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t-ra supports #LOLSpidra
Dude at the pub has a monkey wrench in the back pocket of his jeans. Apparently something to do with a show called Naked and Afraid. Well alrighty then.
Needless to say I would rock that show, whatever it's about. - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
Um, a guy just chatted me up and gave me his card. He's a defense attorney. Said to call if I get in trouble. I guess I look like I'm likely to need an attorney someday? There goes my theory of being stealth about it. - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
There could be a weekly webcomic about your life, t-ra. - Spidra Webster
#LOLSpidra If I could draw worth a damn I'd be golden. - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
xkcd didn't let that stop them! - Spidra Webster
"Mcaluy Gaykindof". That’s some autocorrect. RT @AmznMovieRevws: Man on Fire.
"Mcaluy Gaykindof". That’s some autocorrect. RT @AmznMovieRevws: Man on Fire.
DB, Lil LB's Dad
I got a job! And now we do the Snoopy Dance!
I got a job! And now we do the Snoopy Dance!
Desktop Engineering position at a national health insurance provider. I'm so pumped! - DB, Lil LB's Dad
Congratulations! - John (bird whisperer)
I have to say I'm very impressed with the Nashville IT job market. We've been here just under 2 months. I started a temporary contract position less than 3 weeks after moving here and have a permanent (well temp to perm but I'm already claiming the perm position) within 7 weeks. I feel very blessed. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
If you work in IT and need a new job/change of scenery you should strongly consider the Nashville area. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
congrats! - imabonehead
Congratulations! - Anika
Should we interpret the "Snoopy Dance" as a clue as to who the national health insurance provider is, or is that just a red herring? - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
Congratulations! - Betsy
Definitely a red herring (unintentional) in this instance. Hadn't even made the connection until now to be honest. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
I think I find this so gratifying because it provides a much needed confidence boost career-wise for me. It's nice to have someone look at your education/experience/body of work/potential for growth and be willing to give you an opportunity to show what you've got. I feel like I was pigeon holed for years first in dead end call center/help desk jobs and more recently in desktop support... more... - DB, Lil LB's Dad
Congrats! - LB: Unable to Can from Android
Lol. Thanks Laura. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
Now I have a week and a half off to finish getting the remnants of our move erased from this house. - DB, Lil LB's Dad
CONGRATS, DB! - MoTO: Team Marina
Well done - Steve C Team Marina
that's great news! - GRANDMAFORSCARLETT
t-ra supports #LOLSpidra
While I am having a lovely day so far, I am twinged with dread. Last night one of my fillings came out. My teeth are one of the things I'm most insecure about. You'd think therefore I'd take better care of them, but alas no. I just hope for the best and get super bummed when they fall apart. Sigh.
Now Miss t, we are all falling into death and disrepair. Good thing you're so fabulous, then. Be bummed if you want to. I plan to sit here and bask in the considerable glare of your fabulosity. - MoTO: Team Marina
B, you are too kind. Thanks for that. *mwah* - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
Ha! Barry has new fans from the brunch bar. I passed his comment around and now no one will have any more tooth pity nonsense outta me today. Sweet. - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
*blushes in a general southward direction* - MoTO: Team Marina
Sarah G.
Selfie avec pere
Selfie avec pere
You look good! - RepoRat
He is wearing pants! No fighting not to wear shorts? - sglassme
Melly - #TeamMarina
RT @robbiereviews: There's something troubling about this book's tone
RT @robbiereviews: There's something troubling about this book's tone
I'm troubled by the size of the house compared to the cow. - Katy S from iPhone
the cow is your new god! do as it commands before it destroys you! - Sir Shuping is just sir
Pay tribute to the cow. - Eric - Poppa Large
WHERE'S MY COW? #pratchett - Slippy
"Mom! The kid is touching me again!" "Well why don't you moooooooove?" - Betsy
I want this book. TOUCH THIS COW. TOUCH IT NOW DAMMIT. - Hookuh Tinypants from FreshFeed
I wonder if it's a euphemism. - Melly - #TeamMarina
^ That's what I was wondering. - John (bird whisperer)
Clifford the Big Red Cow .. errr .. - Kristin
not sure what it says about me, but I read those pages in the voice of Samuel L Jackson. - Me
DO IT! - Big Joe Silence
That's not any ol' cow, that's a unicorn cow—a unicow! - Micah
A unicowrn? - Betsy
That cow is from the game "Black and White" ;-) - Amit Patel
April, *mindblow* /me - Micah
All staff at the amusement park are in costume, most donning standard fare. But this guy rised above the rest - cardboard cutout of Texas hanging in front of his torso.
Name tag: Austin. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
Andrew C (✔)
RT @desusnice: Lil girl just wanted a sandwich, he up here making sea bass in a red wine reduction with polenta
RT @desusnice: Lil girl just wanted a sandwich, he up here making sea bass in a red wine reduction with polenta
lol she is with McKayla's pose! - Sir Vali
Shannon - GlassMistress
Whelp, it's 6:30. Time to make the beads ... Yawn.
Go Shannon Go! *shakes pompoms* - Marina's Godmother :-)
Adventures in pie making.
I don't think I've been this relaxed making pie since the first few times I did it. Maybe baking alone with the radio is key. - Heather
Bunny will eat all the apple peels you give her. And your fingers if they smell like apple. - Heather
Disposable tins are waaaaaay shallower than my pie plate. Much spillage. So smoke. Wow burn-y-ness! - Heather
I swear this smoke alarm is a bastard. It went off, Chris took the batteries out and we aired out the house. It's chirping. He puts the batteries back in.... It's still chirping! *strangles smoke alarm. - Heather
I can't cook much, but damn can I bake a pie. - Heather
Melly - #TeamMarina
Don't read the comments... don't read the comments... don't read the comments...
good practice - MoTO: Team Marina
There are exceptions (Whatever, for example), but the rule works 99% of the time. - Walt Crawford
It's so hard to not - Eric - Poppa Large
Comments are like the dust that collects under the fridge. Sometimes you know how bad it's going to be anyhow, but you look and feel worse about it. Just remember, if you do look, nothings actually changed. - Heather
How to Order Chinese Food -
I had an Indian friend tell me that when they moved to the US they went to a Chinese restaurant and were like, what the hell is this? - Eric - Poppa Large
Monique Judge
Cash Money Records really did own the 99 and the 2000.
Melly - #TeamMarina
RT @rachelbritney7: Great quote from one of my favorite shows. And my favorite man! #BuffyTheVampireSlayer #Spike @BestofBuffy 🙌🙌
RT @rachelbritney7: Great quote from one of my favorite shows. And my favorite man! #BuffyTheVampireSlayer #Spike @BestofBuffy 🙌🙌
holly #ravingfangirl
TGIF, you guys. tee gee eye eff. So tee I don't even care that my necklace is all wonky in this pic.
TGIF, you guys. tee gee eye eff. So tee I don't even care that my necklace is all wonky in this pic.
The argyle is just right, though. - Julian
Victor Ganata
iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 - The Onion
Victor Ganata
Random fact: a baby's soft spot isn't all that fragile. Not that I recommend inflicting head trauma on infants to test how durable it is, but just touching it won't cause brain damage.
"... and that was the day I managed to get an entire social network arrested." - Victor in 20 years. - Andrew C (✔)
Andrew C (✔)
When recommendation engines attack: "if you like Michael Jackson, try the Black Eyed Peas."
Sailor Moon in the streets, Popeye in the sheets.
Uhhh.. ummm... I—.. maybe flip that around or... *side eye* dude, that's weird. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
L O L A Lola - Steve C Team Marina
Nerdier version: "Usagi Tsukino in the streets, Sailor Moon in the sheets." - Andrew C (✔)
Steve C Team Marina
I have hit a new low. My fallback when someone doesn't speak English is Spanish (I'm in So Cal so it works a lot of the time). Unfortunately my brain doesn't think before it jumps to new language so Spanish has come out when I'm in Tokyo for example. Today I used it with a deaf person.
Luckily I've known her for years so once i understood the confused look on her lip reading face we both laughed. :) - Steve C Team Marina
Deaf people can know Spanish, too, Steve. GAH! - Kristin
this happens to me! when English isn't happening I auto-switch to Spanish. I talked to everyone in Thailand in Spanish. it was pretty ridiculous. - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra
I did the Spanish thing when I was in Sweden. It didn't help that Spanish, French and Italian were used with the people I hung out with. - Anika
Konnichi-hola! - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
My fallback is gesturing. =( - Andrew C (✔)
Gesturing usually works with my deaf colleague :) - Steve C Team Marina
Mine is...gibberish. German words (with incorrect gender), French accent (or possibly Belgian), English grammar and syntax. Gibberish. Though I once had a profoundly deafened (that's how she described herself, I might add) girlfriend, and we could cheat the hell out of a game of Pictionary. - Slippy
*smiles nervously and points to own ears* - Big Joe Silence
Monique Judge
Sometimes when I'm listening to music, I walk down the street to the beat, swinging my hips like I'm in a music video. #fb
Louis Gray
Five years later, I still point people to the FriendFeed changelog as an example of best practices for transparency.
"Description: too tired to finish this right now" lol - Brent Schaus
^ Sleep is unproductive and a waste of time. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
"steampunk tweaks from kevin" - Steve C Team Marina
"Because I have to stop working now, computer is going away :(" - L'Andre
That is strangely fascinating - Laura Norvig from iPhone
At first I was all "Ooh, I haven't looked at this for years." But then I was all "Since August of 2009, in fact." - Slippy
That changelog is a beautiful thing. - Sean McBride
Bruce Lewis
Beautiful Day at Fitbit Boston -
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The weather was great today. I like this new temporary art piece, "Shimmer", that puts colored shadows on the sidewalk. Fitbit's office is in the leftmost building in the picture. Today we had a visitor from the San Francisco office. Per Boston office tradition, he was presented with a lego minifig. Per Fitbit tradition he assembled his own desk. I learned from our visitor that the variety of messages that Fitbit One cheers you on with originated when there was only one color, and couples would get their's switched. Fitbit wanted something more interesting than just displaying a name by itself. - Bruce Lewis
Karina's watching Rescuers Down Under (first time), and she's LOVING the eagle flying part. Great, now she's gonna want an eagle, isn't she?
just as long as it's not an eaglecorn. - Big Joe Silence
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
RT @jwoodham: Texting wasn't always easy. In my day, you had to work for it. You had to want it. You need an S? You better click that 7 button FOUR TIMES.
Do you kids realize how long it would take to write 'uphill both ways' in my day? - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
In my day, you received your texts on a BEEPER and couldn't send a reply. You had to find a PAY PHONE and call them. - April Russo
In my day, texting was in Morse code. - Joe
What was that show with guys on horses delivering mail but somehow it was very DRAMATIC? With that Estevez guy? You remember?! - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
"Young Riders" - Also, it was Stephen Baldwin (and Josh Brolin, I think); Estevez wasn't in it - he was in Young Guns - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
I loved that show! Not as much as I loved Young Guns and Young Guns II, but still. - Hookuh Tinypants
I did, too. Young Riders was appointment television for my family when it was on. - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
Yes! I must have combined those two things... Thanks! - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
In related news, while Young Riders is not available on Amazon Instant Video or Netflix, it does appear that I can watch it on Hulu by logging into my parents' Dish Network account. - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
Oh snap! I keep forgetting I have that. :P - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Sarah G.
I have the theme song to the Jeffersons stuck in my head. This is not a complaint.
Now I want pie. - Victor Ganata
You can finally have a piece, V. - Marie
yep, definitely getting sick. The "fish don't fry in the kitchen, beans don't burn on the grill" line also made me want to hurl. - sglassme
ooh! there's a song I love that samples that tune. this guy who goes by "80 Dimes" from Baltimore did it years ago and it's still one of my all-time faves. it's called "Whoa Now." that particular line isn't in it, so you can enjoy safely. - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra
I just listened to that theme song a few days ago. Must be in the ethers. Or you are moving on up because you finally got a piece of the pie. - Corinne L
Steve C Team Marina
Patrick Stewart makes fan's wish come true - -
Patrick Stewart makes fan's wish come true -
Is there a better surprise for a Trekkie than a visit from Patrick Stewart? The actor took some time out from his appearance at Atlanta's Dragon Con on August 29 to meet a fan named Dawn Garrigus. The young girl has mitochondrial disease and asked to meet Stewart through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Stewart talked with her for a while, signed autographs and gave her a heartwarming hug - Steve C Team Marina from Bookmarklet
RT @cnet: Meet Kevin Lynch, once a Flash point at Adobe, now winding up Apple Watch
RT @cnet: Meet Kevin Lynch, once a Flash point at Adobe, now winding up Apple Watch
Andrew C (✔)
The Biggest Robbers In America Are Employers via @thinkprogress - Wage theft's scale is ~3x worse than robbery's.
The Biggest Robbers In America Are Employers via @thinkprogress - Wage theft's scale is ~3x worse than robbery's.
Interesting. Didn't realize that employers requiring you to buy your own uniform was illegal. That said, employers seem to be able to get around that pretty easily, by simply setting extremely tight dress codes. "You can wear any shirt, as long as it is exactly this cut and this color, and you can wear any pants, as long as they are exactly this color, have exactly these pockets, and... more... - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
They can be specific, but not too much so. Basically, they can say 'khaki pants, front pockets' but not 'khaki pants with these exact pockets and this exact pleat,' or it runs afoul of not being an "everyday item." - Jennifer Dittrich
Sometimes not having a plan is the best plan. #Saturday
What about a cunning plan? - LB: Unable to Can from Android
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