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Steve and 4 other people
If I made a device that burned gasoline in air at the same rate as an average car going 65mph, how big would the flame be? (cc @rjallain)
Assumptions: MPG = 32.5 - Ken Gidley
So, car burning about 2 gallons per hour. That converts to 2.103e-6 m^3/s. or 0.000002103 m^3/s. - Ken Gidley
not a huge flow of gas - Ken Gidley
Now assume we're using a bunsen burner like contraption, with a diameter of 0.01m (about .39 inches). The area of the opening of that burner would be: pi*(0.005m)^2 = 7.854e-5 m^2. - Ken Gidley
So the velocity of fuel exiting across that area would be: 0.0268 m/s - Ken Gidley
From this ( there is a formula for 'flame length' that looks like: length = const * velocity of gas * (diameter of burner + const2) * const3. (this is formula 8.4 in the paper). - Ken Gidley
Plugging in values for the constants (mostly from the same paper), I get a flame length of 1.5417e-6 m, or 6.0695e-5 inches. so 0.000060695 inches. I.e. not very big. :) - Ken Gidley
And I spent WAY too much time reading that paper to determine all this... :) - Ken Gidley
the constants are all related to the specific fuel being burned, and gasoline wasn't one of the values, so I used something similar - Acetylene. It burns a a pretty close rate to gasoline, from what I can find. - Ken Gidley
I've almost certainly gotten values wrong, since it doesn't make much sense to me. - Ken Gidley
We need to experimentally verify this. I volunteer Steve's house! - Brian Johns
Kevin Fox
So who's buying Google Glass when they go on sale for one-day-only tomorrow?
*crickets* :) - Ken Gidley
Not even crickets here. - Jim is digging out.
I'll wait until it's actually a product to make a decision. - Eric - Watch Me Now
Clark Kent. - Spidra Webster
I'd pay $150. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
I need to find a new physician since mine does one go about finding a compassionate doctor who is a good listener and takes your concerns seriously? I've asked some people I know but no one seems overly thrilled with their doctor...
And many of the docs I work with I would not bring my hamster to...if I had a hamster.... - furrworld
Angie's List? - Betsy
Yelp - Mary Carmen
Does anyone from your old doctor's office recommend anyone? - Yvonne from FFHound!
I've had good luck using Yelp - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
Interview several until you find one you're comfortable with. - Ken Gidley from iPhone
The old office is closed...and I tried yelp but haven't seen too many anyone would recommend...ill keep looking! - furrworld
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
What sucks about me is if I give an online dating prospect my name & what I do he can totally stalk me because my name's so unique.
Aw, shoot, that's awful :( - Jennifer Dittrich
"Hi, I'm Zoolemma and I'm a tax accountant." - Stephen Mack from iPhone
there is no Dana? - Big Joe Silence
I'm Z and I work in advertising! >.> - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Amie Lue Z. ? - Not Me
Well that's just lying and I'd rather not start a friendship on lies. It can end with lies but not start. :P - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
It's not lying, it's just backwards. Plus if you think about it it's starting where it ends. :P - Not Me
But then they'll start calling me Amy or whatever other convoluted pronunciation they come up with then when they get my real name it's even more fucked up... Le sigh. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Sue ~ Zue; and you could pass it off as a typo... :) - Ken Gidley
^True, it's just one row off. - Not Me
That could work actually... Boom. I'm using that as my pre-name-before-I-get-to-trust-him name. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
You're a good person, Sue. - Stephan Planken from iPhone
(No, seriously.) - Stephan Planken from iPhone
Kevin (aka ThreadKilla)
Still waiting for all of those websites affected by the Heartbleed vulnerability to let me know my security may have been compromised. No?
I've gotten two such notifications today. - Ken Gidley
0 so far, but will my CU send out another credit card with another number to memorize? - Neal Krummell
I got two from IFTTT, and one from Wunderlist. I have no idea what Wunderlist is, and I do not know if I have a Wunderlist account. - Meg VMeg
No, in fact, I do not have a Wunderlist account, because when you click "Login" it asks me for 10 MB of disk space, right off the bat. Awesome. - Meg VMeg
I've had a few -- the major outstanding one for me is Netflix; LastPass shows them as vulnerable, but no word yet. [Wunderlist is a 'to do' list app developer -- they got a lot of press a couple of years ago. I've got an old account there, but the password isn't used for anything else.] - Jennifer Dittrich
Ken Gidley
My Roamio got a 6 tuner workout at 9:00pm last night, woot-woot!
1) Game of Thrones - Ken Gidley
2) Believe - Ken Gidley
3) Cosmos - Ken Gidley
4) Resurrection - Ken Gidley
5) Bar Rescue - Ken Gidley
6) Masterpiece Classis - should have been 'Downton Abbey', but was 'Mr Selfridge, Season 2' - no idea why it chose that episode to record. - Ken Gidley
Downton Abbey Season 4 is done. Masterpiece Classic is an anthology series, so it's moved on. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Ah, thanks for the explanation. Seems like very odd coding for the Season Passes... - Ken Gidley
It messes up our data because some providers code it as season 4 of DA, others as season 8 of MC. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Steve and 4 other people
RT @tivodesign: Celebrating 15 years since the first TiVo shipped with a Blue Moon themed lunch.
That was a good lunch! - Stephen Mack (Just kidding!) - Steve and 4 other people
Heh, Philly cheesesteaks. - Stephen Mack
More like "Philly cheesesteaks", with the quote-unquote. :) - Ken Gidley
BTW, the CEO of's kid is in my kid's 1st grade class so I think of those lunches often now. Always remember getting indian food with grocery store pita bread as "naan". Oh, and multi-ethnic, of course. :) - Steve and 4 other people
Laid back. With my mind on my print queue and my print queue on my mind. - Akiva
Damn you auto recumbent. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
I like my recumbent bike, guess I need try a recumbent Canon printer. :) - Ken Gidley from iPhone
How kids' games SHOULD be played!
Connect pour - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Lol!!! - Yvonne from FFHound!
If you lose, drink a shot. - Ken Gidley
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
RT @carolinecasey: "Your Honor, I murdered him bc he used "nice" to respond to two texts in a row." "Case dismissed"
sweet - Andrew C (✔)
Nice. ;) - Ken Gidley
Ken Gidley
Text yourself thin with ToneFone weighted iPhone case | iPhone Atlas - CNET Reviews -
Text yourself thin with ToneFone weighted iPhone case | iPhone Atlas - CNET Reviews
Workout with your iPhone! - Ken Gidley from Bookmarklet
Ummmm - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Ken Gidley
Had some episodes of vertigo over the past 24 hours when tilting my head. Dr. diagnosed me over the phone, and prescribed YouTube for cure. And it worked. Life is weird.
Video of how to do the cure: - Ken Gidley
After reading about this, I'm 95% sure other FF'ers treated themselves this way - Kevin Fox maybe? - Ken Gidley
Wow. How do you feel now? - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Fine after 3 minutes of 'repositioning my ear rocks' :) - Ken Gidley
Before I did the 'maneuver', I could make the room spin by tilting my head to the left. After, I can't reproduce the effect. - Ken Gidley
I love living in the future. - Scott. Cat Herder.
Kevin had the same thing. Used the exact same video. It took a few times but it worked. So awesome. - Rachel Lea Fox
bump for Tamara - Ken Gidley
Ken Gidley
Hmm, I guess someone re-enabled the Twitter imports to FF today.
I'm seeing a TON of Tweets from folks I forgot I had followed after having NOT seen them for weeks(?) - Ken Gidley
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Just read the email about @amazon Prime membership rate changes. Going up to $99 in Jan '15 when it renews for me. I'm actually ok with that
Me too. I didn't realize that the prices had stayed the same for the last 9 years. I think the rate increase is fair. I'm a heavy Prime user so I don't mind the increase at all. - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
yep, i'm good with it as well - Sir Shuping is just sir
They were making noises about it going to 129 a year, so when I saw it would be 99, I was relieved!! I too, have no problems with that price point... - WebGoddess
I am too. $129 was going to be an issue for me, while $99 I was ok with as a price point. And I think they would have lost subscribers, at least initially, with a leap to that $129 level - sure, it's only $30 more than the $99 point, but it's $50 more than the $79, and the mental leap from a 2-figure cost to a 3 figure cost is pretty big. - ellbeecee
I wonder if they will go to that amount, but just step it up gradually so as not to scare people off - Sir Shuping is just sir
I'm okay with it, too. I use it a lot, so I can't complain about the increase since it still saves me money. - Katy S
$20/year increase isn't bad. Though in percentage terms, it is 25%. Better not become an annual increase of that percentage! - Ken Gidley from iPhone
And I bet it won't be 9 years before the next increase. They'll need to fund their fleet of drones. - Ken Gidley from iPhone
The old price was worth it for the free shipping alone. It's still affordable considering the free books, movies and stuff you get along with it. I could imagine 10 bucks a month would seem fair eventually. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
Yeah, that's still only $8.25 a month for a metric ton of streaming video and free shipping on stuff. I'm renewing. - Steven Perez
Haha! Drones, man. I forgot about the drones! - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Shannon - GlassMistress
MAN admitted a celebrity 'man crush' to me - Clive Owen. Who are your celebrity crushes?
For me it Angelina Jolie - Shannon - GlassMistress
I used to have a tonne, but at the moment I can't think of any. - Melly
Franka Potente, Jason Statham, Vin Diesel, Luke Evans, Tony Jaa, and a guy whose name I can't ever remember bc it's long... he starred in the Courier, among other things. - t-ra: lose,find,repeat from Android
Tom Hardy; Cumberbund Bandersnatch; Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Idris Elba; James Franco - Brent Schaus
As of this week for a dude it's Seo In Guk. My woman one hasn't changed in forever: Angela Bassett. - Anika
Jessica Alba. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Apart from Sammy (duh!), I do quite like Mark Wahlberg. - Melly
Joan Chen, Suzanne Vega, Evelyn Lin - Big Joe Silence
+1 to what Stephen said. :) - Ken Gidley
Well, those are my man crushes... I have a list of, like, woman-crushes, too lol - Brent Schaus
Ellen Page and Mark Ruffalo get me on the enviro-nerd level, above and beyond normal crush. Other than them, it's a long list... - Heather, 30k Camper
Also, Melly is one of my celebrity crushes. - t-ra: lose,find,repeat from Android
*blush* - Melly
Anderson Cooper, Don Lemon & Ellen DeGeneres - Iván Abrego from Android
i didn't include Melly on my list cos i didn't want to be even creepier than usual. oh, wait, we have to list ppl we crush on who are the same gender we are? - Big Joe Silence
Nope, just curious about crushes. Share 'Em all! - Shannon - GlassMistress
Clive Owen? Oh, he made me go all weak at the knees when I was a teenager. Still does. And Dermot Mulroney is heavenly ;-) - Heleninstitches
My first TV crush was...Sophie Ellis Bextor's mum. But yeah, Clive Owen. I'd let him do bad things to me. Conversely, I'd like to to very naughty things to Brad Cooper. - Steel Penguin Slippy
Finally, I'd like to snuggle under an alpaca and drink cocoa out of an aluminium trilby with Noel Fielding - Steel Penguin Slippy
That dude with the long blonde hair on TMZ. - Melly from FFHound!
Oh, almost forgot Olivia Coleman. She's adorable. - Steel Penguin Slippy
Ken Gidley
FF'ers - if you LOVE TiVo, share your story for a chance to win $10,000. See:
#tivoemployee - I'm not eligible to enter. - Ken Gidley
You beat me to it, Ken! - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Earn $10,000 just for writing an essay? We must be crazy! - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Last night's double date awesomeness was due to Stephen's suggestions. I had no idea downtown Sunnyvale was so happening at night!!!
Ooooo, where did you go???? - Mary Carmen
Il postale for dinner, then Fibbar Mcgees for dessert/drinks. They had an awesome DJ and I got to do a little dancing! Yay! And ouch! Lol! - Yvonne from FFHound!
I used to live a short walk from downtown, always enjoyed hanging out down there. Il Postale is still one of our favorite restaurants. - Ken Gidley
Awesome!!!! I really wanna move there. Gotta start looking. - Mary Carmen
So glad you had a good time! - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Stephen Mack
Jimmy from GlassWest was a total pro. (This is regarding - Stephen Mack from iPhone
yaaaaayyyy! - MoTO Moca Blend
Having someone come to my place of work to perform a service? It feels great, like I'm some big shot. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
yeah, that is nice and convenient. - Ken Gidley
You ARE a big shot. - Louis Gray
I've replaced both a windshield and the driver's side window (in my youthful days) and I can say with some certainty that I never ever want to try doing either again. And yes, workplace onsite repairs are the best. Too bad the oil change guys won't work that way. In fact, why can't we have a veritable pit crew show up at our parking stall and give it a complete once over every six months or so?! - Jkram|ɯɐɹʞſ
Stephen Mack
Damn. Someone broke into my car between 5 and 7 at work tonight. Smashed the driver side window. Stole some random crazy stuff like headphones and toiletries -- but left my wallet and its cash alone. Uh, what? (EDIT: All fixed now, see
Oh, wow, I am so sorry :( - Jennifer Dittrich
This sucks mate. - Mo Kargas
What a crapper. I'm glad they didn't take your wallet. - Anika
It could have been so much worse! Why steal my expired Zoo membership cards but leave my wallet behind? They ransacked through the glove compartment and various other compartments, saw the wallet, but didn't take a thing out of it. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
oh noes!!!! - Mary Carmen
That really sucks. As for the smalltime stuff, I've had that happen to my car before. I think it's homeless folks looking for things they find useful but so small that if they get caught it's clear they weren't after money. The odds are they won't get caught so it's worth taking the risk for them. My car was broken into and a flashlight and travel alarm clock were taken. Nothing else. - Spidra Webster
Oh geez. :-( - John (bird whisperer)
GAH! People suck. - Melly
:( - Micah
man, that sucks! Did you report it yet? - imabonehead
That is terrible. - Eric - Watch Me Now from iPhone
Oh no! :(((( So sorry, Stephen! - Tamara J. B.
Dang - Marie
:( - Not Me
Duuuude. I'm sorry. :( Also, why do you leave your wallet in your car?!?! - Lisa L. Seifert from iPhone
Damn, Stephen, that sucks thoroughly. - Akiva
Aw, Stephen, I'm sorry. - Anne Bouey
:-( - Betsy
:-( I'm sorry, Stephen. - vicster: full-bodied
Ugh, that sucks. - Kristin
Sorry to hear that Stephen. :-( - Stephan Planken
Ugh :-( - Amit Patel
Dang - Josh Haley from Android
BOOOOOO!! That sucks. Happy 15th anniversary! - Louis Gray
Do not like. :(. Where were you parked? Out by TiVo Central? Rain damage? - Ken Gidley from iPhone
:( - Eivind
Oh no! - Katy S
Sorry to hear. This happened to me once. Whoever it was didn't take my wallet that was left in prominent display, but did take the few pennies in change that were rolling around, and my sweaty gym clothes. Weird. - Uli
Ima: I did report it through our on-site security guards. Police declined to investigate in person. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Lisa: Good question with no good answer. I normally wouldn't but I didn't need it on me today, so left it there (hidden from view) because I didn't feel like carrying it around. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Ken: Yeah, boonies by TiVo Central where I normally park. Probably a bit of rain damage -- hard to tell with all the glass everywhere. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Louis: Thanks but not for a few more days. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Spidra and Uli: It is so weird. There must be a logic they're following but I cannot fathom it. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Thanks for the support and kind words, all. I feel fortunate to still have my wallet. The window can be easily replaced and nothing of great value was taken. Just inconvenient. It did make me late for a date, but she was very flexible about changing plans and helping me out. We had a good time. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Boooo. At least you're safe. It's just a drag. - Gabrielle from FFHound(roid)!
bastards :( - Jonathan Disher
:( - chaz2b
:( - Pixie
:( :( - DigitalAptech
I am so sorry Stephen. :( - Janet
That sucks. Sorry to hear. - LB's Bubba. The other 1
They didn't take your garage door opener, did they? - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
Dude that sucks. =( - Yvonne from FFHound!
That's awful...I'm so sorry Stephen.... - furrworld
Sorry to hear this. :-( - YvonneM
:( that sucks - Sir Shuping is just sir
Curtis, nah, I don't have a garage or an opener. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Jerks! I'm sorry this happened to you, Stephen. I know how it feels. :( - Jenny H. from Android
Damn :((( - Iain Baker
Whut. Not cool. - Steven Perez
I'd be extra vigilant around the house. If you think they looked at your wallet at all, they might have your address. - vicster: full-bodied
Good grief! :/ - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
bogus... though now I'm hella curious what lucky lady scored a date with The Mack. - t-ra: lose,find,repeat
Noooo! :( - Ross Miller
Argh, bad, bad :) - ҀҾѦ
That blows!! Sorry!! - Georgia
Not cool, though I'm glad your wallet was left intact. I'm intrigued as to why someone wouldn't steal cash. Spidra's insights are fascinating. - Corinne L
Vicster, good thinking and I had the same worry. Fortunately my brother-in-law is living with me and is there during the hours I'm not there, so I'm not too worried. - Stephen Mack
T-Ra: :)))) - Stephen Mack
Just got off the phone with my Farmers agent (my friend Al, a great guy and long-time family friend), who arranged for a glass company to come out today at noon to TiVo to clean out the glass and replace the window. I do have a small deductible, but he arranged a discount, so my out-of-pocket cost will be under $100 to get this taken care of. Could be worse! - Stephen Mack
Corinne and Spidra: The hard part for me to understand still is when someone causes hundreds of dollars of damage (like when they smashed Spidra's radio) but only pockets items worth $20 or less. I guess that's why New Yorkers in the '80s and '90s would leave their cars unlocked and/or post "no radio in car" signs. - Stephen Mack
I love the collective wisdom here, things I never knew nor considered. Most of our smash and grab car events are not homeless but those needing things to sell for drug money. - Janet from FFHound!
Perhaps they were looking for drugs? - Todd Hoff
ouch ,.. they must be just vandels.. if they had taken Wallet and cash.. then thats a bigger felony - Peter Dawson
They must have been high....and missed the wallet - ابوتایغر الزندیقی
What a lousy thing to happen! Sorry to hear it. - Son of Groucho
:-( - Bruce Lewis
Damn. Maybe when they realized who they were stealing from they fled in terror. - Jim is digging out. from iPhone
It's true I know martial arts. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Now I'm hearing Keanu Reeves saying "I know kung fu." hee hee - Corinne L
حاجی ینی شما هم تایید میکنید خبرهای صدا و سیمای حاجی ضرغامی مبنی بر نبود امنیت در غرب وحشی؟ این حقیر به نمایندگی از کاربران فارسی زبان تارنمای وزین خوراک دوست از شما دعوت میکنم تا چند صباحی را به ایران آمده و در زیر سایه امنیت رژیم عزیز زندگی کنید. بزرگوار دلهای ما با شماست. - تراکمه
Um, HELLO?!?! I'd like to hear more about this DATE you mentioned! :) - Lisa L. Seifert
and he thought he slipped that by everyone. - Greg GuitarBuster
That stinks, Stephen. Sorry it happened to you. It happened to me once in college, and to my spouse about 10 years ago. After she had been shopping in Target she deposited the couple of small bags of miscellany into the car, then walked next door to the supermarket (where she worked.) She came out 10 minutes later and the passenger window was shattered. $500 damage for about $20 worth... more... - Jkram|ɯɐɹʞſ
Greg, I noticed that T-Ra noticed. :) - Stephen Mack
Mark: Thanks, yeah, I took a close look at all my bank and credit card sites today. - Stephen Mack
Terakmeh, I think you invited me to try living in Iran for a while if I want to live with security? Very kind of you, thank you! - Stephen Mack
(Curtis/Alan) Jackson
Ah, nothing like seeing you have a stain on a shirt that was fresh from the dryer. After you've been wearing it for most of the day. (At least I haven't left the house yet.) Looks to be oil/grease or something like that. I wonder if it's too late or I should just plan on buying a new shirt?
Apply the detergent directly to the stain and see how it goes. - Spidra Webster
Happen to me the other day. I noticed a giant yellow stain on my shoulder after driving around SoCal for 6 hours. - Anika
You could try to use baking soda and dish soap to get the stain out. It's worked for me in the past. - Tamara J. B.
nothing like a tide stick for that ..have one in my office drawer - Peter Dawson
I've had good luck applying Shout to grease/food stains, working it in a bit, then applying a paste of OxyClean/water, and working that in. Then launder as usual. I'm 3 for 4 or so... - Ken Gidley
Louis Gray
Sales of Sour Patch Kids and Swedish Fish Show We're All Still 11 Sometimes -
Sales of Sour Patch Kids and Swedish Fish Show We're All Still 11 Sometimes
"U.S. sales of Sour Patch Kids—one of the country’s best-selling gummy-or-chew candies—were $184.9 million last year, while sales of Swedish Fish were $111.4 million. The official name for the category is “pastilles, gums, jellies, and chews,” and overall sales of all these were up 6.1 percent." - Louis Gray from Bookmarklet
Yay for sour patch! - ronin
I LOVE Swedish fish. Got a bag at home from my wife just this week! - Ken Gidley
<333333 Sour Patch Kids - Chris Topher
Swedish Fish have Swedish Crack in them. - Spidra Webster
If I eat too many Sour Patch Kids, my teeth hurt. - Louis Gray
Makes the dentists happy - VALZ SCARLETTS MAMA
Stephen Mack
OH: "You are now my top priority project. You come first. I don't care when it is that you email me, I will respond right away. Five minutes. I don't care if it's two in the morning. I don't care if it's lunchtime. I don't care if I'm riding downhill with the Jamaican bobsled team. I will get back to you immediately."
First response: Two days later. ;) - Ken Gidley from iPhone
We shall see, Ken. :) - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Andrew C (✔)
RT @davidwain: As much as I’m interested in the latest swimsuit trends, half of the reason I look through the @Si_Swimsuit issue is to see the sexy girls.
Only half? Better man than I. - Ken Gidley
I've been poring over those issues for decades and I STILL haven't found a suit that "suits" my body type. But I shall endeavor on if I must. <sigh> - Jkram|ɯɐɹʞſ
(Actually I haven't seen one for about 15-20 years... I gave up when they started doing the 3-D images. Of the swimsuits. It made it difficult to see the swimsuits, y'see.) And the painted on one's sort of contradict the whole premise, do they not? - Jkram|ɯɐɹʞſ
Casey Cain
Fwd: Steven Bazyl surprised everyone when he turned over that ace! (via
...whoa. I missed a good game :( - Jonathan Disher
I was lucky enough to be the one bluffing into the royal flush! Next time I'll not do that. - Louis Gray
Have we ever had a royal at TiVo Poker before? - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Yes, at least once before that I remember. Don't remember the details though. - Ken Gidley
Yeah, Justin had it I think... So a long time ago. - Georgia from iPhone
Ken Gidley
Any Yahoo email users out there? Today I noticed they have an 'autocompose Valentine' option in the webmail interface. Pretty funny stuff.
"Dear muffin, How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Your generosity has made the world a better place. Your touch makes my pulse accelerate. Never gonna give you up. Never gonna let you down. Never gonna run around and desert you. Butterfly kisses, Ken" - Ken Gidley
Each time you select an option from the drop down menu, you get a new message body... - Ken Gidley
Hehe! That's great. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
There are three different modalities - 'Crazy in Love' (my sample above), 'Friendly in Love', and 'All Outta Love' - Ken Gidley
'Friendly in Love' sample: "To my sister from another mister, If I had the whole world to choose from, I would pick you to be in my family. You're seriously the coolest. You're somebody I would call if my car broke down and I needed a ride. I'd share my umbrella with you anytime. With fondness, Ken" - Ken Gidley
'All Outta Love' sample: "Dear Madam, Who needs love when we have amazing friends? If I had the power to rename Valentine's Day, I would call it February Fools' Day. Someone should remind all those hand-holders that it's flu season. I'm absolutely not crying right now, not even a little. Never mind, Ken" - Ken Gidley
'All Outta Love' again: "Dear resident, I was thinking about love and I couldn't stop laughing. Have you ever noticed that cupid rhymes with stupid? I'm excited just thinking about all the plans I don't have to make tonight. Ugh, what was this email about? I got so bored I forgot. Oh the agony, Ken" - Ken Gidley
Stephen Mack
I'm glad I got this one right.
Tell us the naming story Mr Wizard. It was before my time. ;) - Ken Gidley from iPhone
Before mine too, Ken. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
What's the answer? ;-) - Yvonne from FFHound!
The correct answer is in green, Yvonne. My random opponent guessed the one in red. Also: Everyone should play QuizUp! - Stephen Mack from iPhone
I don't think I would have gotten it. - Robert Christ
Ken Gidley
US yogurt destined for Olympics hits import snag - Yahoo News -
"The Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance" - wow, that is an, errr, interesting name? - Ken Gidley from Bookmarklet
Victor Ganata
So I got an e-mail from an online dating service and the subject was "How to nail your first date" o_O But, no, it's not an explicit how-to. Still, I can't help wonder if whoever wrote that post used that phrasing in a naive and innocent manner, or if it was a deliberate, calculated decision.
Someone screwed the pooch. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
"How'd your first date go?" "Nailed it." Vs "Nailed him/her". - Ken Gidley from iPhone
Peter Dawson
Today's Bob Marley's birthday! His quote to reflect on, "People want to listen to a message, word from Jah. This could be passed through me or anybody. I am not a leader. Messenger. The words of the songs, not the person, is what attracts people."
What's your fav Bob Marley Quote ?? - Peter Dawson
“If she's amazing, she won't be easy. If she's easy, she won't be amazing. If she's worth it, you wont give up. If you give up, you're not worthy. ... Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.” - Peter Dawson
"Don't worry, 'bout a thing - every little thing, gonna be alright." - Ken Gidley from iPhone
holly #ravingfangirl
Bow before my Quiddler prowess.
um, sure - Jason P
you lose 10 gamer points for that comment. - holly #ravingfangirl
He fought Quatman, right? - Jason P
You mock, but you don't explain - Jason P
so mean - Jason P
If I even had a clue as to what Quiddler prowess is, I might. But I am an old man and not up on the things you youngsters do. - Friar Will
PEOPLE, IT'S A GAME. THE BEST GAME. - holly #ravingfangirl
Is this your tattoo with the puzzle people? - Jason P
GAH. WHERE ARE ALL THE BOARDGAMERS. - holly #ravingfangirl
board ... game? - Mo Kargas
I thought it was a card game. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
It's on your leg, I know that - Jason P
leg tattoo is Carcassone, a board game. yes, Stephen, Quiddler is a card game. - holly #ravingfangirl
Which one is the jigsaw man who hates Batman? - Jason P
CHALLENGE ACCEPTED. - holly #ravingfangirl
Boardgamer? I am a single person who grew up an only child. I very rarely played board games (though I like them). I own one board game now, the NHL Monopoly, and I don't dare set that up because the Boys will scatter the game pieces and I'll be swooping houses, cards, pewter doggies and Monopoly money from under the fridge/stove/couch for the rest of my life! - vicster: full-bodied
haha cats and board games do not mix! :) - holly #ravingfangirl
Or rather, they mix rather too much. - lris
Now, where can we play Quiddler online? - Stephen Mack from iPhone
man, that would be so great. - holly #ravingfangirl
Well, there's but that's not quite it. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
do either of you have this game? rules seem simple enough to program. need to know what all the cards are (value for each letter, number of each type of card that makes up the deck, etc.). hardest part is finding a good online dictionary with an API to check words against. not clear on the turn mechanics either, from what I can find on the web. do you shuffle entire deck, then deal three cards to each, play a round, then deal four cards each, etc.? - Ken Gidley
Ken, yes, I own it. The card distribution is idiosyncratic and there are some two letter combos. And yes, deal, take turns going first, play a round, shuffle, play next round, etc. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Oh, shuffle after each round? how many players per game/round? - Ken Gidley
2-8 players, and there are 8 rounds in a game. - holly #ravingfangirl
there are 118 cards in the deck: A-10, B-2, C-2, D-4, E-12, F-2, G-4, H-2, I-8, J-2, k-2, L-4, M-2, N-6, O-8, P-2, Q-2, R-6, S-4, T-6, U-6, V-2, W-2, X-2, Y-4, Z-2, QU-2, IN-2, ER-2, CL-2, TH-2. I can get the points for each card but that will take a bit of work. - holly #ravingfangirl
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