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Joe "The Anvil" Pierce

Joe "The Anvil" Pierce

I am the terror that flaps in the night, I am the onion that stings in your eye, I am...
I gotta dress up this year for a few things, looks like it's time to go out and find some of those "Hello my name is" nametags with the blue writing on the top. They are pretty standard I think. I have a very certain costume in mind.
Mars ain't the kind of place to raise a kid.
That's because Mars is for donkeys. So GET YOUR ASS TO MARS. - Vampire Hunter DYSP
Did The Doctor just offer someone a Jelly Baby??
I really like Capaldi as the Doctor and Mummy on the Orient (the latest I've seen) is really well written. Jamie Mathieson seems to really get this regeneration. I hope he gets to write more! (I know he write the most recent episode which I haven't watched yet, I hope I won't be disappointed) - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce
OK friends, lets have a roundup of your favorite iPad apps, for everything from fun to productivity. Just looking to get the full potential out of this thing.
What should I name my new iPad mini? My iPad's name is "Vera" and my iPhone's name is "Wynona" Hopefully a few of you understand my naming scheme..
Xiomara. - Eric Logan from FFHound!
I'm in Nerdvana
So I got the newest mini. I could have waited but frankly I think the difference will be negligible this time around since so much went into phones. After playing with it the size didn't bother me the screen is rad etc...
Wait so if I want larger than 16gb in an iPad I have to go air? What about third generation. Are they going to be viable for a while? I bet I could find a refurb on a 3rd gen pretty reasonable.
I have an iPad 2. The hardware is still viable. The trouble is whether developers and Apple decide to support it. If you have enough $ to buy every app you want right now, go ahead. If not, maybe go with the Air because it'll be supported longer. - Spidra Webster
I get a yearly "bonus" for volunteering on that podcast I help with. I try to go as cheap as I can with things. I'm thinking it is time to upgrade the ipad, I've still got the first gen (that was my first bonus) I'm pretty sure 16gb would be pretty limited and I think if I went air that is all I could justify asking for... - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce
16 GB is too small, IMO. I have a 32 GB and I'm running into space issues... And I don't have many videos or photos or media on there. - Andrew C (✔) from Android
A Mini w/ Retina display would be about $100 cheaper than an Air of the same capacity. - Andrew C (✔) from Android
yeah, but I don't like the mini, screen size is something I enjoy. I had an android that was the same size as a mini and it wasn't for me.. I'm going to reach out and see what she is comfortable with. She usually takes good care of me with the bonuses. I just hate asking for the top notch most expensive because I am pretty much a volunteer - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce
Retina makes a huge difference in long writing session, at least to my 60yo eyes. iOS 8's extensions have changed the way I use my iPad- it really opens out a lot of new ways to share and combine material from different apps. So, it's worth getting something where iOS 8 will run comfortably. - David Lounsbury
So my bonus came in the form of a 500 gift card the apple store! Guess where I am headed tomorrow. - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce from iPhone
Congrats! I have the 64GB iPad 2 but I keep things in control by not storing my photos on here and by swapping out music, videos, books, etc. as I need them. I haven't completely filled it yet but I keep from doing that by just being assiduous about only loading what I'm likely to use. Nice thing about the newer iPads is finally having a decent camera, I suspect. The camera is the one thing I've "outgrown" on my iPad 2. - Spidra Webster
Joe, if you can you might want to wait a week or two. They're is another Apple event on the 16th, that people think will be a updates to the Mac & iPad product lines. - NOT THE CRICKET
Good advice, Jimminy. - Spidra Webster
So the comedy club I volunteer at is a non-profit organization. Our big yearly event, an all women comedy festival, starts next week and some dude decided he was going to protest it because it is sexist. That is fine he said he would protest quietly, if he wants to be wrong good for him. But then he ripped down all of our posters
And replaced then with his photoshopped offensive posters. Those posters aren't cheap and we ran out, so he effectively screwed up one of our chief ways of advertising (huge foot traffic area). Not to mention a LOT or work and money went into those posters. People suck. - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce from iPhone
That really sucks :( Can you get the word out and see if the community will help fund some more posters and help with advertising? And isn't that also a criminal act? - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
What a dick. I agree with WoH that if you guys get the word out on the internet, that you may get some donations that would help there be more posters (also the word getting out would itself let people know about the festival). Of course, this asshole protests when there are all male comedy bills, right? - Spidra Webster
Let us know the name of the club and link to the info. I'll tweet this for sure. - Spidra Webster
Bill him. Or hell, see if he can be charged with vandalism, etc. - Andrew C (✔)
I think if you tweet a couple comedians on Twitter like Marc Maron, they might be willing to tweet it as well since one jackass is trying to shut it down.... - Spidra Webster
The good news is that I can see there's already been some coverage in local papers, comedy sites and Twitter on this. So I hope they'll be able to screw up this guy's objective. - Spidra Webster
Yeah we have been getting decent coverage it is just a huge bummer this guy tried to ruin things. He also made a craigslist ad to get people to protest with him. He put his number on it so he had heard from a large number of comedians lol. As for the legality, I don't know if Curious is going to go after him but some of th sponsors sure should. He used their logos on his false poster...... more... - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce from iPhone
Well, I just tweeted Maron about it. We'll see if he ignores it. I also posted about it on my Twitter and Facebook. I think it was a bit of a mistake for the official AJND account to use the MRA hashtag as it probably attracted a bunch of MRA kooks to join his cause. :( - Spidra Webster
Yeah. It's going to be an interesting year. - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce from iPhone
I love that you guys have a non-profit comedy club, though. That's great. - Spidra Webster
It's an interesting model and the mission statement is pretty awesome. It's a great community. - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce from iPhone
as a straight white male I'm pretty sure you all are supposed to be listening to every damn word I say!
Based on a documentary I watched last night it takes about a year to build a tiny home with minimal help. I wonder how quick it could be done if you planned ahead and got most of the materials in advance and had a reasonable amount of friend help. Hmm
I think this thinking is behind the still-hasn't-paid-off prefab movement. - Andrew C (✔)
That seems excessive, but I guess it depends on the amenities and zoning requirements. I've been around several year-round camp constructions (basically a small studio), and they can be done in 3 months with 3 guys, weekends only. Of course, that's with a plan, minimal wiring & plumbing, and materials. - NOT THE CRICKET
Then there's this guy who secured supplies and then built his cabin single-handedly in a month. (It took over a year, but that was because the first few months, he was harvesting his own timber, and he left for the winter.) And it is also kind of a documentary, though he shot it himself. - NOT THE CRICKET
Living where I do I can tell you the Amish team could possibly finish this in one to two days. I watched them build a large barn on our hospital property, it was raised and under roof in one day. The interior could take a little more time. - Janet
I think a large part of the reason it takes people so long is they start having no building experience. - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce
I have a quiet house to myself for once and access to Netflix and no idea what I want to watch.....But there is time now, I have time!
settled on Scream to start. - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce
PORN, it's the perfect moment for PORN, don't waste it on Netflix... Oh, you're watching Scream, close enough. - NOT THE CRICKET
OurPlace Out Loud: 197 In studio guest, Weightless Author Gregg McBride, plus: fit tips, How much should you weigh? being biracial, broken families, parenting and guilt, pansexuality, and more… Gregg McBride, author of “Weightless” joins us this week! or listen to the audio stream. Due to technical difficulties, the first 20 minutes of the video... -
The last bus home was ten minutes late. Consequently I'm sitting on a moving bus recovering from a heart attack.
Anyone know anything about virtual assistants? It was recommended to me as an option
I have a friend that's working as a virtual assistant & she seems to enjoy it. You can set your own hours, rates. I think she's advertising through a variety of places (Elance, ODesk, Fiverr) and I've referred a couple people to her. - Corinne L
My friend told me to set up my own website, probably to prove I am capable? Advertise myself like crazy and be happy. We will see what happens next. I'll probably spend the next rest of my life trying to figure out a good place to open up shop on that website. - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce
If you're a patient person and good at explaining technical issues without talking down to people, I would recommend marketing yourself to folks over 65. Many of them need help with various computer tasks for their businesses or hobbies, or they need to learn how to use a smartphone, tablet, social media, etc. - Corinne L
There's also a huge number of retirees and semi-retirees who are writing books and need help with tasks related to writing, editing and promoting their books. DM me if you want to know more. - Corinne L
sitting in a starbucks soaking up internet. Like you do.
How do you know that's what I do? Have you been watching me? - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
I watch and I am always there. - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce
Omg I Love Holly. She saved my life!!!!!!!!
Any of my friends here a current at&t customer that would be willing to help me out with trying something?
AT&T what? Wireless? - Uli
yes. Because my phone was a refurb it was never linked directly with my friends mom's account. So if I'm very lucky I should be able to give someone with a wireless account that is in good standing with at&t my imei number and they could potentially get it unlocked via the simple website. It's a shot in the dark, it wouldn't hurt the users account. The worst that could happen is they would say they couldn't unlock it. - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce
i'd be happy to give it a shot, joe. dm me the info - holly #ravingfangirl
....I've never even cracked a phone screen before, then tonight on the walk home dropped my phone and it is not unusable. I Live on my phone, I have no idea what I am going to do now... I have an iphone 4s, but it is locked to at&t still and I'm on T-Mobile.. kind of in shock not sure what I'm going to do without a phone
Sign up to your local Freecycle list. I often see people posting wanting free phones and they seem to get them, too. That way you can get something compatible with T-mobile until you figure out what to do. For what it's worth, I used a service to repair my iPad screen when I broke it. It was about $99 but way cheaper than a new one. - Spidra Webster
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First show as a member of the house team done, and it was really fun!!!
Curious Comedy Theater
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I'm super into this idea.
Forgot to link one of the manufactures - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce from Android
OOH! I want one! - Julian
I really dig these. - SAM
Seriously I could totally live in one of these easy. I'd set it up with solar as well in a perfect world. This is just one style there are a bunch out there. Efficient nice and liveable. Thurs - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce from Android
This is my dream house...his & hers. But I'd want both to have a kitchenette, not just the one. - April Russo
There's a show called Tine House Nation (FYI). I'm not sureI could do it, but I would love to try. - Heather
I could do it, I'm 99.99999999% sure. - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce
I could do it if I didn't have to share my space with someone else. (which is why I'd need his & hers tiny houses) - April Russo
Curious Comedy Theater
Why is your face all colored in?
My brother flaked.... Damn
Yup, no con for me.... I was gonna see Wheaton and play dive games too dang it. Also the Doubleclicks go on a tour like right after so o won't get to hang out with Angela for a while. - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce from Android
Bummer. - Vampire Hunter DYSP from Android
:( - Heather
If you're broke when it comes around next year, contact them to volunteer. You won't be able to do just as you please, but you will get some time where you don't have to work and you can get in for free. Just about any con needs a lot of volunteers to run. - Spidra Webster
Is this for Rose City? - joey
Joey, yup. I really wanted to go today. - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce from Android
Joe, next year let me know...the organisers overlap with ECCC and I can help hook you up with them :) - joey
I'll take you up on that. - Joe "The Anvil" Pierce from Android
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