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tannie (5056)

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Tanja thinks of herself as a geeky artistic girl located in Amsterdam.

She spends her time geeking out in a girlie way (ofcourse) and doing creative / artistic things.

She doesn't really know anything about perl but happily pretends and attends.

Journal of tannie (5056)

Friday October 15, 2004
10:03 AM

I can get so annoyed by certain things.

No doubt we all get annoyed by some things and maybe a lot at some times.

Lately I've found I get annoyed by cellphone-owners. Not the cellphones themselves, no problem with them, I love my phone.

No, I have a problem with a certain aspect of having a cellphone. Lately I've noticed more and more people doing the following:

phone rings
owner looks annoyed
owner checks who calls
owner pick up
owner says "No, I don't have time right now, I'll call you right back."

Hello? Never heard of voicemail? Never heard of *not* picking up when you don't have time?
Clearly you do have time, cause you pick up! And you can *see* who phones you and call them back without telling them you you don't have time.

Oh, just remembered something else. People I vaguely know phoning me and saying "call me back straight away cause I don't have any money left" or something like that, and hanging up before you can say something. Or discussing why not if you say "No, get lost." just before they hang up.

And those people who find out I happened to spend some time not in the NL and still insist on talking to me too long because hey, they don't have to pay for it! (I do, so I tend to keep it short)

Lovely how people do that (not).

And my phonecompany sucks.


Saturday August 21, 2004
04:13 AM

So I'm in Enschede

Listening to Nathan talk about Oscon Europe. I ofcourse was dragged here by acme and am the proud owner of a blank nametag :P

Monday July 19, 2004
09:07 AM

this has nothing to do with perl

I saw "Mamma Mia" in London last friday and it got me dancing and jiving.

Saturday Acme took me to a BBQ where I enjoyed the PS2/karaoke kind of thing.

I also had Corona and tequila.

I think.

I planted the seed for my perl-groupies-group.
(we can have girls dancing around in bikinis)

and I just heard I had Pimms as well (mmmm Pimmmms)

I really don't have too many memories of that day.