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6:42am - woke up

6:56am - finished getting dressed, checking email.

6:56am - rolling out yogi and franks fubar check-ins from the night. don't these guys ever sleep?

6:58am - looking at yogis videchat ratings bug fix

7:01am - reading and approving comments on my fubar page. sometimes i want to stab people in the face with a 3 pronged fork dipped in tobasco.

7:05am - reading fubar gift, bling, and inbox messages from the night.

7:10am - going to the office.

7:17am - picked up coffee at the donut shop.

7:25am - at the office.

7:25am - playing some ziggy marley and reviewing performance/usage graphs from the weekend. revenue looks kinda soft, that's what i get for slacking off over the weekend.

7:27am - checking spammer queue and reports on fubar.

7:30am - reading and approving comments and PM's on my fubar page.

7:35am - purged videochat ratings table since the data was bad due to a bug. reset memcache keys, commited and rolling out to fubar.

7:35am - starting on videochat rating leaderboard page.

8:02am - finished videochat/fulette leaderboard. disabled for awhile until people play with it since i just reset the ratings table. 8:03am - did a happyhour on fubar since one wasn't running and it's fun.

8:05am - reading and approving comments and PM's on my fubar page.

8:07am - checking bling report from the weekend.

8:10am - lowering cost of pimp hand/shield in the fubar bling shop from 25 credits to 15 credits.

8:11am - rolling out changes to fubar.

8:13am - reading and approving comments and PM's on my fubar page.

8:15am - checking SAI for any interesting news this morning.

8:17am - reading and approving comments and PM's on my fubar page.

8:18am - checking valleywag for any interesting news this morning.

8:21am - tried to leave a VW comment. couldn't remember password and never received the password retrieval email. fucking gawker.

8:22am - time for some Soilwork.

8:23am - checking facebook and twitter. neil degrasse tyson rules.

8:27am - reading and approving comments and PM's on my fubar page.

8:28am - hooked up a really long time OG fubar member with a happyhour.

8:30am - emailed eric to see if he wanted to work on something fun (new special ability bling) instead of his current project.

8:34am - reading and approving comments and PM's on my fubar page.

8:36am - checking out a link re: mobile video that bill sent over.

8:45am - replied to bill re: mobile video thoughts.

8:45am - reading and approving comments/PM's on fubar.

8:47am - setting up final meeting for new fubar levels @ 1pm w/ dave and eric.

8:52am - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar page.

8:54am - asked rylan to remove the blackjack leaderboard online ticker. too many fucking cheaters/abusers showing up.

9:00am - ryan got in touch with this weeks $1000 winner from the howard stern show.

9:03am - setting up final meeting w/ frank and tina for crazy 'login-less' fubar usage for newbies. need this to get started today, live by friday is the goal. prepping for battle w/ frank.

9:06am - reading and approving comments/PM's on fubar.

9:08am - pointed out a fudivorce/marriage achievement bug to abhi.

9:10am - returned Hangover to tanya. Caren's the only one in the office, how'd we hire all these slackers?

9:12am - contacting mountain winery to get ziggy marley tickets for my office as a gift...

9:17am - no answer at the mountain winery group package number. apparently i'm not the only one that hires slackers... left a vm.

9:18am - reading and approving comments/PM's on fubar.

9:21am - enabled top fuletters/videochat page since there's some ratings back in the database. rolling out to site..

9:22am - reminder to abhi to get achievement stats on the homepages.

9:24am - checking fubar newbies for spammers.

9:26am - time for some too short.

9:27am - reading and approving comments/PM's on fubar.

9:30am - noticed stuff in the error log caused by the new videochat screenshot feature. updated load balancer rulesets to make it work.

9:43am - reading and approving comments/PM's on fubar.

9:45am - getting feedback from ryan and eric re: removing level cap on spotlight at the same time we launch the new levels.

9:52am - prepping for daily bling meeting.

9:59am - sent reminder to eng about photo upload handling.

10:00am - bling meeting.

10:16am - bling meeting over, update sent out.

10:18am - talked with eric re: new special ability bling. he's about 1 day out with his current project, so we're going to finish that first instead of slowing the 'mo.

10:20am - listened to todays howard stern fubar promo. he seems to get better each time he mentions us. he also mentioned last weeks $1000 winner by name, which is awesome.

10:25am - spent 5 minutes trying to get facebook to properly handle direct mp3 links via share, and failed. wtf

10:28am - talked with rylan about the selfaware game leaderboards in the fubar header. filtering no-photos/duplicate names.

10:30am - rolling out fubar bling shop updates.

10:33am - reading and approving comments/PM's on fubar.

10:34am - had to go find my motivational stick somebody borrowed on friday, the callaway steelhead x16 5 iron.

10:35am - meeting with frank re: login-less ninja newbie experience on fubar, tina out sick today.

11:15am - login-less ninja meeting went well. looks good for friday!

11:15am - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar page.

11:17am - updated the 'new stuff' tag for the bling shop, forgot after earlier rollout. woops.

11:20am - did a system update notification letting people know the costs for the pimp hand and shield were lowered.

11:21am - time for some collie buddz. live the life you love and love the life you live.

11:23am - checking in on the facebook fubar fan page to see if i can respond to anyone or moderate the assclowns.

11:29am - moved howard mp3 so my buddies could listen to it and laugh at us.

11:32am - updated fubar w/ abhi's fumarriage/divorce achievement fixes.

11:35am - checking SAI for any interesting news from this morning.

11:45am - lunch time.

12:42pm - back from lunch at mexquite. good discussions about our colo provider fucking us and stuff that needs to be launched by friday.

12:45pm - talked with frank about special ability bling member filtering on the new hotness home page. delayed since tina is out sick today.

12:48pm - talked with abhi about placement for achievement stats/progress on all the home pages.

12:52pm - talked with rylan about disabling the SA online bars until they're fixed.

12:52pm - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar page.

12:58pm - talked with our bank to approve a check being cashed by one of our contest winners.

1:02pm - talked with tom to schedule PM maintenance tonight. need to compress the tables to save space on ssd's. scheduled for midnight tonight.

1:10pm - started working on modifying the online members page to include a filter-by special ability bling option. no patience for it to be on the new hotness page.

1:25pm - finished meeting with dave and eric about finalizing the new levels (and re-working the old ones to get more people through them). we're looking at about 10 days or so until they're live.

1:30pm - talked with eric about some new purchasing options. looks great. should be live tomorrow. 1

:39pm - talked with abhi about the achievements on the homepages. running into problems with fixed width page divs. fixed width makes me want to stick salty forks in my eyes.

1:42pm - back to working on modifying the online members page.

1:45pm - talked with dave about some email marketing campaign he's talking with a third party about doing. not very bullish or likely.

1:52pm - talked with rylan about filtering people with no photos from SA leaderboards inside fubar online members area.

1:54pm - back to working on modifying the online members page.

2:15pm - cleaned up the mens restroom in the office since apparently some people don't know how to use a sink.

2:17pm - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar page.

2:20pm - back to working on modifying the online members page.

2:30pm - undoing some bouncer moderation.

2:34pm - sent an email for eng to put back some moderation abilities that used to be available for photos and have mysteriously disappeared. not a happy camper.

2:34pm - back to working on modifying the online members page.

2:40pm - educated a couple folks on properly towing random cars from our lot. i'd still rather roll them into the street and light them on fire, but what can you do.

2:41pm - back to working on modifying the online members page.

2:42pm - apparently the admin ability to unmark nsfw photos is broken too, fan fucking tastic. asked eng to fix.

2:43pm - back to working on modifying the online members page.

2:47pm - checked in update to online members page that lets you filter people by special ability bling.

2:51pm - double checked achievements display on all the home pages, looks good. rolling out.

2:56pm - fixed a slight bug with the modifying online members page for bling filtering. need to remove people with deactivated bling.

2:59pm - rolling out updated online members page and the 250k friend achievement abhi just added.

3:03pm - friend at blizzard asking if i want to do wow cataclysm beta, hell ya i do! waiting to hear back.

3:09pm - received an auto-11's from super V, had to activate it!

3:11pm - reading and approved comments/PM's on my fubar page.

3:13pm - calling mountain winery for ziggy marley tickets again. maybe they'll answer this time.

3:15pm - still no answer. do those assclowns want to sell tickets or what?

3:15pm - time to play some pool... i mean have an ops meeting with alan.

3:50pm - talked to abhi about some alert code tweaks that need to be done for the new login-less/anonymous newbie experience.

3:55pm - got into cataclysm friends & family beta! woot! there goes my late night fubar coding for awhile.

4:04pm - found possible issue with joins on the site, email frank since he just headed home.

4:06pm - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar page.

4:10pm - heading to the cafeteria for a pint in the sun before heading home.

6:03pm - back at the office.

6:04pm - talked with abhi and checked out the new alert codes for the login-less newbie experience. looks good.

6:11pm - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar page.

6:13pm - going home.

6:15pm - i lied. a few more emails came in, reviewing.

6:16pm - rolling out some tweaks eric did while i was out of the office.

6:20pm - according to an article on mashable that was forwarded by ryan, 48% of parents friend their kids on facebook. looks like we have more stuff to add to our howard stern promo...

6:20pm - ok i'm really going home now.

6:23pm - ok, i lied. had to send one more email about improvements to our bouncer moderation stuff. now i'm really going.

6:45pm - got home and fed the dawg.

6:48pm - changed clothes and cleaned up.

6:50pm - time for dinner. quiznos large italian.

6:51pm - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar account.

6:53pm - checking fubar spammer queues.

6:57pm - checking SAI for new news today.

7:08pm - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar account.

7:15pm - watching family guy

7:19pm - looking for a new computer desk on amazon to replace the one i kung-fu chopped in half a couple months ago.

7:35pm - failed to find a gaming desk.

7:35pm - checking some internet car forums.

7:59pm - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar account.

8:02pm - watching into the universe with stephen hawking: the story of everything.

8:10pm - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar account.

8:17pm - looking for new cadzilla wheels.

8:32pm - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar account.

9:11pm - quiznos brought me a case of montezuma's revenge.

9:20pm - watching 24.

9:20pm - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar account.

9:37pm - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar account.

10:05pm - montezuma isn't finished with me yet.

10:05pm - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar account.

10:15pm - posted system notification on fubar for the PM maintenance reminder starting at midnight tonight.

10:28pm - jack bauer is in beast mode.

10:50pm - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar account.

10:55pm - firing up dirt 2 before maintenance.

11:59pm - i destroyed people online in dirt 2! even the scrubs who just like to crash into you.

12:00am - rolling out to disable private messages on fubar for database maintenance.

12:04am - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar account.

12:10am - rollout finished. tom is compressing the db table now... hopefully it's fast now that it's on ssd's.

12:25am - checking progress on the alter table w/ tom.. 10% on the headers. we're aborting, and doing the bodies only instead since we should get a bunch higher compression ratio and save time.

12:29am - johnson pump commercials on sci-fi channel requiring me to interupt maintenance and find the remote. wtf is with this station.

12:33am - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar account.

12:46am - not getting enough compression to make the maintenance worth the time. we're aborting. cleaning up the slave and will turn PM's back on in a few minutes.

12:47am - rolling out to fubar and enabling PM's.

12:47am - clearing my system notification about the maintenance.

12:49am - reading and approving comments/PM's on my fubar account.

12:51am - going to bed.

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