Re: Cephalopod

Will return to dy tomorrow. In the meantime, gO READ AND/OR ENJOY THIS: RE: CEPHALOPOD OH HEY WHY IS MY CAPS LOCK KEY ON??!!

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40 comments.

  1. You are brilliant.

  2. Nice touch! “

  3. Please unsubscribe me!

    That was awesome.

  4. That was awesome.

  5. Arg and here I am, proving your point for you. :)

  6. Yay!

  7. 47,789,288,772,793,207,311,118,982

    can you even imagine that number?

    Goldie : I didn’t get that .. could you explain ?

  8. *LOL* The future is safe – our mass stupidity will save us from ourselves. Anyone who has read Ian Banks’ “Excession” may recognise similar attempts at communication.

  9. This was so funny, Matthew! We’re talking Xyzzy-quality, spit-take funny — brilliant stuff. This total stranger is really glad you write.

  10. The links in the e-mails you pointed to seem to be broken. I was never able to see any quoted text by clicking “Show quoted text,” and I’m unable to download that jeremy_pooping.mpg video. It’s a little frustrating, and I hope you can look into it.

    Thanks.

  11. Ha! Best. Article. Evar! It made me turn to my husband and tell him I loved you.

  12. This is awesome. It’s certainly giving “Xyzzy (Iraqi Invasion: A Text Misadventure)” a run for the money as my favorite example of inspired Baldwinian brilliance.

    Oh, and LOL!!!1!! WTFOMG!!11! and stuff.

  13. UNSUBSCRIBE

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    that was classic. thanks for the laughs.

  14. Having been part of something rather like that(sans poop), I can say you captured it brilliantly. Great post.

  15. It’s tomorrow; you lied.

  16. OK, man. You stole this from an email I screwed up when we worked together. Plaggerism! Pflagiersm! Playgerist!
    Oh, never mind. You can use it.
    Hey, I didn’t use my real name, did I? Nuts.
    Deleete.
    Unsubbscribe.
    Unssubscribe.
    Unscribe.
    Cancel.
    Delete me from the list.
    Don’t tell amybody, OK? Just between us?
    I am never gfonna live this down.

  17. dude ..just ignore twittr 24×7 if you can just pull out stuff like this …

  18. I have read Excession but I don’t get the reference. But it is one hell of a good book.

  19. I have read Excession but I don’t get the reference. But it is one hell of a good book.

  20. We’ve tried to include features in the program for students with many disabilities. I needed Spanish in my classroom, so Spanish was added. I wanted something to engage students who are not interested in language, thus musical interludes and movement were incorporated. I wanted to be able to change the prompts (music,movements, etc.) on-the-fly. We wanted to provide for those requiring augmentative communication device and so the Mayer-Johnson symbols are included and can morph from the photographs. I wanted a cause-and-effect program for my students who didn’t understand the automatic scan. The Switch-On-Picts activity was developed. We realized more types of scans would be advantageous. Three types of scanning routines have been added. I wanted 2 and 3 piece puzzles. Here they are. One of my parents wanted Dr. Seuss types of stories with real pictures. We wrote some ‘ditties’ and here’s StoryTime..
    I am not enjoying skiing among the trees at the moment..

  21. For the love of God mawn! :)

    The system only annoys, how about this one?
    1. Blah meeting tomorrow for managers.
    2. Correction on Blah meeting, not tomorrow, Monday.
    3. Forgot time and place for Blah meeting…
    4. Due to employee luncheon, Blah meeting canceled till Thursday…

  22. For the love of God mawn! :)

    The system only annoys, how about this one?
    1. Blah meeting tomorrow for managers.
    2. Correction on Blah meeting, not tomorrow, Monday.
    3. Forgot time and place for Blah meeting…
    4. Due to employee luncheon, Blah meeting canceled till Thursday…

  23. You are a genius. The russian was a work of art.

    I work at an enormous company and this stuff used to happen all the time until the IT department finally got their act together. Fwds make even sane people lose their shit…

  24. Elana Twanna?

    I would like to meet her.

  25. I loved that.

    It reminded me of the great Chop Suey Mailing List Debacle of…a few years ago, can’t remember the exact date. Some Seattle readers might remember it. “Why am I getting all these emails?” “Please stop using “‘Reply All!”

  26. Ehtermal – Excession reference is to the communication about the Minds re: the Excession. THey have a “top secret” cabal and communciate in a language that you have to be in the know to really understand. Anyone who works on, say a building site, rather than in a multi-national corporate would have little experience or understanding of this kind of “group dialogue” In Excession, the Minds, those supposed “super-powers” end up having the same sort of chaotic conversations with petty squabbles etc. Very funny.

  27. Genius! My absolute fav part was “Was: Re: SOPT IT!!!!!” The subtlety is brilliant.

  28. So, what exactly is your definition of “tomorrow”?

  29. Fantastic! I am going to *snicker* about this one all afternoon! “SOPT it” – classic, classic stuff!! I do wish you really HAD included the video link of Jeremy pooping though…that would’ve been great!

  30. Fn brilliant!

  31. so strange

  32. I guess Matthew used some new definition of tomorrow that I’m not familiar with.

  33. “…Brett’s farewell party.”
    I just got that.brilliant.
    So you coming back tomorrow or what?

  34. So, I take it that by “returning tomorrow” you meant that you’d be, like, dropping by the site to read comments?

    Perhaps you’re calculating time using base 8?

    Am I missing something? Besides YOU? (Waaaaahhhh!)

  35. I think this is the Annie definition of “tomorrow” — only (read: always) a day away.

  36. I was literally crying when I read that and I haven’t cried since I first saw Brian’s Song. That’s how funny it was.

  37. Tomorrow never comes.

  38. Like Alice’s jam, posts are made every other day. The rule is posts yesterday and posts tomorrow, but never posts today.

  39. I laughed so hard I cried.

  40. Well played, Sir!