The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @lopp ever

August 2010

You were on your way home when you died. http://i.imgur.com/VlwP6…

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most tech companies try to make their product’s internals all ball bearings; @bronto operates on dUDEs riding unicorns over double rainbows.

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if you’re excited about Google’s new Priority Inbox… you’ve been doing it wrong

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there are too many positive social networking apps - what the world needs is a social avoidance app for exes, in-laws, and moochers

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RT @rands: Watch with awe and amazement at how quickly an engineer will become totally annoyed by inefficiency.

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@mattmeis I can’t wait for the roaring oh-twenties

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I’ll weigh in on the UNC football scandal: I met a lot of football players when I was there and almost none were what I’d call UNC material.

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doubt the DOT approves of lawn mowers as roadworthy, but now I can’t help but wonder what kind of gas mileage they get. 5 MPG city / 5 hwy?

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never forget that you are a teeny speck. a teeny speck floating in the middle of a maelstrom of death without a paddle. http://bit.ly/apnrN0

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quite pleased that after a two year hiatus my house’s address shows up again on google maps

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RT @Oatmeal: Why working at home is both awesome and horrible http://bit.ly/9JUJRW

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RT @rands: Anyone with a decent internet connection is ready to cut the cable cord, but no one wants to replace one service with 12.

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@tab126 yeaaaaaaaaaa at least they mentioned to avoid fiberglass filters…

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@jefft wacky and informative as usual, jeff

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seriously considering purchasing a dehydrator for homemade <insert meat> jerky

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the best things in life are free if you steal them

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west virginia: where the scenery is beautiful and the IQs are room temperature

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headed to west virginia for another danger-filled weekend. this time: whitewater rafting.

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the problem with an analog speedometer that goes up to 200 mph is that the arc length between 40 and 50 mph is a minuscule 0.15 radians

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tomorrow I will be meeting with a fellow selling a helmet on craigslist; he goes by ‘cash money’

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@jefft not as CLASSIC, no…

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you’ll never look at a yo-yo the same http://www.youtube.com/w…

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it turns out that pyramid schemes are alive and well - just ask my neighbors about the amazing business opportunity they have to offer

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80% of people who post ads for motorcycle helmets on craigslist don’t bother to mention the size… this is rather important.

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phil_nash Welcome to the new decade: Java is a restricted platform, Google is evil, Apple is a monopoly and Microsoft are the underdogs

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The National Wharrgarbl Service has issued a warning of an upcoming Category 5 Herpderp storm b/c Ramadan ends on 9/11 http://yhoo.it/apwuNg

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currently speculating as to why female bikers don’t return ‘the wave’

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after stepping out of the plane at 10,000 feet I engaged in a fierce struggle with gravity, which edged out a narrow victory

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at this time tomorrow I’ll be jumping out of a perfectly good plane just to see if the Earth is smart enough to get out of my way

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have the toils of life been getting you down? http://i.imgur.com/0B7l8…

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the only hand that can beat a royal flush is Chuck Norris’

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currently in code refactoring hell. staring at a code block with variables named ‘num_total’, ‘number_total’, and ‘number_num’

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some days you get the mcnugget. some days the mcnugget gets you. http://bit.ly/bChDkq

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I’d make a “this is why we can’t have nice things” post, but it would involve blood and gore. suffice to say I just got a tetanus shot.

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is there any road trip planning software that will suggest sites to visit between destinations? bonus points for scenic detours.

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you may have seen the study about spiders reacting to different drugs, but you’ve never seen CANADIAN spiders on drugs http://bit.ly/9xT26J

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just picked up some excellent seats for Blue Man Group at @DPAC in March!

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I don’t see why they keep calculating more digits of pi. I know that pi ends with Chuck Norris, for he ends all things. http://bit.ly/ccoXLO

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does sarcasm become lying when the person with whom you are conversing is too stupid to realize it’s sarcasm?

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I eagerly await the day I no longer have to wait for computer interfaces to process my inputs

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It’s important to keep in touch with how the other side thinks. Re: Prop 8 overturning, Drudge Report exclaims ‘OMG 1 JUDGE VOIDS 7M VOTERS’

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RT @SustainableTips: Don’t belittle crazy cat people. Cats have a significantly lower carbon footprint than a loving family.

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AmicaMutual Amica Insurance ranked “highest in customer satisfaction” among auto insurers for 11th straight year! http://bit.ly/AmicaJDP

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somewhere out there ‘the one’ is waiting for you http://bit.ly/nhSDI

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@mattmeis ditto; here’s to hoping for a decent drop in insurance rates!

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the internet: i read it for the articles

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Being Geek - #3 book on Amazon’s movers and shakers list: http://j.mp/9OEeHG

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just ordered “Being Geek: The Software Developer’s Career Handbook” - the latest release from Michael Lopp (@rands)

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@mikestable I explicitly told the pest control guys to not spray Eugene’s corner when they come by

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my new neighbor caught one of those moon moths that&#039;s the size of your fist http://twitpic.com/2ap259

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