Tag Archives: weird

The Sky Is Falling !

Well, at least parts of it . . .
The sky often has a lot of water in it.
When it has way too much water, it rains.
When the air is cold enough, that rain can become snow. Here in Huntsville, we have had LOTs of rain this week, enough to elevate concern for flooding on several rivers, large creeks and even the Tennessee River was a concern in places. But here in North Alabama, flooding is common enough to not panic.
BUT then, the forecast includes sub-freezing temperatures and that scary word “snow“.
OMG, WTF, etc… You would think the sky was gonna fall .!.

Well, the sky fell today – and there was a wide-spread panic. Continue reading

MakersLocal256 OpenHouse

In celebration of November 11, 2011 (20111111) – the fine folks at Makers Local 256 in Huntsville decided to have an Open House. My good friend Scott was to be cooking gumbo for this event, and invited me to come visit. This is a collaborative learning workspace, and has become quite active. I had been meaning to check it out for some time now, so I could not pass this opportunity. I took my camera and have now finally posted this gallery . . .
Thanks for the GUMBO /;^)

Antenna Farming Gone Bad

It has been said that the only thing worse than not having antennas,
is to have em and not use emGuess I have been a bad boy……..

fancy antenna holds a hat pretty well

Inappropriate use of a UHF log-periodic antenna.

This is a cute little log-periodic antenna, given to me by a co-worker about 3 or 4 years ago – surely it can do more than hold a hat now and then. I don’t think Continue reading

Network Engineering Humor

Re: Friday Funnies . . . . (from email – surprised?)

A DHCP packet walks into a bar and asks for a beer.
Bartender says , “here, but I’ll need that back in an hour!”

An LSA Type 6 packet walks into a bar and asks the bartender for a drink.
The bartender ignores him.

An LSA Type 2 packet walks into a bar and asks for a beer.
Bartender say’s “here, but don’t leave the area with it.”

ICMP packet walks into a bar from warehouse and announces – “no more beer”

Sometimes I feel like a multicast packet.
Ask 10 different people how to get somewhere and get 10 different answers.

An RTP packet walks into a bar through the wrong entrance.
The barman says “You’re not getting any special treatment”

A multicast packet walks into a bar
and leaves by four different exits at the same time

“Knock Knock” “who’s there?”
“Denial of Service Attack” “Den…?”

A BGP Update walks into a CRS-1.
He walks back out with a corrupt optional transitive attribute.

A DNS packet walks into a liquor store – where do I find beer “ABC”?.
Clerk: aisle 4, top row on the right.

An IPv6 packet walks into a bar. Nobody talks to him.

A tcp packet walks in to a bar and says “I want a beer”,
barman says “you want a beer?” and tcp packet says “yes, a beer”

Dhcp pkt stands on a dark street and shouts “does anyone have a beer!?”
A bartender of a nearby bar says “sure come on in, let’s see the menu.
You can have this beer. Patron says “can I have this beer?”
Bartender “Aye. But I will need the glass back..er unless you still want it!

A Network Engineer tell a joke in a full bar. One man laughs.
They start talking about Vista and have a blast.

Q. How do you catch an Ether Bunny.
A. With an Ethernet!!

Q. What did the OSPF router say to the other OSPF router ?
A. Hello. Hello. Hello. Hello. Hello. Hello. Hello. Hello.

Five routers walk into a bar. Who gets the car keys?
The Designated Router.

DNS is the root of all problems

IP packet with TTL=1 arrives at bar.
Bartender: “Sorry, can’t let you leave…and you don’t get any beer either…”

(apparently from :)
George Freeman
Orion Information Security