Automated twitter compilation up to 24 January 2012

Arbitrary tweets made by TheGingerDog (i.e. David Goodwin) up to 24 January 2012

  • A cache miss storm with WordPress and’s config file overwriting led to a crap day for one website today.
  • Someone said I have a bad memory. I’m not sure who though.
  • Hockey: Bromsgrove 3xi 3:2 Old Sils. Another win πŸ™‚ ( cc @bromsgrovehc )
  • RT @Oakley_J: Scrap metal dealers take note: The value of the metal in a pound coin is currently Β£1.08. #madeupstaturday
  • “I want it to still be my birthday!” says Rowan.
  • “Thank you aunty candy “(@moreteadoctor )
  • Today I had to reboot my mouse to get ‘right click’ working again. *sigh*. #apple #magicMouse
  • RT @AndrewBloch: The awkward moment when you break the law you proposed #StopSOPA
  • I support #wikipediablackout! Show your support here
  • Grrrr, software update available for my telly (Sony Bravia) but it doesn’t seem to add Netflix support.
  • Postfix > 2.6.0 I needed : always_add_missing_headers = yes
    to fix missing message-id fields… shouldn’t assume all email has a message-id!
  • “Monsters” 1&2 are sound asleep, gently snoring. Now to look into that postfix problem for work.
  • RT @guardiantech: Toddlers get to grips with app design
  • Lesson of the day: elephant seals are strong swimmers and you shouldn’t invite them into your octopod.
  • I’m wondering why so many people are walking down Bromsgrove high street when nothing is open.
  • Hockey: Bromsgrove 3rd xi 4:3 Pershore. (cc @BromsgroveHC )
  • RT @PalePurpleLtd: It’s amazing how rubbish Orange sales people are on the phone. “it’s out of stock… Phone back tomorrow!”. #LostSale
  • Seven Trent’s website conveniently 404s when you click on “contact details”. That’s one way to stop people phoning you!
  • Evil Google – “Google, what were you thinking?” ← Mocality Kenya via @mocality
  • RT @PierreJoye: PHP 5.3.9 has been finally released! Go update, now!
  • Trying to figure out why someone thought sticking QR codes around a high street to advertise to consumers was a good idea.
  • Ooh Bromsgrove has an electric vehicle charging point. Go us!
  • My hoover is really sucking after cleaning the filter. Now, if only I could banish Monday night’s insomnia….
  • RT @jasoncosta: “Web server software NGINX is now bigger than Microsoft IIS”
  • Why I’m not going to Bungee jump, ever. (ropes break).
  • It seems my little princess no longer needs carrying down stairs. Soon I’ll be redundant. πŸ™
  • How can a four year old be so bad at hiding? Still, it makes my afternoon somewhat easier…..
  • Bromsgrove 3xi 4:2(?) west brom. (friendly). Big thank-you to the stand ins – Nigel, Charlie, Graham & Lawrence πŸ™‚ (cc @BromsgroveHC ).
  • Today I’ve created a Gantt Chart with @ganttproject – so far so good. #FunPackedLife
  • Have the humans delivered their ultimate cup of coffee? …. *ergh* FETID. How dare they present this to me? … Prepare the attack!
  • Good morning octonauts.
  • It seems I wasn’t mistaken when I saw a car with a “real nappy cakes” advert on it the other day. Not my sort of cake.
  • This morning it seems that petrol stations are the place to have domestic disputes. Perhaps there’s something in the air.
  • RT @brucel: Facebook cited in over 2/3 of US divorce cases and 1/3 in the UK via @stoweboyd
  • Eat all your dinner or the octopod goes away…..
  • Happy new year. Wishing you the best of health, wealth and happiness for 2012. (cue 101 SMS’s to ppl and one (cheap) message on twitter)
  • Me: “we need to go into town to look for a present for grandma”
    Rowan: “can we get her an octopod like mine?”
  • RT @snim2: Brilliant read – the state of UK trains: /via @pigworker
  • Perl PHP python bash #code2011
  • RT @deadprogram: What programming languages have you used this year? Tweet using #code2011. Please do it, and RT!
  • Cheese: yummy. Bread: yummy. Cheese and bread together: yucky. #kids
  • RT @vuokko: new year’s resolutions: 640 x 480, 800 x 600, 1024 x 768
  • The Gup A loaded with treasure….
  • I love my children – they pick up their chocolate coins, peel off the foil and force me to eat them.
  • Sofa constructed. Now to find somewhere to dispose of the massive cardboard box.
  • Ikea. It’s stressful.
  • This morning’s run might be a bit slower than recent ones. #biscuits #cheese #turkey #chocolate etc.
  • RT @anya_goodwin: The Gruffalo’s child is the best TV program ever. I can’t stop laughing and pointing!
  • Q. What’s green and bounces around the garden?
    A. A spring onion.
  • Q. Why don’t elephants like penguins?
    A. They can’t get the wrappers off.
  • Lovefilm’s online streaming really is pants (rubbish selection). I’m glad I’m on a free trial. #DefinitelyCancelling
  • Right now, at the North Pole, Santa is drinking this after a hard nights work. (Santa’s Swallie, via @myBrewerytap )
  • It’ll soon be time to put on the new socks and jumper and ride around on the new bicycle. #somethingsDoNotChange.
  • RT @moreteadoctor: Mug, brain cell and MRSA. Is my brother hinting at something?
  • RT @moreteadoctor: Thought I’d been given a lump of poo for Christmas, then I realised it was MRSA. How festive!
  • Oooh. The Gruffalo’s Child is on BBC1 today. BBC++
  • Seeing as it’s a blizzard outside and I’ve got a marathon to walk today, I’d better fuel myself accordingly … chocolate for breakfast.
  • Christmas – when it’s apparently acceptable to smell as if you’ve washed in mulled wine (thank you @MoreTeaDoctor)
  • RT @neiltyson: According to the song, Rudolph’s nose is shiny, which means it reflects rather than emits light. Useless for navigating fog.
  • Cheap ploy to wake someone up on Xmas morning – send a text saying it’s snowed. #snow #Xmas
  • Nom nom. TurrΓ³n for breakfast. #chocolate #pig
  • RT @StormySan: Hi think @thegingerdog‘s present didn’t turn out too badly πŸ™‚
  • I think it’s time to arrange a GoKarting event for @PalePurpleLtd and some hangers on for early Jan 2012.
  • Today is time to panic that you do not have enough presents to give; thankfully(!) Bromsgrove is crap for shopping so it’s too late to fix.
  • RT @_Victoria_T: Urgently seeking #PHP #Developer for permanent position based in #West #Midlands please pass my details to anyone looki …
  • RT @oziesimmons: Xerox is on a list of pro-SOPA corporations. Let the irony of that one sink in for a bit. #copythis
  • DANGER – The supermarkets will soon be shut for ONE DAY! Remember to stock up on the essentials (chocolate, sweets, cheese, wine, nibbles).
  • Now to preempt excessive eating by excessive exercise (10km+ run, Stourbridge rd). It’s a shame our customers for trying to fatten us up…
  • Hopefully the antibiotics will help @rowangoodwin feel somewhat better over xmas #earInfection #crossingFingersAndToes
  • Only 16 new answer-phone messages on my mobile. Oops.
  • I think the chainsaw and pneumatic drill have succeeded in their evil quest. I am now awake.
  • Great karting with MrKarting (nr Leamington spa).
    I was 4th :-/ cold fingers and toes and tired wrists…. Thanks @ukscores
  • It’s raining (lightly) and the roads are frozen. Weeeeeeeee….
  • Server migration complete. That seems to have taken up half of today. :-/
  • Excellent. Another @mybrewerytap box has arrived. Now, do I share it with my
    employees ….
  • Shortcut found to work. It’s now ~2 minutes walk away πŸ™‚
  • “do you wont a window cleaner” … #Bromsgrove #fail
  • Get a free Xperiaβ„’ arc S for Christmas :: Anorak News via @TheAnorak #competition
  • It’s time for the country to grind to a halt. Killer snow pandemic !!
    (2011/12/16, Barnet, London)
  • Today: spectrum, micro, kvstore and eclipse+xdebug (#BBC training). After a nearly 2 year break my brain has refound some useful memories.
    (2011/12/15, Barnet, London)
  • I think if you’re running speed is only a little faster than my walking speed, then you’re doing something wrong.
  • Why do I have trouble sleeping every Monday night ?
  • After seeing the weather alerts on BBC news I’m wondering if parking my car under a tree was the best idea … #NotSureWhereElseItCanGo.
  • Ooh. New release of wordpress (v3.3). It’ll be time to upgrade tomorrow. Thanks for the Xmas present @wordpress !
  • Jeez mobile internet is so slow without 3G. How did we survive on dialup? And in 10 years time what will we deem ‘horribly slow’ – 5mbit?
  • House move complete. It took ~5 hours.
  • RT @mikko: Oops. Maybe nobody will notice.
    /pic via @Forensication
  • Oh, #NewTwitter… again…. meh.
  • “Give blood. Play hockey”. Says the T-shirt I’ve won via @bromsgrovehc‘s raffle.
  • Bromsgrove iix 5-4 vs Kidderminster iix. (friendly). #hockey (cc @BromsgroveHC )
  • Mutter mutter health and safety bollocks mutter mutter. (now to hope I don’t get injured on said icy pitch)
  • Typical! I’m back in Bromsgrove and get a phone call of “Kidderminster are pissed off re cancellation & want a friendly” Back to redditch…
  • Stupid all weather AstroTurf pitch is out of action due to frost. No hockey today πŸ™ #Bromsgrove
  • The christmas spirit has hit the office … And we have (or are) crackers.
  • RT @tapbot_paul: To get back the DM tab in Twitter for iOS just swipe up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A.
  • Octonauts Octopod – Β£47 quid on Amazon; Tesco online – Β£35. and Bad Amazon. #SpoiltChildren
  • 45 minutes in the oven at ~200’c is a bit much I guess. #fail #cooking
  • I <3 legacy PHP code (Sql Injection, magic quotes, sprintf etc)
  • Bromsgrove’s shoppers have clearly realised that parking restrictions are not enforced in the coop / retail park car park. #nearlyFull #free
  • RT @schwuk: Stormtrooper Motorcycle Leathers – Awesome, but Scout Trooper leathers would have been perfect!
  • I pickup keys to my new place on Monday – Here’s to hoping I still have a working phone line at home and BT/BeThere haven’t been over eager
  • Sound the octo-alert vegimal style!
  • RT @rowangoodwin: SQUIRREL! Come back down!!
  • RT @WPBhamUK: Next WordPress Birmingham meetup is Weds 7th December, Old Joint Stock, 6.30pm onwards.
  • Ten pin bowling scores: Anya 110, me: 96, Rowan 89.
  • Slowly learning to scroll “the right way” #lion ….
  • Bromsgrove 3xi 1:5(?) Droitwich. πŸ™ ( cc @BromsgroveHC )
  • Using Solr for text searching with WordPress howto – for Debian Lenny – (tomcat5.5 + wordpress 3.x + Solr 3.4)
  • RT @BromsgroveDC: Strike action: customer service centres are operating as normal. #bromsgrove
  • I think I quite like Mockingbird for Wireframe designs/mockups.
  • Hopefully none of my websites are on this list –
  • RT @PalePurpleLtd: Our first android app for the mobile wearable watch – #imwatch – is complete.
  • Now … What’s this about tram lady? Presumably a bit like cat bin woman?
  • I’m surprised they didn’t specify a LED telly, xbox 360 and a tumble drier too….
  • Today on Bromsgrove freecycle “…NEED SOFA, WASHING MACHINE,TABLE &
  • RT @guardiantech: Computer lessons are out of date, admits government
  • In other news, today’s coffee was probably stronger than redbull etc. #buzzing #hyper
  • Yippee. @simplylets are the bestest letting agents eva!!1! #happy #movingBeforeXmas
  • The Life of a Software Engineer – (“This time I will build a solid foundation … Oh, I’ve done it again haven’t I?”)
  • Coo – just found out about sloppy backports – PostgreSQL 9.0 on Lenny “deb lenny-backports-sloppy main” #debian
  • Bromsgrove 3xi 3:2 Evesham (cc @BromsgroveHC) #hockey
  • RT @entrepreneurs4f: We are accepting applications for our next intake! Deadline 30th Nov, apply now to help launch your tech startup ht …
  • Come on estate agent. Phone me back with good news. (hint hint @SimplyLets ).
  • Woke up and had a Nosebleed. I’ve not had one in ages. Hope this isn’t the first of many.
  • Forgetting the passphrase to my gpg encrypted password file isn’t my finest moment…. vim doc/passwords.asc … .oO( err.. oh crap ) πŸ™
  • Alcohol soaked tampons, perhaps not the way forward.
  • RT @bhamsouthpolice: Good morning and welcome to the 3rd Birmingham South Police 24 hour Tweet-a-thon!We are looking forward to tweeting …
  • varnish++ (of the geeky variety, not the girly variety)
  • Denial of Service, the old fashioned approach – coordinated posting of Xmas cards … Take that Royal Mail!

One thought on “Automated twitter compilation up to 24 January 2012”

  1. it’s good to ‘know that’s there more that one ‘David Goodwin in this land. And i found out that the Earl of Wessex ,back in 10:47, was a advisor to king Finuk ,he was the first person reg, means”friend and protector.

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