Rainy days and Java always get me down

I've Moved My Blog

It's currently located at http://www.urlinone.com/blog

I should say "I'm moving my blog." It's a pretty painful process.

Pebble has blown up on me, and it's been many months since I've been able to blog reliably. I've lost posts. And now I've got to figure out how to migrate my past blog posts from Pebble to my new destination without all the URLs changing, lest external links become 404 Not Founds.

Why does everything in the 21st century have to be a three-day project???

I wrote the following to a colleague:
Does he work out of his home, because it was a very generic sounding answering machine.
But should I actually have written this:*
Does he work out of his home, because it was a very generic sounding answering machine?

The first half of that sentence is a question, but isn't the second half a statement? Is ending it with a question mark proper, because ending it with a period seems more natural.

I'm starting to suspect that the second clause determines the punctuation, but can that be? Am I the only one who feels that any question needs a question mark, and ending a sentence with a period when it starts with a question doesn't feel right? See. See?

Have you noticed that neither punctuation feels quite right in these situations, because I am proposing a new punction mark. Were you thinking it should be called a semi-question, because I intend to call it the half-asked?

* Speaking of punctuation, should there be a question mark before the colon?

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