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two types of people after dealing with hardships:

"i never want anyone to go through what i've gone through"

"i went through it, why shouldn't they?"

World of Warcraft 

Today is my birthday. 🎈

I would love it if you could post your favourite comic in the thread. Bonus points for geeky comic strips.

valorizing and fetishizing the military as a unifying social force is literally fascist

Related, the response re: the rich editor changed from, “While we are taking all feedback on board, disabling the new formatting tool isn't an option that we will be offering,” to “We made a mistake by forcing everyone into this feature without providing an opt-out for customers like you: people for whom the existing behavior was working just fine,” over the course of the day.

Honestly I would probably like the editor feature if I was purely for prose, but I'm often writing about code, and I don't need a rich editor second guessing me when my code overlaps with the editor's syntax cues.

your regular reminder that censoring words l*ke th*s is actively counterproductive because it bypasses the filters that people set up for themselves

to take an innocuous example, if i use filters to block the word "orange", and you write "or*nge", you have now ensured that i will see a post that i have explicitly tried to get out of my timeline

If you're a regular wine drinker how do you hide the way you get a full-body shudder and goosebumps from how bad it tastes when you take a sip

it's not a contest of who's the largest amount of rabbits

@annika it goes like this:
forgive me, please
it sat there, tempting, by the cheese
in a cold and frosty icebox, hallelujah

I can't tell if I'm actually on . I could see some stuff but now I just see my profile and I'm on a waiting list.

i heard there was a secret plum
i really meant to save you some
but you don't really care for breakfast, do you

the only discernible effect of the keybase cryptocoin thing is that i have a bunch of new randos following me

Birdsite shitpost 

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