How are you whittling down the hours/minutes?

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  1. billy_d_goat macrumors member

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    So what is everyone doing up until the Keynote?

    I'm at work, of course, with a meeting that *might* overlap the Keynote. In the meantime, I'm hanging out here, reading the rumors, and trying to get in the Apple spirit by "walking" around Infinite Loop! Woooooot :D January is like another birthday present.

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  2. tvguru macrumors 6502

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    Just sitting in front of the TV and leaving Forum Spy on. Doesn't look to be anything exciting going on. Almost midnight here so there better be some good conversation going on soon or I'll be really board with Wednesday morning TV. :mad:
     
  3. wyatt23 macrumors 6502a

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    i'm watching 24. jack bauer has the power to hypnotize and make you wonder where all your time went.
     
  4. Chundles macrumors G4

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    Keynote starts at 4am here, it's 12:30am now.

    I'm going to bed for a few hours.
     
  5. liketom macrumors 601

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    i will be installing a printer for a old Powermac G5 on a network in about 20 min for work - Since my work does not use Mac's they asked me to do it


    i might grab some more coffee and check out ebay for some cheap Mac Pro's later on mind :D
     
  6. tvguru macrumors 6502

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    You poor fella, I forgot about the DST.
     
  7. kretzy macrumors 604

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    No way! I was just about to post that I was going to watch 24 (last few eps of season 2) for a few hours before it all starts. But I've changed my mind and might try get a bit of sleep instead because I have to go to work in the morning (remember the keynote starts at 4am here :( ).
     
  8. t1937r0 macrumors 6502a

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    More coffee?!? You're gonna crash about the time of the keynote...
     
  9. liketom macrumors 601

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    you'd think the RDF would keep Chundles awake ;)
     
  10. sluthy macrumors regular

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    You crazy daylight savings people, it's gonna be 3am up here. Doesn't make it any easier to stay up, granted. I should know, I did it last year :D The sun was coming up by the time I went to bed.
     
  11. miniConvert macrumors 68040

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    I'm working. Well, trying to. I'm such a sucker for getting excited, I'm positively twitchy.
     
  12. Chundles macrumors G4

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    Yeah, but it's great on New Year's Eve if you're in Tweed Heads or something, you can have midnight then get in the car and go have it again.

    Not that I am.

    We all know the reasons Qld. decided to go against DST don't we? The geniuses up there thought:

    1. The extra hour of sunlight would fade the curtains.
    2. Daylight Saving Time would confuse the cows.
    3. Getting up earlier would mean men got their morning erections on the bus to work instead of in bed.

    :D
     
  13. andrew050703 macrumors regular

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    works out great for UK/Europe - were I working I could get home in time for most of the keynote

    as it happens, I'm 'studying' :p
     
  14. rtharper macrumors regular

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    I'm a Div IA cheerleader, and the College National Championship is this Friday through Sunday.

    I'll be at practice from 10:30am until 4 Eastern =/
     
  15. tvguru macrumors 6502

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    LOL good point. I was in Sydney for New Year's, B-E-A-U-tiful.
    Pic: http://www.flickr.com/photos/justin_martin/350116400/
     
  16. OllyW Moderator

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    I'm working until 5pm, which is the time the keynote starts here in the UK.

    It takes about 10 minutes to get home so I'll be back in time for all the juicy bits.
     
  17. dazzer21 macrumors 6502

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    Trying to (and currently failing to) resurrect a trashed hard drive on a G4!!! Make me happy, Jobsy-baby!
     
  18. sluthy macrumors regular

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    Haven't heard the erection one, nice. :D But honestly, crappy farmer excuses aside, what's so good about DS? Do you really need the sun to set at 8pm?
     
  19. tvguru macrumors 6502

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    When I was back in school in Thunder Bay, Ontario. It would set around 10pm It was great. Why wouldn't you want more daylight when your actually awake?
     
  20. Queso macrumors G4

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    I'm working with some web server guys on how to tighten their standards.

    Today's meeting brought to you by the characters . / and the phrase "directory traversal attack" :)
     
  21. yagran macrumors 6502a

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    well im bored..YET EXCITED...yet bored...BUT sOOO EXCITED...ne 1 no nefin to do until keynote starts? www.miniclip.com was good, wasted an hour for me
     
  22. wyatt23 macrumors 6502a

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    well i have no idea what i'm gonna do now, i'm in the middle of the last episode of season 3 [season two ends pretty awesomely]... but once this ends within the hour, i either 1. start season 4 or 2. i have no idea.
     
  23. Chundles macrumors G4

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    What? Knee One No Nefin? That's not even a foreign language. What does that mean?
     
  24. dalvin200 macrumors 68040

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    translates to: anyone know anything to do until the keynote starts
     
  25. dalvin200 macrumors 68040

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    bbbbbbbored..

    sitting here at work..

    quit my job earlier in the week.. have 3 weeks left.. woohoo!! start new job 5th feb :)

    manager isn't giving me much work to do at the moment.. so i'm stuck watching the clock tick very slowly till 4pm till i go home and then get ready for the 5pm start..

    ps: is it a 2 hour keynote today??
     

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