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There's a place in Turkey called the Burj Al Babas and it looks like someone went hog wild with copy and paste on a small castle `

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hey you know those "only this many left in stock!! people are buying them fast, look!!!! hurry!!!!!!" things

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So I just noticed that according to the box, my 3D printer is not sensitive to water, it's just afraid of wet

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Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
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today i am learning Sony made a desktop tower with a built-in minidisc drive *and* a built-in preamp, atop the DVD drive and floppy drive, and i am honestly mesmerized

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how was everything even tangentially related to oberon the most beautiful thing ive ever seen (these are the ceres and lilith workstations, thanks eris!!)

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this thing is amazing, btw. no glue, just a handful of flat head/phillips screws, and built like a tank.
even the striped gear is a sign of that: it's the only one in the chain that's not metal, but nylon - so that when you inevitably over-stress the mixer, that one gear breaks, rather than the entire thing blowing up, or bending out of shape permanently, or burning out

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one thing I didn't think of before: there's pretty strict regulations for how to dispose of grease, and anything that's come into contact with it, in Germany. Guess I'll have to keep that until the next trip to the hazardous waste disposal station.

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I'm learning how to fix a KitchenAid today. I'm missing some of the proper tools, and replacement parts are still in the mail, but this is fun!
I'm so happy I could take this off of someone who didn't know how to fix it, instead of buying a brand new one :)

it's wild to me that at one point in university I wrote an AST parser in Haskell for an exam, *on paper*, and I managed to forget most of Haskell since

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Doing Advent of Code in Haskell was a great idea - I can already see how I'm getting closer to writing idiomatic Haskell with every day!

(not sure I'd recommend it as your *first* haskell project though)

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this crow reminds me of one of the way one of our cats asks for treats extra nicely #crowposting

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It's International Men's Day!

Hello, fellow men!!

Things that are good about teh menz:

* Trans men
* Showing emotional vulnerability
* When we stand up for others with less gender privilege
* Being good role models for boys

Things that we need to work on:

* Toxic masculinity

All toughness all the time isn't sustainable!

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