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خوشگلن :) - وارَش
خیلی خلاقانه است. حتما برای کتابخونه یکی از اینها رو درست میکنم. - Mahdi
رونوشت مهدیه. - Mahdi
چه خوبن. می خوام می خوام :)) - Mahdieh from Android
Iain Baker
We're off on tour again! Australia and NZ, March 2015.
Well. - Johnny from iPhone
Guest list, if you need it. Just shout. - Iain Baker
^ That would be an epic FFeedup. - LB: Water Witch from Android
Holy crap if you make it to west coast of USA I'm selling the baby and going, . - Steve C Team Marina
Now I have International Bright Young Thing in my mind. - Steve C Team Marina
Pick me, pick me! - Melly - #TeamMarina from FFHound!
Funny story (don't tell him I told you) - I was talking to Josh about this and he said he didn't know any of your songs (he's a young 'un). I said he'd probably now Right Here Right Now. He started singing it then said "Isn't that a Bryan Adams song?" - Melly - #TeamMarina
^ hahahaha! :) - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
ohh nooo.... - Big Joe Silence
BRYAN ADAMS?????????? - Stephen Mack
Yeah, I can't even. - Melly - #TeamMarina
Spidra Webster
There aren't that many straight lit novels I'm interested in buying but I may well get this. The author was interviewed on KPCC today. The story is set in Fallbrook, CA. There's a lot of subtropical/tropical fruit growing there in North San Diego County. The protagonist's family farms avocados. That's kinda weird enough that I'm intrigued. :)
It's called "Full Measure" by T. Jefferson Parker - Spidra Webster
The KPCC interview is here: - Spidra Webster
That's where my family lives; I'll have to read it, too. - joey
why did i read that as "sociopathic tropical fruit growing"? - Big Joe Silence
Durian is probably a sociopathic tropical fruit. - Spidra Webster
Monique Judge
Dear FriendFeed: Thank you for being you. Thank you for showing the world that even if it's just in our tiny little corner of this social network on the big, bad Internet, there are people who genuinely care and want to help those in need. It's nice to know that I am associated with a group of people who form like Voltron into a gigantic heart. <3
Must be dusty in here, something in my eye *sniff* - Meg VMeg
+1 for Voltron reference. I had one of this toys. We couldn't afford Transformers. :) - Steve C Team Marina
You seem familiar. - Heisenberg
Yvonne Renee
Finally! Our mortgage broker says we're good to get a car! Hopefully by this weekend we'll be styling with cup holders, power windows, and an uncracked windshield. Lol!
Great news! - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
Have you decided on what kind of van you guys want? - Tamara J. B.
I'm almost certain we're going to get an Odyssey, but the Toyota Sienna has the light blue color we want. Argh! - Yvonne Renee
Art's Automotive in Berkeley, which specializes in Japanese cars, recommended the Odyssey over the Sienna back 8 or so years ago when I thought I might be looking. Although the Sienna is still supposed to be a quality vehicle. However, I think you'll care more about the innards than the car color when you're at the mechanics. - Spidra Webster
So true. =) When we decided not to get the transmission fixed on the Chevy Venture, I asked the mechanic which of the 2 he saw more often. He actually told me he sees more Odysseys with tranny problems than Siennas, but really how many can there be? - Yvonne Renee
FWIW, our 2006 Sienna has been golden. - Big Joe Silence
It's funny/hard because everyone that has an Odyssey loves it. Everyone that has a Sienna loves it. =) - Yvonne Renee
That's why I asked the Japanese auto specialists. They deal with tons of both of them. However, I was asking them some time ago and the picture may have changed since then. I'm sure things depend on model years. - Spidra Webster
Yvonne Renee
I'm freaking out about being a 1-car family right now. The minivan finally gave out. We can't buy another until our mortgage refinance goes through. Until then, all of the commitments for carpooling to school and driving for field trips are cancelled. =(
*hugs* I can totally understand your frustration. Any eta on when the refi will be done? - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
That's the other thing... I can't get an answer from our mortgage broker. Waaaaaaa! - Yvonne Renee from FFHound!
What about a cheap rental for a week or two? - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
What about stealing one you can look up how to hot wire most vehicles online. Or so I've heard. - Steve C Team Marina
Lol! I think the rental is the way to go. =) - Yvonne Renee from FFHound!
Over here, a lot of people I know use car-hire sites like Zipcar - is that sort of thing an option? - Iain Baker
I could check into using ZipCar, but I have carseats to deal with so I'm not sure how convenient that would be. I can rent a full-size car for about $180/week. That should get us over the hump, but it's not as ideal as having a minivan. - Yvonne Renee
Zipcar has minivans and full size vans, depending on location. If you only need the car for errands, Zipcar is the better deal. But if you have to have it all day long, regular car rental is better. - Spidra Webster
Melly - #TeamMarina
Have to wake this precious girl to do the school run 😔
Have to wake this precious girl to do the school run 😔
omg that is a precious photo. <3 - Yvonne Renee
Drunk Florida Man Tries to Use Taco as ID After His Car Catches Fire at Taco Bell | Miami New Times -
"The incident occurred in the early morning of October 1 in Jensen Beach, according to the blog Off the Beat. Falkner, 30, had apparently decided to make a run for a fourth meal after downing some beers, and he somehow made it all the way to the fast-food joint in his Chevy pickup, placed his order, and received his taco before falling asleep. The Taco Bell manager had to call police because Falkner was out cold at the pick-up window and holding up customers behind him. Clearly this was not a victimless crime, and our hearts go out to the hungry folks who had to wait so long for their late-night munchies. A deputy awoke Falkner and then asked for his ID. Falkner said no before reaching into his bag and presenting the officer with a taco. Another deputy clarified they were asking for an ID, not a taco. Falkner chuckled and began eating the taco. Then deputies noticed Falkner had fallen asleep with his foot on the accelerator while his truck was in park. The engine had caught fire, and fire extinguishers were used to put it out." - Jessie from Bookmarklet
"The reason I look different is I shaved off my cheese." - Stephen Mack
Your honor, my client was not "driving" under the influence - he was merely sleeping in a parked truck while drunk. If he didn't move when asked you might charge him with trespassing but to assume anything worse would be predatory. - Brian Johns
Florida! - Amit Patel
You know who likes tacos? This guy. -> - Steve C Team Marina
RT @k80betts: @withtimferguson have you seen this? Can't be sure but I thought it might appeal... Hope Brissy has been excellent.
RT @k80betts: @withtimferguson have you seen this? Can't be sure but I thought it might appeal... Hope Brissy has been excellent.
haha took me a second. then i snorted something out of my nose - Steve C Team Marina
Andy Bakun
32 Of The Greatest Things That Have Ever Happened On Tumblr -
32 Of The Greatest Things That Have Ever Happened On Tumblr
32 Of The Greatest Things That Have Ever Happened On Tumblr
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Oh man, I made to #4 before my coworkers wondered if I had slipped some kind of mental gear I was giggling so much. (Or at least trying not to.) - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
OMG can't stop laughing - Steve C Team Marina
Laura Norvig
Congratulations, Wade, Mighty Machines Part 2 has over 10 million views! #proudmama
Congratulations, Wade, Mighty Machines Part 2 has over 10 million views! #proudmama
So adorable. - Monique Judge
That's incredible. - Brent Schaus from iPhone
I love his narration. - Corinne L
Wow! So impressive! - Anne Bouey
t-ra supports #LOLSpidra
Why am I drawn to narcissists? Why??? Argh!
Because usually they're awfully charming! - Tamara J. B.
^^this - Corinne L
Yep. *solidarity fist bump* - vicster: full-bodied
Don't I know it. - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
A psychoanalyst might wonder if someone important in your life hadn't ever said that you can't love someone if they can't love themself and you'd then taken it to extremes but a more likely answer might be that narcissists tend to look nice and people generally like people who look nice. Both very human responses. - Mark H
More like the case where a scant light seems all the brighter in those brief moments it shines on you. But it's never gonna be enough, and the pursuit ends up costing more than accepting life in the shadows. - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
This file I’m downloading for work says it’s going to take 2 BILLION DAYS to dl. I might have to pass this project down a few generations.
I hope it's all billable time..... - WarLord
So K. already knows what she's going to do when she grows up. - Spidra Webster
I can’t wait to see everyone’s pictures of the sunset tonight in LA. It’s amazing out there right now!
I know. I wish I'd been able to get to a good promontory to take one. - Spidra Webster
Victor came through for us over on Instagram. - Marie
I bet the #mydayinla hashtag will turn some good ones up, too. - Spidra Webster
RT @TrolleyParker I'm still in the bunker. Did @instagram survive the #LA sunset? #filters #clouds #sky #smog - Spidra Webster
Andrew C (✔)
Today is the first time I've worn this shirt but didn't take its message to heart until the day was over.
Today is the first time I've worn this shirt but didn't take its message to heart until the day was over.
Vampire Hunter DYSP
"The Ghost of Tom Joad" by Rage Against the Machine (@RATM) is my new jam. Listen:
"The Ghost of Tom Joad" by Rage Against the Machine (@RATM) is my new jam. Listen:
Wait, are those RAIN clouds?
It's supposed to rain here in Los Angeles tomorrow. We'll see. - Steve C Team Marina
nope, they are candy clouds! candy corn clouds! - Sir Shuping is just sir
We've been getting 90% chance of rain on Friday throughout the week's forecasts (except one day when it went to 100%). So those clouds around here ( a few hundred miles north of LA) sure better be rain clouds--ideally carrying a lot of snow for the Sierras. - Walt Crawford
No rain in the forecast here - just a few clouds, with wind. Probably only gusting when I'm trying to serve. - Mary B: #TeamMonique
It's quite humid here in Sac. Heavy rains predicted for tomorrow & Saturday. I say BRING IT ON. - Corinne L
Monique Judge
I love how everyone gets on the train smelling like a weed dispensary.
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
AAAAHHHH! - bentley
I think your coworker was eaten by a giant evil gingerbread cookie! What irony! - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
gah!!! runnnnn!!!! - Sir Shuping is just sir
Love it! - Steve C Team Marina
I was so overjoyed that I cried! I'm apparently highly emotional today. Haha! - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Sarah G.
You guys...the local hound dog rescue has an awesome coonhound available....I'm soooooooo tempted.
2, 3 and 4 could help enclose yard... - sglassme from Android
I shared a pic of it on FB. It's face is sooooooo sweet. - Sarah G.
I saw the pic. And the fact that it was abandoned in a hunting area. I am sure it is not a bad damn dog (nods head knowingly) - sglassme from Android
Jason Toney
Meat Has Seasons, Just Like Produce. And Here's How Factory Farming Has Messed With That.
Meat Has Seasons, Just Like Produce. And Here's How Factory Farming Has Messed With That.
Yvonne Renee
#ThrowOutThursday! Today we're donating our oldest sofa bed, and 2 chairs to SVDP. I'm hoping they'll also take some boxes of diapers and wipes we don't need, but if not I'll find another place to donate them.
Great job! - Stephen Mack
Our place has so much breathing room now! Ah! - Yvonne Renee from FFHound!
You're doing great! - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
Salvation Army also took a box of diapers and my box of wipes. A friend was interested in purchasing 3 other boxes of pull-ups, but changed her mind AFTER the guys were here. So... I guess I'll be dropping them off at Goodwill. =) - Yvonne Renee
If there's a women & children's shelter nearby, they might appreciate the pull-ups. - Corinne L
I know of one in Menlo Park, but not here in Sunnyvale. I'm sure I can track one down though! - Yvonne Renee
Shelters are always in need of baby supplies, great idea. St Vincent de Paul in Oakland runs a homeless women & kids drop in center, I know they'll be putting those wipes to good use :-) - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Got a new article hitting today over at The Mary Sue. I'll post it when it goes live. :)
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Can you talk about how an attractive man was looking at me & I reacted by giggling & hiding my face like a little bitch? Because... I can't.
John Dupuis
If I may toot my own horn for a moment, I'm a bit over the moon about being invited to speak about the Canadian Government's War on Science at the York U Science & Technology Studies Seminar Series in October.
awesome, John!! - Stephan!e•CogSc!L!brar!an
The page for the series is here: It's pretty serious stuff. - John Dupuis
woot and congrats!!! - Sir Shuping is just sir
that is pretty cool - Steve C Team Marina
Thanks! Of course, the easy part of agreeing to do the talk. The hard part comes in October when I'm all, "Yikes, now I actually have to do the damn thing!" - John Dupuis
dude. you GOT this. - RepoRat
It's today! Wish me luck! - John Dupuis
Good luck!! - Hedgehog from Android
Good luck! - bentley
Great news John! - Elizabeth Brown
Rock it, John. - Joe
I repeat myself: dude. you GOT this. - RepoRat
Thanks everyone! It went pretty well, if I do say so myself. Slides here: - John Dupuis
Apparently I am both hilarious and sobering. Not a bad combination, really. - John Dupuis
"LOL! Whoa!" --> audience member, direct quote. - bentley
(Curtis) Alan Jackson
"People will stop yelling at you for standing on the sofa when you get the 60% cotton 40% polyester Spiderman Costume Union Suit! You'll be the protector of the Living Room, Silent Guardian of the Coffee Table, Lord of the Refrigerator. That's quite a title, isn't it? Emulating the flagship of Marvel's costume, the Spiderman Costume Union Suit has a drawstring hoodie, a zipper up the center, and almost functions as a professional wrestling outfit should you get caught in a cage match with the Macho Man. Like I said though...almost." - (Curtis) Alan Jackson from Bookmarklet
(Curtis) Alan Jackson
Star Wars Boba Fett Costume Adult Union Suit -
Star Wars Boba Fett Costume Adult Union Suit
Star Wars Boba Fett Costume Adult Union Suit
Star Wars Boba Fett Costume Adult Union Suit
"You know, if you are going to be slowly digested alive over a long period of time within the gullet of a sarlacc, you might as well be in the 60% cotton 40% polyester Star Wars Boba Fett Costume Adult Union Suit! Things won't be so bad with this soft and warm suit that's for sure. Based on the galaxy's best bounty hunter and currently banned from disintergrations, the Star Wars Boba Fett Costume Adult Union Suit is perfect for getting a cup of cocoa and kicking your feet up on that Han Solo-in-carbonite coffee table. It really brings the room together, you know?" - (Curtis) Alan Jackson from Bookmarklet
For the most comfortable cosplaying possible. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
Meg VMeg
Eating tacos in bed. Again.
as you do. - holly #ravingfangirl
sounds good - jambina
currently eating burritos in bed. kindred souls, we are. - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
The taco truck now sells burritos, but I noticed too late! - Meg VMeg
I remember that Squeeze song... - Spidra Webster
(ours are homemade & don't taste Mexican at all, but they're beef n cheese in a tortilla, so they're burritos!) - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Party at Megs! - Steve C Team Marina
Livin' la vida taco. - Rochelle *boom* Hartman
Warriors win! Great start to the season!
Jason Toney
RT @realtimwilliams: Blame Taylor Swift!!! She has now released a new album every year the SF #Giants have won a #WorldSeries.
RT @realtimwilliams: Blame Taylor Swift!!! She has now released a new album every year the SF #Giants have won a #WorldSeries.
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