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You can call me an alien.
You can call me a doll.
You can call me a goddess.
You can call me a demoness.
But don’t you DARE call me a human.

Things we didn't do:
- Start the fire
- Shoot the deputy
- Steal the cookies from the cookie jar

Things we did:
- Tried to fight it
- Shot the sheriff
- Put the sham in the shama-lama-ding-dong

Things we will do:
- Survive
- Rock you
- Walk 500 miles
- Walk 500 more

Things we won't do:
- Get fooled again
- Back down
- That

Things we will never do:
- Give you up
- Let you down
- Run around
- Desert you

- I did it again)

So, remember about a month ago when stuff about the Linux Fox Girl went around? Someone reportedly tracked down Alan Mackey, and got his blessing on giving her a name (Xenia), and accidentally confirmed the character to be trans.


If I had school-age children, I definitely would NEVER allow them into any school that had a so-called "School Resource Officer", which is just an armed actual police officer with a bad temper, an even worse attitude, and a permanent axe to grind with minors.

I'd sooner home-school than expose those I ostensibly care about (and those whose safety I'm responsible for) to this needless violence and abuse.

How do y’all manage to listen to stuff in bed? I keep trying earbuds, but every pair gets ruined when I fall asleep and roll over and pull on the cord. It’s ridiculous.

I tried wireless earbuds, but the pair I was using plays a LOUD sound effect when they shut off due to inactivity, which was waking me up again.

If I could find a pair of wireless earbuds that didn’t do that, that’d be perfect…

Oh no, I've just realised that a reusable coffee cup is just a child's spill proof cup for adults.

UI rant 

If, at 1 AM on Sunday, you ask your virtual assistant what "tomorrow's" weather will be like, it will respond with Monday's forecast, not Sunday's like you probably wanted.

To me, this is a pretty clear example of how speech-based user interfaces still have a long way to go. There's a fundamental disconnect between the way people communicate with other people and the way the computer expects people to communicate with it.

Brilliant project that tidies up public domain ebooks.

Gutenberg and Internet Archive are wonderful resources, but the texts are poorly formatted for actual use, especially on ereaders.

This is a volunteer driven initiative to bring these texts up to date with modern standards and make them look as good as possible on the page.

trans men have been nothing but kind to me and it sucks how much they get the short end of the stick, especially from other trans people who don't think about the ramifications of their actions. maximum solidarity

I wouldn't mind my school's Office 365 webmail interface having such a short inactivity timeout...if it would actually just take me back to the login page after it signs me out.

Instead, it just goes to a useless "You've successfully signed out!" page and I have to open the login page again from my bookmarks. Why this??

Sometimes I can type faster than I can think.

I'm pretty sure this is the result of having spent most of my life in front of a computer.

call it the fetaverse cuz I get cheese there

You can call me an alien.
You can call me a doll.
You can call me a goddess.
You can call me a demoness.
But don’t you DARE call me a human.

unfounded (probably) paranoia 

My Little Pony, eye contact (toy) 

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