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


Sunset on Flowage

And you said, “This is the first day of my life
I’m glad I didn’t die before I met you
Now I don’t care, I could go anywhere with you
And I’d probably be happy”
— Bright Eyes, First Day Of My Life

ThoughtNeukirchen’s relativity rule of software engineering: It’s only a matter of time before you rewrite it yourself.
The Reason for the Word Structure

But I sing glory from my lowest
And I will say peace to the people I meet
While the world waits for an explosion
That instant of light that wipes the slate clean
— Bright Eyes, Train Under Water


There are many causes I would die for. There is not a single cause I would kill for. — Mahatma Gandhi

PAGODAS 1-27-07

Well I dream the dark on the horizon
I dream the desert where the dead lay down
I dream a prostitute, a child touching an old man in a fast food crown
— Bright Eyes, Another Travelin’ Song

17:19 <ellion> UML?
17:19 <ellion> Unified Marxist-Leninist

I remember the time you drove all night
Just to meet me in the morning
And I thought it was strange, you said everything changed
You felt as if you’d just woke up
— Bright Eyes, First Day Of My Life

18:45 <MenTaLguY> camping on rails: a good idea until the train comes



We must take all of the medicines too expensive now to sell
Set fire to the preacher who is promising us hell
Into the ear of every anarchist that sleeps but doesn’t dream
We must sing, we must sing, we must sing
— Bright Eyes, At The Bottom Of Everything

13:40 <penpen> manveru: Keine Angst, Thor's Hammer kommt erst in 10 Tagen.
13:40 <manveru> puh
13:41 <chris2> penpen: bist du thor's nagel? :P
13:41 — penpen is now known as sargnagel
13:41 — manveru is now known as sarg
13:41 — ellion is now known as thor
DA 1-27-07

O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden,
voll Schmerz und voller Hohn,
o Haupt, zum Spott gebunden
mit einer Dornenkron, …
— Paul Gerhardt, O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden


January 07 062c

The radio is playing
Spitting out the same old news
It’s time to get up, get out
Get out into something new
— The Rolling Stones, If I Was A Dancer

We made love on the living room floor
With the noise in the background of a televised war
And in the deafening pleasure I thought I heard someone say
“If we walk away, they’ll walk away”
— Bright Eyes, Landlocked Blues

Ciel d'été - Planoise - 080806


Because Vandals Like Tetris, Too

It’s the honky tonk women
Gimme, gimme, gimme the honky tonk blues
It’s the honky tonk women
Gimme, gimme, gimme thse honky tonk blues
— The Rolling Stones, Country Honk

00 (17)

Am I hard enough
Am I rough enough
Am I rich enough
I’m not too blind to see
— The Rolling Stones, Beast Of Burden



You can ask which side I’m on
But all I see is horror
A war only death would win
When I’m looking at the skyline of Berlin
— David Rovics, Berlin

16:54 * chris2 ist nehcuklefpa
16:54 <chris2> ungeschickt auf den teller befördert :-P
16:55 <chris2> s/ist/isst/

I know I’ve dreamed you a sin and a lie
I have my freedom but I don’t have much time
Faith has been broken tears must be cried
Let’s do some living after we die
— The Rolling Stones, Wild Horses



You can’t always get what you want
You can’t always get what you want
You can’t always get what you want
But if you try sometimes well you just might find
You get what you need
— The Rolling Stones, You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Banksy Guantanamo

The vultures they circle at ease overhead
The living may live and the dead will be dead
the time it may come in this tropical heat
That they’ll have to go somewhere else to eat
Maybe a storm will come wash it away
But still the guard towers glitter on Guantanamo Bay
— David Rovics, Guantanamo Bay


k-Schweden 1982244 k

I learned our government must be strong.
It’s always right and never wrong.
Our leaders are the finest men.
And we elect them again and again.
That’s what I learned in school today.
That’s what I learned in school.
— Tom Paxton, What Did You Learn in School Today?

14:09 <Anon4888> Is the k in haskell silent?

My best friend, he shoots water rats
And feeds them to his geese
Don’cha think there’s a place for you
In between the sheets?
— The Rolling Stones, Live With Me

ThoughtEmacs function of the day: C-x C-o, delete-blank-lines.



Hey baby, what’s in your eyes?
Is that the diamonds from the mine?
What’s that laughing in your smile?
I don’t care, no, I don’t care
— The Rolling Stones, You Got The Silver

20:14 <rretzbach> rofl
20:14 <rretzbach> excel 2007
20:14 <rretzbach> rofl
20:15 <rretzbach> Da ist squeak seriöser
Taunton twilight

And I feel them drown my name
So easy to know and forget with this kiss
but i’m not afraid to go but is it all becouse of love?
— Jeff Buckley, Grace


Unite d'Habitation:Marseille

Racist everyman, what have you done?
Man, you’ve made a killer of your unborn son…
Crown my fear your king at the point of a gun
All I want to do is love everyone…
— Jeff Buckley, Eternal Life

And the wind blew an invocation
And I fell asleep
At the gate…
— Jeff Buckley, So Real



.. by Fabooo

And in that orchard there was a hold
That was hanged with purple and gold
And in that hold there was a bed
And it was hanged with gold so red
— Jeff Buckley, Corpus Christi Carol

14:44 <chris2> highway to hell auf der schalmei
14:44 <chris2> sogar honecker würde sich im grab rumdrehen
14:45 <penpen> GEIL :-)
pics 003

But I think more than I want to think
Do things I never should do
I drink much more than I ought to drink
Because it brings me back in…
— Jeff Buckley, Lilac Wine



I don’t care just what they say
‘Cause forever I will pray
You and I will be as free
As the birds up in the trees
Oh, please stay by me, Diana
— Paul Anka, Diana

Lay, lady, lay, lay across my big brass bed
Stay, lady, stay, stay while the night is still ahead
I long to see you in the morning light
I long to reach for you in the night
— Bob Dylan, Lay, Lady, Lay




It’s the morning before daybreak
A hundred miles down the line
Unknown passage
Cuttin’ like a knife through the night
— Dead Moon, Unknown Passage

Thought“collocalia” is the longest horizontally reflectable word in English.
18:10 <manveru> hab letztens das codegolf fuer ascii-pics gemacht…
18:10 <manveru> sah fuer mich wirklich minimal aus :P
18:10 <manveru> aber die typen da haben halb so viel…
18:10 <manveru> das is ja nimmer natuerlich
18:11 <chris2> hehe
18:13 <rretzbach> Jix hat da ne Zeit lang, sehr gerult.
18:13 <rretzbach> Aber jetzt kommen Frauen, Sex und Alkohol.

Don’t know what to do by myself
‘Cause all of my time was with you
I just don’t know what to do on my own
All of my thoughts are of you
— Spiritualized, All of My Thoughts

20:59 <blink> chris2: anarchaia is so nifty, i &hearts; you for it.



There’s a battle outside
And it is ragin’.
It’ll soon shake your windows
And rattle your walls
For the times they are a-changin’.
— Bob Dylan, The Times They Are A-Changing

I can’t understand why people are afraid of new ideas. I’m afraid of the old ones. — John Cage

ThoughtEnglish point-reflectable words: dip, dollop, dop, hoy, mow, nu, pod, un, wim, woom. Found with help of a bit ruby.
Seljalandsfoss B&W

You are like a hurricane
there’s calm in your eye.
and I’m gettin’ blown away
to somewhere safer
where the feeling stays.
— Neil Young, Like A Hurricane


Turquoise Swastika

A snake when he is sleeping
A drunkard when he prays
I don’t believe you go to heaven when you’re good
Everything goes to hell, anyway…
— Tom Waits, Everything Goes To Hell


I take this chance and I jump up on her
Damned if I don’t land right on top of her
Well she takes off, runnin’ up on to that ridge
Higher than I’ve ever been before.
— The Byrds, Chestnut Mare



It’s okay, we’ve all seen better days
It’s okay, you don’t have to run and hide away
It’s okay
It’s okay, yeah we love you anyway
— Dead Moon, It’s O.K.

22:34 <sandal> wow, chris2 for some reason a project i'm doing for one of my clients somehow has your christmas program in it's svn
22:34 <sandal> I must have been pretty drunk when I committed that one

You used to ride on the chrome horse with your diplomat
Who carried on his shoulder a Siamese cat
Ain’t it hard when you discover that
He really wasn’t where it’s at
After he took from you everything he could steal.
— Bob Dylan, Like A Rolling Stone

23:26 <slyphon> chris2: python is its own pennance



Yea, call him drunken Ira Hayes,
But his land is just as dry,
And the ghost is lying thirsty
In the ditch where Ira died.
— Peter LaFarge, The Ballad Of Ira Hayes

17:56 <manfred-s> Hah, I can bring a gun to the US if I want (:
17:57 <manfred-s> But I can't take Cuban sigars (:
17:57 <manfred-s> I wonder if you get fixed for smoking a Cuban cigar when your carrying a loaded pistol at the airport.
17:57 <manfred-s> *fined

In a minute or an hour or two
In a minute we’ll just see ‘bout you
Don’t look back
You were easy in your little ways
You’re so easy now you lost the game
Don’t look back
— Dead Moon, Don’t Look Back




Just another Sunday
Just another Sunday
Oh yaaa, Just another Sunday
Just another Sunday, Oh yaaa
— Guns N’ Roses, Just Another Sunday

16:35 <chris2> how to know your code is cluttered up with debugging p calls: you don't even notice the tests already pass.
HDR Composition - Final Result

Space monkey in the place to be
a mass of contradictions in a golden frame
raising the roof in a calamity way
completely meretricious of a poke in the eye
— Placebo, Space Monkey


19:04 <chris2> squeak's debugger made me wish for a popup blocker

Destroy all that is keeping you back
And then I’ll nurse you
I’ll nurse you
Come to me
— Björk, Come To Me

17:08 <erg_> George Bush is an anagram for He Bugs Gore and Bugger Hoes
mirror mirror who is the fairest of em' all

If the waves suck you in and you drown
If like you should sink down beneath
I’ll swim down would you? you?
— Deftones, Cherry Waves

14:47 <chris2> mmh, a new eigenclass layout
14:48 <chris2> people should be shot for changing kerning



And I look in the mirror
And I wait for the damn thing to speak
Who needs answers?
One good question would be a relief.
— Dan Bern, Feel Like A Man

Software gets slower faster than hardware gets faster. — Wirth’s Law

HAL 9000

I think you will find
When your death takes its toll
All the money you made
Will never buy back your soul.
— Bob Dylan, Masters Of War


esta foto me gusta

I’ll sing my song to the wide open spaces
I’ll sing my heart out to the infinite sea
I’ll sing my visions to the sky high mountains
I’ll sing my song to the free, to the free
— The Who, The Song Is Over

ThoughtI got spam for a “fashionable hydrogen atom”.
Discarded Christmas Tree

Ich seh deine Augen, und sie sind offen,
und ich seh dein Gesicht, und wir müssen lachen.
Ich umarm dich, und du gibst mir deine Wärme,
und alle Menschen um uns sind leuchtende Sterne.
Wir sind auf der Straße und gehn alle zusammen.
Wer will uns halten? Wir durchbrechen die Schranken.
— Ton Steine Scherben, Wir sind im Licht


Nothing as it seems (BINAURAL)

You can run, you can run, tell my friend Willie Brown
You can run, you can run, tell my friend Willie Brown
That I got the crossroad blues this mornin’, Lord, babe, I’m sinkin’ down
— Robert Johnson, Cross Road Blues


The apples of the valley hold,
The seeds of happiness,
The ground is rich from tender care,
Repay, do not forget, no, no.
Dance in the dark of night, sing to the morning light.
— Led Zeppelin, The Battle of Evermore



I’m softly exhaling
You give me release
I’m softly exhaling
You give me release
— Ane Brun, Balloon Ranger

17:34 <chris2> noch schlimmer ist dave winer
17:35 <penpen> Der hat bestimmt deutsche Vorfahren, die mal "Heuler" hießen.

I was starting to think
The world was going to end when the calendar turned
But now you’re here I see the future baby
And they can let the calendar burn.
— Dan Bern, Chelsea Hotel



This time
It’s a Wednesday Night
And I ain’t dead yet
— Dan Bern, Wednesday Night

19:23 <AnalphaBestie> der hund hat das ethernet kabel gefressen
Optical Illusion 2

For three years I did nothing except drive
I guess I needed to meditate
I guess I could have gone into a monastery
But they don’t let you listen to talk radio.
— Dan Bern, New American Language


The start of a working day for a lighthouse

I got the shotgun blues
Shotgun blues
I can’t wait here forever
I got too much here to lose
— Guns N’ Rosesm The Blues


Cars are crashin’ every night
I drink n’ drive everything’s in sight
I make the fire
But I miss the firefight
I hit the bull’s eye every night
— Guns N’ Roses, It’s So Easy


06 12 22 079

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

plastic drippings 3

Ooooh Babe,
Don’t leave me now.
Don’t say it’s the end of the road.
— Pink Floyd, Don’t Leave Me Now


by VadimOS

And I miss you so much.
Theres no one in sight.
And were still making love
In my secret life.
— Leonard Cohen, In My Secret Life

16:06 <penpen> was haben Holländer und Japaner gemeinsam?
16:07 <penpen> grasfaser
21:43 <sandal> I didn't even notice the existence of a SysRq key
21:43 <sandal> it is like, it was never there, and now I will always see it
21:38 <sandal> it's been a while since you quoted me on anarchaia, but I don't have anything witty to say
21:38 <sandal> can you just quote that?
21:38 <sandal> ;)
21:38 * sandal has ego issues.

Meet me at the bottom, don’t lag behind
Bring me my boots and shoes
You can hang back or fight your best on the frontline
Sing a little bit of these workingman’s blues
— Bob Dylan, Working Man’s Blues #2


Reflection Nebula

Dreams where the umbrella is folded
Into the path you are hurled
And the cards are no good that you’re holding
Unless they’re from another world.
— Bob Dylan, Series Of Broken Dreams

11:41 <zenspider> nika: yes, but with the injection of railz0rs and the gaining popularity, it seems our crowd is lacking in critical thinking these days
7.4.04 012

You are one of God’s mistakes.
You crying, tragic waste of skin.
I’m well aware of how it aches.
— Placebo, Song To Say Goodbye



Forget closure,
Forget closure,
Forget closure,
Forget closure.
— Chevelle, Closure

20:07 <penpen> James Bond jagt Doktor No: EUR 19,99
20:08 <penpen> Früher nannte man das horrende Preise.
20:08 <penpen> Heute wohl eher torrentende Preise.

Quotes are nothing but inspiration for the uninspired. — Richard Kemph

Fotobyinge 1329 Fullmoonfestival 2006 Wittstock

I was alone,
Falling free,
Trying my best not to forget
— Placebo, Meds



Der Übermensch ist ein verfrühtes Ideal, das den Menschen voraussetzt. — Karl Kraus

All I really want is some peace man
A place to find a common ground
And all I really want is a wavelength
All I really want is some comfort
A way to get my hands untied
And all I really want is some justice…
— Alanis Morissette, All I Really Want

You that never done nothin’
But build to destroy
You play with my world
Like it’s your little toy
You put a gun in my hand
And you hide from my eyes
And you turn and run farther
When the fast bullets fly
— Bob Dylan, Masters Of War

welcome 2007 !
ThoughtIE7 is steadily getting popular, but unfortunately renders Anarchaia completely wrong. I shall be eternally grateful to the person that mails me a CSS fix so it will work (or at least until IE8 comes out). Anyone up for the job?


Birds on a wire

Wenn niemand bei dir is’ und du denkst, daß keiner dich sucht,
und du hast die Reise ins Jenseits vielleicht schon gebucht,
und all die Lügen geben Dir den Rest:
Halt dich an deiner Liebe fest.
— Rio Reiser, Halt Dich An Deiner Liebe Fest

20061231 - last photos of 2006

As that old train pulled out, John’s ma began to shout,
Tellin’ ev’ryone in the neighborhood:
“That’s my son that’s about to go, he’s a soldier now, you know.”
She made well sure her neighbors understood.
— Bob Dylan, John Brown