@witchfynder_finder I've never heard of that instance before. That is the longest CoC I've seen for a 30 user server.

However, I do remember that admin's user name, but I'm not sure from where.

@cooler_ranch This (and two other posts from the local TL) are the only thing I've seen of it. Logical conclusion: my filters are working as intended.

trans shitpost 

Just found out that fiancΓ© and fiancΓ©e are 2 different words with different meanings, and 1. fuck that, but, 2.

I propose the nonbinary form

fiancΓ©eΓ©

@witchfynder_finder If you do that on your 4-person instance, that's the entire reason why we have different servers. If you do it and then pass it around to other admins on 6 and 8 person instances, I'm calling BS.

unpopular opinion 

if an acronym requires inserting a vowel to pronounce as a word then I avoid saying it that way and just say the letters

@witchfynder_finder Viral admin PSAs from the wokescold admins going around again? I never see them anymore, thankfully.

If I ever go to a con and have the misfortune to attend some fandom-specific panel, I'm going to do research on the most controversial and hated ships and then ask questions about them (provided they are appropriate in response to the content of the actual talks)

@natecull …or at least release a podcast so I can listen with Smart Speed at 2x

Dear everyone who is considering making a video of yourself talking rather than just writing the *exact same words* into a text file, a blog post or a PDF:

Unless you're specifically targeting people who literally cannot read...

Please don't.

Sincerely, A Person Who Doesn't Have Literal Free Hours To Hear You Slooooowly Say Something It Would Take Me Five Seconds To Read And Also I Can Ctrl-F It

"Property taxes + public school spending in the suburbs are the nexus of and in vast amounts of fly-over territory in the US, and no one to my knowledge outside of Texas has ever challenged any of it."

old.reddit.com/r/stupidpol/com

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@_aD@mastodon.social Now I wonder if it's worth it to pretend to screen for valid URLs or just send them through and hope for the best

@_aD@mastodon.social The person who wrote it said he hated regex for precisely this reason.

Ross Perot 

TIL that was more than just the dude who used charts & graphs to run for president and let the Clentons into office. He also forced to dismantle the method of maintaining strict class segregation (school funding being 100% local property taxes) for a while.

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