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18 June 2009 @ 06:52 am
Last night, I released an Oracular Orb app for Android.

I have to say, it's a good thing that I'm doing this for fun and for Mr. G's approval, rather than the approval of the Android Market commentors. I've watched them descend, like locust, upon well-meaning apps before, so I knew what to expect.

Justin, 2009-06-18 10:27:18

Mildly amusing for 15 or so seconds. Uninstall!
Steve, 2009-06-18 08:46:58

Doesn't make any sense...
Melissa, 2009-06-18 06:04:53

Dude come on this is pure trash.
wessley, 2009-06-18 04:14:04

I dont have time to reed it
luke, 2009-06-18 02:48:54

Thankfully, there have been some Gaiman fans representing too:

Amusing and works just fine; looks like the same thing as on Neil's blog.
tom, 2009-06-18 06:38:31

The instructions alone make this a wonderful app. Hours of amusement and befuddlement ahead!
Jason, 2009-06-18 02:47:34

Awesome. If you aren't a Neil Gaiman fan then obviously you won't understand this. (And you're devoid of culture.)
Mark, 2009-06-18 02:45:28

This is great. :) if you don't get it, pick up a book sometime. Gaiman is one of the best authors of this time. This is pure fun and enlightening.
Diana, 2009-06-18 02:45:27

Wonderfully random. Thanks Neal!
Lrdbyron, 2009-06-18 02:33:59

Next up, the iPhone version. Probably.
darksongdarksong on June 18th, 2009 11:38 am (UTC)
I like Luke's comment. I get the feeling he doesn't have much time to "reed" anything.

If the G2 ever comes out (sniff), I will install this.
therru: Nine - humans.therru on June 18th, 2009 07:30 pm (UTC)
It's strange how he still has the time to write comments. (Or should that be "rite"?)
webgoblinwebgoblin on June 18th, 2009 07:47 pm (UTC)
The Market comments are a frightening thicket of poor grammar and text-speak.

e.g., "ne1 haf da nwe ROM? wear my cooks b at?"
therru: Nine - humans.therru on June 20th, 2009 01:07 pm (UTC)
The language centre of my brain is hurting, now.
Jason: deadblurredlights on June 18th, 2009 11:38 am (UTC)
oh how i've missed thee, webgoblin. :D
ghd_iv_stylersghd_iv_stylers on June 27th, 2010 09:12 am (UTC)

I have never read something like this.
hhbarmaidhhbarmaid on June 18th, 2009 03:18 pm (UTC)
Well Done of Goblin of Web!
kuroshii: kuroshii cappuccinokuroshii on June 18th, 2009 04:12 pm (UTC)
neato! well done, indeed!
therrutherru on June 18th, 2009 07:28 pm (UTC)
Well goblined!
Don't waste time or time will waste youphyxius on June 18th, 2009 08:09 pm (UTC)
Sweet! Thanks for the Android love. iPhone-mania gets tiring after a while.
Linda Cavanaughmiwseshat on June 18th, 2009 08:40 pm (UTC)
please make an iphone/ipod touch version. I don't have an android. Thanks!
Liwaswinged on June 19th, 2009 12:59 am (UTC)
I'll stick in a vote for an iPhone app!
Elanachiieddy on June 19th, 2009 09:41 am (UTC)
While I likely won't install it (Android needs to make a way to install apps to the SD card), I really appreciate the Android love. iPhone users get all the attention. Us Android users often feel like the ignored middle sibling.
Emilyforesthouse on June 20th, 2009 08:45 pm (UTC)
If I had any kind of phone that supported apps I'd totally use this. :) Cool!
arsenijfilatov on September 19th, 2010 01:54 am (UTC)
Froyo allows to install on SD
Froyo (Android 2.2) already allows to install on SD, i guess so. go to android apps archive and look for the apps supporting Froyo, and you can easily figure it out, but i am not sure, just guess.