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John Furrier
congrats to @StevenHodson, @Rizzn and @SeanPAune who launched a group blog TheCynicalBastards - a site to watch http://www.thecynicalbastards.com/
Subscribed. - Patrick Jordan
Should be a fun blog to watch and not to be confused with the opinionated SiliconAngle.com.. nothing like quality opinion and cynicism .. here is the definition of cynicism http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki... - John Furrier
Thanks muchly! We all enjoyed working together at Mashable, so once we all de-coupled from there, we couldn't think of a reason to find a way to team up again. - Mark "Rizzn" Hopkins
Thanks for the well wishes... we will try to be just a little bit more cynical for you ;) - Sean P. Aune
cynical is good - the difference between trash and cynicism is about being clever and smart. I'm sure you guys will do great.. tongues in cheeks and all - John Furrier
AJ Batac
This. - Mike Nayyar
Please can anyone tell me what 'Team Frank' is all about? intrigued..cheers - Jason
Thanks, Bruce. I was having trouble with FF search in trying to find the thread! - LB: Water Witch
Thank you, Bruce - Jason
Happy to help. - Bruce Lewis
This was the first thing I saw when I logged in :) - Ashish
This is gorgeous. The result of a tatted up cow:) - Liza + = ?
Mee toooooo! - Mary B: #TeamMonique
me Three, - Roberto Bonini
Me too! - Halil
FriendFeed forever! - Barbara R. S.
AFFirmative. - Kevin Johnson
Hooray! - Fleagle
FFers Rule - Valz 4 TEAMMARINA
Hear hear! - Franc, a rememberer
Oh. - sofarsoShawn
Right now, Mark Zuckerberg is sitting in a dark room, looking at monitors on the screen. A big red button marked "Kill Friendfeed" sits on the armchair to his right. As he giggles menacingly under his breath, his finger hovers ever-so-gently over the button... - Fleagle
pleather <3 - CarlC
yep! - Kamil
++ Fleagle. "And suddenly, a question pops his head. How come, why not here on my own developed turf? He sips the last of his milk glass, raising the finger off the button, and decided to give them another day." -The book of SocNet, 12:10 - Zu from AOD
♥ ♥ ♥ - Ali Yolcu
Bu yazı fontu kim de var acaba. - Tesbih "KOD 111"
Haha, always fun to stumble on an old post and see how you reacted at the time. #SomeFFLove - Zu from AOD
AJ BATAC Git burdan. O.O - Tarık
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 http://friendfeed.com/setting... - 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 get it - solncee
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
Kevin Fox
Pizza Hut -> The Hut, and Radio Shack -> The Shack. What's next?
The Facebook... oh wait... - Ross Miller
Olive Garden -> The Garden? Taco Bell -> The Bell? - Kevin Fox
Ross: Competing with The Google? - Kevin Fox
The Oval Office -> The Office; The West Wing -> The Wing; Air Force One -> The One - Mitch
+1 to "The Bell". Ma Bell doesn't seem to want that name still anyhow. - Alex Power
Happi House -> The House, Costco -> The Co, Pottery Barn -> The Barn, Foot Locker -> The Locker, Good Guys -> The Guys, Best Buy -> The Buy, Burger King -> The King, Arby's -> The Bee's Knees - Stephen Mack
McDonalds -> The Don - Spidra Webster
Yahoo -> "The Hoo" - Alex Power
It's a fight to see which one will be "The Barn". Pottery Barn or Dress Barn.... - manielse (Mark Nielsen)
FFundercats -> The FFats? - Josh Haley
Friendfeed -> The Friend - Roberto Bonini from iPhone
I think they should have gone with "Teh Shack" - George S.
In and Out -> The In (or) The Out - Adam Kazwell
Back in Hawaii, we used the same name for everything: pretty much any person, place or thing (nouns). The term? 'DA KINE' - Morgan
MySpace --> The Space // LinkedIn --> The Linked // Apple --> The Mac // Microsoft --> The Soft - Louis Gray
Youtube ----> The Tube? - Molly Song ;)
Facebook = The FACE! // Google = The Goog // Gamestop = The Stop // Walmart = The Wall // K-mart = The K! // White Castle = The Castle - ЯIИGҜIИG
Actually they should have went with "PartsShack". It's still the main reason why most people go specifically to their stores, for miscellaneous electronic extras you need fast. - manielse (Mark Nielsen)
I'm sure Taco Bell would fight Ma Bell for The Bell - Ian Betteridge
Albertson's Safeways, Target, Macy's, Home Depot--> "The store" // Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Ebay, MySpace --> "The Internet" - Roger N
The price of tea in China --> The price. - Micah
TGIFridays -> The Fridays, Netflix -> The Flix, Abercrombie and Fitch -> The Fitch - AJ Kohn
Apple iPod -> The Pod Apple iPhone -> The Phone - Roberto Bonini
Microsoft Windows -> The Win. Um... - Simon
I believe it is spelled "Teh" now - Lani
Jack in the Box -> The Box - Frankie Warren
AJ Batac
There is an awesome surfer in this pic.
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Surfer? ;) - Kisha
Eh - what? - Wicked Bat Catcher
my single self would have surfed that. - Big Joe Silence
I don't even see an ocean. - Akiva
Why are there mountains in the ocean? - imabonehead
Please look closer. - AJ Batac
voovv adam çok iyi sörf yapıyor.. - Aynebilim Aşevi
WANT TO TOUCH THE HEINEY!!! - Just Mrs. V
nice wave! - امير کبير
Hey that will work I'm sure! - comix aka martha
just can't focus.... heh - Holden Page
MarkJ, you meant "pro-boner". Thanks. - Absentee
O M G - iTad
Please let this be the next pic that gets constantly bumped up. - iTad
I think vertical stripes would work better unless she's going for emphassis. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
lol - 4 yorum daha
There is no plausible deniability anywhere in this thread. Fact is, every time I see that picture I want to put my mouth on the screen. - Absentee
This needs to be one of those GAY (de?)-motivational posters. - NOT THE CRICKET
Are you sure? - AJ Kohn
'Iam afraid you'r absolut'Right! - Nispell
There's water?.... hadn't noticed - MoTO: Team Marina
sigh straight people #straighttest f*ckn stupid - sofarsoShawn
*thinks about the double standard* o_O - Derrick
Fathers love this beach - AJ Batac
I hate it when photographers don't properly frame their subject. - Andy Bakun
really? my eyes sight is not good. :) - ۳۰ مرغ Loves Y'ALLLLL
and sure you're right, D. don't be cross, though - MoTO: Team Marina
Bumping for great justice. Happy Father's Day! - iTad
Oh yeah I see them, they are standing duh! - ♕Dr. Eynollah ♕
:) - AJ Batac
Those are some awesome buns :D - comix aka martha
This needs another bump. - iTad
I love the waves. - AJ Batac
AJ? waves? you see waves? where? - ♕Dr. Eynollah ♕
Oh I'm cross, B, I'm certainly cross. - Derrick
Just noticed this wasn't on the front page... - iTad
I had to Google that Mark. :) - AJ Batac
Now THAT'S a word I can get behind! - SAM
Still looking closely - Terris of California
That's the OPPOSITE of help. - iTad
BUMP - AJ Batac
I think you mean 'hump' - Just Mrs. V
Yeah that too Katie ;) - AJ Batac
and what did Fergie talk about? Or is it important now at all? - ۳۰ مرغ Loves Y'ALLLLL
BUMP - AJ Batac
I luh you, man. - MoTO: Team Marina
Same here bro... same here... - AJ Batac
sofarsoShawn
#SaturdayFF Whenever I’m walking outside listening to my iPhone(Pod), (especially yesterday listening to my Guetta & Kanye playlist) I just feel this huge URGE to break out with the rhythm and DANCE! Damn boy! I want to grab random passerbys on the street as my dance partners for the moment, especially those people who just seem so sad,
I want to tell them it’s okay, that they’re beautiful and so is life, see if I can make em smile; if only for a moment :) Almost like I’m in a club, I wanna move it, twirl it, skip along, put my hands in the Aaiiirr...Alas, I don’t want to get arrested, but once I do get to my condo, and no one’s watching. I immediately shake it up down the hallway, tear it up in the elevator, right up until I finally get back to my place. I <3 IT! ~ I know, crazy right xD - sofarsoShawn
<3 - Kisha
<3 <3 :) - Tamara J. B.
That's awesome. I used to feel that way sometimes after way, way too many Vodka and Red Bulls. Think your way is far superior. - Patrick Jordan
:) after enough vod & Red Bull, I probably would actualize my urge to dance (and get arrested) - sofarsoShawn
<3 Shawn - Jenny from Android
I think I should've been arrested on many occasions, just for how shite my dancing was. - Patrick Jordan
<3 - Maitani
LOVE it! - Martha
Louis Gray
Matthew! I thought we made it clear that toes are not a food group!
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NOM - Josh Haley
Babies love toesies...nom nom nom - Threepwood
But daaaaad they has a flavor!!! - Yolanda
Yolanda, I'll have to trust him. I'm not sucking his toes to find out. - Louis Gray
mmm... nom, nom... bacon flavored toes. - Ken Stewart | ChangeForge
Oh I remember doing that as a kid too. Those were fun times. - Tamar Weinberg
So what you're saying is that toes are not a "legit" snack? <bows graciously to the thundering applause> - Mitch
Ohhh nooo, Mitch. How could you ;-) +1 - Ken Stewart | ChangeForge
yeah -- if it doesn't work for trash, it doesn't work for toes. ;) - John LeMasney
ZING - Mitch
My online Persian to English translator reports: "copy the dynamic and a victory for scandal". FAIL? :-) http://translation.babylon.com/English... - Louis Gray
If Matthew's dad cleaned his little toes, he wouldn't have to gnosh on it. :-) - john
you are just jealous because you can't do that anymore - Iphigenie
داشتیم جوان؟ =))))))))))))))))))))) - شروین فتحی
سایه خانم صداش رو در نیار :))) - شروین فتحی
so cute! - Stormy
واااای یاد یه جریانی و این چیزا به خیر... اسمایلی سوتی - سایه
Ah, but what about Toe-Jam? - Christian (Simply X)
TOE-tally! - MiniMage
I used to do this! sucking my big toe. I learned it from a ride at epcot center. - PJ Gormley
خانم سایه: در این مورد هم می‌تونید توضیح بدید - هادی خ
Son of Groucho
FriendFeed's back!
That will be why I haven't seen you all evening. - Eithne Herd
AJ Batac
keiko-san
strange cloud
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不思議な雲 1.jpg
Marvellous! - Smeerch
si ...... ahaha~ ..... ^o^ - keiko-san
Whoa. - SAM
ciao Smeerch! ...... ^_^ - keiko-san
is this true??? - keiko-san
che bella! - keiko-san
what was taken ? - Peter Dawson
Ciao keiko! - Smeerch
+1 : Amazing ! - Ouistitis
allam yaa...şu pembe bulut var ya!!! bi dem ormanın üzerine çökmüştü! ben gördüm!!! dağınık bi pembeydi hare şeklinde deil:)tanrının fırça darbeleri:) ha ha ...çok hoş.) - neferteti
Peter, as you can see is a strange-shaped cloud. - keiko-san
Margot ..... you think so, too? - keiko-san
Ouistitis, yes .... amazing! - keiko-san
:))) - keiko-san
The left is Mount Fuji ...... I know .... but right photo where is it? - keiko-san
Lenticulars Cloud, cosi` si chiamano - Alessio D'Arrigo
C'è una funzione apposita in Photoshop. - Smeerch
Smeerch, esistono veramente questo tipo di nubi - Alessio D'Arrigo
非常漂亮。这个山在那人? - Hadi Joseph Yaman from iPod
Alessio, Lenticulars Cloud? ...... - keiko-san
Hadi, in English pls ...... I don't understand Chinese ..... ^o^ - keiko-san
i did a mistake, those in the pics are "Cap Cloud" - Cap cloud or cloud cap is a stratiform, orographic cloud that hovers above or over an isolated mountain peak, formed by the cooling and condensation of moist air forced up and over the peak and lenticularly shaped by horizontal upper level winds. The cloud appears to remain essentially stationary. - Alessio D'Arrigo
Alessio .... thanks! .... but ..... It is a bit difficult for me ..... :p - keiko-san
wow, cool. - JB
yeees, very cool! ...... ^_^ - keiko-san
fushigi na kumo ..... - keiko-san
wow ..... nice! - keiko-san
ffcode ..... sorry? ..... what does it means? - keiko-san
Flash Forward? - keiko-san
ah, this is a TV drama? - keiko-san
I did't know ..... thanks for good info! ..... ^o^ - keiko-san
....... ^_^ - keiko-san
Alens are coming - Alez☭
Alens? ...... Aliens? - keiko-san
自然の力って凄いですね・・・ - keiko-san
superb...!!! - Willie Ryan
........ ^_^ - keiko-san
Unbelievable! ....... natural power is amazing ...... ^o^ - keiko-san
I got some from Iwate, too. - Jason Hill
They always happen near mountains. - Jason Hill
very nice, Jason! ..... kore wa Iwate de satsuei shitandesuka? - keiko-san
はい! - Jason Hill
ホント?・・・スゴ~イ! - keiko-san
不思議な形をした雲ですね・・・ - keiko-san
Robert Scoble
I just posted why FriendFeed will go mainstream: http://scobleizer.com/2008...
Do you use Alert Thingy or any of the desktop apps for Friendfeed, or just keep the site open? - Patrick Jordan
I agree, FriendFeed will go mainstream if people start using more of these online services - Justin Yost
I just keep the site open and refresh a lot. - Robert Scoble
That was an awesome and relevant post! Thanks Rob! - Drew Lucas
I use twhirl for updates - Aura Mae from twhirl
I use twhirl, but it keeps moving the screen while I'm typing if there is an update. Hence these random bits of comment you get sometimes... - Rahsheen from twhirl
Using twhirl also. Just not enough screen space there, and things to roll off. Web page is easier. - Todd Jordan
Well said Robert, good article on why FriendFeed will go mainstream. - Mike Reynolds
FF is definitely gonna need a better interface if it IS going to be useable by non-geeks - Rahsheen
I was thinking the same thing, Jason. I don't think my mom would ever be able to handle FF, but I'm sure most geeks/social media addicts will love it and it will be a success - Rahsheen
my mom is not a good design test case i doubt anyone's mom is- the person who wants to be highly digitally connected, is. - Nathan Eckenrode
Robert, I know you didn't intend it, but your two part piece is a great friendfeed newbie tutorial. Thanks. Also, again don't know if it was intentional, but you forgot to include this friendfeed user: http://friendfeed.com/hillary ;-) - Robert Stevens
Robert Stevens that user needs to engage people with the tools as adults who vote not speakat them like children who must be contained. - Nathan Eckenrode
Well, my mom is a programmer and uses online communications to coordinate her team, so I guess she is not the most common "mom" example :) - Rahsheen from twhirl
Nathan Eckenrode absolutely right about that user needing to engage. Check her friendfeed page. Not a single subscription. - Robert Stevens
and not everyone's mom is theprototypical bumbler that frequently gets assigned t that architypical user group - Nathan Eckenrode
it does make a good friendfeed tutorial, but I don't think it's going mainstream without a serious interface improvement. Its ass ugly! - Justin Flood @justinflood from twhirl
It's not even that it's ugly, it's that it's not really useable. I think it was created to provide as much as possible, but with the understanding that someone would create decent filters/clients for it for regular consumption. - Rahsheen
I this that whether FF goes mainstream depends mostly on us. - funkyboy
@PatrickJordan - using Twhirl client. - Todd Jordan
Well said. Not entirely certain I agree or disagree with your thoughts, but either way you do present a compelling argument for FF. I think the number one reason that will hold back adoption of a mainstream FF is the benefit to the average user. Unless that is articulated so the *average user* can understand, they will not see the desire to attach themselves to another service. The question at this point is what can, or should, FF do to attract average users? - Scott Jarkoff
@ScottJarkoff - well, partnerships would help. When you sign up for a service, if that service had a check box to add that feed to Friendfeed, it'd be a done deal. - Todd Jordan
@Todd: Agreed. But that begs the question, how would such a partnership benefit the service you're signing up for? There has to be some mutual benefit to a partnership like that. The obvious benefit is for FF, but what does everyone else gain through such an arrangement? - Scott Jarkoff
Scott: I'm not so sure that FriendFeed should worry TOO much about that right now. Instead, make the system of great utility to advanced users like me and you. If they make it easy for me to get rid of the noise and present it to everyone else, then it'll take off. - Robert Scoble
Why FriendFeed WON'T Go Mainstream: 1.) in the mainstream, people don't want to be THIS informed. That's probably equally good for them, and good for those of us who do want to be this informed! 2.) Steve Case subscribed, friended some people and then...didn't engage at all. He's my go-to guy for what the mainstream will eat up like ice cream. - Robert Seidman
Robert: But how does such usage translate over to the average user? Just because us mega-geeks can use FF, and more importantly we can understand it, does not mean that the average user will comprehend why it is useful to them. _Something_ needs to bridge that gap, no? - Scott Jarkoff
Last night I tried to explain FriendFeed and even Twitter to my friend the cop. While he has a Facebook profile, He Just. Didn't. Get It. The harder I tried to explain, the more he just looked at me like I just landed from Venus. - Capn' One Eye - adrift
FF can't go mainstream and I said as much in my comment on your blog post, which is awaiting moderation I guess :(. Main point - I could never explain FF to any of my non techy friends...never - Jennifer Van Grove from twhirl
Alert Thingy helps with the interface 'issues'. I think it has really helped with adoption / holding onto users - John Duff from Alert Thingy
@Geoff Longman - we are from Venus! ;-) welcome to my planet! - Susan Beebe
No doubt FF will go mainstream. It must over come the too many sites back lash, but over time this is a winner. - Russellreno
@patrick I just keep it open, until Firefox crashes! - Prolific Programmer
#humdaybumpday "5. It is freaking fast and much more reliable than Twitter. Today I’ve been putting dozens of Tweets into Twitter and they show up in FriendFeed BEFORE I can refresh the page. It is amazingly fast at gathering new stuff from Twitter. I have not found any other service as reliably fast." So true! - Ahmet Yükseltürk
Derrick
Me when I was younger.
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HOTTIEEEEE in da making! - Shevonne
WHAT....a cutie-patootie! - Egyirba from twhirl
Couldn't rock a beard, but I'm okay. :) - Derrick
OMG, you are adorable! "Old wisdom" in the eyes in that young man! - Janet
Compare/contrast with my avatar: http://beta.friendfeed.com/geekand... - Derrick
Squee! - LB: Water Witch
Does liking this make me a dirty child molester? - Sparky, lurking
still squeezy. :) - edythe
Hella cute. - Mona Nomura
Good pic! - Christian (Simply X)
So cute :) - Neya
still cute derrick! - Trish Haley
so cute - anna sauce
Derrick, he knows what's up. - Mike Nayyar
WHACHOO talkin' bout Willis? - iTad
D during the pre-#bitchlips era. - Akiva
Yep. - Derrick
Totally forgot about this post. - Akiva
how did I miss this *smile* - Michael W. May
This is nearly 11 months old feed! - Ferhad Fidan
잘 생긴 ,,, - namchul
데릭 :D - Derrick
Check you out!! :D - Josh Haley
OMG, I have just died from the cute. Srsly, STOP it. *heart bursts* - Ayşe E.
cheekee boy :) - sofarsoShawn
you are cute! - Marissa
so cute! - Kelly W.
Too cute. - Mary B: #TeamMonique
I'm going to hide this post as an act of self-preservation. It's literally killing me. - Ha3rvey (on hiatus)
:) - edythe from iPhone
excellent! - MikeAmundsen
*Liked* again. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
What a beautiful boy :) - comix aka martha
so cute! :-) - Maitani
How did this show up again!?! - Derrick
Because you're fucking adorable and you can't be kept down? - Hookuh Tinypants
Yay li'l Derrick! - Steele Lawman
Aww <3 - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Squeeee! - Melly - #TeamMarina
DDDDDDDDDDDD - AJ Batac
:)) - edythe from iPhone
edythe
me actually singing - warts & all - well, actually. no warts, but double chinnage and undereye circles on Vimeo - http://vimeo.com/5028743
me actually singing - warts & all - well, actually. no warts, but double chinnage and undereye circles on Vimeo
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"i've wanted to do this for a while. i'm not a good singer, and it's ok. and this is how i look when i'm doing the just-ok singing. this is part of me dealing with all my faces." - edythe from Bookmarklet
I Love it. :) - Parth Awasthi
thank you. ! i was a little afraid it might scare people witless. ;) - edythe
You're great Polly...keep it up. - Mark Krynsky
I'm sorry but were you on fire went you went up the hill? - Brent - Yes I am
Edythe you are awesome and adorable. Who does this song? - Janet
So sweet <3 Go girl! - Neya
thank you, mark and nia and jlt-j. brent, the sky is supposed to be on fire, but i forgot and mumbled. :) jlt-j: it's a warron zevon song that Jill Sobule does a beautiful cover of. - edythe
I love this song :D good job! I like your faces - comix aka martha
That made me smile. :) - Ha3rvey (on hiatus)
You have a very nice voice!!! - Ginger Makela Riker
Wow you had me at Warren Zevon. This shy thing is in the past. Waiting for the follow up album. - Russellreno
:) - Rodfather
[applauds] BENNY THE CAB: Hey Roger, what do you call the middle of a song? ROGER RABBIT: Gee, I don't kn -- [sees that he needs to duck] A BRIDGE!!! - Karim
Sing it, girl. ;) - Derrick
so this is what the angels in heaven sound like? you were wonderful. thank you for the preview :-) (I'm optimistic) - robert holiday
you guys are all too nice. really. :) - edythe
Excellent. I think that's what it's called, right? :-D - Pete D
Very pretty! - Anne Bouey
*smile* - Michael W. May
YAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYY! *swoons again* - MoTO: Team Marina
:)) - Alix May
Papa needs this today. G'morning polly. - MoTO: Team Marina
"bridge"... *grins* - MoTO: Team Marina
I still love this so much. - Alix May from FFHound!
That's because it is polly and she is awesome. - MoTO: Team Marina
Indeed. - Alix May
I wish I could like it again :)) - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
I miss those Polly faces! - Derrick
*birthday bump*... One of my most favorite Polly moments ever - MoTO: Team Marina
Awww. Heh, Barry. If they ever made this into a single, you'd push it into some platinum list. :) ;) this is the only song I have ever sung and made sound reasonably good. - edythe from iPhone
"Bridge..." JUST LIKE JAMES BROWN!... *sigh* - MoTO: Team Marina
Hee hee, Barry. Now you're just buttering me up like a roll. ;) - edythe from iPhone
★ Soner Gönül
=)) - Don Reza
Rèmi Gaillard, street clown. - Sikoncan
:)))) - پاتک
ahaha tam sopalık - Sercan
beyin bedava ne de olsa :D - ★ Soner Gönül
asfasg - Anarşalı
demekki böyle bi sahneyi gören 100 kişi olsak sadece 1-2 kişi yuh bee diyecek.. neresi eğlenceli bunun?! bu adam keşke sadece böyle şakalar yapsaymış: http://www.youtube.com/watch... - madven
Vampire Hunter DYSP
LOVE. This song pops into my head at random times and I *have* to hear it. - Laura Norvig from iPod
Yeah. :) - Ha3rvey (on hiatus)
Katy S
And that, my friends, is not a lie.
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That's the truth, TRUTH! - Julian
Because I'm greedy, I made 1.5 recipes worth of icing. That's why it dripped over the side. - Katy S
This cake needs to cool down now. - Katy S
This cake needs to be in my kitchen, now. - Janet
It's very good. - Katy S
omg, want!!!! - RudĩϐЯaЯïan
texas cake, right? - αnnα vαȵ scoyoç
That is indeed a texas sheet cake - Katy S
I made one of these tonight. So moist and tasty! Thanks, Katy S.! - Friar Will
You're welcome! - Katy S
Derrick
"Shallots, garlic, basil, oregano, crushed red pepper, tomatoes, salt." Things my kitchen smells like right now? "Correct!" #sauceforpolenta
How is it? - Katy S
The sauce was great, the polenta was bland. Will use some aromatics and maybe a broth in the future in its preparation as opposed to water. It *was* good *with* the sauce though. If not bland. - Derrick
Easiest way to make it unbland - after you add the butter, add a massive handful of parmesan cheese and some black pepper. I rarely make my polenta without parmesan and black pepper. (too many memories of bland polenta as a child...it's like plain grits...*shudder*) - Hookuh Tinypants
That's it, tinypants. I was trying to follow the basic simple recipe before getting all fancy with it. But next time, it's on. - Derrick
Yeah, basic polenta is meant to be eaten with a load of food on top of it, or as a base for mixing in shit. Though my grandmother used to try to get me to eat plain bowls of it, telling me it'd help me grow strong. I was like...Bitch, you crazy. - Hookuh Tinypants
I recommend trying your hand at mixing in basil or sage. Both go great, depending on what you want to accompany it with. Also roasted red peppers diced up and tossed in with the basil (or even by itself) is NOM. Or diced sauteed onions. But still, at the very least, parmesan cheese or some derivative thereof. Fuck, now I'm hungry. - Hookuh Tinypants
Vampire Hunter DYSP
South Carolina Tea Party Chair Posts Joke About Killing The Obamas On Facebook http://t.co/pZuV5gQ via @thinkprogress
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Vampire Hunter DYSP
Enjoying a lazy Sunday, watching ST:TNG and plowing through a week's worth of GReader posts. - Vampire Hunter DYSP from Bookmarklet
Good morning FF bunny - ۳۰ مرغ Loves Y'ALLLLL
Good morning, Mahmood. :) - Vampire Hunter DYSP
Good morning, Rene. :) - Vampire Hunter DYSP
Good afternoon! - John (bird whisperer)
'Good Morning ''Steven!.............:-) - Nispell
Good afternoon, John. :) - Vampire Hunter DYSP
Good afternoon, Nispell. :) - Vampire Hunter DYSP
hey Mr. Bunneh a very happy Bunday to you. - Valz 4 TEAMMARINA
Good afternoon, Val. :) - Vampire Hunter DYSP
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
The only public school in my area is funded by a program that gives precedence to children of "poor" families so Zoe isn't able to attend this school which means I have to put her in a private school again. I apparently make too much money despite being a single parent with two kids.
So I have to put her in a private school again which equals more bills (tuition, fundraisers, donations) and I'm already stretched as it is. I'm going to have to move into a cheaper place which means throwing my kids' world into complete disarray. GRRR!!! - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Are you serious?! I've never heard of kids being turned away from public schools. What grade is she in? - Jenny from Android
How far is the next school? If there are no public schools except this one and it really does selectively accept students, I think other public schools (even those at a distance) are required to provide transportation. - Soup in a TARDIS
Soup, yeah, I need to check the next school in our area. It isn't too far away so it shouldn't be a problem transportation-wise but since I need to move it may put me out of the "area." I'm not sure. I'm going to have to move in with my parents at this point. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Jenny, she's in pre-k again this year since she turns 5 in January versus September she can't start kindergarten until next year. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Oh, that makes more sense, then. I don't think any of the public schools in my area offer any sort of pre-k services. - Jenny from Android
:( - #cryptic
:(( - Kisha
Yeah, it's great that she can be in pre-k. She learned her letters, numbers and can write her name ok plus it gets her to spend her energy during the day. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
The root of the issue is more money coming out of my pocket than staying inside my pocket. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Ohhh, this is a pre-K issue. In that case you might be out of luck. Is the nearby program funded by Headstart? I might be able to help you get through the red tape on that if it is. - Soup in a TARDIS
Actually yes! Zoe was in Head Start when she was 1yo getting speech therapy since she was a late talker. The public school near me is part of Head Start and they told me I make too much money for them to accept Zoe. When she was in Head Start as a baby I was freelancing so I would have paychecks that were smaller because it wasn't steady work. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from FFHound(roid)!
Let me talk to my mother (who used to run Head Start at a number of districts) and see if I can get some tips. Sometimes there are ways to access programs like this that aren't immediately apparent. - Soup in a TARDIS
Thank you! *hugs* - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Oh Michelle that's rough! :/ - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Okay, here's the skinny. Students are accepted into Head Start on a ranked basis with students who come from the most dire circumstances (according the scale/chart they likely provided you with) having higher rankings. Even qualified students can be denied if there is a full class of higher ranked students. However all Head Start programs have to have a certain percentage of students... more... - Soup in a TARDIS
Oh thank you! Yes she aged out of speech therapy and no longer qualifies. She doesn't have an IEP number either though she did before. I could push for another test but they'll say she doesn't need speech therapy as she does talk now and in both English and Spanish no less! Her trouble with R's, T's, and D's are considered normal for her age. Thank you for digging for more info though, I do appreciate it! - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from FFHound(roid)!
No problem. I'm sorry I wasn't able to provide better news. - Soup in a TARDIS
Dave Winer
Breaking: The summer is going by too quickly. http://r2.ly/e6en
And too hotly. - Patrick Jordan
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
I'm emailing my BFF and I'm like, "What the fuck man, if people like us can't find love then what the hell?!? We're AWESOME PEOPLE!" He's like, "Yeah, we're awesome, but we're old farts." Ya'll have no idea how much he makes me laugh! XD
And then he replies calling me "old girl." :D - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
if you're old, i'm methuselah. and i'm not methuselah! yet. :) - edythe
old as dirt>>>>>> - Valz 4 TEAMMARINA
Old farts need love, too. :) - Anne Bouey
Well I'm a few years older than him firstly and secondly he's teasing me because he's my BFF. :P This does not mean ya'll can call me old. I'll cut you. :D - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from FFHound(roid)!
i don't go around calling ppl old. not in about 15 years or more. *stands up from desk to the sound of popcorn and gunfire* - Big Joe Silence
I don't get it... - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
you will in time. - Jim: with more caffeine!
It's a grown folks thing huh? ;) - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from FFHound(roid)!
I had popcorn at my command when I was eight - MiniMage
Do you mean bone joints popping? My knees do that sometimes. Also I do have gray hairs. :[ - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
more like joints crunching like bags of gravel. *sad violin* - Big Joe Silence
Derrick
Sup.
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Hi guy!!!!!!!!!! - Mary Carmen
Hi there, Miss Mary. :) - Derrick
Happy Derrick is Happy? :) - Colette
Hei :) - Eivind
I don't know if I'm happy, but I'm certainly enjoying my beer tonight. Rough week. - Derrick
You're (Blue) Mooning us! *averts eyes* - LB: Water Witch
the sky - sofarsoShawn
eyeroll at LB's comment. - Jim: with more caffeine!
Glow in the dark label??? - Friar Will
:P at Jim - LB: Water Witch
Beer o'clock, Joel. ;) - Derrick
Love the haircut - Shevonne
haha, it's too hot for hair. I asked him to take it even lower. :D - Derrick
My man. - Pete : Team Marina
Blue Moon is good stuff - nice on draft too - Patrick Jordan
Blue Moon was the first beer I tried, and it's one of the only ones I have found that I like. - Chris Topher
This is the top of my "best of day"! - Kevin L from FFHound(roid)!
Halil
Peter Ustinov - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...
Peter Ustinov - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peter Ustinov - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peter Ustinov - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov CBE ( /ˈjuːstɪnɒf/ or /ˈuːstɪnɒf/;[1] 16 April 1921 – 28 March 2004) was an English actor, writer and dramatist. He was also renowned as a filmmaker, theatre and opera director, stage designer, author, screenwriter, comedian, humourist, newspaper and magazine columnist, radio broadcaster and television presenter. A noted wit and raconteur, he was, for much of his career, a fixture on television talk shows and lecture circuits, as well as a respected intellectual and diplomat who, in addition to his various academic posts, served as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF and President of the World Federalist Movement. Ustinov was the winner of numerous awards over his life, including Academy Awards, Emmy Awards, Golden Globes and BAFTA Awards, as well the recipient of governmental honours from, amongst others, the United Kingdom, France and Germany. He displayed a unique cultural versatility that has frequently earned him the accolade of a Renaissance Man. Miklós... more... - Halil from Bookmarklet
Ustinov was born Peter Alexander Baron von Ustinow in Swiss Cottage, London. His father, Jona (born Jonah Freiherr von Ustinow), nicknamed "Klop" (Russian: Клоп, "bed-bug"), was of Russian, German and Ethiopian noble[2] descent, and had served as a lieutenant in the Imperial German Air Force in World War I. Jona's father was Plato von Ustinov. Jona (or Iona) worked as a press officer at... more... - Halil
wow, never knew he was an aristocrat and that his father was a spy. - Halil
When I read this last week, I was left agape. He's interesting, that's for sure. I got tired just reading all his accomplishments. - Anika from Android
What made you look him up? I posted this because of my reply to you about the film, Murder on the Orient Express - Halil
I watched the rest of Topkapi. Realized I had only seen him in Logan's Run before that. - Anika from Android
So many great films! - Nils Sandin
M F
London riots: Wandsworth council moves to evict mother of charged boy - http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk...
London riots: Wandsworth council moves to evict mother of charged boy
"Conservative-run Wandsworth council in south London has started eviction proceedings against a woman whose son appeared in court charged in connection with the riots in Clapham Junction. It is the first local authority to issue an eviction notice on a tenant in the wake of the riots although Westminster, Greenwich, Hammersmith and Fulham, Nottingham and Salford councils have all said they will consider evicting those found to have taken part in the unrest." - M F from Bookmarklet
This will really go a long way to adressing the underlying social malaise that led to the riots! - Son of Groucho
I don't believe that all parents are always to blame, some have tried very hard to the best of their abilities but have children who are out of control and need proper support, ending up homeless is the last thing they need. Many of these kids will have siblings who have done nothing wrong why do they have to pay for it and lose their home? - M F
You can hardly call evicting an entire family justice. - Wicked Bat Catcher from iPhone
I see they're trying to put out a fire by pouring gasoline--err, petrol--on it. - Victor Ganata
But putting people who are already disenfranchised out on the street will surely help them to feel they have a stake in society! - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
This really is a poor idea, on more levels than I care to count. - Pete : Team Marina
'Soft Target' comes to mind #ukriots #londonriots - Kevin J Hatton
The precedent is.. interesting. Will 'high spirited' Oxbridge students see their parents kicked out after a night of tomfoolery? - Pete : Team Marina
Has the UK government, at any level, put a foot right anywhere along the way in dealing with these riots so far? - Patrick Jordan
More to the point, has this government put any feet forward at all? Just what we need, a weak government. Grow some balls Cameron! - Kevin J Hatton
collective punishment! :( - Halil
I wonder if any pro bono lawyers will pick up judicial review claims? - Pete : Team Marina
It might turn out to be an expensive and pointless exercise. It is not going to work as a deterrent either, teenagers often act on the spur of the moment, think they are immortal and that they will never get caught otherwise they would never do drugs, joyride or other very stupid things teenagers do. - M F
Washington Post
AP: Rick Perry jumps into GOP presidential race saying: "I full well believe I'm going to win."
Well isn't he all biggity? - Derrick
His hair has always blocked negative thoughts. - Trish R
Could I be more proud to live in Texas? :( - Patrick Jordan
I thought it was parry with an A (for America) - Mr. The Jason Fleming from Android
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
It's easy for me to tell people I love them. I don't say it because they usually freak out. Anyway, I love all of you. :)
We love you too, Z. - Tamara J. B.
*hugs* Yay! I love you right back! - LB: Water Witch
<3 - Shevonne
I love you, Zulema. :) - Alix May from FFHound!
WTF? *freaks out* - Kristin
*hugs everyone* - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
*approaches Kristin slowly* - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Hehe. - Kristin
The feeling is mutual. - Friar Will
Singing---> "Love is in the air..." - Lisa L. Seifert from Android
"...everywhere I look around!" *strings swell* - Big Joe Silence
<3 Ya'll make me insanely happy sappy! - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from FFHound(roid)!
Eh, y'all alright I guess. :P - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
I <3 Z! - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
*drops pants* - MoTO: Team Marina
*eye daggers* - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Laura Norvig
All of the signs in my life - books and videos I come across, horoscopes, friend's comments, my son's wishes when we say grace - are urging me to embrace optimism, hope and gratitude this week. That's hard when you're facing financial challenges and personal challenges, but I can do it. I will do it. I have so much to be thankful for.
<3 - Derrick
kind of fragile today - I don't like feeling this way at work! - Laura Norvig
Thank you for the reminder, Laura. <3 - Alix May from iPhone
Actually, my life feels a lot like the stock market this week. - Laura Norvig
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
RT @discovermag: Success! Ladies and gentlemen, drumroll: A functioning anal sphincter has been grown in a Petri dish. http://bit.ly/o8NNch
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LOL! I thought it was interesting this is being done in the first place. We're growing assholes in petri dishes. There's a joke in there somewhere. :P - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
In seventh grade, we did mock commercials in communications class. My partner and I choose to do a Preparation H parody. We could have used this. - Michael W. May
Adam, I thought the same thing, initially. Now, I'm thinking why a disco ball as part of an atom.... - CarlC
8^))) - CarlC
I'm ok, it was a temporary death from laughter. ;) - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from FFHound(roid)!
Just snorted coffee out ma nose! Hee - comix aka martha
Dammit, I have to catch up on that show! Also? You kilt me again. :P - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
I died laughing when I was flipping the channels and caught a scene of one of the characters lubing his chest with Vaseline and said, "I got this. " and dove into an air duct! - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
:D I need to pick either Netflix or hulu plus already and stop putting it off. Although one just went up in price I think... - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from FFHound(roid)!
Derrick
Good friends are priceless.
I've felt like utter crap the last week or so and despite my Grumpy Derrick demeanor, my buds and pals are doing what they can to keep me afloat. I appreciate it even if I'm circling the drain. - Derrick
D, even if you are feeling at 50%, you are still 10x more awesome than most people. Those who are lucky enough to call you a friend, love you in good times and bad. - Tamara J. B.
++++ Tamara! - comix aka martha
Well damn, Miss Tam. *tips cap* I'm doing the very best I can and even though I'm barely getting by, this will pass and there are surely people getting by with far less. Perspective and all. - Derrick
They really are - and even though it's a well-worn truism, you do find out who the best ones are when times are not so great. - Patrick Jordan
I'm just gonna pile on here and say you're one of the best people I know, Derrick. - Ha3rvey (on hiatus)
Good friends w/ bow ties are priceless. - Harold Cabezas
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