Social Media Updates for 2010-01-24

  • Ⓘ'ⓜ ⓐ Ⓢⓠⓤⓐⓡⓔ ⓘⓝ ⓣⓗⓔ Ⓒⓘⓡⓒⓛⓔ ⓞⓕ Ⓛⓘⓕⓔ. [http://funicode.com] #
  • Try Camelizer, a Firefox add-on that shows price history for Newegg and Amazon: http://bit.ly/8nFJod #ad [Unless you hate saving money.] #
  • I'm up at 6am and all I can think is: Rising before the sun feels so wrong. #
  • Saks Fifth Avenue Coupons – http://bit.ly/6RAcQL #
  • Mwave Coupons – http://bit.ly/tw9QD #
  • World of Watches Coupons – http://bit.ly/5FsWqr #
  • Excuse me, but what died on Brad Pitt's face – and has anybody told him about it yet? #
  • "To be fair to Darth Vader, if I had blown up my dad's Death Star, he'd probably want to cut off my hand, too." [@jerryThomas] #
  • "Just because someone said that revealing your exact location to the world was the 'next big thing' doesn't mean it's smart." [@CopyBlogger] #
  • "Being incarcerated at Alcatraz must have been an absolute nightmare. I keep losing my 3G signal." [@sween] #
  • "Do these running tights make my butt look fast?" [@blueyesbrunet] #
  • "Wife said I drive like a bat out of hell, but I told her bats can't drive and update Twitter at the same time." [@thedayhascome] #
  • "My son asked, 'What's World of Warcraft?' I said, 'Where nerds go to die.' Then I attacked him with my battlefell sabre." [@iamnotdiddy] #
  • "No one relates to me. I'm sure you know what that's like." [@biorhythmist] #
  • "How many roads must a man walk down before he remembers where he parked?" [@Zaius13] #
  • "Bacon tastes so much better when it's marinated in vegan tears." [@RexHuppke] #
  • I just generated a #TweetCloud out of a year of my tweets. Top three words: coupons, windows, free – http://w33.us/6g6m #
  • "Bock" or "Brock" or "Bwock" – which does a chicken say? #
  • Leave your comment here in fUNICODE: http://digg.com/d31GZoC via http://funicode.com/ #
  • Hmph. http://funicode.com/ has not shown up on Digg yet. #
  • My First Haircut (video): http://youtu.be/BRPpQBnXUjQ #
  • ˙uǝǝɹɔs ɹnoʎ ɥʇıʍ ƃuoɹʍ sı ƃuıɥʇǝɯoS [http://funicode.com] #
  • 工 丹爪 ㄥモ丹尺れ工れム 卄口山 匕口 山尺工匕モ 工れ J丹ㄗ丹れモちモ. [http://funicode.com] #
  • Freshpair Coupons – http://bit.ly/54cU50 #
  • http://funicode.com/ just launched! What do you think? #
  • What Does the Tech Future Hold? – http://bit.ly/5DFE1J #
  • Is Your Mobile Device Making You Less Productive? – http://bit.ly/5oWNcw #
  • Tweets From Space – http://bit.ly/4ZuEje #
  • Data Backup Has Never Been This Simple – http://bit.ly/6Vgm9m #
  • OnlineShoes Coupons – http://bit.ly/8x34IM #
  • IPv4 address space running out quickly, transition to IPv6 doesn't look smooth. http://lgno.me/5edTse #
  • One can drink too much, but one never drinks enough. [Gotthold Ephriam Lessing] #
  • Lockergnome gets 100,000 subscribers. http://lgno.me/7IPKsL [I know I already mentioned this, but it's neat that others have noticed!] #
  • As knowledge increases, wonder deepens. [Charles Morgan] #
  • Do we need cable or satellite television anymore? http://lgno.me/8bF2Qz [Or, for that matter, television?] #
  • My arse contemplates those who talk behind my back. [Francis Picabia] #
  • .yadnoM a ekil sleef yadoT #
  • Nexus One customers shouldn't need tech support. http://lgno.me/56IPlP [Maybe they just need a soothing voice to talk to?] #
  • Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions – it only guarantees equality of opportunity. [Irving Kristol] #
  • Amazon opens Kindle to developers. http://lgno.me/5d4Pry [Competition for Apple?] #
  • My men and I have decided that our boss, the president of the United States, is as tough as woodpecker lips. [Charles A. Beckwith] #
  • More TSA-themed stupidity. http://lgno.me/8flDvg [Less risqué than T&A-themed stupidity, I'm guessing.] #
  • I prefer the Chinese method of eating. You can do anything at the table except arm wrestle. [Jeff Smith] #
  • Healthy or not, preplan your funeral. http://lgno.me/6doUFg [We've all got to go at some point. Be prepared.] #
  • It is hard to be bad. You do have to work at it. [Malcolm McLaren] #
  • Can you identify this car? http://lgno.me/7AkI2t [Maybe if it's KITT or the Batmobile…] #
  • I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone. [Lord Byron] #
  • Fix for the loss of saved Windows positions. http://lgno.me/61A8R6 [I could have sworn they were here a minute ago.] #
  • Home Depot Coupons – http://bit.ly/U3HUM #
  • SpaFinder Coupons – http://bit.ly/7e1xWj #
  • How to Reach 100,000 YouTube Subscribers: http://youtu.be/lDZKqShpmGM #
  • Sierra Trading Post Coupons – http://bit.ly/hDKa5 #
  • Rest in peace, Robert B. Parker. http://lgno.me/7ehVi9 [The detective genre loses one of its greats.] #
  • I feel like a little boy who is constantly offered new toys. [Placido Domingo] #
  • New Apple Tablet rumor suggests it will: (a) rescue orphans, (b) walk on water, and (c) be edible. #
  • Tools for the curious. http://lgno.me/4pChzs [For when you just want to know the answer to the question: "What is my computer doing?"] #
  • Those hot pants of hers were so damned tight, I could hardly breathe. [Benny Hill] #
  • Need memory? Help may be on the way. http://lgno.me/5YSTHA [Unless you forget what the help was for.] #
  • Focus on remedies, not faults. [Jack Nicklaus] #
  • Just installed http://seesmic.com/look on my HP TouchSmart PC – it's bringing beauty to Twitter on the Windows desktop. #
  • Among Laptop Magazine's picks for best forecasts: @WeatherBug Elite http://lgno.me/81FW5E [Congratulations!] #
  • The music of today is for downer freaks, and I'm an upper. [Wolfman Jack] #
  • Google to China: No cell phone launch until dispute is settled. http://lgno.me/6JynFi ["No cell phone for you! Come back one year!"] #
  • I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. [Francis Bacon] #
  • "Far from decreasing over time, the obstacles to learning the desktop metaphor user interface have increased." [@jesusdiaz] #
  • Is God meddling in elections? http://lgno.me/57o2JW [Which god? I'll bet it's Thor. He's one of the more bombastic selections.] #
  • You may succeed in your policy, and ensure your own damnation, by your victory. [James Larkin] #
  • How to Blast Blogger's Block: http://bit.ly/7KBdNR [Comics!] #
  • Another increase in airline baggage fees. http://lgno.me/7SqV8I [Emotional baggage requires a separate surcharge and applicable taxes.] #
  • We're all born bald, baby. [Telly Savalas] #
  • This is not the best time of year. http://lgno.me/50x5mE [I believe snowmen and penguins disagree.] #
  • Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest. [Christian Dior] #
  • Looking for resources to answer questions about Network Traffic? http://tinyurl.com/yaj6h9x #ad [SolarWinds' new Geek Guide to NetFlow!] #
  • Ford Motor Co. has plans to take the word 'glorified' to new heights. http://lgno.me/5TMaTL ["Heights" are, of course, relative.] #
  • JuneCloud Releases Delivery Tracking iPhone app: http://lgno.me/8Tf6Xi [and you can get it immediately.] #
  • "I keep my office cold. Just because my dreams have died doesn't mean they shouldn't be well-preserved." [@davio1962] #
  • "Started feeling better about my depression when I learned Earth is bi-polar." [@twistedpfister] #
  • "Makeup can make you prettier on the outside, but not help if you're ugly on the inside. Unless you eat the makeup." [@crispycracka] #
  • "I think if we trained bears to fly planes people wouldn't worry about hijacking because they'd be too worried about bears." [@plaid_lemur] #
  • "My favorite thing about basketball is that it's never on the channel I'm watching." [@GuntherGreen] #
  • Godiva Coupons – http://bit.ly/AsYVt #
  • Color me lost. Who is @OliviaMunn? #
  • Recording video celebration of 100,000+ YouTube subscribers: http://live.pirillo.com/ [Join us in chat!] #
  • Another Seattle-area meetup: http://tweetvite.com/event/meetkat [FREE parking with validation.] #
  • Miss Call for Help on TechTV? http://bit.ly/7fVmQo [via @ch9] #
  • http://www.youtube.com/html5 #
  • Rent Movies from YouTube – http://bit.ly/85nNXE #
  • Status updates can now be cross-posted to Twitter from your free http://geeks.pirillo.com/ profile. #
  • What makes programmers good? http://lgno.me/700DFU [The same thing that makes architects, waiters, and dentists good?] #
  • 21 #Android Apps Worthwhile Chking Out http://j.mp/67E0mV [via @KrystynChong] #
  • I think quite often a fate worse than death is life – for lots of people. [Tom Baker] #
  • http://twitpic.com/yzq4a – Ever wish you could do this? [via @4four1ones] #
  • Now @BillGates has boarded the Twitter train. http://lgno.me/5mC51N [I'll bet they gave him an honorary engineer's cap.] #
  • Sweet (free) YouTube video explorer & download tool: http://bit.ly/7fFdNn [It's cross-platform, too!] #
  • I'm at the age now where just putting my cigar in its holder is a thrill. [George Burns] #
  • oneforty: http://lgno.me/91Qp96 ["Twitter tools that make Twitter more useful for your business, career, or life."] #
  • I'm about to hit 100,000 YouTube subscribers: http://youtube.com/lockergnome [Just a few more!] #
  • You exist only in what you do. [Federico Fellini] #
  • Control Scroll – http://bit.ly/4O4n1S #
  • The Internet is getting an upgrade. http://lgno.me/5F9YV3 [They're trying to make the pond less phishy.] #
  • Frivolity is a stern taskmaster. [Bill Griffith] #
  • The Underground Guide To The iPhone. http://lgno.me/8lP5yS [Decoder ring and fedora not included.] #
  • Boot Camp now supports Windows 7: http://bit.ly/8UrXwX [Which truly turns your Mac into a PC.] #
  • Free societies are societies in which the right of dissent is protected. [Natan Sharansky] #
  • for girl game designers!! http://bit.ly/A1Kua #
  • Girl Gamers take note! Sony is offering a $10k scholarship [and a possible internship] for girl game designers!! http://bit.ly/A1Kua #
  • I have a dream – of affordable health care. http://lgno.me/5z71BO [Hallelujah!] #
  • Big Savings on a Great Text Editor – http://bit.ly/83BxmJ #
  • Scotland is the Canada of England! [ @rainnwilson ] #
  • EDNOS – what it is and how to keep from getting it. http://lgno.me/91BCW1 [Numbing the NOM NOM.] #
  • Windows XP Mode for Windows 7 – http://bit.ly/4uwMmn #
  • We've got to go [back to the moon]. But we don't want to stay too long… the ultimate goal is Mars. [Buzz Aldrin] #
  • Boxee Box Review – http://bit.ly/6qyoJp #
  • Twitter joke not so funny after arrest and being banned from airport for life. http://lgno.me/7cbaUs [Oh, well. There's always Greyhound?] #
  • I'd wanted to become a doctor and couldn't – yet became the best known doctor in the galaxy. [DeForest Kelley] #
  • When I think about you, iTouch myself. http://lgno.me/628nOX [Thank you?] #
  • How to Use Meta-Stories to Engage the Community: http://bit.ly/5XdJA1 [from PBS, no less!] #
  • Spas are always looking for good Rubby developers. #
  • LEGO is now marketing on Twitter: @legoclick. They're following two people… and saying very little. *click* #
  • I'm hosting "Kat's First Tweetup / Facemeet!" on Feb 19th. RSVP at http://twvt.us/meetkat #meetkat #twvt #
  • How Much Would You Pay for an iPhone App? – http://bit.ly/74yFYv #
  • I've met @BillGates twice in real life. I'm guessing he doesn't remember either time. 🙂 #
  • "'Dammit' or 'Damnit' are both acceptable, unless you're over the age of 60 – in which case, 'Dagnabit' is required." [@FakeAPStylebook] #
  • "My kid has been eating soap, and I'm concerned it's some sort of pre-payment for an upcoming profanity-laced tirade. [@CranberryPerson] #
  • "My class requires 3.5" floppy diskettes. They're only $1 each, but the Time Machine to go back to 1997 is very expensive." [@baileygenine] #
  • "Thanks to my amazing calendar syncing software, there's little chance of me forgetting my wife's 12 birthdays this weekend." [@adamisacson] #
  • In science, intuition isn't always helpful. http://lgno.me/7EvqRT [And happy accidents never fail to surprise.] #
  • I won't quit to become someone's old lady. [Janis Joplin] #
  • Do You Google the News? – http://bit.ly/4wkBye #
  • The Chevy Volt to sell for $40 grand? http://lgno.me/6LDyby [Early adopters always shell out the big bucks.] #
  • All the things I really like to do are either immoral, illegal, or fattening. [Alexander Woollcott] #
  • There's fire coming from that dragon. http://lgno.me/6GnOAk [Nothing to do with chili, it turns out.] #
  • I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity. [Edgar Allen Poe] #
  • RT @DLB1752: Switched blog to http://premium.lockergnome.net/ (via @pagely). WordPress done right! @strebel is giving A+ customer service. #
  • Just another night with the pets. http://lgno.me/6tD9w8 ["Out of the cat food!"] #
  • Windows 7 Gadgets – http://bit.ly/8Y2v68 #
  • Millions of bloggers say, "Hey look at me. I'm getting with it; which me should I be?" [Ken Nordine] #
  • RIAA argues against net neutrality. http://lgno.me/5I38dK [Well, it would, wouldn't it? It's like Darth Vader arguing against puppies.] #
  • The devil's name is dullness. [Robert E. Lee] #
  • Start screensaver using Automator. http://lgno.me/4AV9bR ["I'm the Automator with my pocket calculator…"] #
  • Tell me, do you think I'm going mad? I sometimes wonder, you know. [Paul Cezanne] #
  • Google gooses the Pack. http://lgno.me/4yujbR [Accursed waterfowl is usually the root of all blame.] #
  • It's a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I'd be a drag queen. [Dolly Parton] #
  • What is a Microsoft Courier? – http://bit.ly/6nxA1h #
  • Wii doesn't need HD because consumers don't want it? http://lgno.me/6EC5k8 [With streaming video, it may want to reconsider this position.] #
  • What is Ping.FM? – http://bit.ly/6hGp6e #
  • Writing is fifty years behind painting. [Brion Gysin] #
  • Fixing a computer problem over the phone is like fixing a car problem over the banana. #
  • Twitter being analyzed now by serious people. http://lgno.me/67PWJ4 [And given a "Freaky Friday" treatment for experimental purposes.] #
  • "Whoever stole my newspaper is gonna be sorry when he finds out the medium is dying and sudoku is dumb." [@DaveShumka] #
  • "If they didn't make these damn lanes so straight, I'd be a lot better at tweeting and driving. Hell, just driving – period." [@SlappNuttz] #
  • "Belgium is lead producer of beer, chocolate, & weapons. It's a country full of well-armed, fat people. Another one, I mean." [@AdamIsacson] #
  • "Joining a Facebook group about creative productivity is like buying a chair about jogging." [@hotdogsladies] #
  • "A guy adjusts himself, it's disgusting. A girl does it, and she's a webcam away from an additional source of income." [@capricecrane] #
  • "My carry-on suitcase has wheels, so it's a roll-on. But we can't call it a roll-on – because the deodorant might get mad." [@JeeNeeBee] #
  • "Whenever I see a Girl Scout crossing the street, I hit the gas, because they're worth… like, 10 Brownie points." [@TheDayHasCome] #
  • "I forgot my glasses, so it looks like I'll be hitting on everyone in this bus… just in case." [@baileygenine] #
  • "My dog is almost as afraid of the vacuum as I am." [@MrBigFists] #
  • "On a budget? Don't pay to see Avatar in 3D. Just get hammered and rent FernGully." [@theresa_lauren] #
  • "I'd like a spaceship – but not TOO big. I don't want people to think I'm an astrodouche." [@sween] #
  • "My internet is so slow, it's just faster to drive to Google headquarters and ask them shit in person." [@roughdiction] #
  • The average American / Canadian drinks about 600 sodas a year. #
  • The world's oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9000 years old. #
  • MLK Day: A Day for Belonging – http://bit.ly/4Ynye7 #
  • Survivor host @Jeff_Probst is now on Twitter. How 'bout an intro to @Alyssa_Milano? 🙂 #
  • Men fart an average of 17 times a day, and women fart an average of 9 times a day. #
  • http://www.lemonnut.com/ #
  • Even Germany recommends an alternative to Internet Explorer. http://lgno.me/5gWzhv [It's not just the Firefox fanboys.] #
  • Let's say you're in a situation where crystal meth can help you. Like, I don't know, you have too many teeth. [Dave Attell] #
  • Yahoo! knew beforehand of Google attack. http://lgno.me/8OTkJa [Must've googled Google for the info.] #
  • Can a Tweet Get You Grounded for Life? – http://bit.ly/53eGRn #
  • Horror is the natural reaction to the last 5,000 years of history. [Robert Anton Wilson] #
  • Someone wants to know if they can remove the "http://" from their Web site address. What should I tell them? #
  • A successful first gig rewards weeks of anticipation. http://lgno.me/7AhRTs [Though the scents lingering next morning detract somewhat.] #
  • Grab a chance and you won't be sorry for a might-have-been. [Arthur Ransome] #
  • Do you turn to the Web in times of tragedy? http://lgno.me/4yL2xg [Has technology changed the way we cope with grief?] #
  • Free Lifestream WordPress Options – http://bit.ly/7dD1mP #
  • Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. [A. A. Milne] #
  • Would you pay to be different and cool? http://lgno.me/7tIDeS [If I had access to the SarcMark, there might be one right there.] #
  • An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war. [Charles de Montesquieu] #
  • Diskeeper Professional 2010. http://lgno.me/8hVioE [A look back on two months of use.] #
  • I wasn't born a fool. It took work to get this way. [Danny Kaye] #
  • Is there hope in Windows 7 enterprise for better cloning and imaging? http://lgno.me/5gHwvb [I'm told it springs eternal.] #
  • Outdoor Gadget Tech – http://bit.ly/4v39dK #
  • Ah, beware of snobbery – it is the unwelcome recognition of one's own past failings. [Cary Grant] #
  • How to Use AppTrap – http://bit.ly/5tU0r2 #
  • Quake Live beta: http://lgno.me/6QF9Ij [It's free to play!] #
  • Keep cool; anger is not an argument. [Daniel Webster] #
  • ABC News covers Sponsored Tweets: http://bit.ly/6A0Du7 #ad [You look good on video, @TedMurphy!] #
  • Setting up Windows 7 for real. http://lgno.me/7a0tLA [Because for pretend would be silly and unhelpful.] #
  • Social Media Updates for 2010-01-17 – http://bit.ly/73UfmR #