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Sweep the floor. Empty the dustbin. Put broom back in closet. Hang the helmets and gloves back on the hooks next to their terminals. Turn off lights. Turn off sign. Light one last candle. Blow it out again. Close the blinds. Leave. Lock the door. Steal compass. Drive north. Disappear.

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Well, I'm all caught up with The Constant, so work sucks again. Any other must-listen history podcasts I should dive into?

The plesiosaur had a symbiotic relationship with the thankylosaurus

The universal prime meridian is the imaginary line dividing the east half of the universe from the west half. It's located on Neptune Ave, just off I-77 exit 124B in Akron, Ohio. If you see the Circle K you've gone too far

Northwood, North Dakota, North America, North Earth, North Solar System

It took less than an hour! Super soivice! @minterpunct :toot:

I don't wanna do all the migrate-y parts on a phone, I'll wait til I get home

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@SpindleyQ oh nm, imdb lists a dozen-ish more TV credits. Nice to know some people still respect the craft

@SpindleyQ looking up his filmography made me sad, only two small roles, cameos as himself, in the last decade :( I hope he's doing ok

Ok never mind, I requested an account on I don't know how long the approval process will take so I figured better not to wait

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I hate that I'm susceptible to loudness war bullshit, I *know* it's a cheap ploy, but whenever I listen to something that's been ripped from an early 90s CD my first thought is "I wonder if I can get a remastered version"

reply with bands/albums/songs you associate with specific sex acts 

@nessotropheion Psalm 69 🤝 sixty-nine

@futzle They used to, and probably still do in some/most cases, but I've heard podcast ads where the boilerplate is artificially sped up. It has distinctive artifacts

It should be illegal to use audio editing software to speed up the disclaimers at the end of a radio ad. They should have to hire someone who can talk really fast

jokey reference to horrible website 

@prehensile Can't believe everyone's mad at those cute little flightless birds. This is milkshake duck all over again


Ah even better, the bug was already fixed over a month ago

But today bearblog updated to 2.0.3 instead of 2.0.4 for what I can only assume are reasons

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It irks me that the platform where I blog will update sight unseen to a new and broken version of the markdown parser, when the version it was using worked fine. I don't want to open an issue for this shit

Don't update software 🙅‍♀️

No, I'm not fucking around with weird punctuation because I'm thinking of doing a name change when I move instances

I think I've already settled on my new name, and the punctuation mark in it is going to be *relatively* normal

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@valrus Unable to close the loop, all of the left wiggly fences ever used in math (???) have nested with each other, leading to a catastrophe physicists call the Wiggly Fence Event

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