Experimental, impressionistic sub-paragraph tumblin' (think obstsalat)


19:00 <kig> good suse
19:00 <kig> good german engineering, full of KRAFT and STURM
19:01 <kig> Sturmwehrinstallerierungskorps Achtung!
19:04 <kig> =_=

Writing is like jazz. It can be learned, but it can’t be taught. — Paul Desmond

And when I’m lying in my bed
I think about life
And I think about death
And neither one particularly appeals to me
— The Smiths, Nowhere Fast

Away Message: zommbbbiiegetcoffeeeee
15:36 <dagbrown> j`ey: The first sign of madness is talking to yourself. The second sign of madness is hair on your palms.
15:36 <j`ey> dagbrown:I dont have hair on my palms, which is good
15:37 <dagbrown> j`ey: Third sign is checking for hair on your palms.

Everyday it’s something
Hits me all so cold
Find me sittin’ by myself
No excuses, then I know
— Alice In Chains, No Excuses

12:19 <epitron> {{:-) <- happy klingon
12:19 <epitron> }}:-( <- angry klingon


Empire State Building

The esthete stands in the same relation to beauty as the pornographer stands to love, and the politician stands to life. — Karl Kraus

Like the coldest winter will
Heaven beside you… Hell within
And you think you have it still, heaven inside you
— Alice In Chains, Heaven Beside You

14:00 <chris2> physik ist doch eigtl nur was für ingenieure, die nicht handwerklich begabt sind, oder? *duck*
14:09 <et> chris2: und mathematik ist was für physiker, die den bezug zur realität verloren haben

Children play soldier. That makes sense. But why do soldiers play children? — Karl Kraus

12:31 * chris2 haut rretzbach mit seinem Excalibur
12:33 * Olli lacht sich kaputt
12:35 * Olli macht sich unsichtbar und meuchelt chris2 und rretzbach heimlich … sie spuehrten nichts mehr
12:36 * chris2 haut Olli mit seinem Excalibur :P
12:36 <rretzbach> chris2: Ist das dein Plan um saemtliche Probleme zu loesen?
12:37 <chris2> rretzbach: ja!
12:37 <chris2> rretzbach: und wenn das nicht hilft, *mehr gewalt*
12:37 <chris2> das lernt man doch schon im kindergarten :P
20:07 <rretzbach> Ich werde sogar oral von der Sonne gefisted.

Candles red I have a pair
Shadows dancing everywhere
Burning on the angry chair
— Alice In Chains, Angry Chair


16:50 <rikkus> I hope we don't end up asking people to stop asking why everyone's asking 'is this ever possible?' questions.
100 years ago this little hydrant saved The Mission.

I drop things out of windows
I wrap things ‘round my head
And you would too
It s what you’d have to do
You would–too
— Dan Bern, Comme Vous Le Faites Tous

15:48 <Absolute0> Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes, Third Edition by Ben Forta
15:51 <Absolute0> its on amazon
15:51 <BearPerson> reminds me of the "writing 'for dummy' books for dummies" book that I think someone ought to write sometime :)

Cause it s my country too
Sometimes I gotta remind myself
It s my country too
I pay my taxes
Vote on election day
I stop at stop signs
Just like you
— Dan Bern, My Country Too



If I don’t fall apart
Will my memory stay clear?
So you had to go
And I had to remain here
— Pearl Jam, Come Back

17:23 <crookshanks> I think peanut butter holds the answer to the mystery of infinity
17:24 <nemostultae> chunky or smooth?
17:24 <rikkus> chunky, obviously

I hope that you’ll
Be careful wherever you go
I keep seeing crosses
On the side of the road
Them crosses
On the side of the road
— Dan Bern, Crosses

Rainy day



Like a tear in all we know
Once dissolved we are free to grow
What is human, what is more?
I’ll answer this when I get home
— Pearl Jam, Severed Hand

20:46 <rretzbac1> Roberts Tagestipp: Wenn man unbedingt seine Finger in sein Auge stecken mag, sollte man vorher weder Entenfett noch Chilipulver anfassen!
20:46 <Olli> LOL

I’m not blind
I can see it coming
Looks like lightning
In my child’s eye
— Pearl Jam, Army Reserve

20:11 <chris2> YAIITCUWR
20:16 <chris2> (Yet Another Idea I Thought Came Up With Rediscovered)


Long way to Home

And love
What a different life
Had I not found this love with you
— Pearl Jam, Parachutes

18:50 <srbaker> there are no parallels between this and what the UML guys push
18:50 <srbaker> it's a different flavour of kool aid entirely
18:50 <srbaker> the UML guys are idiots.
18:23 <srbaker> there's an #rspec chan now for anyone that cares

Life comes from within your heart and desire
Life comes from within my heart and desire
Life comes from within your heart and desire
— Pearl Jam, Inside Job

22:53 <nerochiaro> chris2: while at it, would it be possible to alter respond_to? so that it does similar thinking to method_missing and fake that knowledge ?
22:53 <chris2> yes
22:53 <chris2> and some classes do it
22:53 <chris2> most dont
22:55 <chris2> often you forget about it :P
22:55 <nerochiaro> chris2: if by "forgot" you mean "can't be arsed to implement it", then i agree ;)


another water pic
21:04 <DannoHung> I also wish I had a pony
21:05 <kod3> whoa, I wished for a pony 12 hours ago
21:06 <chris2> kod3: amazingly, me too :P

High above I’ll break the law,
if it’s illegal to be in love,
leave the hatred, on the cross
— Pearl Jam, Comatose

vanilla sunrise cupcake

Oh do come down
with the living, let
what is living love.
So unforgiving, yet
needing forgiveness first…
— Pearl Jam, Marker In The Sand


dandelions emerging

The price of correct programming is eternal vigilance. — Rob Pike

She needs to be able to sing harmony
She needs to be able to drive 400 miles a day
She needs to be able to average 125 in bowling
Who wants to marry a folksinger?
— Dan Bern, Darva Conger

18:41 <jix> Olli: dafür kann ich mir dann nen mac book pro kaufen
18:42 <Olli> ich wuerde mit dem geld andere sachen machen ;)
18:42 <empi> nutten und blackjack!
18:42 <empi> ohne blackjack
18:43 <chris2> empi: wollte ich grad sagen :P
18:44 <empi> *g* chris2, great minds think alike oder so
18:44 <chris2> empi: oder alle denken an sex…
18:44 <empi> psssst
Starker Lebenswille.

It’s a shame to awaken, world aflame
What does it mean when the war has taken over?
It’s the same every day in a hell man-made
What can be saved, and who will be left to hold her?
— Pearl Jam, World Wide Suicide


ThoughtWhoa, over 50 links today.

It’s been… seven days without a word.
I have to keep you and Paris on my mind,
I have to keep you and Paris on my mind.
— Dido, Paris

Notre Dame

If you don’t understand interpreters, you can still write programs; you can even be a competent programmer. But you can’t be a master. — D.P. Friedman, M. Wand, T. Hayne, Essentials of Programming Languages

You know, take Lisp. You know, it’s the most beautiful language in the world. At least up until Haskell came along. — Larry Wall

18:01 <flgr> duplicating work is a bad thing
18:02 <hoopy> if it was for work i wouldn't duplicate
18:02 <hoopy> but for fun i will
18:02 <chris2> a true rubyist
18:03 <chris2> enjoys making libraries more than writing apps :P
grande arch
Rooftops #2

I done my traveling
I done my traveling
From now on, it’s just gambling,
That I’ll be doing here
Be doing here
— Dan Bern, Cowboy

20:41 <chris2> endlich normale leute!
20:41 <chris2> <– kommt aus paris :P
20:41 <penpen> USA?
20:41 <eTM> ah, drum warst nicht da
20:41 <chris2> penpen: ?
20:41 <eTM> in usa gibts auch ein paris
20:41 <penpen> Paris ist ein Kaff in Texas :-)


Till april in paris, chestnuts in blossom
Holiday tables under the trees
April in paris, this is a feeling
That no one can ever reprise
— Frank Sinatra, April In Paris

sunset, venice, ca. 2006.
20:33 <ibroadfo> to understand recursion, find someone standing closer to douglas hofstadter than you and ask them to explain it to you
16:05 <bos_> it's rained 37 of the last 40 days
16:05 <bos_> this is the wettest spring since i got to th us
16:06 <bos_> reminds me of summer in ireland :-)
15:18 <penpen> Mir fällt dazu eine Szene in einer Buchhandlung ein: "Wieso haben Sie kein Buch zum Thema Outlook für Fortgeschritten?"
ThoughtT9 macht aus “Frohe Ostern” “Droge Ostern”…

Closure has come to me myself,
You will never belong to me.
Closure has come to me myself,
You will never belong to me.
— Chevelle, Closure

Easter Eggs and Grass
11:59 <chris2> loop { throw => :chocolate) }
11:59 <josip> :)


There’s a warning sign in the road ahead
There’s a lot of people saying we’d be better off dead
Don’t feel like Satan, but I am to them
So I try forget and any way I can
— Neil Young, Keep On Rocking In the Free World

十三陵烧烤 013副本

Take the simple case of the serge
Who can’t go back to war
‘Cause the hippies tore down
everything that he was fighting for.
— Neil Young, Stringman

17:32 <kbrooks> chris2: hey, btw i started a project named Poverty
17:32 <chris2> YOU DONT GET ANY MONEY BY ME!
23:28 <flippo> I'm am going to be a juggler, some day
23:28 <rretzbach> flippo: Do you juggle?
23:30 <flippo> I also fear the ladies are actually not very impressed by juggling.
23:30 <rretzbach> flippo: Depends on what you are juggling I guess.
23:30 <flippo> Diamond rings?
23:30 <rretzbach> You could be a meta-juggler who juggles jugglers.


Increase of material comforts… does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth… The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. — Mahatma Gandhi


A crack on the head
Is what you get for not asking
And a crack on the head
Is what you get for asking
— The Smiths, Barbarism Begins At Home

14:32 <penpen> Szene gestern im Supermarkt. Jemand hatte Prosecco gekauft, weil der "als Dosenöffner gilt".
12:15 <Oll^i> chris2: meiner meinung nach haben die kirchen der welt nicht im geringsten verstanden was sie lehren
12:15 <Oll^i> und halten sich nicht im geringsten dran
12:16 <penpen> klingt für mich nach IBM und Linux.
14:15 <penpen> Ich erinnere mich noch an die Kabel in einem Raum in der Nähe vom Teilchenbeschleuniger.
14:16 <penpen> Wand ist nicht zu sehen.
14:16 <penpen> Komplett durch Kabel verdeckt.
14:17 <manveru> axiom: es gibt immer mehr kabel als teilchenbeschleuniger
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, Canada

No one has the answer
But one thing is true
You’ve gotta turn on evil
When it’s coming after you
— Neil Young, Let’s Roll



Inside, he was negative.
This place, once more was underground.
So look and connect,
we’re refusing to rust.
Healing has to begin, in the past.
— Chevelle, Don’t Fake This

16:29 <bolrod> (o/ \o) \o/ _o_ (o)
16:30 <bolrod> now from above: -o- ,o- -o. ,o, -o,
16:31 <bolrod> <o/ \o> <o> \o/
16:31 <bolrod> :]
16:31 <boegel> is it the Macarena? it is, isn't it ! w00 !
Jamaica Bay, New York

Tomorrow, when I wake, or think I do, what shall I say of today? That with Estragon my friend, at this place, until the fall of night, I waited for Godot? — Samuel Beckett, Waiting For Godot

12:52 * noodl kicks RoR
12:53 <Qerub> * RoR roars!

But she knows
That when he goes
He really goes
And do you think you’ve made
The right decision this time?
— The Smiths, London


By striving to do the impossible, man has always achieved what is possible. Those who have cautiously done no more than they believed possible have never taken a single step forward. — Mikhail Bakunin


Jeden Tag stirbt ein Teil von Dir
Jeden Tag schwindet Deine Zeit
Jeden Tag ein Tag den Du verlierst
Nichts bleibt für die Ewigkeit
— Die Toten Hosen, Nichts bleibt für die Ewigkeit

23:35 <cyanite> Kids these days… need Rails to divide by 60 ;)
23:35 <epitron> cyanite: rails makes it easier than ever!
23:35 <epitron> class Divider < ActiveDivisionHelper::Base
23:35 <epitron> numerator :10
23:35 <epitron> denominator :60
23:35 <epitron> end
23:35 <epitron>
noah/designbum collab

Is life always like this, brother?
Good for one side but bad for another
I must put you behind me tonight
‘Cause you belong to the lights
— The Smiths, Golden Lights


South Seas Sunset

Because if it’s not Love
Then it’s the Bomb, the Bomb, the Bomb, the Bomb, the Bomb, the Bomb, the Bomb
That will bring us together.
— The Smiths, Ask

21:10 <Tekhne> how come people always say <something>-fu and never kung-<something>?
21:10 <Tekhne> i'm trying to spread the later
21:11 <Tekhne> as a meme, it's holding up better than i thought it would
21:11 <schapht> Tekhne: kung-google is hard to pronounce
ThoughtBullen ficken Kühe.
19:38 <chris2> *g* safari opens gopher:// with firefox =)
19:39 <schapht> chris2: that's amusing

You ask me if I’ll find another.
I don’t know. I can’t say.
I don’t like it but I guess things happen that way.
— Johnny Cash, Guess Things Happen That Way


And I can’t help the way I feel
Oh yes, you can kick me
And you can punch me
And you can break my face
But you won’t change the way I feel
‘Cause I love you
Oh …
— The Smiths, Is It Really So Strange?

16:52 * ibroadfo goes back to turing machines
16:54 <chris2> poor machines, always they are tured
15:36 <kuribas> rretzbach: The problem with OO is that everyone has it's own idea of what it means.
15:38 <JeroenBulters> kuribas: So it's a religious thing?
Near the Blvd

There’s more to life than books, you know
But not much more
Oh, there’s more to life than books, you know
But not much more, not much more
Oh, you handsome devil
Oh, you handsome devil
— The Smiths, Handsome Devil

15:24 <combas> I just read something that I thought said "it will open a rocket on your machine" and I was like.. whoa, cool, then I saw it said 'socket' and I was a little disapointed


20:03 <motion> and indeed php was originally a perl script
20:04 <Zeros> motion, and now its just an abomination… did much change from perl to C++ :p

Oh, the alcoholic afternoons
When we sat in your room
They meant more to me
Than any, than any living thing on earth
— The Smiths, These Things Take Time

11:18 <penpen> Hmm, der Test hat gerade stattgefunden. Erinnerte etwas an das Notstromaggregat einer IT-Firma.
11:19 <penpen> Es wurde regelmäßig getestet. Als es dann bei einem Stromausfall benötigt wurde, streikte es.
11:19 <penpen> Wegen den regelmäßigen Tests war kein Diesel mehr im Tank :-|

Past the Pub who saps your body
And the church who’ll snatch your money
The Queen is dead, boys
And it’s so lonely on a limb
— The Smiths, The Queen Is Dead

11:26 * five licks zenspider
11:26 <zenspider> um
11:26 <zenspider> I hope you're cute.


Detailed view of the checkerboard cake
19:01 <chris2> i only know german schools
19:01 <j`ey> german schools arent so good
19:01 <dpy2> the problem with german school is… they all speak german

Good times for a change
See, the luck I’ve had
Can make a good man
Turn bad
— The Smiths Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want

18:58 <aniero> you know… if you don't like ruby or rails, don't use it
18:58 * kuja likes Ruby and so uses it.
18:59 * roxy_ likes his girlfriend and so uses her.
18:57 <dpy2> is this kindergarten or something?
18:57 * dpy2 sees the alphabet in uppercase passing by
18:58 <j`ey> ('A'..'Z')

They trade forty years in the factory
For some dry, hot desert air
And they feel like they’re supposed to be someplace
But they don’t know where
— Dan Bern, Desert Wind


She wants it now
And she will not wait
But she’s too rough
And I’m too delicate
— The Smiths, Pretty Girls Make Graves

colored air ducts
12:56 <penpen> Na ja, so lange keine Blondine in Spanien "Un Cola per favor" bestellt :->
12:56 <jix> penpen: was heißt das denn (kann überhauptkein spanisch)
12:57 <penpen> Einen Schwanz bitte.
12:57 <penpen> Böse Falle.

I don’t show…
I don’t share…
I don’t need
what you have to give…
— Pearl Jam, Garden



20:41 <penpen> Die Anzahl der pro Kopf bekannt gewordenen Morde ist in Österreich auch um einiges höher als in Deutschland.
20:42 <penpen> Allerdings darf in Deutschland selbst ein Orthopäde die Todesursache feststellen.
20:42 <penpen> Obwohl eine durchtrennte Arterie im Fuß ziemlich selten Todesursache sein dürfte.
20:43 <penpen> Jedenfalls in Deutschland, wo es kaum nennenswerte Landminenvorkommen gibt.

But I can’t think for you
You’ll have to decide
Whether Judas Iscariot
Had God on his side.
— Bob Dylan, With God On Our Side

Some bands that you sit and listen to, and it just sounds completely silly a few years later, but that Nirvana stuff, when you hear it on the radio nowadays, it sounds as vital and vibrant as it did 10, 12 years ago, when it first came out. — Lars Ulrich

And downtown, it’s a-goin’ down
Everyone look so cool
But up here we got the music
And you might as well
Still be in school
— Dan Bern, All Right Kind Of A Girl

13:32 <dpy2> first I got up tomorrow after only 4 hours of sleep
13:32 <dpy2> I tried to hack something for an hour, then decided I was too tired anyway, so went back to bed
13:32 <dpy2> and then I woke up after 5 hours more
13:32 <dpy2> I wasted at least two precious hours too many
13:33 <chris2> :P
13:33 <chris2> you got up tomorrow?? :P
13:33 <binary42> I suggest you invent time travel with the remaining 14 hours. :-)



Go ahead try to go further
I’ll push your hands away
Don’t be worried ‘bout
Physically overpowering me today
— Dan Bern, Closer To You

20:12 * penpen hat von IKEA schon Kaffee ausgegeben bekommen.
20:12 <penpen> Nicht wegen Wartezeit.
20:12 <penpen> Was war passiert?
20:13 <penpen> MALM machte seinem Namen alle Ehre.
20:13 <penpen> War zerMALMt.
20:08 <chris2> hm, heute kommt verena breitenbach an unsere schule
20:08 <chris2> und referiert über essstörungen
20:09 <chris2> dummerweise hab ich die uhrzeit vergessen
20:09 <chris2> und den flyer schon aufgegessen :P

AIX is pain, Highness. Anyone who says differently is an IBM salesperson. — Nicholas Clark, People of Perl

18:16 <ackro> tapete ist auch an der wand
18:17 <chris2> ackro: du meinst das verschimmelte zeug unter all den pornobildern?
18:17 <ackro> also bei mir haengen keine nackten frauen an der wand (nein, auch keine maenner)
18:18 <ackro> wuerde mich viel zu sehr ablenken!
18:18 <ackro> hm, obwohl…
18:18 <chris2> von was?
18:18 <ackro> chris2: das hat in mir auch gerade ne kette von fragen aufgeworfen

A slave ship just came in
I been talking to the crew
I need you
— Dan Bern, I Need You



Now the people cry and the people moan
And they look for a dry place to call their home
And try to find someplace to rest their bones
While the angels and the devils fight to claim them for their own
— Meat Puppets, Lake of Fire

Mont Royale
15:09 <Frixon> Ich glaub langsam echt dass #rubyonrails der mit Abstand unbrauchbarste Channel im Freenode ist :/

Now I think if I had to live outside the garden of paradise
It might as well be spent looking in your eyes
The lies might as well be your lies
The thighs might as well be your thighs
It might as well be with Eva
It might as well be with you
— Dan Bern, Eva


Red 1

And I guess we should’ve done like James Dean did
‘Stead of putting on weight and sinking down, down, down
Easier to take if he’d a just skidded
Straight to souvenir city and t-shirt town
— Dan Bern, Too Late To Die Young

fill my cup

I wouldn’t bat an eyelid
If right now someone said
Boy, the folks you’re talking to
Have been a hundred years dead
— Dan Bern, Fly Away



The trees were strung with crosses and with ribbons
All the towns and churches had been bombed
Superman stood out in the rain
Leaning up against a crumbling wall
— Dan Bern, Superman

13:23 <manveru> es gibt angeblich immer noch leute die windows kaufen
13:24 <penpen> Ich dachte, die bei den Windows-Versionen angegebenen Beträge sind die Prämien, die man für die Abnahme bezahlt bekommt?
13:24 <penpen> Hoppla 8-|
Loch Lomond ducks lomo

I wake up in the morning
With your name on my lips
I’m thinking of learning how to read in Braille
To have you at my fingertips
— Dan Bern, Jane


16:55 <IRCMonkey> Hello everyone. Did you hear that Matz got injured by a python!?
16:56 <ibroadfo> while drinking a cup of java and polishing his pearl ring?
16:57 <IRCMonkey> Yea, well, ibroadfo, I didn't read the whole article. ;)
16:57 <Alterego> The 1st of April gets worse each year …
pic 331

I should not keep going on about these two I met last night
One is deep and one is light
One is pretty, one is bright
Virginia and Patricia
Patricia and Virginia
Careless loping curls
Clever, clever girls
— Dan Bern, Virginia And Patricia

14:13 <chris2> leuts, ich muss euch was sagen
14:14 <chris2> ich hab seit einem monat keine periode mehr gehabt
14:14 <rretzbach> Ach du kacke!
14:14 <rretzbach> Weiss dein Freund Bescheid?
14:14 <chris2> noch nicht
14:14 <rretzbach> uh oh
14:14 <chris2> soll ichs ihm sagen?
14:15 <rretzbach> Der wird dich killen.
14:15 <chris2> :/
14:15 <rretzbach> Denn wer Schuld hat, sollte klar sein!
14:15 <chris2> wenn ich mir da so sicher wäre
13:21 <kig> hey, guess i'm starting to like computer science and dislike programming
13:22 <kig> education, turning productive members of society into useless windbags

You know that life really takes it’s toll
and a poet’s gut reaction is to search his very soul.
So much damn confusion before my eyes,
but nothing seems to phase me and this one still survives.
— Ramones, Poison Heart

What must I test, you’re probably asking. The official XP answer is, you only have to test the things that you want to have work. — Ron Jeffries, Extreme Programming Installed