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I hereby pledge to do no bullshittery this weekend.

uspol, covid vax 

Beyond pissed that Trump is gonna pressure the FDA to approve an untested vaccine before the election to boost his numbers, turning the rational part of the population into anti-vaxxers overnight.

It's gonna take decades, if not centuries, to undo all the harm he caused.

Both of my islands had turnips at 68 bells this morning, then 65 bells this afternoon.

I wish I knew literally any medic who wasn't white. Just one. I'm so lost and alone.

CVS really wants me to care about their photo storage service but i just


local pandemic stuff, food service 

I haven't gone to the local ice cream place all summer. This is the one I checked out months ago, they had no masks, I turned around and left without ordering.

I checked it out again tonight, and the first thing I see is the woman at the counter having a coughing fit. "Dinner went down the wrong pipe!" :blobsweat:

twitter, my research, light anti-disinformation work 

I finally wrote up something explaining that Twitter has not allowed people to pick usernames during signup for almost 3 years now, and that a "jsmith12345678" username pretty much just means you're dealing with a not super technically savvy social media literate person.

(deleted originals so it doesn't spread more misinformation)

So in Mastodon v3.1.5 you don't see a copy of a deleted post in a report

But in v3.2.0 you do

Snouts is on 3.1.5 nobody is lying it's just not on the most recent version.

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it makes me sick to my stomach to think that mint would leave because of something a snouts user said. it's shitty and i want y'all to be angry about it, i'm angry at my fucking self. hold us accountable because we have to be better

ABC is going to show Black Panther tonight, commercial free, followed up with a special segment on Chad Boseman.

Netflix wouldn't let me open a different movie in a second tab to troll my wife, so, in summary, Netflix is garbage.

uspol, 45, early incompetence 

Remember when the Obama -> Trump administration changeover happened, and nobody was coming in to a lot of those offices to get briefed by outgoing officials, so they just left manuals on their desks and hoped for the best? I think about that a lot.

I was notified that @tateisu's Mastodon app "Subway Tooter" has received a warning from the Google Play Store citing user-generated content that "incites discrimination".

A Mastodon app does not host or promote any content. The user types the address to connect to. The responsibility of moderating resides with that server. So unless Google is going to drop Chrome, Firefox and Opera from its platform, this is completely out of line.

Source in Japanese:

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