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

June 2012

johnjoseph Great minds discuss ideas.
Average minds discuss events.
Small minds discuss people.
— Eleanor Roosevelt (and others)

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:46 AM, Jun 30th, 2012 via web)

Socialism for the rich; capitalism for the poor.

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@hoorayimhelping Bunch of pussies; I was in the heat for 12 hours yesterday sitting on a 300 degree block of steel.

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@pig_poetry Hopefully they WILL, because animal control sure wasn’t. That’s why the Sheriff is taking over.

via twicca in reply to pig_poetry

DurhamCounty Durham County Sheriff’s Office will officially take responsibility for animal services on July 1. New regular response hours are 8a to 10p.

via web (retweeted on 2:25 PM, Jun 29th, 2012 via twicca)

Nearly wrecked when a tractor trailer hauling sawdust blinded both my eyes while doing 80 on the interstate. :-|

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@ddahlke absolutely, plus (my) satisfaction is guaranteed!

via twicca in reply to ddahlke

I’ve been clocked at 130 groin kicks per minute.

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@dcm This is some good stuff; Firefox Sync seals the deal.

via web in reply to dcm

jcrclarksonesq To take away the taste of Coke with FUCKING lemon, I have now drunk two bottles of wine.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:18 PM, Jun 26th, 2012 via web)

@ameir IDK dude, I compared the weather forecasts; the temps & humidities are quite similar. http://t.co/Bmj5Jkss vs http://t.co/5W9bTskD

via web in reply to ameir

@ameir But we’ve got some sweet Syrian weather coming up next!

via web in reply to ameir

@flyosity Nope, thankfully my current bike has a center stand so it’s quite stable… other bikes with side stands notsomuch.

via web in reply to flyosity

As summer heats up, it’s important to remember that asphalt is a liquid.

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@dcm I’ll definitely try it out; I wanted to like FF when I tried it last year but it was far slower than the standard Android browser.

via web in reply to dcm

ncpolicelogs Fayetteville spent $1M to equip squad cars with cameras to address racial profiling issues, won’t release footage. http://t.co/1Qv2stVx

via web (retweeted on 3:45 PM, Jun 25th, 2012 via web)

French airport security gave me a full patdown & searched my bag after I had already been scanned bc I told them I rented a room via Airbnb.

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taylormingos Check out the Research Triangle’s latest batch of new and upcoming breweries: http://t.co/3zbbCOfN #durham #raleigh

via web (retweeted on 3:36 PM, Jun 21st, 2012 via twicca)

akpurtell Datacube, Urban Airship’s library for multidimensional data storage with rollups for numerical data for #hbase: https://t.co/Tf1OqlvM

via web (retweeted on 3:02 PM, Jun 20th, 2012 via twicca)

@hoorayimhelping Haven’t used smarty since 2007 & haven’t missed it once.

via twicca in reply to hoorayimhelping

@mattmeis can do, but not until I get back to ‘Murrica & can upload from my DSLR

via twicca in reply to mattmeis

@covati Loïc didn’t know what I was talking about at first. I had to describe them & then he said “oh, you can only get those at bakeries.”

via twicca in reply to covati

Saw 4 tourists walking around holding up iPads as cameras today. So I took pictures of them.

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@covati coffee & crepes & paninis thus far… I’ll ask my host about beignets. Headed across the street right now to a wine bar.

via twicca in reply to covati

@carolinewv Hmmmm we haven’t learned how to defend flying baby doll attacks in Krav Maga yet… I should bring this up with my instructor.

via twicca in reply to carolinewv

Had trouble finding the Sewer Museum today. Totally worth it. FYI standing above rushing raw sewage smells marginally worse than the subway.

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A dirty gypsy tried to pull the “excuse me, did you just drop this REAL gold ring” scam on me. I gave him The Stare.

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Finally trying out airbnb & I’ve found numerous bugs in their app. Staying with a French guy named Loïc for $50 / night in central Paris!

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Oatmeal Charles Carreon is officially suing me and the charities I’m raising money for http://t.co/TIDk87xK

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 2:15 PM, Jun 18th, 2012 via twicca)

That was 17 hours of train rides between Copenhagen & Paris. Should have been 16 but one train broke down.

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Somehow managed to successfully switch trains at 6 AM despite the fact that they don’t announce the stops. Only a few more hours to Paris.

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Denmark’s surveillance state rivals that of Great Britain.

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@ddahlke They had two coffee machines that blow ours out of the water…

via twicca in reply to ddahlke

@ConnieLopp Weather is mostly dreary, but it’s light 19 hours a day. The only museum I visited was the Danish WWII Resistance Museum

via twicca in reply to ConnieLopp

@carolinewv Just trying to be positive. I could complain about the prices, weather, how it’s light 18 hrs / day, etc…

via twicca in reply to carolinewv

Doin’ it right in Denmark: the waiter doesn’t take your credit card, he brings a wireless card swiper to the table.

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Doin’ it right in Denmark: traffic lights transition green -> yellow -> red -> yellow -> green.

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Today I donned scrubs to tour a state-of-the-art biochemical manufacturing facility. I could tell you more, but I’d have to kill you.

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The correct way to count the floors of a building. I bet they don’t skip 13, either. http://t.co/Acoeq1sp

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Found something in Copenhagen that @grillmaestro would appreciate… http://t.co/EdFqdP1Y

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Fat people in Denmark are either American or pregnant.

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ConanOBrien Saw this in a Walgreens near the Chicago Theatre. It’s a perfect depiction of me after 6 bottles of Jameson. http://t.co/sp6FuCCy #CHICOCO

via web (retweeted on 5:01 PM, Jun 12th, 2012 via twicca)

If you think texting while driving is bad, you should see these Danes texting while bicycling.

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It turns out that Monday is Denmark’s Sunday.

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Sat next to a senior captain on my flight to NJ. He confirmed that starting pay for full-time pilots is under $20,000 per year. :-/

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@knucklesandwich true, but being clinched up with a guy for several minutes is a terrible idea in the real world

via twicca in reply to knucklesandwich

UFC is terrible. Ground fighting is boring to watch plus in real life it’s a great way to get kicked in the head by your opponent’s friend.

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@MichaelCasp Sometimes it’s a fine line between sarcasm and ignorance…

via web in reply to MichaelCasp

@MichaelCasp You realize that the very definition of IQ mandates that half the population has an IQ of below 100, right?

via web in reply to MichaelCasp

@flyosity wow, right up there with the Biebs

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@covati If only there were some service that could take care of posting for you…

via web in reply to covati

I was going to boldly state that “wireless networking will never beat wired networking” but then I remembered quantum mechanics.

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@ameir looks right up my alley

via web in reply to ameir

atimiscott #PetPeeve is emails with attachments that are just for the signature area, making it impossible to find the attachment I’m looking for.

via HootSuite (retweeted on 8:41 AM, Jun 6th, 2012 via web)

ncpolicelogs A 35-year-old Shelby woman is accused of squeezing a man’s testicle out of his scrotum, then urinating in a police car. http://t.co/XDtkw5aN

via web (retweeted on 8:26 AM, Jun 6th, 2012 via web)

Anyone have suggestions for fun / unique / non-touristy activities I might enjoy in Europe?

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@alexbonin It’s the ATLlien intruder!

via web in reply to alexbonin

@mattmeis 1PM cleaning myself. No cavities yet; my dad just got his first cavity after 64 years.

via web in reply to mattmeis

Who are the UX engineers at Facebook and Google+ who decided that autocropping user-uploaded images was acceptable?

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Log truck lost its cargo at the Northgate offramp on 85N. Biggest mess I’ve seen in a while.

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@ameir @ddahlke I love the soulless stare of its eyes. Makes it really look alive.

via web in reply to ameir

DurhamCounty Commissioners talking about amended animal control ordinance as Sheriff assumes control of animal control department effective July 1.

via Mobile Web (retweeted on 10:58 AM, Jun 4th, 2012 via web)

@mattmeis Time to buy a motorcycle!

via web in reply to mattmeis

DEVOPS_BORAT 1 million monkey hit random key for 1 million year can able generate Hamlet but not internal Wiki documentation.

via web (retweeted on 1:27 PM, Jun 1st, 2012 via web)