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    Quote Originally posted by natski View post
    Greetings from Oz, where the weather today is going to be warm and will be ringing in the new year within 15 hours or so.
    Welcome back from the frozen tundra. I hope summer is treating you well.
    A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. -Douglas Adams

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    We could well make 7,500 tonight, leaving only another 500 for tomorrow.

    Maybe RJ should take the day off tomorrow so he can participate.

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    Quote Originally posted by Otis View post
    Yesterday we had lunch at Hopworks Urban Brewery. It's a microbrewery that serves organic beer. It's also a biker bar, but not that kind of biker. This one is for bicyclists. They've gotten all kinds of sustainability awards, in addition to beer awards. Can't get much more Portland than that. Good food, too.

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    I don't want the weekend to end!
    Occupy Your Brain!

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    Decisions...

    Sleep some more, or go get dinner? (The cupboard is bare; I let everything run out prior to my truncated trip)

    Do I feel good enough to make the annual pilgrimage to the Kalamazoo event, and pester Maister while there?

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    I think I am the only person in my department in the office tomorrow.
    "You merely adopted the dark. I was born in it,..." -Bane

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    Quote Originally posted by Veloise View post
    Sleep some more, or go get dinner? (The cupboard is bare; I let everything run out prior to my truncated trip)

    Do I feel good enough to make the annual pilgrimage to the Kalamazoo event, and pester Maister while there?
    Last year I got to "dot the i." This might happen again.


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    Quote Originally posted by Veloise View post
    Do I feel good enough to make the annual pilgrimage to the Kalamazoo event, and pester Maister while there?
    Depending on how things go tomorrow, I might pay you to go and pester Maister.

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    Quote Originally posted by Otis View post
    We could well make 7,500 tonight, leaving only another 500 for tomorrow.

    Maybe RJ should take the day off tomorrow so he can participate.
    Getting 525 tomorrow would be easy. Let's go for another 50ish tonight.... we got this in the bag
    A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. -Douglas Adams

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    Caption removed...

    ...on that photo. If you can see my name, aw who cares!

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    Quote Originally posted by TerraSapient View post
    I don't want the weekend to end!
    Go west as fast as you can. You'd get, what, four or five more hours of weekend in Hawaii.

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    Quote Originally posted by Hink View post
    Getting 525 tomorrow would be easy. Let's go for another 50ish tonight.... we got this in the bag
    Doing my part!

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    Quote Originally posted by Hink View post
    Getting 525 tomorrow would be easy. Let's go for another 50ish tonight.... we got this in the bag
    Aye aye captain!

    Hopefully tomorrows full slate doesn't prevent me from slacking
    "Never invest in any idea you can't illustrate with a crayon." ~Peter Lynch

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    Quote Originally posted by Hink View post
    Getting 525 tomorrow would be easy. Let's go for another 50ish tonight.... we got this in the bag
    Yup, we will get there and beyond
    Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.
    Abraham Lincoln

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    Quote Originally posted by Brocktoon View post
    I think I am the only person in my department in the office tomorrow.
    I am off tomorrow. This year we did great with how the holidays aligned on the calendar. Next year we lose two holiday days off. Guess I can't complain, the office was closed for a week due to Hurricane Sandy.
    "He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16

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    Quote Originally posted by Hink View post
    Getting 525 tomorrow would be easy. Let's go for another 50ish tonight.... we got this in the bag
    Better work on your math a little. I think that formula leaves us a little short of 8,000.

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    Quote Originally posted by beach_bum View post
    Hopefully tomorrows full slate doesn't prevent me from slacking
    The main thing I have to do at work is finish my fiscal year end budget estimates. But I forgot my password for the budget program. Might be difficult.

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    The first word spoken from the surface of the moon? Houston! We, as urban planners, should petition NASA for redress.
    Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.
    Abraham Lincoln

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    Quote Originally posted by Brocktoon View post
    I think I am the only person in my department in the office tomorrow.
    We expect a full days worth or work on here !
    Children in the back seat can cause accidents - and vice versa.

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    Get your pick on in the 2013 Cyburbia Death Pool! http://www.cyburbia.org/forums/showthread.php?t=48042
    "He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16

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    What a way to start the new year - first thing wednesday morning - go for a root canal.
    Another day off - sick time - so I was thinking about RJing thursday and friday - that way I will have been away from work for 3 weeks.
    What do you think ?

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    I wore boxer shorts today. The pair with the smilie face on them with the phrase "You make me happy."

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    Quote Originally posted by Richmond Jake View post
    I wore boxer shorts today. The pair with the smilie face on them with the phrase "You make me happy."
    Did we really need to know that ? TMI

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    Quote Originally posted by JNA View post
    Did we really need to know that ? TMI
    Just a post for the effort to reach the goal.

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    At least he didn't say his shorts were really massive.

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