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Red Alert 3 Remix (NOSTALGIA) -
Red Alert 3 Remix (NOSTALGIA)
I lost years of my life to Red Alert. - Janet
^ you are not alone, Janet - AJ Batac
AJ Batac
Official Enterprise Blog: A new activity stream in Drive shows you what’s changed -
Official Enterprise Blog: A new activity stream in Drive shows you what’s changed
Official Enterprise Blog: A new activity stream in Drive shows you what’s changed
"Drive makes group projects easier because everyone can share files and work together. But in today’s busy world, it’s tough to track the changes to all your shared to-do lists, budgets and presentations, especially when content changes so often. So starting today, you’ll notice a new activity stream in Drive – a single, easy-to-view place to review every action taken on your files and folders." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
(Photo taken moments after the magic word :)) - Eivind
:D <3 - Glen Campbell
:) - Jenny H. from Android
It'll be a happy new year. Happy New Year, FF! :) - Eivind
The magic word was please? - Joe
something in my eye... - MoTO: #TeamMarina
:-) I'm very happy for the both of you! - Stephan from iPhone
Was there ever any serious doubt? - Son of Groucho
Awww, I love this pic <3 - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Yay! Another great ff love story. Congrats to you both! :))) - AHnix (Anna Haro)
yay!! - imabonehead
Sweet! <3 - Anne Bouey
<3 - AJ Batac
awwwww.. I missed this pix.. !! - Peter Dawson
Congrats! - John (bird whisperer)
Takk :) - Eivind
AJ Batac
Speed ad - Mistakes (MUST WATCH!) -
Speed ad - Mistakes (MUST WATCH!)
"No one should pay for a mistake with their life. When we drive, we share the road with others, so the speed we choose to travel at needs to leave room for any potential error." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
AJ Batac
Bosch shows automated park assistance at CES -
Bosch shows automated park assistance at CES
"CES in Las Vegas, in full swing, has a number of gadgetry themes at this year's show, not least of which is automotive technologies that pave the way for driverless cars which, in the interim, complete tasks with driverless autonomy. Yesterday's highlight came from technology suppliers Bosch, which has been working on self-parking technology to shape the future of automated driving. What's not to like? Every year, says a Bosch promotional video, we waste an entire day on parking. Bosch has developed a way to give people that day back. That way consists of a parking function that can be remotely activated by the driver, The driver can activate the function outside the car by pressing a button on the key or via smartphone app. Press and the car drives itself into and out of parking spaces." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
AJ Batac
A Modest Proposal: Better Criticism, More Art - 99U -
A Modest Proposal: Better Criticism, More Art - 99U
"As a former 20-something snarky, criticizing asshole, I can tell you that there’s another way. We don’t need to cut each other down with off-hand dismissals or “I would have…” That’s both too easy and doesn’t achieve anything. How many times have we commented, tweeted or reviewed work that may have taken hundreds of hours to make, and reduced it to a scathing sentence or a single star? As creatives, we deserve better criticism than that. And there is always someone on the other end of a scathing comment that probably poured everything into creating what you cut down." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
AJ Batac
Bullshit Overlays | Brad Frost Web -
Bullshit Overlays | Brad Frost Web
"It’s 2014, and every website I visit hits me with some nonsense overlay. Stop it. I’m sure they’re effective. And I could get people on the street to take my survey by threatening them with a claw hammer. That would be pretty effective too." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
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so this just happened -
"WalMart at least offers minimum wage or poverty wages overseas.  You are offering absolutely zero.  And the photographers who take you up on this offer?    You are taking advantage of them." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
AJ Batac
Joe Landolina, a 20-year-old student, has invented a gel that stops bleeding, starts healing instantly! ‪#‎science‬ ‪#‎FTW‬
Joe Landolina, a 20-year-old student, has invented a gel that stops bleeding, starts healing instantly!

‪#‎science‬ ‪#‎FTW‬
Did you know cobwebs can do the same thing! - Janet from FFHound!
AJ Batac
We kissed at midnight then you ran away! - w4m -
LOOOOOL!!!! - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
I'mma do my first long mouthed dead face for that one: X__________________________________________________________x - Eivind
AJ Batac
Couple celebrates 61 years of marriage in 'Up'-inspired shoot - -
Couple celebrates 61 years of marriage in 'Up'-inspired shoot -
Couple celebrates 61 years of marriage in 'Up'-inspired shoot -
Couple celebrates 61 years of marriage in 'Up'-inspired shoot -
"61 years ago, Donald and Dorothy Lutz's wedding photographer stood them up, leaving the lovebirds with only a single picture to remember their big day. But six decades later, they got a very special belated wedding gift — a beautiful anniversary photo shoot, inspired by the Disney movie "Up."" - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
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Water main break means many cars frozen in place - Winnipeg Free Press :( -
Water main break means many cars frozen in place - Winnipeg Free Press :(
Water main break means many cars frozen in place - Winnipeg Free Press :(
"With temperatures around -35 C, a water main break stranded several cars and made life difficult for a city plow to manoeuvre." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
OMG! - Janet
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10 Famous Pinup Girls Paintings with Original Photographs | Top 10 Pictures -
10 Famous Pinup Girls Paintings with Original Photographs | Top 10 Pictures
10 Famous Pinup Girls Paintings with Original Photographs | Top 10 Pictures
"While the art form of pinup girls may be lost to the ages of time and nostalgia it is still fascinating to see the real-life models and their photographs that were used to create the pinup paintings seen across the world in a simpler time. Elvgren pin up girls may have been the most famous and most popular pinup girls of all time. We were fortunate to find some of Elvgren’s greatest pinup art and show you the inspiration for each of the these 10 pinup paintings with the beautiful lady that was the muse for each painting. These most famous pin-up girls look great in the photographs, but the paintings are even more beautiful to look at." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
Brian Johns
AJ Batac keeps my Flickr feed lookin' good.
:) - AJ Batac
Wow - cruising AJ's blog is a mix: A funny holiday video (which I reshared) followed by a video of an execution. (no, I'm not stalking you!) - Brian Johns
AJ Batac
If you've shopped at a Target (US) store between Black Friday and December 15th, your credit card and personal information were compromised. Target has officially confirmed that there was indeed a security breach that 40 million credit and debit cards were stolen. Source:...
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when people forget parking bans in #winnipeg -
Oops! - Anika
Fair enough. But what if you're away, though... - Stephan from iPhone
Then you get fined as well. - AJ Batac
Of course. :-) - Stephan
AJ Batac
YouTube Rewind 2013 (Canada) - YouTube -
YouTube Rewind 2013 (Canada) - YouTube
YouTube Rewind 2013 (Canada) - YouTube
"To celebrate 2013, we invited some YouTubers to star in a mashup of popular moments this year. Can you spot all the references? WATCH THE TOP VIDEOS OF 2013" - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
AJ Batac
ToyMail Co. --- CUTE!!! -
ToyMail Co. --- CUTE!!!
"Toymailers are parents at work, away for travel, or just out to pick up some milk. They are 8-year-old girls arranging an after-school checkers tournament with the boy across the street. They are someone's grandma, an ocean away. We all have a reason to stay connected to the kids we love." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
Aww, I like this! - Soup in a TARDIS
AJ Batac
Google Chrome Blog: A new breed of Chrome Apps, now available for Mac -
Google Chrome Blog: A new breed of Chrome Apps, now available for Mac
"Chrome Apps work offline, update automatically and sync to any computer where you're signed into Chrome, so you can pick up where you left off. Your Chrome Apps on Mac behave and feel just like native software. For example, you can find your Chrome Apps in the Applications folder on the Dock. Search for apps by name in the Spotlight search—just like any other Mac program that you already use." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
AJ Batac
"The world won't listen" by Morrissey -
I am not ashamed to admit that newspaper photographs in recent days of American TV presenter Melissa Bachman laughing as she stands over a majestic lion that had been stalked and shot dead by Bachman herself left me tearful. Although I have previously felt enraged by the asininity of U.S. congressman Paul Ryan, and political fluffhead Sarah Palin - both of whom also kill beings for fun, there is something especially lamentable about the Bachman smile of pride as the lion - a symbol of strength, heraldry and natural beauty, lies lifeless in answer to Bachman's need for temporary amusement. - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
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Artist Creates Elaborate Non-Photoshopped Scenes in Her Small Studio -
Artist Creates Elaborate Non-Photoshopped Scenes in Her Small Studio
Artist Creates Elaborate Non-Photoshopped Scenes in Her Small Studio
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"Like American artist Sandy Skoglund, JeeYoung Lee creates highly elaborate scenes that require an incredible amount of patience and absolutely no photo manipulation. For weeks and sometimes months, the young Korean artist works in the confines of her small 360 x 410 x 240 cm studio bringing to life worlds that defy all logic. In the middle of the sets you can always find the artist herself, as these are self-portraits but of the unconventional kind. Inspired by either her personal life or old Korean fables, they each have their own backstory, which of course, only adds to the intense drama." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
AJ Batac
4Chan suicide attempt: 200 people watch live stream of young man trying to set himself on fire, encouraging 'Stephen' to take his own life -
4Chan suicide attempt: 200 people watch live stream of young man trying to set himself on fire, encouraging 'Stephen' to take his own life
"He posted: “Hi /b/. This is it. Tonight I will be ending my own life… As an oldfag [long-term user] who’s been on 4chan since 2004, I thought I would finally give back to the community… All that I request is for you guys to link me to a site where I am able to stream it”." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
:( :( - Tamara J. B.
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HOLY SHIT!!! Watch: Husband's mistress arrives to his wedding, is pregnant and extremely pissed!!! -
HOLY SHIT!!! Watch: Husband's mistress arrives to his wedding, is pregnant and extremely pissed!!!
"A wedding in Shenzhen was ruined got a hell of a lot more interesting when the husband's (presumably uninvited) mistress showed up, pregnant and supremely angry. The video is exactly as ugly as it sounds." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
>.> Are they both wearing wedding dresses? o_O - Alix May
=O - Shevonne
Whoa. - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Holy F ... that really embarrassing !! - Peter Dawson
that sucks - Marissa
Bret Taylor
Happy Holidays!
Dead programs don't let you make comments - Ozgur Demir
dead programs don't let you like things - Roberto Bonini
Dead programs don't..... work. - tehKenny
Yay! The graphic has officially been flipped! No need for nostalgia. - Louis Gray
Kenndy actually makes a good point here... :) - Roberto Bonini
Merry Eggnog! ... and jeez, what's with the rude comments? It's the holidays. #relax - Mona Nomura
I think everyone knew exactly what you meant jeremy :) - Roberto Bonini
Jeremy, perhaps there's a misunderstanding. As a rule, FriendFeeders celebrate Festivus - maybe someone mistook this thread for the Airing of the Grievences ceremony. In any event, I got a lot of problems with you people! And now you're gonna hear about it! - John Craft
*gets popcorn* - Roberto Bonini
A little goes a long way around these here parts. *picks teeth with straw* - Josh Haley
^^^ :) - Micah
:) - Shandiz
Happy :)))))))))))))))))))) - ★ Soner Gönül
Happy Holidays everyone! :-D - Kol Tregaskes
Merry Christmas - Xitong Liu
Merry Christmas - Vic Ted from iPhone
Bump. - Kol Tregaskes
like for the bump, ;) - chaz2b
ta... - --ef--
Thanks much Bret. Happy Holidays to you too! - RON08 owned by jd again
Feliz Navidad - Harlem Garciia
I liked it - abdul amid
hey :) - amal
holaa - Sercan
bretçim sana dm atamıyorum abone olur musun:) - Aynebilim Aşevi
I do love this logo!!! - Rachel Lea Fox
I wonder how the holiday logo for FF will look this year? - Eivind
breeeettt evine dön..evde çoluk çocuk perişannnn..söz veriyorum kirli çoraplarını kanepeye bıraktın diye bi daha kızmayacam!! - Aynebilim Aşevi
UYUMA BRET - feraye
. - AJ Batac
Just had our first snow 45°30′N 73°34′W, Happy upcoming Holidays '13. - Zu from AOD
این بابا هم اواتارش با عکس زنش انداخته - alireza6211
UYUMA BRET - feraye - Koray AI
hoppalaaa... - The Emre (former Abdul)
daje - yespa - продажа и монтаж кондиционеров в Санкт-Петербурге - Ivan Denisov
program and training with #Dwayne_Johnson in six pays per week http://dwaynejohnson-therock.b... - AHMED2020
Mark H
holly #ravingfangirl
Bret Taylor
You can now get a daily or weekly email digest for anybody's feed on FriendFeed. You'll get a daily or weekly email with the most popular posts from that person's feed. To get the email, click the "Email/IM" link at the top of anyone's feed, and select the "Best of day" or "Best of week" email option.
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You can see all of your email settings at - Bret Taylor
Thanks Bret! :) - Matt Ruiz
Thanks to Kevin for doing a great design for what turned out to be a more complex set of UI options than we had originally anticipated, and thanks to Tudor for implementing the email backend. - Bret Taylor
Great! Thanks! Love FF! - Scott Monaco
I now get the FriendFeed Feedback posts as a Best of Day email so it doesn't fill up my feed, but I don't miss feedback. I also set up a "Best of Day" email for my "Technology people" friend list so I get a pretty good overview of tech news every day via email. - Bret Taylor
This is a really cool idea Bret, I wish you can make that an RSS feed option as well. I'd be much more likely to read summaries in RSS than in email. - manielse (Mark Nielsen)
Lovely. Thanks guys. - Mitchell Tsai
Casey: Thanks for the tip. What's the 7 before the "?" mean in the URL? The number of likes or replies needed to be included? - manielse (Mark Nielsen)
this is killer, the random influx of email during the day was kinda getting fail-ish. I love the daily digest. - Drew Lucas
Very cool! Any way to get archives of previous months? (especially helpful for those of us who leave the internet for weeks at a time...) - Mitchell Tsai
WOW. that's really helpful! - K.D.
Looks like a great addition for those who are not embedded on the site. Nice intro. - Louis Gray
Cool! - Josh Haley
Ahsan: it is somewhat random right now when the emails are sent, but we built in the backend capability to control what time they are sent, and we plan on exposing that control to users in the future. Right now, it is kind of random - sorry! - Bret Taylor
Cool! can i get a daily or weekly email digest for the "Saved searches"? - 0M0M from email
This will be incredibly useful. Thanks to all involved in the design and execution. - Kathy Fitch
Nice addition! - Michael Fidler
But what exactly is "Best"? Is it anything that has a certain number of likes/comments? - Laura Norvig
@Bret LOL THAT WAS MY PROJECT! I will release it tomorrow. But you've also did it and killed my friendfeed application **sigh** But mine has multi-reporting weekly-daily-monthly at the same time and adjustable entry count! - Alp
@Bret please consolidate me or I won't code new apps with you api! :-) - Alp
Alp: we were not trying to withhold data. Later today the documentation will be updated to reflect the ability to obtain "Best of" for users. The feed id will be USERNAME/summary/N (similar to "Best of" for lists) - Benjamin Golub
Hi Ben, that is pretty funny, I tried that URL earlier today to see if it has been secretly released :) - Paul Kinlan
Bret: While Twitter struggle to keep their fail whale under control, you guys are developing stuff like this. Amazing - Thanks! - Jim Connolly
awesome feature, this will be highly useful for my corporate group ideas / content sharing; projects, etc.... THANK YOU :) - Susan Beebe
Great work. I especially like that it works on lists too. - Meryn Stol
my inbox might say different, but I like that :-) - Dobromir Hadzhiev
Wow, this is really neat! And it links into the idea I expressed earlier, re: reducing signup friction / enabling limited guest privileges. Imagine if I could embed one of my FF rooms on my personal web site, and enable people to subscribe to that feed by e-mail with just a couple of clicks... rather than saying "you can get e-mail notifications but you have to sign up for Friendfeed first." "sign up" -- though admirably lightweight on FF -- is still a huge barrier. - Adam Lasnik
is there a love button cause I dont like this option I LOVE this option..great work guys - (jeff)isageek
Three options I would like (1) Can I select "top 100" instead of "top 30"? (2) Could I select both "best of day" and "best of week"? (3) How about older timeperiods? I'd love to get an e-mail with stuff from last week or Mar 2009? Start & end dates? Anything to help me read FriendFeed off-line would be great since I spend long periods off-line at festivals (especially during summer time) or overseas. - Awesome job guys! - Mitchell Tsai
So this works on groups too, cool! But we still cannot see Best of for groups on the site on friends lists. :-( I have several friends lists that include just groups and when I select to view the best of the page it's empty (even though if I got to the individual best of for those groups there are entries there). - Kol Tregaskes
does anyone know of a web service that can do this? (I'm thinking weekly email updates of my favorite feeds/people) I don't think there's anything like friendfeed .. - Franc, a rememberer
That's a cool feature - Xitong Liu
Emails no longer get sent except for Subscriptions. The last non-sub email I recieved was July 15th, 2011. - NOT THE CRICKET
I still get them. - AJ Batac
I get these every day. - Me
I still get it - AJ Batac
*jealous* I no longer get anything but subscription emails. - Bruce Lewis
Following US Politics that way ever since and the emails always went through: so happy this never went off course and kept a valuable record of these threads. - Zu from AOD
unutmadık :) - alperyz
Thanks for sharing!! - Keith Kesier
Happy birthday! - Stephan from iPhone
Happy birthday! - Jed from iPhone
Happy Micah Day! - Friar Will
Happy birthday! - John (bird whisperer)
Happy birthday - Pete
The finest of all the years! Happy Birthday! - Ken Morley
Happy birthday, Uncle Rico! - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MICHAH! - Jenny H. from Android
Still got milk on your breath. Happy Birthday, youngster. - MoTO: #TeamMarina
Happy birthday! - Eivind
Happy birthday! - Galadriel C.
Happy Birthday and welcome to the 40's! - vicster
Happy Birthday! - Halil
Happy birthday, Micah! - Anika
Happy birthday! - Jennifer Dittrich
happy birthday mr micah, :) - chaz2b
Nice! Happy welcome to the world day! - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
Happy birthday! - Mary Carmen
HAppy Bday - Peter Dawson
HB my 40s were my best. - Valz 4 TEAMMARINA
Happy birthday - Eric - ill subliminal
happy bday! - holly #ravingfangirl
Happy birthday! - Cult Hero from iPhone
Happy Birthday, Internet Dad! I hope you have a fantastic day! <3 - Kristin
Happy birthday! - AJ Batac
Happy Birthday, Micah!! - Tamara J. B.
Happy birthday! - Maitani
Happy Birthday! - Rodfather
You know, considering that this *is* Micah, 40 could be the number of cables he's wrapped today. - MoTO: #TeamMarina
Welcome to the club! Happy Micah Day! - Lisa L. Seifert
Happy birthday! Now get off my lawn, you young whippersnapper! :D - Larua Boats from Android
I just told myself to get off my own lawn, LB, 'tis all good. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
Thank you, everyone. You made my day even brighter. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
So young! A very happy birthday to you, Mr Michah :) - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
Nice! Happy birthday! - Shannon - GlassMistress
Happiest wishes! - Meg VMeg
Happy Birthday! - NOT THE CRICKET
Happy birthday, youngster :-) - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Happy Birthday! - Steve C Team Marina
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