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0ccam
Date: 2014-06-17 08:22
Subject: Movie Theater etiquette
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Tags:etiquette
I was listening to TWiG and Alamo Drafthouse's policy of no Google Glass came up for discussion.

As it happens, they have a policy about no cellphones too.

They played something with a girl griping about getting thrown out for texting.

Then one of the hosts said that to go out, she has to have her phone available in case the babysitter calls.

OK. So you don't get to go to Alamo Drafthouse.

All my life I've had this opinion: If you have a child, you've given up some freedoms. YOU gave them up. Don't inflict your attempt to work around this on the rest of the general public. Don't bring your baby to the movie. No only will all the other moviegoers be irritated, but it can't be a good idea to take a baby to a loud movie. 
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0ccam
Date: 2014-01-14 16:43
Subject: Just whining.
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Mood:melancholymelancholy
I didn't sleep well last night, and I never sleep long enough during the week.

A close online friend's dog died.

I watched some stupid wordless animation about life being what you make it except it wasn't.

Made me think of the movie "Up", which my wife and I both really disliked.
(too close to home. It was a bit of a lesson, though, so we're trying to go on our adventures when we can.)

...and I'm stuck for anything else to say.

*sigh*
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0ccam
Date: 2013-04-30 08:42
Subject: rambles
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They revved the iPhone LJ app. And I have a phone with text to speech rather speech to text. I should post more.

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0ccam
Date: 2013-01-25 08:29
Subject: Users and Tech Support
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Mood:irritatedirritated
Tags:computers, people
I love it when users send an email and TELL you that their computer is giving them an error message...but they don't tell you ANY PART of the actual error message.
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0ccam
Date: 2012-12-22 19:20
Subject: Three months of flickr pro, free. Not a joke, not spam
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Three months of flickr pro free. Or three additional if you already have pro: http://www.theverge.com/2012/12/22/3794886/flickr-pro-subscribers-three-months-free

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0ccam
Date: 2012-12-21 13:33
Subject: The Good News!
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New Orleans schools ban teaching Creationism, reject Texas Creationist "science" textbooks http://t.co/kAFrfFYZ

via BoingBoing on Twitter.

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0ccam
Date: 2012-12-20 19:17
Subject: Fine, it's my fault
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"You are responsible for your own happiness."

Fine.

Attitude adjustment in progress. Please stand by.

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0ccam
Date: 2012-11-19 23:03
Subject: Breakdown
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Tags:nablopomo, via ljapp

I live in an area where groups of riders on motorcycles can drive wheelies down the freeway or stand on the gas tank while going very fast,and the cops can't do anything because of helmets and masks. Chasing them is way too dangerous.

And then police don't have time to arrest the little vandal and petty thieves...

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0ccam
Date: 2012-11-16 23:02
Subject: Maybe I'll think of something in the morning.
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Tags:nablopomo
Cuz right now, I got nuthin'.
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0ccam
Date: 2012-11-15 23:55
Subject: A sports post (wait, what?)
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Tags:exercise, nablopomo, racquetball
As I mentioned way back here, I played racquetball a little bit. I guess I was in high school. I had access to the gym at the local Air Force Base because I was a dependent and my father was the gym manager at the time.

As I have probably mentioned MANY times before, my left leg doesn't bend. So, when playing racquetball, I had a disadvantage towards that side. So I liked playing people for the first or second time...because I could win. But eventually they'd get better at it and just win all the time. I'd quit asking them and they never asked me either after that.

What'd I learn from it?
1. If you're waiting for the other guy to hit the ball...don't look back towards him. Just keep your eye on the front wall.

2. A skill you MUST master quickly. You have to be able to hit the ball off the back wall hard enough to make it to the front wall. Because sometimes that's the only way.

Later on, when getting my leg looked at, the doctor told me racquetball was probably bad for that leg...so I quit. 
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That leg kept me from the trials, tribulations, and embarrassment of PE: that's right. I didn't have PE after fifth grade. Not in college either. No wonder I don't get enough exercise now.
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