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Julian
Can't we have just one summer without Rachel Reilly? #bb16 #spoilers
I didn't watch last night and just looked to see who was voted out. Because I hate it when they do all that advertising placement. I didn't know they added her, too. - Trish R
Rachel is not in the game. However, she was interviewed on the live show. - Julian
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Picking up my project to build my own home router/firewall/IPS completely from source code (with some custom scripting as well). Let's see if I can remember how to build this toolchain.
Dang you go boy - Steve C Team Marina
Well... I am heavily following Linux From Scratch to build the toolchain. From there, I will more or less veer off on my own. - Julian
The best way to know that a toolchain works is to build a toolchain out of it. I am building a toolchain today using a toolchain that was built using another toolchain. - Julian
I decided to start it over today. - Julian
Julian
Poll question. Do you use emoji? If so, do you use it just on your mobile device, or do you also use it on a PC?
Fine... that was more than one question. - Julian
Yes, multiple devices. Moreso on mobile, though. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
just got it on mobile. haven't quite figured out how to do it All the Places yet. - Stephan!e•CogSc!L!brar!an
Once in a great while. Usually in texts. - Eric
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Good morning. Nap time soon.
Boy, did I nap yesterday. Almost all day, even. - Julian
jealous - Christina Pikas
Indeed. - Uli
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Jason Griffey
Oh yeah, they have Pappy. Hello, lovely. (@ Founding Farmers in Washington, DC w/ 2 others) https://t.co/k8DRz8wqp9 https://twitter.com/griffey...
Had no idea you were in town... - Julian from YouFeed
Dang it! I'll be at FF Thursday night. We would have invited you to our FFeedup tonight. - L to tha B from Android
L to tha B
DC I am (almost) in you!
And Derrick wasn't kidding when he said it was going to rain today. - L to tha B from Android
Flash flood warning. I'll be swimming over to that side of town soon enough. - Julian
Stephen Mack
My favorite movie sequence of all time is this bit from The Fisher King. #saturdayff http://www.youtube.com/watch...
My favorite movie sequence of all time is this bit from The Fisher King. #saturdayff http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lASPrnWf6cA
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(The Fisher King, 1991, directed by Terry Gilliam, starring Robin Williams, Amanda Plummer and Jeff Bridges. http://www.imdb.com/title...) - Stephen Mack
I think I may have posted this before, come to think of it. - Stephen Mack
They had to film that at like 3 am. - Akiva
Shit. RIP, Robin. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
I wanted to love this again. - Julian
"I like New York in June..." - Kevin (aka ThreadKilla)
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Julian
In order for today (and tomorrow) to work, I need a nap. Right now. Why, then, am I wide awake?
'Cause no one's bonked you on the head with a cartoon rubber mallet yet. - Spidra Webster
Yes... that might help... - Julian
laura x
Who would like to come over for banana pancakes? #toddlerx is not a fan. I have tons.
ohh ohh me! I would! - Sir Shuping is just sir
I'm anti-banana, except when I'm not. I suspect that makes me toddler-like. ;) - ellbeecee from Android
Let me just fire up the teleporter. - Julian
I would, but I'm on #TeamToddlerX. - Lisa L. Seifert from iPhone
I'd love some! But maybe just put them in foil in the freezer for easy morning breakfast. - Yvonne Renee from FFHound!
I'd eat them. Would toddlerx like mr and ms 2's sandwiches? Turkey, havarti, mayo,tomato, lettuce. One top bun may be missing - Christina Pikas from iPhone
Christina, possibly, but it's hard to say. I'm really happy to eat all the pancakes. - laura x from iPhone
May I add some strawberries and a splash of chocolate syrup? - L to tha B from Android
May I add ice cream and chocolate syrup? - April Russo
Anything you like, if you bring it. :) I have strawberries, blueberries, butter, and real maple syrup (grade B!) here. - laura x
*packs* - L to tha B from Android
Leftovers in the morning! - laura x from iPhone
Julian
"Sultana" sounds much more exotic than "raisin."
Are you checking out the SPB's web page? - Jim: with more caffeine!
In this case, no. I was watching a Youtube video review of an operational ration pack from New Zealand. - Julian
But now I am looking at the SPB web page. Pizza night is now Saturday as well? - Julian
Julian
You know who's really good at doing quick arithmetic? Professional darts players.
Poker players, too. - Joe
With poker, you are also calculating probability based on others' behavior and tendencies. - Julian
Blackjack dealers - Brian Johns
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Smiling Young White People Make App for Avoiding Black Neighborhoods http://valleywag.gawker.com/smiling... (Fuck these people.)
Smiling Young White People Make App for Avoiding Black Neighborhoods http://valleywag.gawker.com/smiling-young-white-people-make-app-for-avoiding-black-1617775138/+sambiddle (Fuck these people.)
what. the. fuck? - Sir Shuping is just sir
JFC - Jenny H. from Android
Disgusting. - vicster: full-bodied
Assholes. - Katy S from iPhone
"SketchFactor is poised to receive more attention when it launches." - Brian Johns
Only here (DC area) could such an idea be born. SHEESH. - Julian
Jandy
Got 17/20 playing the 20 Largest Fast Food Chains quiz. Can you top that? http://www.sporcle.com/games... #Sporcle
Got 17/20 playing the 20 Largest Fast Food Chains quiz. Can you top that? http://bit.ly/1oFoJXc #Sporcle
18/20, and what a weird list. I missed Little Caesar's and Dunkin' Donuts. - Jennifer Dittrich
Only 16 for me, and I wouldn't have thought of the two you posted. - L to tha B from Android
After my lucky guess for Starbucks, I should've put in Dunkin' Donuts, but I still find all of the pizza places (barring Pizza Hut and Little Caesar's) to be weird, since you have to either order in advance for delivery, or sit down there to eat. - Jennifer Dittrich
I only got 15. :-\ Ice cream tripped me up. - Julian
9/20 ... I guess I know geography better than fast food. - John (bird whisperer)
14/20 - April Russo
I got 14, I had a brain hiccup on 2 that I couldn't think of the actual name. - Heather
i got 13 but didn't even consider the pizza joints. no wonder. - holly #ravingfangirl
Yeah, I didn't think the pizza places should really be in there. I happened to guess Pizza Hut in desperation and then got a few of the others (but still missed Little Ceasar's). And I missed Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin Robbins because I didn't really think of those as fast food, either. I had no idea Subway outnumbered McDonalds almost 2 to 1. That surprised me. - Jandy
14/20 After little 'caesars' didn't work I gave up on pizza. Which was a bad idea. - NOT THE CRICKET
RepoRat
Following on from Marie's post: Who is your (living) library hero you haven't actually met?
Mine is Denise Troll Covey. - RepoRat
Uh, RepoRat. :) - laura x from iPhone
^ - Marie
Caroline Haythornthwaite is on my list. I have many heroes! - Marie
You mean met in person? - Julian
Yep. - RepoRat
You, if only because I am a tease / git ;) - Pete : Team Marina
Aw, hell. I swear I wasn't fishing, y'all. - RepoRat
Heh heh. I'm throwing in a vote for Repo myself. :-) - YvonneM
I'll throw in another one: Sandy Berman, if only to give him a kicked-outta-librarianship fistbump. - RepoRat
I'm lucky enough to have met RR a couple of times, so I'll vote for Secret Agent Fister. - John Dupuis
I've seen Sandy speak! It was awesome. And we corresponded once. Also awesome. - maʀtha
I also saw Sandy speak once and got mail from him once. He is great. And I see Secret Agent Fister is going to be at my state library conference this fall! - laura x from iPhone
That was supposed to be secret (jk). it would be sweet to meet you! - barbara fister
Julian
Yay. RCN is getting the SEC Network -- and, apparently, WatchESPN.
Or, perhaps, that SEC Network website is slicker than Nick Saban in a recruit's living room. - Julian
Jennifer Dittrich
Sepp Blatter says MLS will adopt FIFA calendar | ProSoccerTalk - http://prosoccertalk.nbcsports.com/2014...
Sepp Blatter says MLS will adopt FIFA calendar | ProSoccerTalk
"He’s not exactly a font of accurate predictions, but FIFA head honcho Sepp Blatter has a made a claim that, if true, would drastically alter the future of Major League Soccer. Blatter claims that Major League Soccer will be moving towards a European calendar. The topic itself is not new, but Blatter’s comments are, and Duane Rollins of Canadian Soccer News posted audio from the FIFA man’s Monday press conference ahead of the U-20 Women’s World Cup. And inside of that audio comes the remarks from Blatter, which comes in stark contrast to the “not in the short-term” comments of MLS commissioner Don Garber when asked about the shift to a ‘winter schedule’ in his State of the League address this December." - Jennifer Dittrich from Bookmarklet
One step closer to legitimacy. - Julian
Yeah, that's pretty much when I stop getting season tickets. My dad can't attend winter (or even late fall) games because of his health, which would be 2/3 of the season. I have no desire to sit outside in January watching a match. - Jennifer Dittrich
I can't imagine having soccer in the northeast or midwest in a winter like the past one. - John (bird whisperer)
I could see the season starting in late July / early August, and stretching to late May, to accommodate a bit of a winter break. - Julian
Alternatively, MLS could do it a bit like Liga MX. Except it's still colder here. - Julian
I just don't believe that the Euro-snobs are going to be converted any time soon, schedule change or not. The league has consistently gained in competitiveness over the last decade, and it always seems like the NextThing(tm) is what they're waiting for to give the stamp of approval. - Jennifer Dittrich
Another point in favor of the summer schedule is that there's less competition for viewership & attendance. - John (bird whisperer)
Yeah, I can't imagine that the viewership would go up when they have to compete with the full winter schedule. - Jennifer Dittrich
Someone needs to substitute Blatter permanently. It looks to me like the MLS is doing very well. What sort of idiot would want to screw with it? - Mark H
Blatter is a tool, but I do get the desire to get the leagues on at least comparably similar schedules (the transfer windows are spaced so oddly for the different leagues that it complicates moving back and forth.) That said, I love that our off season is when the EPL is in high gear, so there's stuff to watch all year long, and it makes loans a lot more viable. - Jennifer Dittrich
Meg VMeg
I've become one of the unabashed, single-party phone-readers at restaurants. I tip well, at least?
I usually go with that. - Julian
HEY ME TOO - jambina
Thirded. - RepoRat
Same, here. And I tip especially well at the places that the waitstaff don't bother me while I read. - Katy S from iPhone
I too am in your club! - Janet from FFHound!
Me too - am in fact doing that right now at a random pizza joint in Bryn Mawr. Also helps with avoiding conversation with others at the bar (when I want to avoid conversation). - Sarah from FreshFeed
me too - ellbeecee
Yup, mostly at lunch and more on the iPad. I tip well if they leave me alone except for endless drink refills. - ~Courtney F
Its better than zingle party palm reader. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
Just curious: Is there something about phone-reading in restaurants that makes it different (more difficult, easier, whatever) than, you know, single-party print reading, which I've been doing for decades? - Walt Crawford
I read from my tablet while eating alone in restaurants, but otherwise, me too! - WebGoddess
Walt, personally, I feel stupider or more anti-social looking at my phone than I would if I had a real book (or obvious reading device). They all feel pretty awkward to me, though, and I'm only really getting over that now. - Meg VMeg
You people and your meal-reading! Destroying the very fabric of our society. SHAME. - Rochelle *boom* Hartman
OMG, SO YOU'RE THE VOICE I HEAR IN MY HEAD. - Meg VMeg
It may actually stem from being told "NO READING AT THE TABLE, IT'S RUDE" when I was a kid, even though the circumstances are totally different. - Meg VMeg
Meg: Good point. Fortunately, even my inner voice figured out that a family sitting around a table is different than me sitting by myself. And I can see that "playing with your phone when you should be eating" could seem more awkward than reading while eating. - Walt Crawford
Julian
Eldrick needs another backiotomy.
I think he's just DONE. - Julian
Julian
"You're killing me Smalls!"
For-Ev-Er - Steve C Team Marina
Yeah, yeah! - Julian
Julian
Experts Pick World's Best Beers - Business Insider - http://www.businessinsider.com/experts...
Experts Pick World's Best Beers - Business Insider
Tasty. - Julian from Bookmarklet
Glen Campbell
This dude sat next to me on the flight to San Antonio from San Francisco last night. He has a great voice. - http://www.petercoyote.com/
This dude sat next to me on the flight to San Antonio from San Francisco last night. He has a great voice.
He really does :-) - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Agreed. - Julian
Yep. - Jenny H. from Android
Yes! - Janet from FFHound!
Uli
Uli
Making a route in Runtastic is almost as easy as solving cold fusion. #flybytheseatofmypants #illbeback
I never tried to solve Cold Fusion. I moved on to PHP. - Julian
LOL, Julian. - Marie
Marie
I put in a request for Facilities to take a look at the air conditioning in my office. http://t.co/qH5thBEncN
I put in a request for Facilities to take a look at the air conditioning in my office. http://t.co/qH5thBEncN
I can't imagine why. You don't look cold or nothing - Sir Shuping is just sir
Liking out of solidarity. - holly #ravingfangirl from iPhone
I'm getting a Scandinavian Vampire vibe. - MoTO: Team Marina
Another classic photo. :) - Julian
You need a tiny "Boo" flag. :( - L to tha B
Nice stillsuit. - Steven Perez
Facilities came and fixed it last night!!! - Marie
Does that now make you the ghost of christmas past? - Steve C Team Marina
We could trade. You could send me some of that "too cold" air, and I could send you some heat & humidity from my home office. - April Russo
Facilities: "Are you seeing any CO2 frost yet?" - David Lounsbury
Christina Pikas
I'm now using R for everything - i'll soon brush my teeth with it.
Are you soaking in it yet? - Julian
I blame you for the for-loop coding earworm I now have ;) (toothbrushing <- function (brushcolor, person, brandoftp) {...) - Hedgehog
Julian
The most SUPER OFFICIAL hamburger. http://www.youtube.com/watch...
The most SUPER OFFICIAL hamburger. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qz5xO-UydTk
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I last slid over to this spot four years ago. It was worth the trip (300+ miles each way... for a day trip). - Julian
Jennifer Dittrich
Jermaine Jones close to joining Chicago Fire, Alexi Lalas says - SBNation.com - http://www.sbnation.com/soccer...
Jermaine Jones close to joining Chicago Fire, Alexi Lalas says - SBNation.com
"According to Lalas' report, Jones would join MLS on a Designated Player deal that would pay him about $3 million a year. That's apparently significantly less than he was first asking for, but would still make him one of the league's top paid players. Jones would apparently be allowed to join the Fire directly, with MLS officials telling Lalas that "Designated Players of a certain threshold as determined by the league" skip the Allocation Ranking." - Jennifer Dittrich from Bookmarklet
I think this could be pretty cool, and not just because there'd be another team with a DP who didn't follow the allocation order when people thought they should have. - Jennifer Dittrich
JJJ to the USA! - Julian
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This Mother Went To Take Money From The ATM And NEVER Expected This! I’m In Tears! | PetFlow Blog - The most interesting news for pet parents around the world. - http://blog.petflow.com/td-bank...
If I were the type who could cry... - Julian
They did that 30000 times??? Holy crap I want to switch to TD Canada Bank - Steve C Team Marina
Marie
How are my ffeeps today? What are you all up to?
Winding down after a 5k. David is reading. Helen is chatting with her friend. - Pete : Team Marina
About to take a nap. - Julian
Trudging through the alleys of SPSS... - ωαřмaiden ❤Bassetmom❤
Putting numbers in boxes, Marie. I'm fine, thanks. - MoTO: Team Marina
Hanging out on the couch. - Jenny H. from Android
I'm good, thanks. Doing odd bits of grading and online-class-discussion-answering. - RepoRat
trying to get back to reality. prepping for a volunteer gig with band camp kids tomorrow. doing the laundry from my trip. examining the growing black and blue patch covering my right shin. procrastinating calling my mother in response to her email about my niece being born. - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra
Finished awesome PubMed for Trainers class, got to have lunch with my former boss Del - maʀtha from Android
Fine! Worked on cleaning up my office ALL DAY. Then went to Sam's to buy meat and a dog bed. Now home, showered, and loafing. On the sofa. With Tucker, who liked the dog bed until I got on the sofa. :| - L to tha B from Android
And how are you? - L to tha B from Android
Winding down after a full day - how are things with you, Marie? - Jen
Winding down from winding down all day. Phew. - Jim: with more caffeine!
Don't ask me about our trial of a faculty profile system. Good pizza and cocktails for dinner. - Meg VMeg
I'm about to make up a salad thingy with garbanzo beans, so my day is preeeeeetty okay. :) - Marie
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