Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-07-05

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-06-28

  • What's the point of using digital displays for speed limit signs? There's a bunch on 90. Planning on having dynamic speed limits? #
  • @hjo3 I hope this is more for drivers' safety and not another excuse for speeding tickets and increasing police revenue. in reply to hjo3 #
  • @bartonjs Good to know. Thanks! 🙂 in reply to bartonjs #
  • Don't forget to wish your dad Happy Father's Day. 🙂 #
  • @rothgar Was it crazy delicious? ;p in reply to rothgar #
  • Remember those hopping Chinese vampires (僵屍 jiang shi)? Here's an interesting read: #
  • @gootecks Not sure if you want to let your followers know, but BNG has SF4 (360) for $33 shipped: #
  • @netflix Is there a way to suggest what to add to Instant Watch? I just finished season 1 of Avatar and would love to stream season 2 and 3. #
  • finished season 1 of Avatar: The Last Air Bender on Netflix Instant Watch (Liam's recommendation). Wish I could stream season 2 and 3. #
  • Getting Homer Simpson's voice on my TomTom GPS just might be worth the $13: #
  • heard Cake – Short Skirt/Long Jacket on Pandora: – Finally remembered I first heard this song on The Waitress. #
  • @0xFCAF Haha. I just did that last night. Expanded from 3TB to 6TB after upgrading all my 500Gs to 1TBs. in reply to 0xFCAF #
  • Well done, ThinkGeek, well done. via @hungtruong #
  • @hjo3 I would've thought it'd be rude to point it out. in reply to hjo3 #
  • finally invested in an electric shaver. Doesn't give as close as a shave as a razor, but lazy people can't complain. #
  • Unsure why I find this amusing: Translation from English into English is not supported. Interesting: #
  • Love, the winning move: #
  • This is a fantastic joke on a fantastic website: (via @bpump) #
  • personally a fan of @netflix, but you can get 3 month free trial @blockbuster: That's the whole summer! via @hdtrailers #
  • when a Bro is with his Bros, he is not a vegetarian (via @brocode) #
  • @ryandjohnson I use PrimoPDF. in reply to ryandjohnson #
  • I wonder how "secret" those Secret Mission achievements are for 'Tales of Vesperia' if I've gotten 5 of them already… #
  • I finally get to go home! The question now is to sleep or not to sleep. Good thing I have no early meetings. #
  • Arggh, forgot to mail my Netflix DVD out today. That means instead of getting my next one on Saturday, I'll be getting it on Tuesday. #
  • @ellism You don't need to enter the password to make calls, just to see your contact list. And the password can be your fingerprint. in reply to ellism #
  • Yesterday at Qdoba, I realized I misplaced my "restaurant" credit card. Turns out I left it at Sushime on Tuesday. Glad it was still there. #
  • needs a George Foreman grill to make my quesadillas. Pan frying them didn't work. #
  • Xbox Live 12-Month Gold Subscription Card for $28 shipped: – Use Bing & get 8% cashback! (hint: search for wii) #
  • @digadeesh I bought a Arcade Fightstick on eBay via With Bing cashback & PayPal coupon, final cost: $65.51 #
  • It's just not fair! Why is the PS3 SF4 Arcade Fightstick $10 cheaper than the Xbox 360 version? #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-06-21

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-06-14

  • @ralphlee I sent you a link to this trailer on Apple about a month ago: in reply to ralphlee #
  • Birds start chirping at 4am in the morning. The trick to sleep with your windows opened is to go to bed after 7am, when they've stopped. #
  • is watching new Hong Kong TVB series: 學警狙擊(Emergency Unit) #
  • Twitter should have a feature that can block someone for the next 'x' hrs or ignore new tweets that are within 'y' mins of the previous one. #
  • Free 1-year subscription to Popular Science magazine: #
  • Green Day Coming To Rock Band: #
  • picked up Iron Maiden's 'Fear of the Dark' and 'Run to the Hills' for Rock Band: #
  • @rothgar I have it on my Xbox 360. in reply to rothgar #
  • Check your credit report card @CreditKarma: Surprised more accounts = higher score: #
  • Haha! It looks like they brought Comix Zone to XBLA: I remember playing it back during jr school: #
  • started playing Tales of Vesperia. It's so pretty! Always a fan of the Tales series. The battle sequences are much more enjoyable than FF*. #
  • 未来/未來 (J:mirai M:wei lai C:mei loi) – future. Literal translation: Not arrived; Yet to arrive #
  • When the year changed, I'd always write the incorrect year on my homework. I have a similar problem after moving from the 5th to 4th floor. #
  • packing for my trip back to LA tomorrow. Congrats to my lil sis for graduating! #
  • RT: @gootecks: lol #sf4 / financial crisis mashups (Wall Street Fighter IV) #
  • @ryandjohnson Eons ago, I used zoneedit: in reply to ryandjohnson #
  • ♪ I wear my sunglasses at night ♪ #
  • is a proud owner and still on my 1st Xbox 360 since June '06 (3 years) – did I just jinxed myself? #
  • Major fail for Virgin America today. Story at 6. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-06-07

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-05-31

  • @ralphlee We were just playing Greater Catan earlier today. in reply to ralphlee #
  • w00t! No work tomorrow, yet I feel sleepy. Booo. #
  • @ralphlee It’s a variation of the game using 2 Settlers of Catan + 1 Seafarers of Catan. in reply to ralphlee #
  • @hungtruong Not sure if you’ve seen this before: Ricky Jay penetrates a watermelon – – was on Digg a few weeks back. in reply to hungtruong #
  • How To Use Your Dishwasher Properly: (via @consumerist) I don’t fully agree with their suggestions. #
  • @hungtruong Indeed it did, I think it’s chance. It probably has to hit at a precise angle. in reply to hungtruong #
  • @ralphlee It’s not really that huge and it turned out rather fun. Definitely requires a different strategy than regular Catan. in reply to ralphlee #
  • @bartonjs Something I hope I’d never have to experience ;p in reply to bartonjs #
  • Yet another reason why dogs are superior to cats: #
  • Fans of ‘How I Met Your Mother’ may enjoy Barney Stinson’s @brocode #
  • @ralphlee Of course you can always decrease inconvenience/sweat by increasing the cost. ;p in reply to ralphlee #
  • Episode of GITS:SAC where Battou goes undercover to spy on an ex-boxer is currently my favorite. What happened to the Tachikomas is so SAD! #
  • The power of free food at Microsoft. Cupcakes all gone! 🙂 #
  • How the hell can car dealer(s) get away with this: #
  • wonders if I can write off my Netflix subscription as a cost of business for my HD Trailers site. I mean I do write reviews once in awhile. #
  • Don’t forget to sign up for Discover’s 5% cashback on all restaurant purchases for the month of June 2009. #
  • RT @rianjs: “Equal rights for men” Easy to forget equality cuts both ways #
  • Google Analytics needs to include GET parameters in their referral link. I have way too many showthread.php links. #
  • Planet Earth: The Complete BBC Series [HD DVD] for $30 shipped at #
  • @ralphlee My Costco still sells aussie pies. Haven’t ever tried it though. in reply to ralphlee #
  • @delconte Public Transportation (BART) in reply to delconte #
  • 保濟丸 (Bo Jai Yun) – magical little brown pellets that fixes any stomachaches: #
  • 4th Law of Gravity: Any small object when dropped will hide under a larger object. #
  • Motivation Poster: You were born a winner. You were the fastest sperm. #
  • Baby otters are so adorably cute!
    They even chrip! #
  • Did you know 邪魔 (jama) in お邪魔します (ojama shimasu) meaning ‘sorry to intrude’ uses the kanji for ‘evil’? #

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 links that point to your site or blog? VOTE FOR IT! (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. (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: #
  • 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: 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: / iTunes: #
  • The 2nd season of ‘The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya’ has begun airing! #
  • @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: Full: #
  • Remember the headless chicken story from Kimura? Apparently it is possible to live 18 months w/o a head: #
  • @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. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-05-17

  • American Idol went overtime into Fringe, and I got to enjoy Adam Lambert’s amazing cover of Mad World: #
  • Don’t forget to call your mom and wish her Happy Mother’s Day. (^_^x) #
  • Interesting discussion on whether to get a Masters or not: #
  • @jscott Reminds me of the cat poop coffee: Kopi Luwak – in reply to jscott #
  • @ralphlee Not sure if you hear of this film: Burma VJ – #
  • Did you ever realize the Arkansas was just Ar + Kansas? Apparently both states derive from the same Kansas Native American tribe. #
  • @bartonjs @ellism What “feature” are we talking about? in reply to bartonjs #
  • @ellism Haha, I didn’t even know this option existed. Would’ve definitely enabled it on my @krunk4ever account. in reply to ellism #
  • bought my first 1TB hard drive to upgrade my RAID 5 file server. 1 down, 5 to go. #
  • @ellism Did you misspell @aChrisSmith? in reply to ellism #
  • has purchased tickets to fly back to LA for sister’s graduation on the weekend of June 13th. Flying back on June 15th. #
  • Book a RT flight on @JetBlue for sometime between 5/19 to 6/23 and get a $50 voucher good between 9/9 to 11/15: #
  • @dhstatus Is the panel down? I’m getting a “Connection Interrupted” error. #
  • finally succumbed and joined Netflix. The Xbox Live + Netflix Streaming and BluRay access finally pushed me over. #
  • Disney Pixar’s Tokyo Drift parody – “Tokyo Mater” (via @Fathi_Haziq) #
  • When you have eliminated all other possibilities, the one remaining-no matter how unlikely-must be the truth. #
  • Why are 80% of my Netflix searches resulting in ‘The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep’ on the first page? It’s not even recommended: 2.9 #

Looks like YouTube took down that Adam Lambert – Mad World song. Here’s a new link to the studio recording. I also dug around and found the clip of his actual performance.

[Please visit blog post to view streaming video]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-05-10

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-05-03