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