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Running Away

January 24th, 2013 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
In loneliness, we run away... but the farther we run, the more isolated we become.
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Fear of the Future

January 17th, 2013 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Fearing the future, if only because it may not exist.
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Floating Away

January 11th, 2013 | Posted by pftq in Stuck in My Head | #
Floating Away by Blake Robinson
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Adventures in Your Sleep

January 11th, 2013 | Posted by pftq in Stuck in My Head | #
Adventures in Your Sleep by Blake Robinson
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Doubting God

January 11th, 2013 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
God ceased to exist when people doubted him and he lost the confidence to believe in himself.
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Flicker in the Light

January 7th, 2013 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
The flame that burns too quickly, too brightly in the darkness, becomes a mere flicker in the light.
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Tales of a Murderous Tooth Fairy

January 6th, 2013 | Posted by pftq in Stuck in My Head | #
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Life is an Infection

January 6th, 2013 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Life is an infection of the inanimate.
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Looking Back

January 1st, 2013 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Hard to let go of the past when it's the only thing that keeps you looking forward.
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Cold's Warmth

January 1st, 2013 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
As I gaze into the empty night, the cold warms me.
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Autumn Spirits

January 1st, 2013 | Posted by pftq in Stuck in My Head | #
Autumn Spirits by Denny Schneidemesser
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Evil Growth

December 18th, 2012 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Evil never grows. Good just shrinks.
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CSharp Notes and Pitfalls

December 5th, 2012 | Posted by pftq in 42 | #

Things not to do and things to remember about C#...


Just notes and things I want to remember when I'm coding C#.  Sometimes these things take hours to catch when the fix is simple, if you knew about them in advance.
RichTextBox.Text - do not update in a background thread even if each thread has its own RichTextBox (building multiple control objects in parallel, for example).  This will cause a memory corruption error and either cause your program to crash or hang every so often (which makes it even harder to notice).
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Clouded By Doubt

November 18th, 2012 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
What do you do when you've done the impossible but no one believes you?
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Best Pocket Camera So Far? Sony RX100

September 18th, 2012 | Posted by pftq in Blabberbox | #
I haven't been following cameras that closely but just saw this today.
http://www.amazon.com/Sony-DSC-RX100-Sensor-Digital-Camera/dp/B00889ST2G/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1348019580&sr=8-2&keywords=sony+rx1

Apparently it's also very small like any other pocket camera but has 20 megapixels (+2 times the usual sensor size for image quality) instead of the usual 10-12.  When did that happen? Huh

Scary - can't wait to see when pocket cameras beat professional cameras Grin
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Android Resources

July 21st, 2012 | Posted by pftq in 42 | #

Rooting, restoring system apps, etc...


Below are some resources I found useful to clean out my phone and also repair when things go wrong.

Phone Apps

GPS Test -...[More]
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Dr Jekyll and Hyde

July 17th, 2012 | Posted by pftq in Stuck in My Head | #
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Dave Greening
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Nothing But Nothing

July 6th, 2012 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Always in a rush because you'll do nothing but nothing if you die... And who knows how long it'll be before you're reborn again.
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Big Bang

July 6th, 2012 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
The Big Bang was just God exploding because he was too lonely.
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Dreaming in a Coma

June 21st, 2012 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Living the dream until waking to find you've been dreaming in a coma...
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