Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-05-24

  • @ralphlee Yah, I found it to be really fun. in reply to ralphlee #
  • The Fry’s area in Renton has grown a lot! Went there the other weekend and there’s a Lowes, Target, and even a movie cinema! #
  • Ever want to search for all bit.ly links that point to your site or blog? VOTE FOR IT! http://bit.ly/4v1RM (via @hdtrailers) #
  • Costco needs an express lane for gas (10 gallons or less). Also need one at the Food Court for those only buying a churro or slice of pizza #
  • needs to invest in an Xbox 360 remote. My wireless game controllers keep powering off after idling. #
  • wishes Akismet would provide spam scores for comments it marks as spam. Hard to fish for a false positive in a sea of 1000s. #
  • Japanese word of the day: 用心棒 (youjinbou/yojimbo) – bodygaurd – Interestingly enough, the kanji translates to ‘careful stick’. #
  • Crazy Seattle weather. Beautiful and sunny weekend. Beautiful and sunny afternoon. Pouring like mad when I left from work. #
  • The economics of sick days. http://bit.ly/vSIF4 (via @rianjs @vboykis) #
  • @hjo3 Isn’t that like saying the government shouldn’t mandate safe working conditions and the employees should just be more careful? in reply to hjo3 #
  • @hjo3 Is that so different? If employees are on a tight budget w/ no sick days, they’ll definitely come in and try not to infect others. in reply to hjo3 #
  • @hjo3 Budget is just one of the many reasons. They can also recover faster if they don’t have to come back the day they feel a bit better in reply to hjo3 #
  • @hjo3 which in turn means improved productivity, less chance of spreading infection or it coming back, and increased employee satisfaction. in reply to hjo3 #
  • Japanese words of the day: お願い (onegai) – please / 願い (negai) – wish #
  • @ellism If I recall correctly from some rap song, it should be “crazy” delicious. in reply to ellism #
  • @ellism Ah… I see. Couldn’t tell what soda you had in the cup. 🙂 in reply to ellism #
  • If you start downloading something in iTunes, there’s no way to cancel. You have to sumbit a form for them to remove it: http://bit.ly/UXL0U #
  • What caused gasoline prices to surged recently? They’re up a quarter from just 2 weeks ago! #
  • @hungtruong Oh yeah! I almost forgot I get Monday off. in reply to hungtruong #
  • @aChrisSmith You should make it so the Xbox or TV is powered by your exercise equipment. 🙂 in reply to aChrisSmith #
  • 10% off all internal/external hard drives @ Newegg: http://bit.ly/TuYzy Don’t forget 2.5% cashback from Live. Picked up another WD 1TB Green #
  • @ryandjohnson Netflix Instant has subtitles? I was going to complain that all the animes I saw so far have been dubbed. ;p in reply to ryandjohnson #
  • digs this new song: Silversun Pickups – Panic Switch YouTube: http://bit.ly/9Wygx / iTunes: http://bit.ly/nSf3O #
  • The 2nd season of ‘The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya’ has begun airing! http://bit.ly/eCXQo #
  • @digadeesh I’m sad to hear that. I was really looking forward to watching it too. in reply to digadeesh #
  • is watching ‘Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex’ Love the OP: Origa – Inner Universe. OP: http://bit.ly/f9eAU Full: http://bit.ly/GD226 #
  • Remember the headless chicken story from Kimura? Apparently it is possible to live 18 months w/o a head: http://bit.ly/19WVjk #
  • @delconte You’re probably using ‘v’ to open it in a new tab. I hit that problem too. There’s a timer. In the meantime, use middle click. in reply to delconte #
  • Tachikomas (blue spider robots) in GITS:SAC are SO cute! They’re like little kids w/ guns. Hmm, that didn’t sound right. http://bit.ly/g5NGJ #

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