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


shattered hallway

A hundred thousand years ago before legends were ever told
Homo Sapien stood erect, mind empty and mind fresh.
Created Love and Hate. Created God and Anti-God.
— The Minutemen, History Lesson

16:06 <chris2> my mental picture gets down to this: "if you dont believe in god, he'll punish you eternally. else, do what you like"
16:07 <Turophile> chris2: Pretty much.
first time

I’m waiting and diversing
I’m collecting…diversing information…
Bob Dylan wrote propaganda songs!
Bob Dylan wrote propaganda songs!
— The Minutemen, Bob Dylan Wrote Propaganda Songs



It’s hard to believe
It’s goin’ down so fast
When Einstein died
He thought you built it to last
— Dan Bern, Past Belief

busy airport

How many ways to get what you want
I use the best I use the rest
I use the enemy I use anarchy cos I
I wanna be anarchy!
The only way to be!
— Sex Pistols, Anarchy In The UK



It takes courage to enjoy it
The hard-core and the gentle
Big time sensuality
— Björk, Big Time Sensuality

ThoughtDecember is nearing quickly, and I wonder/hope if there will be a Perl Advent Calendar, another issue of 24ways (apparently!) or even a Ruby Advent Calender this year?

Come on girl
Let’s sneak out of this party
It’s getting boring
There’s more to life than this
— Björk, There’s More To Life Than This


14th ave

Oh God, before I leave this life
Now an eightball isn’t love
A hooker’s never gonna come
Just give it back to me
Blow out all of the lights tonight.. Ow… Oh yeah
— Courtney Love, Mono


Well any man with a microphone
can tell you what he loves the most
and you know why you love at all
if you’re thinking of the holy ghost
if you’re thinking of the holy ghost
— The White Stripes, Dead Leaves And The Dirty Ground

(let* ((yin ((lambda (foo) (newline) foo)
             (call/cc (lambda (bar) bar))))
       (yang ((lambda (foo) (write-char #*) foo)
              (call/cc (lambda (bar) bar)))))
  (yin yang))


twilight reflections

I can’t fake it my love,
I need filling come on,
I need it louder than bombs
— Auf Der Maur, Taste You

5 Days N

Line me up in single file
with all your grievances
stare but I can taste
you’re still alive below the waste
ripples come and ripples go
and ripple back to me
— Tori Amos, Pandora’s Aquarium


Hinges Waiting to Scream

Your god is dead and no one cares
drowning in his own hypocrisy
and if there is a hell I will see you there
burning with your god in humility
— Nine Inch Nails, Heresy

Sheila rides on crashing nightingale
Intake eyes leave passing vapor trails
With blushing brilliance alive
Because it’s time to arrive
— The Smashing Pumpkins, To Sheila

Macro Messin' 2



Heil’ge Gluten, reiner Schnee,
Golden Freiheitkissen,
Abendglanzumstrahlter See,
Schluchten, wild zerrissen —
Daß im Schweizerlandrevier
Sich kein Nacken bücke!
Kaiser ist der Bürger hier;
Vive la republique!
— Georg Herwegh, Vive la République!

14:07 <chris2> "Jeder dritte Jugendliche sah schon Gewalt oder Porno auf Handy" <– die anderen 2/3 brauchen kein handy dafür
14:07 <schnitzl> den anderen 2/3 ist die auflösung auf dem handy zu schlecht
14:07 <schnitzl> zu wenig details sichtbar
Peek Hill Virus

Der ist allein ein freier Mann,
Und seiner sei gedacht,
Der sie sich selbst verdienen kann,
Die Freiheit in der Schlacht
— Georg Herwegh, Wer ist frei?


So if I make it through, if I come to you
Let’s not waste our time on anything but love
My trousers and my shirt and the jacket on my back
Have let me step outside myself, maybe just enough
— Dan Bern, Another Man’s Clothes


Hear my name, take a good look
This could be the day
Hold my hand, walk beside me
I just need to say…
— Pearl Jam, Porch




So thanks to all who travel down this long and deadly road,
And thanks to all who take the risks and carry mankind’s load.
The way is never easy and there are no promised lands,
For those who make the sacrifice of Madame Curie’s hands.
For those who choose the sacrifice of Madame Curie’s hands.
— Duane Elms, Madame Curie’s Hands

18:52 <imperator> zardo, you dream about data models?
18:52 <imperator> me, I just dream about models

Architecture is the art of how to waste space. — Philip Johnson

Elogio del Horizonte


take the red pill

The sun scrapes away the first layers of the day
Nothing is meant; this is a beautiful accident
This could be the sunrise, or I could be wrong
‘cause sometimes what looks like the sunrise
Turns out to be an atom bomb
— The Flaming Lips, One Million Billionth Of A Millisecond On A Sunday Morning

20:15 <jsnx> Vornotron: if you keep looking for OS X in Gentoo, you're not going to find it.
20:17 <astronautism> damn, so that's why USE="osx" emerge system didn't work

Thunderbolts and nightsticks
Coming out of the sky
Flames overhead
Rain until you cry
— Dead Moon, Dead Moon Night

Ireland Surf Trip


Title me =)

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

21:35 <lucas-> camp-coding is fun
21:54 <arcatan> code-camping is fun
21:56 <evn> fode-cumping is can

But I see through your eyes
And I see through your brain
Like I see through the water
That runs down my drain
— Bob Dylan, Masters Of War


was im kaffee

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

19:09 * chris2 prefers playing a nuclear scientist instead of shedpainting

When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come true:
“Death has been swallowed up in victory.
Where, O death, is your victory?
Where, O death, is your sting?”
— 1 Corinthians 15

12:38 <chris2> fröhlichen volkstrauertag euch allen!


Volvo 740 GL

Shut the light, shut the shade,
You don’t have to be afraid.
I’ll be your baby tonight.
— Bob Dylan, I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight

What went wrong?
Walking tightrope high
Over moral ground.
Seeing visions of
Falling up somehow.
— Pearl Jam, Marker In The Sand

brown and sticky



And these days, they linger on, yeah, yeah
And in the night, I’ve been waiting for
A real possibility that I may meet you in my dreams
I go to sleep
— Pearl Jam, Come Back


There’s a new day at dawn and I’ve finally arrived.
If I’m there in the morning, baby, you’ll know I’ve survived.
I can’t believe it, I can’t believe I’m alive,
But without you it just doesn’t seem right.
Oh, where are you tonight?
— Bob Dylan, Where Are You Tonight?



Das Land ist still
Die Menschen noch immer wie tot
Still. Das Land ist still. Noch.
— Wolf Biermann, Noch

ThoughtDo you remember the first web site you surfed to?

Der Stacheldraht wächst langsam ein
Tief in die Haut, in Brust und Bein
ins Hirn, in graue Zelln
Umgürtet mit dem Drahtverband
Ist unser Land ein Inselland
umbrandet von bleiernen Welln
— Wolf Biermann, Ballade vom Preußischen Ikarus

Sea Dragon at the Aquarium
13:19 <omur> "I want these motherfucking snakes off the motherfucking MIT"


( pending )

Tolling for the rebel, tolling for the rake
Tolling for the luckless, the abandoned an’ forsaked
Tolling for the outcast, burnin’ constantly at stake
An’ we gazed upon the chimes of freedom flashing.
— Bob Dylan, Chimes of Freedom

11:18 <chris2> hi
11:19 <rikkus> chris2: let's not start that again

If you ever get close to a human
And human behaviour
Be ready to get confused
There’s definitely no logic
— Björk Human, Behaviour


Colourful spirals

You know
That I adore you
You know
That I love you
So don’t make me say it
It would burst the bubble
— Björk, Come To Me

ThoughtEvery language that uses “,” to seperate arguments is doomed to fail.
14:46 <binary42> I can't wait to see all the great projects that are going to start up around the open jdk stuff.
14:47 <binary42> (I never thought I would be saying that either)
14:47 <chris2> full ack ;)

One day
It will happen
One day, one day
It will all make sense
One day, one day
You will blossom
— Björk, One Day


Yonder stands your orphan with his gun,
Crying like a fire in the sun.
Look out the saints are comin’ through
And it’s all over now, Baby Blue.
— Bob Dylan, It’s All Over Now Baby Blue

A cup of coffee please

Vanity of vanities, saith the preacher; all is vanity. — Ecclesiastes 12, 8

coffee with milk



I stood unwound beneath the skies
And clouds unbound by laws.
The cryin’ rain like a trumpet sang
And asked for no applause.
— Bob Dylan, Lay Down Your Weary Tune

He asks you how it feels
And he says, “Here is your throat back
Thanks for the loan”
— Bob Dylan, Ballad Of A Thin Man

Picture 030
21:44 <chris2> oooooh
21:44 <chris2> did you know samuel beckett solved HashWithIndifferentAccess?
21:44 <chris2> "The novel's final words are 'no symbols where none intended'."


Red Berries

Manchmal träume ich schwer und dann denk ich, es wär
Zeit zu bleiben und nun was ganz andres zu tun.
So vergeht Jahr um Jahr und es ist mir längst klar,
dass nichts bleibt, dass nichts bleibt, wie es war.
— Heute hier, morgen dort

Come senators, congressmen
Please heed the call
Don’t stand in the doorway
Don’t block up the hall
— Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’

17:03 <Kiba> it is a terrible fate for an innocent dude to get convicted of a crime he didn't do
17:21 <rue> This has been another installment of "Truths and Lessons of Life", brought to you by Kiba :)
teh internets-o rly


Hinson Lake 11/09/2006

Crimson flames tied through my years
Rollin high and mighty trapped
Countless violent flaming roads
Using ideas as my map
— Bob Dylan, My Back Pages


I will keep falling as long as I live,
Ah, without ending,
And I will remember the place that is now,
That has ended before the beginning …
— The Byrds, Fifth Dimension


Do you want to see the world?
Do you want to see the world?
Do you want to see the world?
In a different way
— The Kooks, See the World

culture is not a crime
19:03 <cizra> Where do I stick the private parts?
19:04 <chris2> in your pants
19:04 <blizz> oh noes chris, now that wasnt funny! haha
19:04 <blizz> genital humor
19:04 <chris2> genial humor!

Woo oh oh oh
And life comes in ones and twos and threes and fours
Woo oh oh oh
And I hear you knocking at my door
— The Kooks, Time Awaits

Kerala Backwaters


peace through pork
ThoughtMr. Owl ate my metal worm.

And I ain’t no communist, and I ain’t no capitalist
And I ain’t no socialist
and I sure ain’t no imperialist
And I ain’t no democrat
And I ain’t no republican either
And I only know one party
and its name is freedom
I am a patriot
— Steven Van Zandt, I Am A Patriot


Finlandia Christmaslandia

Fly to a dream
Far across the sea
All the burdens gone
Open the chest once more
Dark chest of wonders
— Nightwish, Dark Chest Of Wonders

This beginner-level tutorial introduces basic Cocoa graphics concepts: rectangles, points, colors, and coordinate systems.

A waste of time
If you don’t believe
Can’t decide to
Hit the ground
— Deftones, Combat

schoenbrunn, austria

Even though it is highly against DuckTyping, people tend to use case on classes, and Symbol < String often cause serious problems. I found several of these even in the standard distribution libraries. That encouraged me to remove String from Symbol’s superclass. — Matz, ruby-core:9452



I can’t do the talk so like the talk on the TV
And I can’t do a love song like the way it’s meant to be
I can’t do everything, but I’ll do anything for you
I can’t do anything except be in love with you
— Dire Straits, Romeo And Juliet

ThoughtMy Star Wars name is: Chren Frbib.
Ile d'yeu octobre 2006 009

He’s travelling from town to town
He’s preaching what he can
No evil spell can bring him down
Cause he’s a holy man
— Funny Van Dannen, Holy Man


ThoughtNo Anarchaia until Monday, November 6: I’ll be attending Euruko 2006. Hope to see you there!
Summertrip 2006! To Brasil, Argentina & Uruguay

See that little jersey girl in the see-through top,
with the peddle pushers sucking on a soda pop,
well I bet she’s still a virgin
but it’s only twenty-five ‘til nine,
you can see a million of ‘em
on heartattack and vine.
— Tom Waits, Heartattack and Vine

18:31 <rretzbach> Wie deaktivier ich mein wlan?
18:31 <chris2> rretzbach: kabel durchschneiden

I know I’m irresponsible and I don’t behave,
and I ruin everything that I do,
and I’ll probably get arrested when I’m in my grave,
but I’ll be savin’ all my love for you.
— Tom Waits, Saving All My Love For You



Protest ist, wenn ich sage das oder das paßt mir nicht. Widerstand ist, wenn ich dafür sorge, daß das, was mir nicht paßt, nicht länger geschieht. — Ulrike Meinhof


Oh the seas will split
And the ship will hit
And the sands on the shoreline will be shaking.
Then the tide will sound
And the wind will pound
And the morning will be breaking.
— Bob Dylan, When The Ship Comes In