sign my petition to put hypercard in markdown nao

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I do remember one thing
It took hours and hours but..
By the time I was done with it
I was so involved, I didn't know what to think
I carried it around with me for days and days..
Playing little games
Like not looking at it for a whole day
And then, looking at it
To see if I still liked it

I did

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Oh this situation continued, for 700+ days

My focus had been extremely shitty through 100% of this project. And I did it anyway. "Task failed successfully" kind of energy.

Other people got involved, and started improving it, that part was wonderful, for a while...

I merged and tested patches like crazy all year. Documented -- poorly. Wrote real features for real people. Uphill, during a pandemic and forest fires, both ways.

Damn, I think I got too attached to it.

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Sam Powers boosted

Is this real? Is this really a cryptocurrency that you can only buy with Velveeta box tops? velveetaliquidgold.com/

I recieved shot 1/1 of the janssen covid vaccine yesterday. So far the reception is great, full bars of 5g.

Is anyone on my TL interested in schooling me about analog TV? I got my SNES working again and i want to see some mid-scanline raster effects

Thinking about earthbound RNG manipulation and gently thawing my kitchen plumbing.

thank goodness the bathroom's supply lines unfroze about 10.

every so often, a new copy of the innernette appears in the mail, and you send the previous one back in an enclosed envelope. you can run on any cloud you please including USPS, UPS, FedEx, southern pacific railroad, etc.

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raid5 striping across station wagons. parity drives in armored car

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non-euclidean tech idea of the day RFC-1149 over station wagon:

“Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon full of tapes hurtling down the highway.”

Corrolary: what is the actual bandwidth of a specific station wagon at capacity using the densest storage where i/o transfer allows offloading the station wagon before the average round trip time.

Sam Powers boosted

Just got this from a friend of mine.

He’s not wrong.

Sam Powers boosted

Sarcasm like whoa 

Yesterday my 8 year old broke me for a minute when they said something like when I grow up I hope the virus goes away, and, I just called the governor and folks I am happy to report covid is cancelled and we can all stop pretending it exists to avoid commuting.

Mortality 

Corporate annual self review, 2020, draft 1:

- statistics about jira tickets
- btw have you heard about when the funeral homes used u-haul to store casualties of a disease one's extended family pretends doesn't exist to own the libs?

lets get goin, time to crack open a 6 pack of stack overflow tabs

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