Movie night
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Last dog watch, 8 bells (8:01 pm)

Going out tonight to see the new Quentin Tarantino movie. w00t.

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Racquetball, part deux
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Last dog watch, 3 bells (7:58 pm)

Well, played 3 games of doubles today with MP, AM, and JP. My team won 2/3 games. We then played 2 games of cutthroat (JP had to leave), and I won one of them. I'd say I'm doing all right.

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Double Ten day
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Last dog watch, 3 bells (7:57 pm)

I almost forgot, today is Double Ten day, a holiday in Taiwan

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Must not forget…
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Morning watch, 7 bells (7:41 am)

The week after this Monday is Mom's birthday.... I think I'll drive down there so I don't forget to talk to her 🙂

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Racquetball
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Morning watch, 7 bells (7:40 am)

Yesterday I won my 9th straight game against MP...although the last one was real close. We had some excellent volleys and a lot of fun.

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More from the IMPS spec
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Morning watch, 7 bells (7:37 am)

Another extract from the Infinite Monkey Protocol Suite
An Explanation from the specification:

There are four primary entities that communicate within an IMPS
network. Groups of monkeys are physically located in Zone Operations
Organizations (ZOOs). The ZOOs maintain the monkeys and their
equipment, obtain transcripts from the monkeys' typewriters, and
interact with other entities who evaluate the transcripts.

A SIMIAN (Semi-Integrated, Monkey-Interfacing Anthropomorphic Node)
is a device that is physically attached to the monkey. It provides
the communications interface between a monkey and its ZOO. It is
effectively a translator for the monkey. It sends status reports and
resource requests to the ZOO using human language phrases, and
responds to ZOO requests on behalf of the monkey.

The Quote:

Assume a monkey BoBo with a SIMIAN interface named BoBoSIM, and a ZOO
named SanDiego. Once the BoBoSIM client has established a connection
to the SanDiego server, the following session might take place.

SanDiego> HELO CHIMP version 1.0 4/1/2000
BoBoSIM> REPLACE PAPER
SanDiego> ACCEPT
BoBoSIM> TRANSCRIPT 87
SanDiego> ACCEPT
BoBoSIM> xvkxvn i hate Binky xFnk , feEL hungry and sIck sbNf
BoBoSIM> so so sad sDNfkodgv .,n., ,HELP MEEEEEEEEE cv.Cvn l
SanDiego> RECEIVED
BoBoSIM> SEND FOOD
SanDiego> ACCEPT
BoBoSIM> SEND MEDICINE
SanDiego> DELAY
BoBoSIM> SEND VETERINARIAN
SanDiego> REFUSE
BoBoSIM> SEND VETERINARIAN
SanDiego> REFUSE
BoBoSIM> NOTIFY NORESPONSE
SanDiego> ACCEPT
BoBoSIM> NOTIFY DEAD
SanDiego> ACCEPT
BoBoSIM> REPLACE MONKEY
SanDiego> ACCEPT

Man that's some funny stuff.

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Never pet a burning dog
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Morning watch, 6 bells (7:27 am)

About 200 miles North of Boise some redneck's car backfired, caught his dog on fire, and the dog ran out into a field and started it on fire. Firefighters were called out to put out the spreading grassfire (not to mention the dog, who BTW was fine, only smelling of burnt dog....yummm).

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The Governator
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Morning watch, 6 bells (7:24 am)

Well Californians elected Arnold as the new governor. I suppose he can't do any worse than any career politician, and perhaps even a little better. I don't care much for politics. That probably explains why I think an action movie hero can do as well as any other politician. Hell, Reagan made it to president. Too bad Arnold can't run for president...

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