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Look at me out here not looking like trash tonight :blobuwu: (selfie; eye contact)

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Me: "Yo! I was reading up on $tech last weekend, we can totally use it in the codebase and it'll be sweet"

Everyone: *crickets*

*months later*

Cunt Exec: So what's this i hear about $tech?

Buddy (white guy #1): Yeah you should talk to Soma about it, i think he knows the most about it out of all of us.

Cunt Exec: *looks at me* ... white guy #2, can you look into this?

Me: :smb3_sun: :smb3_sun: :smb3_sun: :smb3_sun: :smb3_sun: :smb3_sun:

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Hey folx! It's time!

My name is Soma, your friendly black neighborhood demiman. They/them pronouns, but he/him is no biggie. Im a cyclist, a front-end developer, an ancom, and just an all-around pain in the ass to white people everywhere (well, most anyway).

shout out to enbies b/c they just dope as shit

who needs a 'reason' to shout out enbies? <3

shout out to trans dudes for being the dopest bros of all bros. including the Mario Bros.

shout out to trans gals for being finer than fountain pens

job (~) 

I think someone's car alarm is broken b/c it wont stop

Im sorry, but when someone suggests 'using React' in 2015 and you say something like this shit, you're either a dumbass or someone who doesnt trust black peoples' judgement and research.

And those two things arent mutually exclusive.

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One time during a meeting at my last job, i brought up the use of "frameworks like 'React' or 'Vue' to replace our legacy JS framework use'". I figured: hey, not only can we clean up our terrible legacy front-end, but there are a lot of dope concepts spawned out of newer front-end stacks (e.g.: unidirectional data flows, offline functionality, etc.) that we can take advantage of.

And i was pepper-balled with "wELl, we dont know how long these frameworks are going to be supported; they might be dropped in a year like $other_framework_some_white_guy_suggested".

And everyone just kinda agreed with zero fuckin' thought in the matter

srsly dont try to "template string" out the <title> tag.

b/c then this happens

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Stock listing: "Last Yield | /undefined/. - %. +NaN (+NaN%)"

Now that's what i call "a stable investment" ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฟ

"unless they do in which case, 'being yourself' is a much better investment"

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The moral of this story is "just be yourself b/c white people wont like or respect you anyway"

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You'll scare a lot of people away when you're like "Im black and i know what it's like to be me in this country, let alone this industry"

But if you do that and end up getting a gig anyway, you can probably rest assured you wont be hit with stupid bullshit like "someone complained that you're 'typing too loud'"

depends on the series tho.

if you have Captain Ginyu or someone cool then that's okay.

If you just went to e621 and snipping tool-ed something then you're wack

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okay the 'rambling about nothing' bit isnt *entirely* true but

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