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Tweets for 2014

twitter-year-2014These are my tweets for 2014 (minus replies and retweets). All the URLs are still Twitter's 't.co' ones, as the Twitter API doesn't spit out the original URL text.

  • Obligatory "daaaayuuumm it's hoooott" comment. Jan 04, 2014
  • Nothing like waking up to Arsenal beating Spurs πŸ˜€ Jan 05, 2014
  • Today marks 10 years since I started my blog! I can't believe how quickly a decade has gone. Special '10 year' post: http://t.co/hUiNMGbRBn Jan 05, 2014
  • *facepalm* RT @GuardianAus: UK porn filter blocks game update that contained 'sex' http://t.co/EZb47pMgsC Jan 22, 2014
  • 'Her' is definitely worth a watch: http://t.co/FnBVpE5RhW Jan 25, 2014
  • lolololol 'Taylor Swift Attacked at Grammys' http://t.co/TCUBhU19Tq Jan 29, 2014
  • I think we have a winner for best Superbowl ad: "The Truth" http://t.co/SwHozblJN3 Jan 30, 2014
  • James Earl Jones on the Big Bang Theory is pretty hilarious Feb 01, 2014
  • Achievement unlocked: RHCSA πŸ˜€ Feb 12, 2014
  • Why Hoth didn't get to host the Winter Olympics: http://t.co/O2FLGBHHco Feb 13, 2014
  • What my wife got me for our anniversary. Best. Wife. Ever! http://t.co/bIOwyCgsM5 Feb 17, 2014
  • I knew it was @alisonbrie on @ThisAmerLife 10 seconds into @bjnovak's story, "Julie and the Warlord". Great stuff πŸ™‚ Feb 17, 2014
  • Playing 'The Last of Us' on the PS3 has definitely confirmed how wretchedly horrible I am at using a controller for aiming. Feb 23, 2014
  • +1 http://t.co/y0LiujT71W Feb 25, 2014
  • This is fantastically true: http://t.co/Rxo983mUjp Feb 26, 2014
  • Just finished 'The Last of Us'. It was definitely a good enough game to endure having to aim with a controller. Mar 01, 2014
  • After finishing 'The Last of Us', here are some of my musings on game endings (obligatory spoiler warning) http://t.co/qjJqpPTebY Mar 01, 2014
  • So Google finally decided to have YouTube videos mostly centre-aligned on the page? How many years did it take them to do that? πŸ˜› Mar 02, 2014
  • I've started using @firefox tab groups at work; they're really helping me organise the tonne of tabs I usually have open for multiple tasks! Mar 14, 2014
  • Can someone tell me why @EA is sending me promotional emails in French? What's the French word for 'Unsubscribe'?! Mar 14, 2014
  • Open source explained. WITH LEGO!! https://t.co/VFxnKzmtkA Mar 19, 2014
  • In 2048, I just got 50% of my best score by just bashing the buttons in random directions :\ Mar 19, 2014
  • MLB in Australia. Who would have thunk it? ! Go the Dodgers! Mar 22, 2014
  • New blog post: "1 Year as a Technical Writer" http://t.co/36jgErXnNy Please disregard any ironic typos when writing about being a writer. πŸ˜‰ Mar 24, 2014
  • The Good Wife?! WTF?!!! Did not see that coming!! Mar 24, 2014
  • "Generic brand video" very true! http://t.co/aVAggq3sYx Mar 26, 2014
  • Gah, I think i'm going to have to write a blog post on the end of 'How I Met Your Mother'. Apr 01, 2014
  • My thoughts on the ending to 'How I Met Your Mother': http://t.co/sBd3OnLEfR Apr 02, 2014
  • The Lego Movie was thoroughly awesome. I guess one could use a phrase to describe it: everything is awesome πŸ˜‰ Apr 04, 2014
  • After the deconstruction and cleaning yesterday, today is the reconstruction πŸ˜€ http://t.co/3j6BSqGGBe Apr 06, 2014
  • From one of my colleagues in India, a great compilation "Tech Writing in Hollywood" : http://t.co/WC7XTmLHoC Apr 09, 2014
  • I think it's safe to say we have descended into farce territory now. Is anyone surprised?: http://t.co/dEgPzffDB5 Apr 10, 2014
  • Eeep, today's xkcd explaining heartbleed is even more worrying, as it uses my name for the example of leaked info! http://t.co/ERFKuYfn0y Apr 11, 2014
  • Those aren't sunglasses; I bring my own equipment to 3D movies like a boss http://t.co/BdPooY9AbN Apr 11, 2014
  • Waiting at the doctors, I have to amuse myself somehow! πŸ˜‰ http://t.co/QuGgvk7HbG Apr 12, 2014
  • New blog post: "Trying Out Online Backups" http://t.co/jSO9MJ05EV Apr 13, 2014
  • I get the feeling that George R.R Martin really doesn't like weddings. Apr 14, 2014
  • With the current lunar eclipse going on, I'll post a link to my photos from one in 2007: http://t.co/BWP6JHTCK3 http://t.co/TvTMyyFp8V Apr 15, 2014
  • #SixSeasonsAndAMovie Apr 24, 2014
  • Happy St Totteringham's Day!! Apr 28, 2014
  • Brisbane Roar!!! Champions! πŸ˜€ May 04, 2014
  • For some odd reason, memories of the good old turbo button popped into my head today. http://t.co/pHNVa33T96 May 09, 2014
  • So long Community πŸ™ Twas good while it lasted http://t.co/0tIuMj2kv8 May 10, 2014
  • Every time I hear "regicide" on Game of Thrones, I immediately think of this: http://t.co/Y3tTacKpCa May 12, 2014
  • I'm glad that I'm not the only one who thinks of Star Wars whenever "separatists" are mentioned on the news. May 15, 2014
  • ARSENAL!! They made hard work of it, but we got there. #SinceArsenalLastWonATrophy May 17, 2014
  • I've written a new blog post: "Workrave: Keeping On Top of the Pain" http://t.co/nimPYe6blw May 18, 2014
  • First game of futsal/indoor in over a year. I'm going to be paying dearly for this over the next few days, but it was worth it πŸ™‚ May 19, 2014
  • I won't lie, the new Surface 3 does look mighty tempting as a laptop refresher/replacement. The price is at least $200 too expensive imo. May 22, 2014
  • I was mildly impressed with 'X-Men: Days of Future Past', but not blown away. May 23, 2014
  • This never gets old! http://t.co/njeOfM2MOe Puntastic May 27, 2014
  • My continuing apparent magnetic attraction for bird feces never ceases to amaze me. Jun 01, 2014
  • lol, they're not even trying to hide it anymore. You couldn't make this stuff up. RIP NBN. http://t.co/PWzTimmCzl Jun 04, 2014
  • Yay, Google Maps finally updated Brisbane's Street View and satellite imagery! Our house now officially exists! Jun 05, 2014
  • I definitely approve, but I'm still going to hold off playing it until it's 'properly' released http://t.co/br09zCiC5o Jun 05, 2014
  • I enjoyed HTTYD2, but it didn't come close to how much I love the first movie. Jun 08, 2014
  • "Australia: where even the immigrants hate immigrants. And where even the anti-racists bash wogs." http://t.co/0jQR9UiKmP Jun 09, 2014
  • A huge "+1" to everything covered here: https://t.co/81upYFBSs5 Jun 10, 2014
  • Finally!!!! http://t.co/fsKgBWccOX Jun 10, 2014
  • SPACESHIP! SPACESHIP!! SPACESHIP!!! πŸ˜€ http://t.co/MVyKtG3yoz Jun 11, 2014
  • Yay World Cup! πŸ˜€ There goes my sleep for the next month πŸ™ Jun 12, 2014
  • Des is a great helper doing the "stop-and-feel" for Lego Simpson's minifigures. πŸ˜€ Best. Wife. Ever. http://t.co/ntTkCt9qkO Jun 22, 2014
  • New blog post: "Lego New and Old" http://t.co/cqNzbsCGj2 Includes some technical writer insight! Jul 01, 2014
  • I was just told that the grey in my beard makes me look like a Marvel character. Best. Compliment. Ever. Now, about those superpowers... Jul 08, 2014
  • Wow, 7-1 in a World Cup semi-final. Unbelievable stuff. Brazil absolutely atrocious. Jul 08, 2014
  • I just backed The Realm Apparent on @Kickstarter! http://t.co/wsrwgo2YcM Go @kauyin! Jul 19, 2014
  • At the office, building the great Lego 2x2 brick tower continues... http://t.co/hZ0GBNLDsn Jul 25, 2014
  • Today I rebuilt one of my first Lego sets from the early 90s. Thanks Mum for keeping it all these years! http://t.co/Tr79mL6k2H Jul 26, 2014
  • +1 http://t.co/o7MHzCoTXi Jul 29, 2014
  • ha http://t.co/05qOAmUgaa Jul 29, 2014
  • Making my work desk more awesome. πŸ˜€ http://t.co/cwSttDRPwe Jul 30, 2014
  • Free Wing Commander 3! What are you waiting for?! Go get it! http://t.co/pDZpP53SMu Aug 06, 2014
  • Great. Now I'm looking at powered Lego trains. This will not end well. Aug 18, 2014
  • First completed Kickstarter that I funded: http://t.co/cwsDLzmQwF πŸ™‚ Aug 28, 2014
  • Blog post on how I clean a large amount of Lego, and the surprising results! http://t.co/jiS5JMQ8lx http://t.co/bPPVLqkyvs Sep 06, 2014
  • My brief review after getting a Surface Pro 3. http://t.co/AxPdlGmn4V Sep 14, 2014
  • I've got to say, Titanfall (PC) is really doing nothing for me. :\ Sep 19, 2014
  • http://t.co/2WDcb2tELo πŸ™‚ Sep 23, 2014
  • I'm taking an online course in English grammar and style. I've cross-posted my first writing submission on my blog: http://t.co/jjVTt6rTGh Sep 27, 2014
  • My project for the weekend πŸ˜€ http://t.co/7j1QIv1yM2 Oct 04, 2014
  • Why I can't I buy @iamfoxes' jazzy cover of Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now"? Why do they make it so hard to actually pay for something?!! Oct 13, 2014
  • My latest writing submission for UQx's Write101x English Grammar and Style: "Grammar By Instinct vs. Rules" http://t.co/nIOhjkYmKi Oct 30, 2014
  • I really loved this interview. Especially the "Undeserved good luck" comment about English being the global language https://t.co/GgZqzyJWwe Nov 09, 2014
  • My mini-review after spending a few weeks with a @Pebble smartwatch: "Me and My Pebble" http://t.co/KNcfwcPir3 Nov 12, 2014
  • Gah, 2 hours later, now I remember why I wait for Android OTA updates like normal people... Nov 15, 2014
  • lol, very well done! *spoilers!* 'Do You Want to Build a Meth Lab?' http://t.co/8DcvQSi7Zx Nov 18, 2014
  • Gah, internet is out at home! And just after Ive lugged a laptop & training materials from work. I feel like I'm living in the stone age :/ Dec 02, 2014
  • 3 days of dark ages over! Kudos to @Internode for great Aus-based support & keeping me informed whilst @Telstra took ages fixing their stuff Dec 05, 2014
  • My new blog post: "Peer Pressured Into a Wii U" http://t.co/1wfrPYDHbC Dec 21, 2014
  • Best and Worst time! http://t.co/wi3dLMOAhc The movies and games that I liked, and disliked the most from this year πŸ™‚ Dec 28, 2014

 

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