Friday, July 01, 2011

#FF: Curated Favourites: June 2011, Part 2

During the second half of June: ICANN announced the creation of generic top-level domain names, @NonhleThema had some sort of fake meltdown but there was nothing worth favouriting, Independent columnist Johann Hari's admission that he sometimes inserted interviewee's written quotes into his interviews and passed them off as verbal quotes was transformed into a meme, @Jan_v_Riebeeck finally landed on Twitter*, David Pogue got himself into trouble... again, and Vodacom died a horrible (temporary) death at the most inopportune moment.

Restaurants: 97% of visitors to your website just want the address and phone no, not a Flash animation of a bloody artichoke.Thu Jun 16 11:26:56 +0000 2011 via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

I think it's adorable that hotels give you envelopes and letterhead. "Dear Jane. I'm sending you a letter...FROM A HOTEL. Don't write back."Fri Jun 17 16:18:15 +0000 2011 via web Favorite Retweet Reply

Dyslexic epistemologists want to know why it's Causal Friday.Fri Jun 17 17:50:10 +0000 2011 via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply

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?"Sun Jun 19 22:55:59 +0000 2011 via Birdhouse Favorite Retweet Reply

I wonder where they make all those little stickers that say "MADE IN CHINA".Wed Jun 22 06:23:13 +0000 2011 via web Favorite Retweet Reply

"Tonight's forecast: Dark. Continued dark throughout most of the evening, with some widely scattered light towards morning." #CarlinQuotesWed Jun 22 17:24:19 +0000 2011 via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

Today i fell in love with a lifeguard. Wearing red board shorts. On Santa Monica beach in LA. I am such a cliche.Fri Jun 24 04:01:40 +0000 2011 via web Favorite Retweet Reply

No #London2012 tickets left for events taking place in the Olympic Park. Of course, it took me 22 pages of scrolling to discover this.Fri Jun 24 07:07:23 +0000 2011 via web Favorite Retweet Reply

I like to end all my phone calls with "Ok, I'll see you later on at the party!" and then quickly hang up. Let them figure it out.Tue Jun 28 02:14:11 +0000 2011 via TweetCaster for Android Favorite Retweet Reply

I walked into the room and there he was. Lionel. "Hello," he said, shaking my hand "Is it me you're looking for?" #interviewsbyhariTue Jun 28 11:40:04 +0000 2011 via web Favorite Retweet Reply

"I think we're alone now," Tiffany sighed at me as we stood on the desert island, "there doesn't seem to be anyone around" #interviewsbyhariTue Jun 28 11:58:16 +0000 2011 via web Favorite Retweet Reply

Something outside scared Freddie. Nervously glancing out of the window, he shrieked "I see a little silhouette of a man" #interviewswithhariTue Jun 28 12:39:28 +0000 2011 via web Favorite Retweet Reply

"You may say I'm a dreamer," said John Lennon, looking up at me fm his white piano. "But I'm not the only one." #interviewsbyhariTue Jun 28 20:22:15 +0000 2011 via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

If you work at Nintendo, I think a creative way to ask for a raise is to jump on your boss's head three consecutive times.Wed Jun 29 03:10:50 +0000 2011 via web Favorite Retweet Reply

Bloody raining! I could have got a cool gig colonising the bahama's - but no, Africa. #CompanypoloticsWed Jun 29 06:46:32 +0000 2011 via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply

@feliciaday I do not know why you was autcorrected to upu. Or what an upu is.Wed Jun 29 07:02:06 +0000 2011 via Twitter for Android Favorite Retweet Reply

BUS GAME: Strip naked behind a seat. As people get on, jump out, say you're from the future and that they need to get off the bus RIGHT NOW!Wed Jun 29 16:25:13 +0000 2011 via TweetList Pro Favorite Retweet Reply

Last minute panic! We couldn't find Wills' passport anywhere! Luckily his Gran gave us a note telling Canada to let him in! #royaltourWed Jun 29 17:33:32 +0000 2011 via web Favorite Retweet Reply

Sunspots, Chuck Norris, aliens & agents with tendencies. We’re investigating all of them. Rough day which shouldn’t have happened.ApologiesThu Jun 30 16:28:07 +0000 2011 via HootSuite Favorite Retweet Reply

I'm old enough to remember when David Pogue would read the WHOLE press release before misunderstanding it.Thu Jun 30 20:38:46 +0000 2011 via web Favorite Retweet Reply

*Ok, technically that happened on 14 June but no one noticed until he started up his ox wagon.

Previous Posts:
June 2011, Part 1, May 2011, Part 2, May 2011, Part 1

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