Bill Bates (@WhereIF)

San Francisco Bay Area

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @WhereIF ever

June 2011

I really LOVE all of the trees in New England!

via Twittelator

dhh I had high hopes for the first webOS tablet but it looks like it’s a clusterfuck: What a shame.

via Echofon (retweeted on 6:38 AM, Jun 30th, 2011 via Twittelator)

SETIInstitute NASA sets 7/8 launch for Atlantis; final Space Shuttle mission will help ready post-Shuttle era

via CoTweet (retweeted on 9:18 AM, Jun 29th, 2011 via Twittelator)

Could the Montreal police be more pathetic or hard up for wanting to interrogate Chara (or anyone else) for the Pacioretty hit in March?

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Good stuff!!!! Worth the flight to Boston!!!!

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teamcymru Details of our CSIRT Assistance Prog, from our latest youtube

via Twitpic (retweeted on 12:31 PM, Jun 28th, 2011 via Twittelator)

RT @NASA: #FRR-Space station’s life support systems are operational and can support STS-135, recycling water, making oxygen, removing ca …

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Voyager2 Sister ship Voyager1 is 16 hrs 10 mins 21 secs of light-travel time from Earth (2011:179:1L)

via HootSuite (retweeted on 5:16 AM, Jun 28th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

JonahHill Bruce Jenner is the least famous of the Kardashians but the irony is that he is the only one with a talent of any kind that deserves fame.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:21 PM, Jun 27th, 2011 via Twittelator)

A good light-weight article on West Coast beer:

via TweetDeck

SpaceUpdating Last Launch of the Space Shuttle Program - Bittersweet

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 10:51 AM, Jun 27th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Discovery_Space Asteroid #2011MD is making its closest approach to Earth around about now. Bye bye little space rock:

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:16 AM, Jun 27th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Voyager2 No Go: House Appropriators Reject FY 2012 DOE Funding Request for Pu-238 Production -> No more trans-Jovian missions. via

via HootSuite (retweeted on 10:15 AM, Jun 27th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

AsteroidWatch Watch small asteroid 2011 MD as it moves from center to lower right in these images taken by Tom Glinos

via Seesmic twhirl (retweeted on 7:40 PM, Jun 26th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

I have been putting together a list of my favorite beers with Check out my list here:

via TweetDeck

SpaceUpdating 2011 MD asteroid: When and from where will the giant space rock be visible on …

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 12:19 PM, Jun 26th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

@PauleyP Some argue that we give the word power. I say that it already has its own power. For right or wrong we need to delete the word.

via Twittelator in reply to PauleyP

Is it just me or is Amtrak the most unsafe way to travel ever?

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Damn, My new love is Racer 5…

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Wow, 28 Days Later is totally messed up.

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“I would rather eat possum ass than be your desk monkey.” — Ryan

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“I like you, but you are a shit wingman.” —Wilfred

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It was a shock at first to hear the Sharks traded Seto, but I think the Sharks made a great move getting Burns.

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alyankovic Dang it!! They already closed 10 minutes ago.

via Twitpic (retweeted on 1:02 PM, Jun 25th, 2011 via Twittelator)

teamcymru Did Syrian #hackers just get tacit permission from their gov’t for #ddos #cyberwar attacks?

via Team Cymru News (retweeted on 11:33 AM, Jun 25th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

FinallyinFirst New Blog Post: A Different Making Words Folder Idea

via Google (retweeted on 11:05 AM, Jun 25th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Discovery_Space INCOMING! Asteroid to Narrowly Miss Earth on Monday | @Discovery_News by @PeoplesAstro #2011MD

via HootSuite (retweeted on 11:15 PM, Jun 24th, 2011 via Twittelator)

CassiniSaturn It’s been 5,000 days since my launch Oct 15, 1997 Titan IVB/Centaur @NASAKennedy. That calls for cake!

via Seesmic twhirl (retweeted on 1:30 PM, Jun 24th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Took my wife to see Super 8. She loved it. It was my second time. Good movie, but I wasn’t blown away. B+/A-

via TweetDeck

donttrythis All in a days work. We’re having fun.…

via Echofon (retweeted on 6:23 PM, Jun 23rd, 2011 via Twittelator)

SanJoseSharks Devin Setoguchi signs a three-year deal to stay in San Jose.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 5:57 PM, Jun 23rd, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Voyager2 I am currently 13 hrs 09 mins 05 secs of light-travel time from Earth (2011:175:2L)

via HootSuite (retweeted on 5:54 PM, Jun 23rd, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Discovery_Space NASA’s New Mars Rover Arrives at Launch Site | @Discovery_News by @Free_Space

via HootSuite (retweeted on 3:57 PM, Jun 23rd, 2011 via Twittelator)

LAWeekly Today is Sonic the Hedgehog’s 20th birthday. Also, you’re old.

via HootSuite (retweeted on 12:00 PM, Jun 23rd, 2011 via TweetDeck)

SanJoseSharks Sharks to open 2011-12 season on Oct. 8 vs. Phoenix. Rest of schedule to come later today.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:58 AM, Jun 23rd, 2011 via TweetDeck)

This sounds like a good idea, but at it’s core, we are still trying to blame teachers for our educational woes.

via TweetDeck

KevinCrossman The Burger King in Sunnyvale has best smelling restroom I’ve ever been in. Clean smell, with just a hint of bacon. Seriously.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:16 PM, Jun 22nd, 2011 via TweetDeck)

LRO_NASA The Moon is moving away from the Earth at a rate of ~1.5” per year.

via Facebook (retweeted on 5:17 PM, Jun 22nd, 2011 via TweetDeck)

SpaceUpdating Video: Spider Spins Zero-Gravity Web in Space

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 12:13 PM, Jun 22nd, 2011 via TweetDeck)

@BorowitzReport I almost agree with your Zookeeper spoiler alert… I challenge the hilarious part. :-)

via TweetDeck in reply to BorowitzReport

If you are an elementary teacher in K/1, my wife (@FinallyinFirst) has a wonderful blog. She has a giveaway this week.

via TweetDeck

This very day in 1997, my sweetheart said “I do” in a church full of people. :-) It has been a wonderful 14 years! Happy anniversary honey!

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In June 1996, I proposed to my sweetheart in front of a school full of people. She said yes!

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The Kraft Macaroni and Cheese “Macsurance” commercial is great!

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weberwithoneb Twitter is the new “Fw: Fw: fw: fw: FW: check out these funny cat photos” medium.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 2:47 PM, Jun 20th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

TWlTTERWHALE If you could hear Morgan Freeman narrate your tweets when you press tweet. #ThatWouldBeEpic

via web (retweeted on 11:08 PM, Jun 19th, 2011 via Twittelator)

hotdogsladies No disrespect to hip-hop culture.

But, do you REALLY want to remember your 20s as “that dark decade when I had to manually hold my pants?”

via Birdhouse (retweeted on 4:43 PM, Jun 19th, 2011 via Twittelator)

SpaceUpdating Final lift-off: excitement but bitterness inside Nasa at last chapter of the …

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 12:29 AM, Jun 19th, 2011 via Twittelator)

Watching A Few Good Men still gives me chills.

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Also, it reinforced that Empire Strikes Back is the cream of the crop of Star Wars Movies.

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After watching the SpikeTV Star Wars marathon today it is crystal clear to me that Episodes I thought III should never have been made.

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TheMacalope Look for a special weekend Macalope tomorrow morning. A response to the latest atrocity by Katherine Noyes couldn’t wait until Monday.

via Twitterrific for Mac (retweeted on 2:40 PM, Jun 18th, 2011 via Twittelator)

Vancouver could learn a thing or two… RT @BostonUpdate Bike cop just gave his bottle of water to a mom with two young kids #bruins #parade

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These just arrived on the plane from Boston! I have friends there that haven’t gotten hat or shirt yet! Oh, yeah!!

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Did I hear correctly that the US is going to do a new run of state quarters? Things must be pretty dull over at the Mint…

via TweetDeck

SpaceUpdating Black hole seen eating a star deep in space

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 1:23 PM, Jun 16th, 2011 via Twittelator)

MarsCuriosity This is the last time to see me on camera before I ship from @NASAJPL to @NASAKennedy. Watch live & chat now:

via web (retweeted on 9:25 AM, Jun 16th, 2011 via Twittelator)

@Kardboard It will. Unfortunately, no place is immune to mob stupidity and violence. Any word on the girl who fell of the viaduct?

via Twittelator in reply to Kardboard

SpaceUpdating International Space Station image shows Britain from space

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 9:18 AM, Jun 16th, 2011 via Twittelator)

@Kardboard Sadly the actions of the mob will taint Vancouver for a while, but the real spirit will come back strong.

via Twittelator in reply to Kardboard

Kardboard RT @TylerIngram: RT @bersonphoto: True Vancouverites stream downtown to lend hand cleaning mess made last night.

via HootSuite (retweeted on 9:14 AM, Jun 16th, 2011 via Twittelator)

kellyoxford Dear Vancouver fans lighting Vancouver on fire and yelling “Fuck Boston”, you’re fucking Vancouver.

via web (retweeted on 9:40 PM, Jun 15th, 2011 via Twittelator)

wilw Vancouver fans start fires faster when they lose than Los Angeles fans do when we win. Wow.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 8:40 PM, Jun 15th, 2011 via Twittelator)

ConanOBrien Congratulations to the Boston Bruins for winning the Stanley Cup, and for wrapping the game up before the start of my show.

via web (retweeted on 8:26 PM, Jun 15th, 2011 via Twittelator)

Two things are clear in the NHL… NBC and Vs. suck at covering hockey. I wish it would get more respect in the states.

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Vancouver got what they deserved, 2nd place. Can’t take away their spectacular regular season, however. Thomas is THE MAN!

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@weberwithoneb Once you upload your music, you can’t download it again. WTF???

via TweetDeck in reply to weberwithoneb

KevinCrossman “Go the Fuck to Sleep” perfectly narrated by Samuel L. Jackson - free on Audible.

via web (retweeted on 3:28 AM, Jun 15th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

I got an invite to Google Music Beta today. Yes, it is only beta, but so far, nothing to get excited about. It has a LONG way to go.

via TweetDeck

Discovery_Space Tonight, if you’re lucky, you’ll see the #moon turn blood red! Get ready for an awesome #lunar #eclipse

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 1:11 AM, Jun 15th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

This is awesome!!!!! RT @KevinCrossman RT @OfficeTally: VIDEO: #TheOffice edited as a 1990s sitcom!

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SpaceUpdating NASA Spacecraft Discovers 122 Pairs of Star Twins

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 2:17 PM, Jun 14th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

@BacktoBeantown Careful not to lay it on too thick. We don’t need a gooch! :-)

via TweetDeck in reply to BacktoBeantown

@Kardboard With the internet, the idiots who spew hate are no longer only heard while drunk at the game. We shouldn’t label all team fans…

via TweetDeck in reply to Kardboard

weberwithoneb Old article but still true. “The single worst strategic mistake […] they decided to rewrite the code from scratch.”

via Spaz (retweeted on 11:10 AM, Jun 14th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

To be fair to Pliny the Elder, I am going to give it another go. Maybe my taste buds were in a mood yesterday…

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RT @BacktoBeantown: Lebron has made the Decisionâ„¢ to join the Florida Panthers next season. He’s confident he’ll succeed in the NHL…

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nik_nik What the Girl Scouts Taught Me about Content Distribution #mto

via HootSuite (retweeted on 10:57 AM, Jun 13th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

TWlTTERWHALE Asking LeBron James for change for a dollar is a #BigMistake… he won’t give you the 4th quarter.

via web (retweeted on 10:19 AM, Jun 13th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Apple, you make me laugh sometimes. Good luck with this… “Apple tries to put the kibosh on iPad and iPhone giveaways”

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KevinCrossman Couldn’t happen to a nicer team. #MiamiHeatLose

via web (retweeted on 7:46 PM, Jun 12th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Voyager2 I am currently 13 hrs 08 mins 48 secs of light-travel time from Earth (2011:164:2L)

via HootSuite (retweeted on 7:19 PM, Jun 12th, 2011 via Twittelator)

<disappointed>Finally had Pliny the Elder… Meh. It has NOTHING on Dogfish Head 90.</disappointed> I like Bear Republic’s Racer 5 better.

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Of the Pliny the Elder delivery that came to my Whole Foods on Thursday evening, I just took 6 of the last 7 bottles. I couldn’t be greedy.

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Is it common knowledge yet that signing every Tweet with your name or a “cool” catch phrase is dumbass? — TTFN WhereIF

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Why do so many restaurants use Flash on their websites? It is nothing but clutter and crappy UI design. I just want to see the menu…

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@TWlTTERWHALE Oh, Fail Whale, you make me laugh. The way you make such outlandish and absurd comments cracks me up! :-)

via Twittelator in reply to TWlTTERWHALE

flyosity Matt Groening once designed an advertising campaign for Apple.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:28 PM, Jun 9th, 2011 via Twittelator)

Social Media Wins Again! So sad that companies need to be forced to do the right thing. “Delta Overcharges US Troops”

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kellyoxford It would be great if people who wear camouflage clothing were less visible.

via web (retweeted on 8:35 PM, Jun 7th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Why are books in the iTunes store WAY more money than I could get them at the book store? Why would digital be more expensive?

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KevinCrossman Important video from AT&T: How to Dial a Phone.…

via web (retweeted on 10:44 AM, Jun 7th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

@Kardboard Right. I’d like to see how well a bus full of opposing “well behaved” fans would fare in any city, any sport. :-)

via TweetDeck in reply to Kardboard

@Kardboard Brave, because a few folks flipped them the bird and said rude things? The arrogance of Vancouver fans is immeasurable.

via TweetDeck in reply to Kardboard

CraigyFerg Time to shake this shit up a little. Big announcement on the show tonight.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:48 PM, Jun 6th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Finally watched The Fighter tonight. Good movie. Christian Bale was great. Amy Adams was hot. :-)

via Twittelator

BorowitzReport The Republican debates should begin with all the presidential candidates emerging from a tiny car.

via web (retweeted on 4:19 PM, Jun 4th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

I retweet a post about Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and two adult sites follow me? I didn’t say The Wrath of Giant Dong…

via TweetDeck

TrekMovie 29 years ago today @ParamountPics released STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN & Trek was reborn(again)…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:34 AM, Jun 4th, 2011 via Twittelator)

SETIInstitute Cosmic explosion is new candidate for most distant object in the universe

via CoTweet (retweeted on 1:53 PM, Jun 3rd, 2011 via TweetDeck)

FakeAPStylebook Adverbs should be used sparingly and for greatest impact, like your mom.

via web (retweeted on 1:17 PM, Jun 3rd, 2011 via TweetDeck)

RT @daringfireball: ★ Why Windows 8 Is Fundamentally Flawed as a Response to the iPad:

via TweetDeck

@joyosmanski Is this the 2011 version of name dropping? Face dropping? ;-) “She totally face dropped Justin Beiber…”

via Twittelator in reply to joyosmanski

NASA You have 24 hrs to put your name in for the chance to be 1 of 150 at last shuttle launch #NASATweetup:…

via CoTweet (retweeted on 2:16 PM, Jun 1st, 2011 via web)

Have you checked out The Heist for your iPhone yet? It sold 500,000 copies in its first week! #TheHeist

via MacHeist

suzanne_ra Education Transformation Through Social Media

via TweetMeme (retweeted on 11:57 AM, Jun 1st, 2011 via TweetDeck)

SpaceUpdating Engineering students design tent for camping on Mars

via SNS Analytics (retweeted on 11:53 AM, Jun 1st, 2011 via TweetDeck)