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

April 2012

A high FICO score can get you two things: a lower interest rate on a mortgage and enough debt to earn you a low FICO score.

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@republicwrless You should use a higher-end ESP than QuestionPro… like, for example, @bronto :-)

via web in reply to republicwrless

@flyosity Here you go; better get overnight shipping.

via web in reply to flyosity

@flyosity Congrats; don’t forget to RTFM.

via web in reply to flyosity

@sweetlydrifting I’m saying you don’t need it! Also, “imperfections” are, in my opinion, what makes each of us unique.

via web in reply to sweetlydrifting

Makeup detracts from a woman’s natural beauty.

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This Barnes & Noble has 1/2 a row of science books & 2 rows of inspirational christian books. At least they have @neiltyson’s latest book.

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Even drug dealers know that the metric system is superior.

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“I fear that the mechanics & metrics on which our educational system is focusing has caused educators to lose their passion.” - @neiltyson

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“Constellations aren’t real; they’re just the result of ancient opium-smoking guys drawing lines in the sky.” - @neiltyson

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“The problem is not scientifically illiterate politicians, it’s the scientifically illiterate public who keep voting for them.” -@neiltyson

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“The Universe wants to kill you.” - @neiltyson

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@hoorayimhelping HA, but it’s too easy now that there’s simply /r/reactiongifs

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hoorayimhelping It appears that every hip software company has at least one guy who has an endless collection of animated gifs.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:46 PM, Apr 25th, 2012 via web)

@republicwrless Just pointing out that the plaintext version of the email had an errant template variable displaying: ${custom2}

via web in reply to republicwrless

@republicwrless It’s not good practice to send out emails with a reply-to address that is invalid. :-/

via web in reply to republicwrless

michaellarabel @Nedanfor steam is coming to Linux…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:11 AM, Apr 25th, 2012 via web)

@pig_poetry Oppression makes citizens respect authority… OR ELSE.

via twicca in reply to pig_poetry

“Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.” - Einstein

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Why do newspaper carriers bother to wrap the paper in a plastic that’s completely ineffective at keeping the paper dry when it rains?

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KenJennings I just yelled to my wife “Honey are yogurt lids recyclable?” & my youth ended & all my Ramones t-shirts faded away as if they had never been

via web (retweeted on 7:16 PM, Apr 21st, 2012 via web)

“Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet.” - General James Mattis

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@jhertzberg Good to see you as well! We’re going to be working on finishing off these Fullsteam kegs from the party for a while…

via twicca in reply to jhertzberg

neiltyson Saw Jim Cameron’s Titanic on April 15th. This time around, delirious Rose on the wooden plank did indeed see the correct sky.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 2:08 PM, Apr 20th, 2012 via web)

VeryShortStory I took home each stray dog I found. We bonded and became a family. Fifty dogs later, the emptiness subsided and I forgot all about Sheila.

via Buffer (retweeted on 11:25 AM, Apr 20th, 2012 via web)

Is it inappropriate to tell a recruiter that you hate their company with a fucking passion?

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raulfraile XD RT @rasmus: All clear for - you can all get back to looking up your needle/haystack params order #php

via twicca (retweeted on 8:59 PM, Apr 19th, 2012 via web)

I’ve been interrogating my dog for several hours now, but he REFUSES to tell me who the good boy is.

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@hoorayimhelping I only go there when I need to buy a 24k gold Monster cable.

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You can learn a lot about a paranoid person simply by following them around.

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There’s no such thing as “fighting dirty” in the real world.

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juliussharpe I respect the hell out of anyone who doesn’t say hi to me.

via Echofon (retweeted on 2:21 PM, Apr 19th, 2012 via web)

@Jeremy_DeGroot nope, only counting 401K, IRA, & savings account contributions.

via web in reply to Jeremy_DeGroot

Sometimes I see people with twice my salary post their monthly budgets on personal finance forums and they save a quarter of what I do. ಠ_ಠ

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TIL there is an organic mattress store in Durham. If you use a mattress for long enough, doesn’t it become mostly organic?

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Dick Clark may be dead but he’s not gone. We have the technology… to bring him back in hologram form for NYE 2013.

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Using a high level programming language to read and write data at the byte level: ಠ_ಠ

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@mikestable Well, it’s Durham and our oppressive nation still restricts the rights of young people to carry firearms for self defense.

via web in reply to mikestable

ameir How to reproduce any bug:
1) Show app to someone you’re trying to impress.
2) Watch as app crashes.

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 2:42 PM, Apr 16th, 2012 via web)

rands Just totally saw the Bill of Rights. So in case you were wondering, it’s still there.

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 4:31 PM, Apr 15th, 2012 via web)

Finally got around to reading “The Flinch” by @Julien Smith. Most motivational authors spew BS, but he’s brutally honest. Respect.

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“Be wary of strong drink, it can make you shoot at the tax collector… and miss.” -Robert Heinlein

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Proper capitalization is the difference between helping your Uncle Jack off a horse and helping your uncle jack off a horse.

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When looking for a new beer to try, a good rule of thumb is to buy one that’s nearly sold out.

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ethanschoonover I will buy Google Glasses the *instant* that it supports an ad-blocker plugin for REAL WORLD ADS I HAVE TO SEE.

via YoruFukurou (retweeted on 12:19 PM, Apr 13th, 2012 via web)

gsingers Watson: 2880 cores, 16 TB of memory, 80 teraflops of computing power #trihug

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:58 PM, Apr 12th, 2012 via twicca)

Great turnout for the #triHUG talk about Watson from IBM

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@knucklesandwich Yes. The Walking Dead features the Gerber Gator Pro which is a gimmick replica of the Woodsman’s Pal.

via web in reply to knucklesandwich

@knucklesandwich @uncrate Spend $10 more and get a proven high quality blade:

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Scaling a web application is like “replacing all the components of a car while driving it at 100 MPH”

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“How much do you have to fucking hate black people that you’d vote for a Morman?” - Daniel Tosh

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JoelSutherland It’s Time to Accept the Existence of a Social Media Bubble - Technology - The Atlantic Wire

via Buffer (retweeted on 9:07 AM, Apr 11th, 2012 via web)

Hell for an Engineer is trying to follow outdated documentation for an obscure procedure.

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julien The young and old are at war in America

via Safari on iOS (retweeted on 3:18 PM, Apr 10th, 2012 via web)

Worst things to do with bloody knuckles: punching, hand washing, donning / removing gloves, digging into pockets for change, giving dap.

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ncpolicelogs Reports state that someone at 4304 Pope Road in Durham called Chapel Hill PD Sunday to let them know that he does not respect the police.

via web (retweeted on 8:42 AM, Apr 10th, 2012 via web)

Before hanging out in @ddahlke’s new ‘hood, I never had a stranger ask to hitch a ride on my motorcycle.

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JPBarlow Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations. - George Orwell

via Twittelator (retweeted on 9:10 AM, Apr 9th, 2012 via web)

@ameir I think they prefer the term “militant atheists”

via twicca in reply to ameir

gaggingtowards I just saw a Wendy’s with “He is risen” written on the sign. Zombie Dave Thomas!!

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 6:50 PM, Apr 5th, 2012 via web)

ncpolicelogs Someone stole @fullsteam brewery’s $3,000 double-barrel pig smoker.

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

@ameir It’s called social lubricant!

via web in reply to ameir

My face when a web appplication company emails me my password: ಠ_ಠ

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pmccall777 @lopp in an ironic twist, he’ll be rundown by one of Google’s driverless vehicles.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 2:15 PM, Apr 4th, 2012 via web)

It’s only a matter of time until the first person is killed due to being distracted by Google’s reality augmentation glasses.

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I really wish there was a way for me to make money by betting against meteorologists.

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covati On credit card forms the expiration date needs to have month numbers. That’s what it is on the card. It’s that simple.

via Argyle Social (retweeted on 1:18 PM, Apr 4th, 2012 via web)

enf The thing about being a programmer is that it leads you to believe you can improve the world cheaply, easily, experimentally, & by yourself

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:35 AM, Apr 4th, 2012 via web)

ncpolicelogs Morganton man on mobile meth lab moped makes mismatched escape attempt.

via web (retweeted on 8:33 AM, Apr 4th, 2012 via web)

@drewpotential If they’re testing for “intelligence,” they must have missed all the studies that concluded that IQ is based upon environment

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sethcochran Was it the right move for @PPact to turn down $500k from @TuckerMax ?

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:14 AM, Apr 3rd, 2012 via web)

ncpolicelogs This cop: deserves to be this cop:

via web (retweeted on 6:02 PM, Apr 2nd, 2012 via web)

@ameir Time to bring in the robots!

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aalear I know a great UDP joke but you might not get it.

via web (retweeted on 2:13 PM, Apr 2nd, 2012 via web)

Isn’t it quite endearing when you see an old person sign their Facebook message to you? Sincerely Yours, Jameson.

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YIL via @mikeroweworks that camel toes are extremely ticklish.

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TheBikingBrewer The crowd liked my Rum Raisin Imperial Wheat w/ Black Walnut much more than I expected. First place yesterday at @BrewDurhamFest!

via web (retweeted on 9:24 AM, Apr 2nd, 2012 via web)

@jefft Yep, it’s too buggy and is missing a number of necessary features

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The “Draw Something” app is a prime example of “great idea meets shitty implementation.”

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