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OH MY GOODNESS OH MY GOODNESS OH MY GOODNESS AHHHHHHH. My offer on that house was accepted. *faints*
eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! - Catherine Pellegrino
eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! wooooooooooooo! - maʀtha
Good for you - Eric - It's My Thing
Congrats. - Walt Crawford
Wooohoooo! - Kirsten
hilariously, the next step appears to be to go to my realtor's office and sign many of the same documents again - lris
buy a foreclosure, kill a forest - lris
*begins planning house warming* - MoTO: Team Marina
Hooray!!!! - Galadriel C.
Can I borrow your lawn mower? - Glen Campbell
Too soon? - Glen Campbell
Uhm Glen? Get in line. - MoTO: Team Marina
Sure thing. One of you buy me a lawnmower and then I'll be glad to lend one out. :) - lris
Party at Iris' house! Congrats Iris. you deserve an awesome place to live. And Iris.,, it is buy ANYHOUSE kill a forest. - ♫Robot Chicken, Trainer♫
Congrats! - Jen
Congratulations! If only you could use your thumbprint to sign documents. It's be so less tiresome. - Arlan K.
A couple of minutes ago I thought I should check FF to see if Iris has heard about her house. And here it is! So happy for you. Congratulations. - Mama Lawson
You will soon develop an intimate knowledge of the workings of entropy. Congratulations! - maʀtha
Oh, believe me, I already have an intimate knowledge of the workings of entropy. This will simply give that force a larger playpen. - lris
At what point do I wake up and realize that this whole thing is a dream? - lris
Ok, signing EXACTLY the same papers as I signed last week was an exercise in hilarity. - lris
yayayayayayayyayyayaya!!! - Sir Shuping is just sir
Congrats! - Katy S
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
RT @karenmcgrane: It’s decorative gourd season, motherfuckers.
RT @karenmcgrane: It’s decorative gourd season, motherfuckers.
Steampumpkin. - Stephen Mack
Yes please. - Steve C Team Marina
This makes me both happy and sad. - Hookuh Tinypants
^^ ditto x 100 - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra
Does anyone else think this guy looks like the guy who plays House? - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Monique Judge
Monique Judge
RT @theroot: No one realized this #BostonHerald Obama comic is incredibly offensive?
RT @theroot: No one realized this #BostonHerald Obama comic is incredibly offensive?
*sigh*... perhaps you could find a double meaning in the vein of "going farther". But it just ain't worth it, IMHO. - MoTO: Team Marina
Wow. - Jessie
The cartoonist claims he had no idea? Geez. - Stephen Mack
I call bullshit - MoTO: Team Marina
Andrew C (✔)
RT @toyns: If money is tight, maybe The New York Times shouldn't employ a TV critic so inaccurate she requires her own fact checkers.
laura x
Male Birth Control, Without Condoms, Will Be Here by 2017 via @CousinDangereux
Male Birth Control, Without Condoms, Will Be Here by 2017 via @CousinDangereux
" It promises to be a parsimonious solution to the age-old problem of preventing unwanted pregnancies. This is nothing short of Occam’s razor for your testicles. While the way Vasalgel works inside a man’s body might be simple, its cultural impact would be complex. The Religious Right, in particular, has grown accustomed to a world in which regulating access to birth control means regulating women’s bodies, rather than men’s bodies." - Steve C Team Marina
Note: "Occam’s razor for your testicles" is a LOUSY marketing slogan. - Steele Lawman
LOL - lris
I am WAITING for the day that a birth control story discusses the ongoing need for safe, legal, affordable abortions AND the need for pre and postnatal care, parental leave, and affordable child care. Hasn't happened yet, though, because everyone suffers under the illusion that if everyone just had birth control, there'd be no problems. - laura x from iPhone
They should put that into Nattie Lite as an additive. - Eric - It's My Thing
(Not that I'm bitter or anything) - laura x from iPhone
goodness no. but you are soooo right. also, I see a massive ad campaign with Viagra/Testes Silencer Twin Packs in the very near future. - MoTO: Team Marina
RE: "RE: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: RE: Re: Advice about..."
fw: was: RE: "RE: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: RE: Re: Advice about..." - Stephan!e•CogSc!L!brar!an
Please unsubscribe me from this email list. - lris
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
6 hours 34 mins of sleep logged last night. #zombiemode
Geez, I WISH I could get 6 hours! - vicster: full-bodied
This is from the other night actually I just synced my misfit this morning. I got about 9 hrs of sleep last night. On the weekends I get 10 hrs. I'm basically a cat. :P - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Oh good, there's the campus email on "What to Do If You're Exposed to Ebola." #funtimesindallas
Oooh, oooh, is one of the steps "run around licking people and their personal items"? - Soup in a TARDIS
LOL no but there's a lot of "If you are a patient and you think you have Ebola, PLEASE CALL US BEFORE SHOWING UP." - Jessie
Soup in a TARDIS
"It is quite amazing how the Almighty can occasionally tell people to go ahead and do exactly what they want to do anyway." -Deirdre and Desire by M.C. Beaton
Jason Toney
Republicans' New Black Friend Is Either A Stock Photo Or Is Having A Very Interesting Day
Republicans' New Black Friend Is Either A Stock Photo Or Is Having A Very Interesting Day
t-ra supports #LOLSpidra
Age appropriate single good looking dude talking to me about ancient civilizations tracking star patterns. What is happening?
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
"Ello: a design disaster" by @jvdgoot
"Ello: a design disaster" by @jvdgoot
I shared this on FB, saying part of the Ello hype was that it was built by designers (paraphrase) and my friend replied "didn't say GOOD designers". - Andrew C (✔)
Katy S
"Quite a number of people have two or three accessory spleens, like bright red mushrooms. Others have no spleen at all. Sometimes patients who had spleens removed due to trauma will have sprouted lots of little accessory spleens all over the abdominal cavity. The spleen is a weird organ."
Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner by Judy Melinek and T. J. Mitchell - Katy S
Well, okay then. - Katy S
"Families can be very particular about the testicles, and I had been taught to replace them unless there was a tumor or signs of injury." - Katy S
accessory spleens, eh? who knew? - maʀtha
spleens go with everything. - Big Joe Silence
Wow. Surplus spleens. I had no idea. - Spidra Webster
The accessory spleens are usually the size of little marbles. - Janet
Interesting! - Katy S from iPhone
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Do you want zombies?! Because this is how you get zombies! 💀 💀 💀 I'm properly scared now...
Do you want zombies?! Because this is how you get zombies! 💀 💀 💀 I'm properly scared now...
Good to know the CDC has a plan at least. - Ken Morley
Andrew C (✔)
In hindsight, we should have pitched FF to our friends as "beautiful and ad free".
We still can. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Also, I think FF and Ello are both behind for not having native phone apps. FF, well, it was designed slightly before the smartphone era and acquired by FB before smartphones became so dominant. Ello, ... Ello feels like a boutique product that doesn't fit anyone but its own designers that well. - Andrew C (✔)
And of course FF now has one problem that Ello doesn't. Both may be ad-free, but I think the point of people who tried/are trying to move from FB to Ello is that they are fleeing FB, and well, FF is owned by FB. - Andrew C (✔)
One of the features that would be a good sell but is broken is the Twitter integration. In a fit of pique, I took my Twitter account off. When I tried to re-add it, it didn't work. I just realized it would be great if I had favorites coming in because Twitter's own interface makes it difficult to search through favorites (which I use like bookmarking). - Spidra Webster
Perhaps with a big enough uptick in traffic we could prompt FB to rebrand FF as FB's answer to Ello. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
I think they would just shut it off if it got too busy. There is no hope that FB will revive FF. None. - Eric - It's My Thing
Coke still runs Diet Coke in addition to Coke Zero. (and also TAB in addition to Diet Coke... and Coke Zero.) Sometimes it pays to have multiple brands. Or see also Old Navy/Gap/Banana Republic. Or more relevant, FB and Instagram. - Andrew C (✔)
I can't believe we're still having a conversation about FF as an ongoing network maintained with new features. It's not going to happen! - Eric - It's My Thing
History has shown that nothing seems to be able to stop us. We've all been forgotten about, switched off, you name it. FF - still here! - Iain Baker
Listen, I love this place. You know that. But let's not fool ourselves. It's nice, but attempting to grow it won't change what has already happened and how we just keep on with the help on FB engineers in their spare time. Do I wish they could bring it back? Sure. But come on everyone. Let's be realistic. - Eric - It's My Thing
Not saying it's realistic. Just ping ponging off of the OP and Stephen's first comment. FF's state is well known and well established. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
We're the social media version of morse code - an unseen heartbeat. Yeah, we're archaic, but if we were ever silenced, we'd be missed. - Iain Baker
I think we'd miss us but I don't think anyone in the tech world would care. Just a small blurb on Mashable or some other news site when they finally pull the plug for good. That's it. Count on it. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
I remember trying to get people of FF and they just didn't get it. They were already on FB and/or Twitter and just didn't get real-time, pulling in RSS, and now those features are pined for on other platforms. It's a testament of the forward looking people on this project that it's still standing and working as intended for the most part. - Eric - It's My Thing
Yeah I had similar experiences. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
It just clicks for some folks. Others not so much. I came here based upon a post by Jason Toney on back in the day. It took a little while to get my bearings. I didn't really hit FF hardcore until I was out of work about a year later. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
My experience with Ello so far is that there isn't much user content, one of the few comments I did make either never got posted even though it seemed to, it's not actually beautiful or even pleasant to look at -- even the Tumblr and FF feeds are better -- just overall, they launched wide access way too early. - Andrew C (✔)
Agreed. For photo posting, it's gorgeous. It has nothing else, though. Except active development. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Ah, well, I rarely do anything with photos. Probably why I'm not on Instagram. - Andrew C (✔)
Same here with Ello. How is this the next gen of social? It doesn't even work yet. - Eric - It's My Thing
Ello already has spam. But so does FF so.. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Andrew C (✔)
The Grantland piece about Liam Neeson written two years ago for TAKEN 2 works just as well now:
The Grantland piece about Liam Neeson written two years ago for TAKEN 2 works just as well now:
Andrew C (✔)
RT @writergeekrhw: Every writer in Hollywood, in public: "A Tetris movie is the end of all things good." To their agent: "Get me a meeting on that fucker."
Andrew C (✔)
Phoenix Suns to Morris brothers: Here's 52 million. You split it up. - Bright Side Of The Sun -
Phoenix Suns to Morris brothers: Here's 52 million. You split it up. - Bright Side Of The Sun
"With the agreement of managing partner Robert Sarver and GM Ryan McDonough, he offered a total of $52 million over 4 years to the brothers as a package deal, and asked them to split it how they wanted. [...] "I did something I've never done before," Lon Babby said to Bright Side of the Morris negotiations. "Once we agreed on the amount of money, I gave them the first crack at how to divide it up."" - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
"Somehow, the brothers agreed to a split pretty quickly and it wasn't even right down the middle. Markieff gets $8 million per year, while Marcus gets $5 million per year. Keef put up 13 and 6 in 26 minutes per game last year, while Marcus put up 10 and 4 in 20 minutes. This year, Markieff is slated to start at power forward, backed up by brother Marcus. Keef can slide to the center... more... - Andrew C (✔)
interesting - Steve C Team Marina
Andrew C (✔)
RT @shaunking: Police now admit, when forced under oath in a lawsuit, that they did FIVE outrageous things leading to the murder of Kendrec McDade.
"First, the police admit that they NEVER turned on the lights of the car they used to chase Kendrec. He was scared to death" - - Andrew C (✔)
"Secondly, the police now admit that they NEVER even identified themselves or said ANYTHING when they got out of the car." - - Andrew C (✔)
"Thirdly, the police admit that they LIED when they said they SAW gun flashes and HEARD gunshots come from Kendrec McDade. A total lie." - - Andrew C (✔)
"4th, police now admit that McDade, a college athlete & all state football player, survived their 8 gunshots, but they handcuffed him anyway" - - Andrew C (✔)
"5th, police now admit that Kendrec wasn't even who they were looking for. He was completely unarmed & just frightened by them." - - Andrew C (✔)
"In spite of ALL OF THIS, the police were not fired in the murder of Kendrec McDade. The Grand Jury here still sided with the officers." - - Andrew C (✔)
Outrageous but not surprising. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
Sarah G.
Only in New York can you see a t-shirt for sale that says "Fuck you, you fuckin' fuck" kids size.
Tokyo. For different reasons, though. - Jennifer Dittrich from FFHound!
I bet Miss 8 would wear it. - sglassme
It's basically all I can do to not buy it for her - Sarah G. from iPhone
It would make for a fun Thanksgiving. Esp if she wakes up to a hair day like she had on Saturday. OOh, better yet, you need to get one, too, and get a pic together. It can be her "only at Aunt Sarah's" shirt. - sglassme
Nope. You'll see those in redneck areas, too. - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
UK Man Jailed For Tweeting Rape Threats In Response To Jane Austen Banknote Campaign | The Mary Sue -
UK Man Jailed For Tweeting Rape Threats In Response To Jane Austen Banknote Campaign | The Mary Sue
"Thankfully, starting yesterday Nunn began serving 18 weeks of jail time under section 127 of the Communications Act, which outlaws electronic messages which are “grossly offensive or of an indecent, obscene, or menacing character.” According to The Guardian, Judge Elizabeth Roscoe said she considered a different sentence to avoid impacting Nunn’s three-year-old daughter but chose instead to send a strong message about the punishment for online harassment: 'It was really all about you and your opinions and what you wanted to do. Although we’re only talking about six tweets, it was persistent [...] There is no reason to suspend it. I’m not convinced that that would give the message that this is entirely unacceptable'." - Jessie from Bookmarklet
"I don’t want to belabor the Jane Austen connection in this story since the main take-away here should be Creasey’s point that harassment via any medium is unacceptable, but it pleases me to no end that a man who simply could not handle seeing a successful woman on his money is being made an example of by a female judge and Member of Parliament. That being said, 18 weeks hardly seems... more... - Jessie
I would prescribe something for Victor's sleep deprivation, but I'm not a prescriptionist.
Andrew C (✔)
RT @yellowcardigan: I would bet money they wanted to use the word "ghetto" and someone told them not to and "thug" was their second choice
Totally. - Meg VMeg
laura x
This is the last of my BA.
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Refuse to pay. :P Seriously though, congratulations. That's excellent! - Soup in a TARDIS
I'm on the last few months of paying for grad school. :-) - laura x
Awesome! - Soup in a TARDIS
Andrew C (✔)
You get one. It's not "Coffees Day". MT @echaudaily: So I've been told it's International Coffee Day. How many cups am I allowed today then?
Coffee is indivisible, it flows in and around us unceasingly -- giving to all ye who are thirsty. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
Andrew C (✔)
RT @themichaelrock: 12yo: Can we go to a haunted house this year? Me: What's wrong with the one we live in? 12yo: WHAT?! Me: Goodnight, son.
That's a great twitter story. Out flashes the flashiest of short stories. - Todd Hoff
10 Mind-Boggling Paradoxes | Mental Floss -
10 Mind-Boggling Paradoxes | Mental Floss
Those give me a headache :) - Steve C Team Marina
The article was fun but reading the folks going at it over the Child Paradox was better. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
We're at the Bowl for the oddest lineup: Cat Power, Gogol Bordello, Pixies.
One of my friends was there, too! - Jenny H. from Android
Oh that's a great lineup! - Steve C Team Marina
Jason Toney
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