Blogging while Dryping

September 14, 2007

I get bored while driving to work so today I decided to Blog on the way to work. There are no corrections to what follows so easy on the spelling and grammar errors, you would make them too!

So I drive about 1 hour to work everyday and I deciced on the way that the other kinman's acct blogs were too hard. Almost like homework and I decided it was time to blog while dryping. Dryping isd driving while typing. Its a very unsafe practice but I like living on the edge. I walk on banana peels too! Back to dryping, we all carry blackberries to make sure we can rapidly respond so that is what is making this possible. I have the 8700c with the full keyboard. There are 2 types of dryping single thumb and dual thumb. So far this has been all single thumb. Update I am 0sabout 1/3 of the way in. Single thumb is self explanatory one hand on the wheel and one on the phone. Dual thumb dryping is best in traffic or at red lights. Amazingly I get more people honking at me when dual thumbing at redlights. I. Must forget I am supposed to go on green. Unfortunatly my phone has no camera or I could be taking pictuires of the trip. Ok halfway and my thumb is tired. A big van behind me would like me to speed up. Btw this is a 41 mile trip so I have a tiny car that gets great mileage. So the van looks really big in the mirror. You' in the white van' if you read this, don't tailgate the echo! 20 minutes left and almost on the freeway for a little dryping while going 80. 80 is interesting because it makes your thumb feel as it should be dryping faster. So I came up with th word dryping a few years back; if I have since been copied I was first; and my goal was to hear them use the word on OC and I never did. Did you? I guess we will never know now. Now I have to think of what show it should appear on now. I would say "Lost" ut they only had one van and one satellite phone and I think they finally broke both. Maybe they can say it in high school musical 3. Ok 7 minutes to go I better wrap it up. If I sideswiped your mirror in the making of this blog my apologies but I do have insurance. Technology is cool. I have left all grammatical, punctuation and spelling errors intact for the full affect. Ok, oi know I can't do much better on a real keyboard with help from spellcheckers or dictionaries and thesauruses but it sounded good. Last exit. Tollbooth. Redlight. Dual thumbs enabled well that was short lived. Have a great day. And no dryping allowed. Professionals only. Key off

We like metrics, here are some stats from the trip above. The trip took 59 Minutes and is 41.8 miles. The blog is 452 words and 2300 characters including the spaces. That works out to 38.98 characters per minutes and 55 character per mile. Out of 452 words I see 12 misspelled or mistyped and 3 punctuation errors that weren’t intended. So I asked the other Kinman (Financial Wizard) what percentage was typed correctly and he gave me 96.68%. So now you know if a customer has an urgent need and I am mobile I can still take care of it at 38.98 characters per minute with almost a 97% accuracy while Dryping!!

-Skinman

Comments

September 16th, 2007 at 11:52pm

I've gotten quite skilled with my BlackBerry thumbs. I can punch away quickly and get a decent e-mail out in 5-10 minutes without many spelling errors.

But I've got you beat on the commute. I'm to work within ten minutes... walking. It's a bit detrimental when a server goes down though, because I'm now the closest person who can go in and restart it.

I've never blogged while walking to work for the simple fact that I don't want to get hit by the crazy people blogging while they're driving and not paying attention to who's in the crosswalk. ;-)

September 17th, 2007 at 11:41am

I'm still all thumbs on my BlackBerry. You don't want to see the emails I write on it. ;) I tried writing email while driving.. once. It's best for the world at large if I don't ever do that again. Be careful out there, Steve!

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September 16th, 2007 at 11:52pm

I've gotten quite skilled with my BlackBerry thumbs. I can punch away quickly and get a decent e-mail out in 5-10 minutes without many spelling errors.

But I've got you beat on the commute. I'm to work within ten minutes... walking. It's a bit detrimental when a server goes down though, because I'm now the closest person who can go in and restart it.

I've never blogged while walking to work for the simple fact that I don't want to get hit by the crazy people blogging while they're driving and not paying attention to who's in the crosswalk. ;-)

September 17th, 2007 at 11:41am

I'm still all thumbs on my BlackBerry. You don't want to see the emails I write on it. ;) I tried writing email while driving.. once. It's best for the world at large if I don't ever do that again. Be careful out there, Steve!

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