Archive for the 'SystemMessing' Category

Got Another Postcard from Rome

Thursday, July 7th, 2005

During my recent trip to Italy, I mailed myself some postcards. This one arrived from Rome. It took 23 days to get here.

No Parking Zone

Sunday, March 20th, 2005

If fire trucks don’t park in the fire lane to get lunch, why do police cars do it?

Vending Machine Eats Money, Demands ID

Friday, March 18th, 2005

USPS Stamp vending machine ran out of money and gave em a change voucher. USPS strangely demands a form and photo-id to cash the voucher.

Google Answers Triggers Fraud Alert

Friday, March 18th, 2005

I’ve been racking my brain off and on for several months trying to figure out how to replace ’ and ” marks with sed and awk. Google hasn’t been able to find any sites that tell me how to escape them. So, today, having successfully used Rent-A-Coder before, I decided to try Google Answers and [...]


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