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PB

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 8:32 PM, Nov 17th, 2021 via Twitter for iPhone)

atrupar Happy Four Seasons Total Landscaping Day to those who celebrate

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:53 PM, Nov 7th, 2021 via Twitter for iPhone)

NumbersMuncher Look at this government propaganda with Big Bird encouraging vaccinations.

It’s from 1972, but clearly Big Bird w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8k

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:48 AM, Nov 7th, 2021 via Twitter for iPhone)

It’s the time of year when I promote my unique “playlight” saving plan:

- “spring forward” every weekday at 10am..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ij

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oureric They say you have to set your clocks back on Sunday but I’m going to do my own research.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:37 PM, Nov 6th, 2021 via Twitter Web App)

itsJeffTiedrich this Halloween, I’ll be giving all my candy to the richest child in the neighborhood. I’m sure it will trickle down to all the other kids

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:10 PM, Oct 31st, 2021 via Twitter for iPhone)

Thanks @rtphokie for the recent articles here on twitter and on @WRAL about the aurora. Awesome stuff.

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Hey @Uber, doesn’t this type of “it’s been a while since you ran our app - we’re lonely” kind of notification viola..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yy

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Funny thing is, I can FF & REW and the little preview boxes on the timeline have the proper brightness, while the s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9Z

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to rockhopper

Three months later, and I see the same super-dim playback on another movie that is advertised as being in UHD and H..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…l8

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@ParkWestVLG : What happened to Oct 8th Acoustic Night? We just saw an empty tent stage and a few people milling a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MU

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Friday night entertainment:
- movie in the park: web site had wrong date
- live band at the shops: no one there
- I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jy

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Raise your hand if you’ve spent a significant amount of time debugging problems that ended up being related to the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1C

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Ugh, LetsEncrypt (DST Root CA X3) cert expired, so emergency fix on 3 email servers:

In dovecot.conf:
(1) remove s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2L

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davenewworld_2 This year for Halloween, I’ll give 90% of the candy to 1% of the kids and trust them to trickle that candy down to everyone else.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:09 AM, Sep 26th, 2021 via Twitter for iPhone)

Had to request a reset. Fascinated by how that must work… using one-way communication only.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to rockhopper

Satellite radio in the car “forgot” most of my subscription, so all I could listen to was dance music, thumpa thump..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sT

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@KokaBoothAmp @jonathanbyrd The “not on sale” link was in an email yesterday. The link here on Twitter seems to wo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xj

via Twitter Web App in reply to rockhopper

@KokaBoothAmp @jonathanbyrd I clicked on the link, and it says “Not On Sale”. Is it sold out? Too early? Too late? Canceled?

via Twitter Web App in reply to KokaBoothAmp

Hey ⁦@Apple⁩, since we care about accessibility, can we finally get rid of these hard-to-read progress bars that on..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fu

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I guess at some point, you can put so much tape and plastic wrap on a cardboard box, it probably can’t be recycled…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OI

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I understand the U in USB stands for “Universal”. So why do I have an entire box of obsolete USB cables? pic.twitter.com/HZNCzPVcl1

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Enjoyed seeing Peter Lamb and the Wolves at “Jazz in the Square” in downtown Raleigh.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to rockhopper