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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-07-03

  • Is it possible to "Ferberize" a cat? This one needs to learn meowing her brains out everyday btwn hours of 5 & 8 AM is not helping anybody. #
  • Ha! From online discussion re: cat constantly meowing: "My dog… is a team player, but if this cat's behavior doesn't change soon…" #
  • Found my glasses (MIA since last week), then my iPod (MIA since yesterday); sadly found myself much more worried/relieved about the iPod. #
  • No joke: kept feeling like I had forgotten something all morning and then remembered: sleep. Forgot to sleep. Can you tell I'm burnt out? #
  • Kitty on the nod after going batsh*t crazy for ~10 min (was testing her sensitivity to catnip– answer = YES). http://flic.kr/p/9YuhBy #
  • Brilliant In Its Simplicity: PanicButton for Chrome. Hit the button, hides all tabs; hit it again, reopens all. http://bit.ly/mJilZm #
  • If only Albert Einstein had lived long enough to see "Young Einstein" (1988); like to think he would have enjoyed it: http://bit.ly/mp49tT #
  • Ha! Re: En Dash vs Em Dash: "The em dash is the spork of English grammar…" http://bit.ly/mNuBXW #
  • Cat guarding her catnip stash, perhaps saving it for when she's "in the mood" (gave it to her too late for 4:20) http://flic.kr/p/9Z1QGL #
  • And then, cat seemingly passed out while on catnip guard duty (*seemingly* b/c she perked up the second I moved) http://flic.kr/p/9Z1YbE #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-26

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-19

  • RT @Stanford: Caps are in the air, the band is on the stage. Congratulations, class of 2011 graduates! #stanford11 #
  • .@ConanOBrien Dartmouth commencement address (needed to hear bit on disappointment/failure/changing dreams) http://bit.ly/ktiWgp #
  • Reason #20 why I shouldn't have kids: my weird hrs are messing w/neighbors' cat; goes nuts when she finds me up at this hr & wants to play. #
  • Sad minor dilemma: where do I file all the "Farewell to Joe Shlabotnik" emails being sent at work lately? #
  • Re: Palin emails: "Box of paper would weigh 50 lbs whether there were emails written on them or not…" (@TheDailyShow) http://t.co/tb1sboD #
  • Had to explain concept of FTP ratio sites tonight; ah, world before Napster… #
  • RT @ConanOBrien: Happy 100th birthday, IBM! Or, should I say, "0110100001100001011100000111000001111001 … http://tmi.me/bGDaj #
  • Thanks Weinergate: even in completely unrelated contexts, now feel awkward any time I say "staff," "staff member" or "male staff member." #
  • Best online dictionary? Already know OED is great, but any strong opinions on m-w.com, tfd.com, dictionary.com? Other recommendations? #
  • 2 sonogram pics posted by 2 different friends in last 24 hours– actually glad I bothered to log into Facebook today. #
  • Don't understand "Bridezillas"; they just seem like sociopaths, wedding or no wedding. #bridezillas http://bit.ly/l2MoKQ #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-05

  • Hate double chin effect when ending parenthetical w/emoticon (like this ;)). Could use [ … ] but what's a parenthetical w/o parentheses? #
  • Maui Waui: totally forgot about pot smoking scene in "9 to 5"! I think I'd take Jane, Lily & Dolly over Charlie's Angels any day. #
  • Damn filibuster RT @angryasianman: This seriously sucks. Goodwin Liu withdraws judicial nomination: http://bit.ly/lieTlo #
  • No one needs to know any actual info anymore– just how to look things up: http://bit.ly/mzQdET (xkcd) #
  • Annual List of Suggested Dorm Themes (my favorites: "Soto and Gomorrah" & "Trancos(0) = 1"): http://bit.ly/kX8Ig9 (via @stanfordblog) #
  • Wow, they already made a Prince William & Kate Middleton Lifetime movie (w/actors that don't even resemble the royal couple)?! #
  • Re: Racist Snack Foods: post > 5 yrs old, "formal" response 8 mons ago & AGAIN another "this is dumb" comment posted http://bit.ly/hEclfe #
  • Evolution of programming languages http://bit.ly/ljfHOW #
  • RT @ConanOBrien: If someone in this CVS is following me on Twitter, please open up another register. My Flavor Ice Pops are melting. #
  • Mmm, diphenhydramine + pseudoephedrine + additional "secret ingredients" cocktail slowly kicking in… hopefully so I can get some sleep… #
  • Don't think general public truly appreciates genius behind "Butters' Bottom Bitch" @SouthPark ep; do you know what I am saying? #southpark #
  • Amazing I can be on Internet all day & still be clueless about news/world events 'til I get home; hmph, "information superhighway," my ass. #
  • And for those on West Coast w/East Coast satellite feed, bitches! RT @SouthPark: All-new South Park now airing on the east coast! #southpark #
  • Anyone use Quicksilver (qsapp.com) & Alfred (alfredapp.com) and prefer one over the other (and/or have any other comments/recommendations)? #
  • TV reception much clearer now after cat went exploring cable-filled area behind the TV– good job kitty! http://flic.kr/p/9Q8goG #
  • Wow, actual step-by-step guide to identify nerds vs geeks, complete w/tips, warnings & links to related how-tos: http://bit.ly/iLfivC #
  • Grew up in NY/NJ, but haven't had a decent slice in yrs, making Trump/Palin pizza thing not just ridiculous, but … http://tmi.me/b65qY #
  • Live in CA, but grew up in NY/NJ & find Trump/Palin pizza thing both ridiculous & embarrassing: http://bit.ly/lvoKbv (@TheDailyShow) #
  • RT @StephenAtHome: ( )( ) … Oh no! I think I just accidentally tweeted an emoticon of my ass! #ivebeenhacked #
  • RT @StephenAtHome: If a witness doesn't want to answer truthfully, I say he should have the option to take the dare instead. #
  • Kind of like "Cheese Nips," yes? RT @kennethrsharp: RT @fmarciuliano: Dairy Queen has a chocolate-vanilla product … http://tmi.me/b6B92 #
  • RT @DougBenson: Hey Sunnyvale, CA, I'll be at Rooster T Feathers on Wednesday, June 15 at 8:00. The name alone guarantees fun! #AndFeathers #
  • Yet another unfortunate consequence of not being allowed to marry (Dr. Satterwhite is a good friend of mine): http://nyti.ms/l8WMKF #
  • My soul is tired. #
  • I'd like to meet guy who said, after treating attempted suicide by rat poison (warfarin) in 1951, "let's try treating humans with this." #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-29

  • Amazing Strauss-Kahn/IMF/Eurozone Saturday Night Live cold open from last night: http://bit.ly/l8Rtj0 #SNL #
  • Re: Baby Cakes: hmm, videos of big party to announce biological gender, but could have gender identity issues later… just saying *shrug* #
  • Don't know what is with USA (the network), but even I have tired of constant Law & Order SVU marathons. SVU: you're down to 1 thumbs up. #
  • TV ad for electronic cigarettes: "tastes like a cigarette, smokes like a cigarette, & best of all, calms you down like a cigarette should." #
  • Always go thru mini version of The Troubles in my head when trying to choose between (Twinings) English & Irish Breakfast Tea. #
  • Best spam subject line I've seen lately: "it's today at 2pm ET Sindy" (particularly good since I did have an appt at ~2pm PT). #
  • Did you know some KFC locations have *buffets*? As if the Double Down wasn't bad enough… #
  • "I don't make the rules, ma'am. I just think them up and write them down." (@southpark) #
  • "No offense, you almost lost me last month with that chorizo." "Why no offense? It's a sausage; it's not on our flag." (@ModernFamABC) #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-22

  • RT @FakeAPStylebook: Remember to close your parentheses quickly, before hope escapes into the world. #
  • So glad @TheDailyShow addressed obvious hiring of first Latino @ start of spot on immigration w/@almadrigal http://bit.ly/mGJ25R #
  • If "West Wing" was a new TV series today, would @TheDailyShow (& Jon Stewart) & @ColbertReport (& @StephenAtHome) be big parts of the show? #
  • Having some amazing blue dreams today. #
  • Don't care if sujebi is "commoner's food"; just threw some together & love it (i.e., keepin' it real even when it comes to Korean food). #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-15

  • Anybody know details re: hot prowl signage around Meyer Library? (Know reference, but don't get the signs) http://lockerz.com/s/100561724 #
  • RT @TheOnion: Rate Of Uninformed Conversations About Navy SEALs Skyrockets http://onion.com/iulVDq #
  • If you missed Jennifer Hudson's impromptu performance of "His Eye is on the Sparrow" on @jimmyfallon (5/3) http://bit.ly/iGHTdd #
  • HBO GO = AMAZING, esp b/c it's free w/your HBO subscription; adds so much value to subscription => $10-15/month seems much more reasonable. #
  • Unbelievable! RT @angryasianman: Holy crap. Just saw this political ad on TV. What the hell did I just watch? http://youtu.be/gerq4GpHpKw #
  • Apparently, been walking around w/cracked tooth for months & at least 1 broken piece already long gone– body literally falling apart now… #
  • Great stuff from @TheDailyShow on Gingrich's POTUS campaign/candidacy announcement & social media: http://bit.ly/k094nF #
  • US Nuclear Chain of Command re: The Red Button: http://bit.ly/ll9VBD (from xkcd.com) #
  • Re: http://OracleOfBacon.org: like dictionary for Scrabble (good) or cheat sheet (bad); now so easy to cheat– sucked fun right out of game. #
  • RT @TheOnion: Bush Told To Sign Birthday Treaty For Someone Named 'Kyoto' http://onion.com/9dslmI #OnionGreen #
  • From Stanford Police: at 7:17pm, shots were fired in the Lagunita Parking lot. More info to be posted at police.stanford.edu. #
  • Re: shots fired at Stanford: no one injured, suspects detained. More info at http://bit.ly/lima88 #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-08

  • Always wished TiVo allowed NOT searches or exceptions to Season Passes/WishLists, then randomly came across this! http://bit.ly/ll4mHA #
  • Ridiculous: just spent 5 min finding substitute for "stumbled upon" just to be clear I came across it by chance, not through StumbleUpon. #
  • Unbelievable I never noticed: can set keyword to exclude, optional or required in TiVo WishList; now, how about regular expressions… #
  • This hits a little too close to home (my parents): RT @TheOnion: Editorial Cartoon: May 2, 2011 http://onion.com/m9CKOi #
  • RT @TheOnion: Pfizer Breaks Psychological Need To Always Seek FDA's Approval http://onion.com/keD1fw #
  • RT @TheOnion: Opinion: White Nation Will Never Resume Rightful Place Until One Of Us Learns To Make A Decent Website http://onion.com/l2AIXj #
  • An unmatched left parenthesis… http://bit.ly/lFuImp (catching up on xkcd.com) #
  • xkcd: 2009 Called http://bit.ly/jZzbkw #
  • Come home, let neighbor's cat in, leave room for a sec, come back to find her sprawled out like this. http://lockerz.com/s/98758903 #
  • Interview w/Andy Smith (@dflyeffect) on role of social media on Bin Laden news: http://bloom.bg/jGPOf4 #
  • RT @jrm4: firefox defends against warrantless website seizure and DHS bullying. http://bit.ly/lXF942 #
  • RT @StephenAtHome: All you kids studying for the SATs, remember: Long Putters are to Gay Marriage as Donald Trump is to Qualified. #
  • "We're scientists; we observe everything." #bigbangtheory #
  • "What makes me the weakest member?" "Your trusting nature coupled w/your teeny tiny body." (Loving Amy & Bernadette on #bigbangtheory #
  • Ever have a "conversation" where you're each talking about a different topic but still following the other's thread? Rude or multi-tasking? #
  • Just got kind of bummed out after realizing all the characters on The Big Bang Theory is supposed to be younger than me… #
  • RT @ConanOBrien: Does anyone else have a feeling that Pakistan knows where the Hamburglar is? #
  • Bored: tint my hair burgundy/purple or blue? #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-01

  • Thinking of dying/tinting my hair purple again; any thoughts on more "colorful" brands– Manic Panic, Color Fiend, RAW, Special Effects? #
  • Wow, completely forgot one of my regular passwords just now like my subconscious decided I had been using it too long & forced me to reset. #
  • RT @TheOnion: People Who Produce American Culture Warning Nation Ahead Of Time Rest Of 2011 Going To Be Pretty Rough http://onion.com/fSUKrY #
  • Ugh, nosebleed– awesome way to start the week. #
  • RT @TheOnion: New 49ers GM Asks If Team Can Use Draft Picks For Something Other Than Football Players http://onion.com/h4SdAI #
  • RT @angryasianman: "Willing to take you to dinner, if you can give me a crash course on Chinese people." http://bit.ly/m3rpeq #
  • Like all light-skinned black people RT @evancombs: Barack Obama actually filled with sweet delicious caramel, according to Werthers. #
  • RT @TheOnion: BREAKING: Trump Unable To Produce Certificate Proving He's Not A Festering Pile Of Shit #
  • Yay, South Park season premiere! #
  • As usual, brilliant & timely satire of Apple, location tracking controversy + more RT @sindyjlee: Yay, South Park season premiere! #
  • RT @StephenAtHome: When Ice-T drinks a lemonade, I believe he becomes R-nold Palm-R. #
  • Working late, but have I now inadvertently ended up watching the royal wedding? #
  • Despite way too much media coverage, the royal wedding does give us a nice little break from all the horrible crap going on in the world. #
  • Feel ridiculous doing it, but trying to track down the much-loved Lego mini-figs I let a coworker's son play with… #
  • RT @TheOnion: Security Escorting Draft Picks Offstage The Moment They Become Locked-Out NFL Players http://onion.com/l8f6ub #
  • "The parent-reared man…" RT @TheOnion: Man Raised By Parents Struggling To Adjust To Human Society http://onion.com/mOkB8f #
  • "Trump Under Pressure To Prove… Not A Pathetic Sack Of Human Scum" RT @TheOnion: Fucking Donald Trump http://onion.com/laApmT #OnionReview #