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waxing nostalgic for the near future by way of the near past - 2000 chars, involves feels 

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this is my semi-regular yet aperiodic reminder that this place here is a distributed federated version of Callahan's as far as I can tell and that is one of the most bestest things that can be.

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Every one of you is precious and wonderful and unique and necessary and deserving of life and love and peace.

Anything your brain does to try to convince you otherwise is a mean trick.

Please try to remember this. Remember it unceasingly.

Bruce Woolley and the Camera Club on the Old Grey Whistle Test, 1979

A forgotton New Wave band, featuring a young Thomas Dolby on keyboards, and a song that would be re-recorded by The Buggles. (Not that one.)

@djsundog @ElfLord tryin real hard to make my own, but I keep having to go store bought.

Wow a lot of you back in the day used to steal internet. I think you have a problem.

Scoring the internet and 404 is the william tell overture.

need #help with federation testing:

when I look for in the search bar in Mastodon, I don't see anything. But the Mastodon server requests and is served the activitypub json.

What am I missing? Does anyone know? Boost if you think your friends might know.

(That's a throwaway account for this example; don't bother following it)

What year did you first get the internet?

You can’t Alpha your way out of depression. You can’t strong-arm your way out of loneliness and isolation. You can’t Man Up your way out of the need to be loved and appreciated. Jordan Peterson is a grifter. He’s selling you snake oil manhood while he outsources his own emotional and medical ailments.

My aunt and I just spent a solid ten minutes just quoting our favorite Strong Bad email bits


I just re-enabled IPv6 in Sundogistan - if you notice any new funk that's not pleasant coming from the toot-lab, please let me know at your convenience, and thank you for subscribing to toot-lab facts!

okay, i got through removing the write-protect screw, which took a good half hour. worn out now. i remember a time when you could just install operating systems on computers without having to break out 4 different sizes of spudgers

Kids don't want to nap? Need a moment to yourself. Go the the place they don't want to be, their bed! Currently in the top bunk for a quiet moment to myself.

Any good flat panel TV techs out there whose ear I can bend a bit?

Are you even a rock star programmer if you don't use VIM from a keytar

@dustin that's where I started, of course. Then I had the thought: "what about everything else they did?"

Tell you what, early Earth Wind & Fire has much more of a jazz feel than I anticipated!

yer pal alex just flicked his eyes to the top right of a paperback book he was reading to check the time in the book's "menu bar"

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