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My Favorite Things (2/2) 

Git popping cleanly and clearing my stashes
Resources that skip disk and serve from my caches
Jabber connections with minimal pings
These are a few of my favorite things

When unaligned bytes
Or spam offerings
Have me going mad
I simply remember my favorite things
And then I don’t feel so bad

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My Favorite Things (1/2) 

I had forgotten that I wrote this, but have had it stuck in my head all morning and need someone to share the pain with.

Desktops with Linux and IETF kitten
Shortcuts in i3 and words in Vi written
Unicode standards normalizing my strings
These are a few of my favorite things

Well tested functions and prompt SEV1 fixes
scrypt and bcrypt and NAS with Unixes
Servers with segfaults nowhere to be seen
These are a few of my favorite things

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Okay UK friends, I have an idea. For those of you who aren't Republicans or anti-monarchy: I know you love the queen, so what if when she dies you name her queen emeritus and get rid of the royal family to give her the honor of being the last queen forever?

The U.S. free COVID tests website is live! Even if you're not at risk, consider ordering yours and donating them to your local mutual aid group! covidtests.gov/

Wordle spoilers 

Today I used "porny" as a guess. It was both in the dictionary, and gave me enough letters to get the actual solution.

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Hot take: despite my dislike of trendy marketing spelling that leaves off vowels, "Wordle" should have been spelled "Wordl" so that it could actually be a solution to the puzzle.

Figured I should stop spamming a public timeline where people don't have the ability to filter out boosts by tag or anything so I made a chat room to share your guesses and discuss today's puzzle in instead: wordle@conference.samwhited.co

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The #GuitarOfTheseus project started when I impulse purchased a set of gimmicky rainbow strings for my bass and decided they didn't look very good with the grotty old bridge and the dark guitar body.

I think the situation has improved a lot.

Wordle 213 4/6*

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Wordle 212 4/6*

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Today's word is "Enron", apparently.

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Hello social coop friends! The Ops Team is hoping to plan a community cafe session about using mastodon for social movements. Does anyone have experience with this topic that they'd like to share? It is a very informal setting, like grabbing a coffee with friends more than a presentation :)

Sam Whited boosted

Hey all, anyone know of a short piece that lays out why small non-profit groups or cooperatives should move to , and ideally commons/co-op, platforms? For preaching to the non-converted?
@ntnsndr @aral @FreeScholar @datatitian @Framasoft @tierra_comun @mayfirst@social.mayfirst.org

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Wordle 210 5/6*

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I thought I was in trouble but then suddenly I knew where every letter but one had to be from previous guesses and it was easy. It's nice when it falls into place.

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Does anyone else playing Wordle always start out with the same guess? What's your starting word? Mine right now is "Snake". I feel like things are likely to end in an "s" and it goes ahead and knocks out two common vowels.

Wordle 209 6/6*

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Mean Girls was affected by outliers; Median Girls is probably more representative of the typical clique

Wordle 

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