Yorick Phoenix


Following: 60 writers

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Chief WriteTogether Bug Finder & character stringer. Generally to create computer code, but sometimes actual words and paragraphs. Listens to lots of music, takes lots of photos, & invests in stocks for the long haul.

Joined 31 December 2018.

Total writing: 432 days.

Current streak: 552 days.

Total word count: 203743 words (471 words on average per post)

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The Sling Thing

1 year ago, for day 104 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

On the 2nd February 2013 I spent $40 on "The Sling Thing". If I could track down the guy who sold it to me I could now tell him that he was right, it's a great product. I'm not sure what the official title for the item...

My new addiction?

1 year ago, for day 102 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

It's Friday night, it's late, I want to go to bed. I can't, I still have to write my words. But why? Why is this important? Why do I have to do this? What do I have to lose? Is this my new addiction? I have to write or I...

Adventures with a Lost Suitcase (part 3 of n)

1 year ago, for day 101 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

[This is a continuation of Part 2] Delta had lost my suitcase. But they found it and forwarded it from LAX to London and on to me in Cardiff. Except the suitcase that they attempted to deliver to me, wasn't mine. Bummer! I was in the UK...


1 year ago, for day 100 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

Today is day 100, the day we find out how well emoji and unicode are handled by this web site. I suspect pretty well. Your RSS reader experience - for those that use such a thing - may vary. Being the 100th day I decided to put my "[Saga of...

Adventures with a Lost Suitcase (part 2 of n)

1 year ago, for day 99 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

[This is a continuation of Part 1] I had arrived in London, my suitcase had not. Myself and another lady who had suffered the same fate reported our missing suitcases at the lost luggage desk. I left contact details and where I was staying and was given...

Adventures with a Lost Suitcase (part 1 of n)

1 year ago, for day 98 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

Whenever I fly, the last thing I do before checking my luggage at the drop-off counter is take a photo and post it on Facebook to let my friends know that I'm waving goodbye to it and everything that that entails. Those that were around in 2014 know...

On yer bike

1 year ago, for day 97 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

Today I went on a 9+ mile (15 km) bike ride. I live in a suburban area and don't have a rack for my car, yet there are plenty of bike paths that run along the creaks and canals that exist in our city. I not talking Amsterdam style canals,...

Non-US Prices for an iPhone

1 year ago, for day 96 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

I often hear a complaint about Apple pricing outside the USA, it goes something like this (actual quote): The price of the iPhone outside the US is also fucking stupid In the past I have questioned how exactly this is almost always receive an answer effectively that the products...

5 hours to go on a Friday

1 year ago, for day 95 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

The sun just broke through the clouds which is a surprise as it has been overcast and rainy all day. I have missed the sun and today, even though my office was 73°F (~23°C) I was feeling cold. Feeling cold didn't seem right. The heating hadn't come on so the...

Political Incompetance

1 year ago, for day 94 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

Today over on the Charged Tech Discord thread, in response to the new laws in Australia somebody posed the statement: I don't understand why illiterate politicians are allowed to draft laws regarding anything they want. And that got me thinking. At what point did we get to have such...