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Richard Hay

Staff Engineer: Network Testing, Google Platforms
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Texas Star

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Texas Tower

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Micro Texas Star

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October is upon us...

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wonder if they ever mislabel the queen

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http://footballosophy.com/2014/10/01/book-out-now-marooned-in-aggieland/#comments

BOOK OUT NOW! - Marooned in Aggieland

  Hallelujah! Launch day is finally here! I am bursting with pride to announce that Marooned in Aggieland: A Bumbling Brit Discovers College Football, Guns N' Waffles is now available to order...

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October 02, 2014 0 comments 0 shares 0 plus ones
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Texas Two Step
1. Work Hard
2. Succeed

http://www.theeagle.com/opinion/columnists/an-example-of-a-m-s-corps-of-cadets-in/article_4b5092b0-a90c-55c4-a21b-0e9ef7ab1fe8.html?mode=jqm

An example of A&M's Corps of Cadets in action

Being an especially green newcomer to Aggieland, I'm still getting my bearings about me. The color maroon is rapidly growing on me and I'm gradually getting accustomed to being greeted by perfect strangers in the grocery store. Anyone who knows me wouldn't peg me for a sports fan, but my heart swelled with its first touch of team spirit when my toddler recently flashed a thumbs-up at her first Aggie game with an enthusiastic, "Gig 'em, Aggies!"

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October 01, 2014 0 comments 0 shares 4 plus ones
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Parson's Mounted Calvary

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http://www.theverge.com/2014/9/29/6870271/netflix-first-original-movie-will-be-a-sequel-to-crouching-tiger-hidden-dragon

Netflix's first original movie will be a sequel to 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'

Netflix has made original, exclusive TV shows like House of Cards and Orange is the New Black a major part of its content strategy over the last few years, and now the company has a new piece of...

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September 25, 2014 0 comments 0 shares 0 plus ones
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#Chile  

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September 25, 2014 0 comments 0 shares 1 plus ones
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Simpler Playgrounds
#ThrowbackThursday  

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September 25, 2014 0 comments 0 shares 5 plus ones
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This is the "Spirit of '02" then

the 75mm field gun traditionally fired at A&M games.

In the 1970s cadets out on bonfire cut found the gun buried near the trees they were felling like a time capsule from earlier A&M cadets

The gun was a 1902 field canon

It was carefully restored and now is a fully functional field gun just like 112 years ago when it was minted.

And now it is getting hoisted by a crane atop the se corner of the stadium.

Whoop!

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September 25, 2014 6 comments 2 shares 2 plus ones
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September 23, 2014 0 comments 1 shares 1 plus ones
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Corporal Ryan Kreider and Reveille VIII sawing the horns off probably pre "play of the game"

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Sounds like he said they are marching 360 (so that would be 12x30 block) with 3 Drum majors so 363

So probably about 60 alternates or so sitting this one out.  My understanding is the band has 426 members or so. and capped it at 126 fish (21 per outfit) with 17 fish or so turned away because there was just no more room at the inn.

The constraint in this case is rooms in Dorm 11 and Dorm 9

My guess is every room has is filled.  And if anybody quits the 17 who were turned away can join.  Makes it tough to march every game anymore.  

I did that but in those days it was a struggle to maintain 267 (12x22 block).  Also the band was 4 outfits instead of six.  And was all of Dorm 11 but only the first stoop of Dorm 9.

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September 23, 2014 0 comments 0 shares 2 plus ones
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I like the "Pay it Forward" theme

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September 19, 2014 1 comments 0 shares 5 plus ones
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Reveille XIII is retiring after this school year. National search is on conducted by 12 member committee to find a collie puppy to become Reveille IX.

#FidoFriday  

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September 19, 2014 4 comments 0 shares 3 plus ones
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https://twitter.com/crash0624/status/512737581138583553

You know it's #BeatFlorida week when they have edible gators at the dining hall 🍴

I don't know +Casey Barker 

I think Alabama should watch out for the upset...

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September 19, 2014 0 comments 0 shares 7 plus ones
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Stanford Solar Car

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September 18, 2014 1 comments 0 shares 9 plus ones
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September 17, 2014 0 comments 0 shares 0 plus ones
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Mark your Calendars...

See you in the Dog Patch

http://www.burningman.com/blackrockcity_yearround/special_events/decompression/decom2014.html

#BurningMan   #BurningManDecompression   #GoogleGlass  

Burning Man: Black Rock City Year Round: Special Events: Decompression: Decompression 2014

Burning Man is an annual event and temporary community based on radical self expression and self-reliance in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada.

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September 16, 2014 3 comments 0 shares 0 plus ones
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http://asserttrue.blogspot.com/2014/09/google-plus-is-irrelevant.html#

Google Plus Is Irrelevant

It's interesting to compare the social media sites on Google Trends to see how they're doing. Twitter and Facebook dwarf all the others, so I'm not going to dwell on them (but see discussion further below). What's fascinating...

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September 16, 2014 0 comments 0 shares 1 plus ones
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Bull Sharks and GoPro

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September 15, 2014 0 comments 0 shares 7 plus ones
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Pocket Trumpet

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September 15, 2014 0 comments 1 shares 5 plus ones
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I did find the pre game performance amusing

They pretended to have researched their opponent and proceeded to thank them for guarding the oceans with the ships

Oh sorry that is the Navy

We meant thanks for flying all those airplanes all over the world

That's Air Force?

Well hurrah for the Few and the Proud then

Marines eh...

Oh yes, we meant the Army.  Thanks to the Army.

So they covered all the services and made a decent joke out of it too in fine stanford tradition

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September 15, 2014 1 comments 0 shares 1 plus ones
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Oh the places you will go with music

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They had to feature Charles Woodson since he is the only defender to win the Heisman in recent memory

The Linebackers and the Lockdown corners usually do not have TDs and gaudy stats

They totally affect the game and change the way the offense schemes but it is hard to see that impact on the stat sheet

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September 15, 2014 0 comments 0 shares 5 plus ones
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I kept trying to find the guy in the band playing Air Guitar

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Reverse Somersault 

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This week the tree was a Palm

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It's not a doll, man, it's an action figure.

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The room at the end looks like my office

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September 13, 2014 0 comments 0 shares 2 plus ones
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Guess Baylor win win this weeks attendance bowl over Yell
(They lost last week)

https://twitter.com/TAMUyell/status/510620992964546562

Aggie Yell Leaders on Twitter: "We'd love to be at Kyle, but 660 lightning strikes in 3 hours coupled w/flash flood warnings forced @TAMU officials into this decision."

Add a location to your Tweets. When you tweet with a location, Twitter stores that location. You can switch location on/off before each Tweet and always have the option to delete your location history. Learn more. Turn location on. Not now. Turn off location ...

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September 13, 2014 1 comments 4 shares 35 plus ones
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#FidoFriday  

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September 12, 2014 0 comments 0 shares 0 plus ones
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#GoodBull   #RedAss   #GigEm   #Aggies  

http://www.abc40.com/story/26490819/corps-of-cadets-renovation-master-plan-gets-accelerated

Corps Of Cadets Renovation Master Plan Gets Accelerated

The Texas A&M Corps of Cadets are getting some much needed renovations to their dorms and the quad area. Thanks to the recent decision and support from the Texas A&M System, what was supposed to be a 12 year project will be done in the next two years. ;

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Oscar Mike Golf

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September 11, 2014 1 comments 0 shares 1 plus ones
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Check out this #photosphere of Photosphere at Academic Plaza on Google Maps Views

Photosphere at Academic Plaza - Views - Google Maps

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September 11, 2014 0 comments 0 shares 0 plus ones
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Check out this #photosphere of Photosphere of Kyle Field. Welcome to AggieLand! on Google Maps Views

Photosphere of Kyle Field. Welcome to AggieLand! - Views - Google Maps

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September 11, 2014 0 comments 0 shares 4 plus ones
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Free and Open Internet Forever!!!

https://takeaction.withgoogle.com/page/s/net-neutrality?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus&utm_campaign=netneutrality

Free and Open Internet | Google

The Internet belongs to everyone - and it's our job to protect it. Are you in? #freeandopen

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September 11, 2014 2 comments 0 shares 2 plus ones
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Song is Sunny Side up by Alumo

Perspective of a Texas A&M Photographer

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September 10, 2014 1 comments 0 shares 6 plus ones
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I am just glad there was no YouTube when Oklahoma blasted Texas A&M 77 - 0

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