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Here in Alabama, USA we've just acquired the new area code "256" which means that some lucky (and probably unappreciative) bastard will get +1-256-512-1024 Which has simply got to be the coolest damn phone number I can imagine. -- David McNett Can i dial 1-255-255-255255 and make every phone in the world ring? -- Tanuki
humor, ruby | View Comments Stumbled across a great list of "alternate" terms for Monkey Patching in Ruby: My Complete List Of Substitute Names For The Maneuver We Now Know To Be Monkeypatching
humor, software engineering | View Comments The true test of Geekdom is whether you can read a bug report on a Saturday evening and find great humor in it. Here is your chance:
Bug 45375 – SeaMonkey-only bug: Long tooltips should wrap instead of being cropped (multiline tooltips)Look for such "celebrity" appearances as the "xkcd" guy and others. My favorite part, is the bug reporter chiming in each year to wish the bug happy birthday, though there is an inconsistency when he changes the gender of the bug along the way. Maybe I should file a bug on the bug report?
random, humor, psychology | View Comments I read way too much and I visit too many random web sites. Today, I was reading the Wall Street Journal online about outsourcing the more common things in your life. I do a search for Get Friday, one of the Indian firms mentioned, out of curiosity. Under unusual services they have provided a couple tidbits:
- Apologizing and sending flowers and cards on their behalf to spouses or clients.
- Research on how to tie a shoe lace meant for a kid (client’s son).
- Talking to parents in our client’s stead.
- Reading bedtime stories to a young kid on phone
unix, philosophy, humor, microsoft | View Comments Wes: check out introducing pipes Matt: "Those who do not understand Unix are condemned to reinvent it, poorly." Matt: I hear vista finally has symlinks. Wake me up when they invent mount points and finally kill drive letters Wes: I think you can do that somehow. Matt: yeah sure, and break everything *nerd rage* Wes: yeah, junction point. junction points (technet) Matt: "Those who do not understand Unix are condemned to reinvent it, poorly." Update, Wes says, if you want to know more see his blogs at:
politics, random, humor, network | View Comments They have their very own Class A IP space assigned to them: See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_assigned_/8_IP_address_blocks
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