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If someone with a frog avatar in a discord tells you that a cyprus-based naval shipping company is going to be trading at 100 dollars a share and is actually valued that high, simply buy as many puts as you can afford

@KittyUnpretty sorry for stealing your clout by publishing your journal i had no clue it was going to be that popular

You would think with all of their startup capital, the developers of Discord would properly implement /me instead of just making it a macro for italic text.

Hey all, just expired a couple of publicly-available invites floating around on Google. Invites like these were responsible for this morning's surprise troll/spam attack. If you find any more, please let me know!

The domestic robot's lidar has detected evidence of a mirror universe.

We used to have Albin Beer, Elizabeth Young, and Susan Hedges. Now we have no beer, no young, and no hedges!

Google has suspended Element (@matrix) from the Play Store for "Sexual Content and Profanity". Basically same story as with Subway Tooter a while back. Element is to Matrix as Chrome is to the web. Curiously, Chrome is still on the Play Store.

in search of his lost fairy, link enrols in a japanese high school. thus begins our game of tokimeki memorial

censoring the world's largest and most popular repository of scholarly research is as or more unconscionable as anything else that happened today

(and to think we nearly missed this among everything else!)

of note: Action Button (youtube.com/watch?v=xb-DtICmPT) makes a compelling case that this article overstates a lot of it's claims, and that these games were more mainstream and had a wider appeal then was portrayed in this article, including many female fans (& the NYTimes author makes an embarrassing "developed with no input from women" claim that's proven wrong with one look at the credits).

and remember: this was all happening in 1995

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"So a strange phenomenon is occurring: the video characters are becoming celebrities. Shiori has an official fan club with 10,000 members and a newsletter. There are Tokimeki gatherings and merchandise.

At a recent news conference, dozens of reporters scribbled with straight faces as Konami Co., which makes Tokimeki Memorial, announced Shiori's first compact disk and previewed the two songs, 'Teach Me, Mr. Sky,' and 'Let's Go With the Wind.'"

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got turned onto archive.nytimes.com/www.nytime today after watching the new Action Button. Haven't gotten all the way through either yet but man it's incredible how much this presages current conversations around virtual idols and vtubers. Everything old is new again, i guess.

did anyone get a weird follow from CapsLock@social.cloudfrancois.fr? seems like some sort of follow-bot situation?

here is a form where you can sign up for auditions for a live radio play production of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST! NO ACTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

forms.gle/iXfCKbnhbCsu7WAG9

also sign up with this form if you are interested in working in the behind-the-scenes aspects (looking for graphic designers, sound designers, anyone with experience doing live sound, anyone with experience clown wrangling)

I will be getting back to everyone who applies as soon as possible!

(pls boost!)

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youve heard of markdown, now get ready for deanup

congrats to me on being in the top 0.01% of Nana Grizol listeners, I guess spotify is good for something after all

it's that moment when the debonair, romantic city lady has been taken aback by the sudden forwardness of the rough-edged yet inexperienced tomboy. who is the naive one now? it is she, the one who assumed herself too jaded to fall for the simplicity of such acts

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