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Trying really hard to find this old video (tiktok?) of someone doing the thing where they pretend to cook a bunny but they're just swapping in different bunnies with progressively darker fur, and the person watching it is like pretending to cry over it and it's funny

"Noooo he's too crispy, he's gonna burn- awwhwhh you burned him" etc.

tabletop rpgs 

Kinda realizing there is a whole subset of people who engage with RPGs (read: D&D) purely to spend lots of money on dice and miniatures and physical books and things

computer stuff 

Also you get to pretty it up all over again 🀩

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computer stuff 

If you never put any important data on your phone then it's actually fine if you mess up a custom Android upgrade and have to redo the whole thing

jojo's bizarre adventure all star battle 

A cute thing about the soundtrack is the little touches they pull from character's namesakes, e.g. Esidisi's song starts with a little guitar riff that's very reminiscent of Thunderstruck, the guy whose Stand is called Red Hot Chilli Pepper borrows the plunky guitar sounds from Can't Stop, the guy whose Stand is called King Crimson gets a little weird with the time signature

video games 

Replaying Bayonetta and wondering if there are, like, indie games that feel this good to play

Usually when indie games are this kind of movement focused that ends up meaning, like, incredibly twitchy, which is very different from the comfy and efficient flow that a good character action game has

computer griping 

Bad news!

Driver option 1: crashes every hour or so during video playback
Driver option 2: does not support audio via HDMI on our hardware
Driver option 3: does not support our hardware period

This sucks

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computer griping 

The radeon driver appears to be fucking up on the new server PC, possibly because the card in question is old (but not so old that it's not entirely unsupported by the AMD drivers in the linux kernel)

It really bothers me how every time I try to like, use old hardware it's an incredibly inconvenient waste of time

heaven's vault 

Beat it again! Glad I jumped on that particular urge

It has a really nice sense of mystery that's very appropriate for what you're actually doing; you dig up stuff from the past and try to guess what it was about, but don't really get a whole lot of anything to confirm that

Which is helped a lot by how much everything branches. I visited everything in what felt like a completely different order this time around, which led to more than a few discoveries - both in terms of new events, and new understandings

That's a thing I really like in games, and something that definitely makes Heaven's Vault a favorite; when the game really understands the gap between what the player knows and what the player has done, and doesn't try to make them march in lockstep

the beach boys, mass shooting, what a cw 

They're singing a song about the Kent State massacre???????

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the beach boys 

I mean I kinda figured Surf's Up would be a little gnarly from the cover but so far the first three tracks have been;
- Sad about impending ecological collapse
- 'Goin through it, but still goin'
- "Take care of your feet"

Also it might just be the version I have but like, what a weird mix

Working down at the good ol internet factory, churning out websites from raw data we dug up from a rich seam underground

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My ISP has done something and now they are claiming that rather than being a 'third-party reseller' they 'make the internet they sell'

computer stuff 

Okay so, been working on it all day and it's done and it's perfect 😀😀😀

Jellyfin manages the media libraries, it automatically scoops up everything that ends up in the videos, applies metadata and everything. Kodi knows where those files are and plays them natively (so no transcoding) but it uses the database from Jellyfin, which is way faster and more thorough. We can also stream stuff from Jellyfin to wherever we want, except 4K video, which we can just watch natively on the actual 4K tv

The Kodi remote app works great for playing stuff, the Jellyfin app works great for managing the libraries

We need to wait for some more hardware to come in (there's gonna be like 10 drives in there so we need more SATA ports) but once that's done we can finish copying the old files off the big external HDD, take it out of the case and put it in the server. Then I can get Deluge goin again

Yeehaw 😎

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computer stuff 

Also, we have an extra 128GB 2.5" SSD that we don't really know what to do with, so I'm just gonna slap it in my computer since it's the only one that has room. No idea what it'll actually be used for, I kinda did my storage up really nicely already, but 🀷

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computer stuff 

Bf and I got the media server upgraded last night! It's running new ubuntu with a desktop environment so we can use it with the TV, and we've put most of our old hard drives in it.

To do:
- open up old external HDD boxes and put the drives in the server, btrfs em
- find a media player thing for ubuntu desktop
- possibly also a music player? for funsies
- get in a SATA PCIe thing for more drives, get in a longer HDMI cable so we can put the box out of the way
- file organization! exciting to think about
- move existing media collection into said files
- probably some stuff I'm forgetting


I want to keep it put down for a bit but I thought maybe I should try getting the new expansions and playing a couple of mean civilizations, that seems to be what they're built for

People largely dislike espionage (and it does seem inconsequential) but hey, who knows. Also having a ton of vassals sounds like fun now?

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