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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 #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-24

  • RT @archerprod: Anyone want an official Mulatto Butts ringtone? http://tinyurl.com/n7sjhh Lower left hand corner of the front page!!! #
  • Only 10:30am Mon & one of dozen gas stations near my house already out of reg; remember when you could get gas w/misc change in your car? #
  • RT @adammathes: "Best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads. That sucks." Hammerbacher http://t.co/TIQhijX #
  • Looking into OStatus for pushing status updates RT @jrm4: Yep, I'm on identi.ca, though I forget to update it. RT … http://tmi.me/91Qom #
  • While waiting for my food at drive-thru window, crazy lady behind me just got out of her car, cash in hand, to ask about her burger. #
  • RT @DougBenson: Quentin Tarantino: Doug, when is a door not a door? Me: When it's ajar? #ThenHeSpedOff #InHisPartyWagon #LastNightAtTheValet #
  • RT @angryasianman: "If we Asian Americans don't organize, there's no amount of piano practicing that will help us." http://bit.ly/gHCuZ7 #
  • RT @TheOnion: 'A Privilege To Have Worked With Such Talented People' Says Coworker Getting The Fuck Out Of There http://onion.com/eeAfmc #
  • RT @TheOnion: Mitt Romney Haunted By Past Of Trying To Help Uninsured Sick People http://onion.com/gZPeIy #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-17

  • The next great Internet product (according to this unfortunate ad): http://bit.ly/hZHnfd #
  • Hey, I like baby hijinks as much as anyone else, but why has "Three Men and a Baby" been on HBO constantly over the last few weeks? #
  • Check out March (photo 5): http://abcn.ws/haUlr3 RT @sindyjlee: Just passed old guy's hospital room where he's got a Betty White calendar. #
  • @jrm4 Have you heard of StatusNet and services based on it, like identi.ca or rStat.us? Open source microblogging! #
  • Check out <marquee> tags for site down note @ rsdb.org, Racial Slurs Database; luckily, copy from 2006 still here: http://bit.ly/fqjueH #
  • PS: knew about 2006 version of rsdb.org b/c that Feb was date of my "controversial" blog post, "Racist Snack Foods": http://bit.ly/hEclfe #
  • Feel like they were a little harsh re: Stanford mailing list "fiasco," but this Hitler parody video is brilliant: http://bit.ly/f0jJO2 #
  • Realize how many companies have my personal info after many emails I received notifying me of Epsilon breach: http://bit.ly/hVz5xM #
  • RT @ConanOBrien: Great, Applebee’s starts serving toddlers alcohol and my kids gave up booze for Lent. #
  • RT @angryasianman: research study: Stories of Adult Transnational Adoptees and Their American Parents – http://bit.ly/eKf5Wp #
  • RT @adammathes: Complain about the way other people make software by making software http://notes.torrez.org/2011/04/an-empathetic-plan.html #
  • RT @DougBenson: I just had a drunk/stoned moment of "Where am I? What's happening? What am I doing tonight?" #HappensEveryTenMinutes #
  • I secretly love it when someone uses swear words in a professional situation (at the hospital now). Hm, I guess not so secretly now… #
  • @kennethrsharp Looking for adult transnational adoptees for survey, but thought you might find this interesting: http://bit.ly/dPN8Mh #
  • Grammar geek humor: @FakeAPStylebook; rarely correct others', but am a stickler for my own writing, so expect occasional grammar tweet… #
  • Grammar Lesson Tweet #1 When to Use a Comma before "And": http://bit.ly/h6fiYq #
  • @kennethrsharp Yup, esp w/mom's "color-blind" POV, but kids must face race/ethnicity => creates gap similar to that in immigrant families. #
  • Grammar Lesson #2 The question mark/comma/quotation mark debacle (Americans vs Brits) http://bit.ly/e3A3QJ #grammar #
  • RT @DougBenson: I'm stuck on the freeway behind a jerk who is texting. And I'm driving a glass house. #
  • "40 oz in my lap and it's freezin' my junk." – Pam, head of HR (via @archerprod) #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-10

  • Re: Jury Duty: Juror 799 (http://bit.ly/gts6qY via @angryasianman) should have followed Sarah Silverman's example: http://bit.ly/dHdUj6. #
  • Hard to suspend disbelief while watching Law & Order eps and see same actor as suspect, victim, defense attorney, witness, perp, DA… #
  • Oh man, deja vu: Japan just can't seem to catch a break: http://bit.ly/eqMWyq #
  • Criticizing your employer, including via social media, is protected if part of effort to improve work conditions: http://bit.ly/gP9vAT #
  • Enjoying my corned beef & pastrami way too much; classic deli sandwich like this is about as common as a unicorn on the Left Coast. #
  • Interesting piece on unique issues re: homosexuality and Asian (esp Korean) cultures: http://bit.ly/hv8wEi #
  • Re: AIDS @StephenAtHome last week: "sounds to me like the vaccine is to be a rich white person". Turns out that works for a lot of diseases. #
  • Traffic is more palatable on crowded NY streets; sprawling CA 3+ lane freeways & surface streets just make it more annoying & inscrutable. #
  • Interesting: Carl's Jr is doing cash discounts; credit must really be dying. #
  • WTF: apparently, "ringtones for your business phone" are a valid business communication expense. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-03

  • RT @DougBenson: I don't smoke all day every day. Because sometimes I'm in an airport. #
  • RT @DougBenson: Look out massage chairs at the Tucson Airport, you're about to get some ass! #Mine #
  • "Uh hello, airplanes? Yeah, it's blimps. You win. Bye!" #archerfx #
  • Sorry for any duplicates/repeats or bursts of updates; trying to fix my suddenly broken delicious -> Twitter setup… #
  • Nice: laptop thief vs computer nerd & why the former shouldn't steal from the latter: http://bit.ly/gjC5fI #
  • Stanford in NYC: official proposal submitted for a NY campus on Roosevelt Island: http://bit.ly/gQ7b47 #
  • Often behind a Prius when stuck in painfully slow traffic (like 45 in a 65/freeway); is it the drivers or the car? (Probably both…) #
  • Why do some people have to constantly point out why they wouldn't make the same choices as you? #
  • Why you would NOT do something small is usually not as interesting as why you WOULD do something BIG. #
  • Of course, the one time I want to see and have treats for my neighbor's cat (who has started hanging out on my balcony), she's not here. #
  • Oh wait, now she's here; she must follow me on Twitter. http://plixi.com/p/88471841 #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-03-27

  • Just used "BlackBerry Contact" to pull someone's Facebook data into my address book; may have opened the Pandora's box of privacy… #
  • Many don't check your status– auto-reply would be useful for FB msgs (like email) when you go on a digital vacation (forced or otherwise). #
  • Netflix needs to let Instant only folks to save list of movies not yet available instantly (how else will I keep interest during the wait)? #
  • It's not just work/life balance; worry about work/work balance when impossible to schedule meeting for > 2 ppl w/o 2+ wks advance notice. #
  • Expected more on post-EQ Haiti/Japan; maybe b/c ashamed to admit huge divide btwn rich/poor as we see how slowly/quickly each rebuilds. #
  • w/T-Mobile for ~10 years & hate idea of AT&T buyout; no question– means more coerced contracts & higher prices. http://yhoo.it/e1bqLq #
  • Got dexamethasone shot Sunday w/pain & nausea meds for severe migraine > 1 wk; so far, no headache recurrence! http://bit.ly/g7vKj8 #
  • Checkstand etiquette: DO NOT hover while person before you is paying OR hold up line after while you reorg your wallet/purse/file cabinet. #
  • Elevator etiquette: WAIT for ppl to get off & know your floor BEFORE you rush in (esp so we don't have to stop @ every wrong floor w/you). #
  • More elevator etiquette: unless you're alone, keep the talk to a minimum (we're strangers riding in a metal box– subway rules in effect). #
  • What's a good gift for an almost 6-month old? Looking for something outside the box (not just toys or clothes)… #