As open world approaches, I'm reminded it's the last time I saw Carl. He will be very much missed this year. Here's a few random quotes going through my IM logs over the years.

yeah doesn't everybody know i'm overqualified for html???

damn you are lazy and i say that with all respect

me: hi
carlback: hello
me: howdy
carlback: cool thanks
me: you are on my dang list now 4 times: carl carlback carlbacktest [email protected]
carlback: i have some people to add but for some reason not working in yahoo so going to have them use google talk
carlback: sheeeeeeet, thats cause i have alot to say ;)
me: yeah but no one wants to listen
carlback: luckly i like the sound of my own voice

carlbacktest: last 15% is freakn nightmare

kris rice: I found your freeze issue. I'll have a build in ~5 minute with it fixed
carlbacktest: nice
carlbacktest: what was it
kris rice: It was trying to highlight errors and since you code is perfect there weren't any ;)
carlbacktest: doh

carlbacktest: I mean giant robots!