Pinned oot

Today at lunch, the waitress said to me, "Do you ever get told you look like someone else?"

"Yeah," I said, "all the time. Who'd you have in mind?"

"You know that movie, Revenge of the Nerds...?"

Pinned oot

I read a story about a pro-DM who makes $125/hour running one-shots for kids' birthday parties, and I started questioning my life choices.

I dunno. I think self-esteem is good and all, but I draw the line somewhere this side of putting "visionary" on my own CV.

Deja vu is what happens when the player loads a quicksave.

Brass instruments are raspberry amplifiers, and woodwinds are an accommodation for people whose lips are too ticklish to blow prolonged raspberries.
🤔 🚿 🔥

swtor character (screenshot, ec) 

Mykka Fesyr, captain of the tramp freighter Waning Crescent, on the bridge of her ship in transit between Taris and Nar Shadda.

All these symbols are yours, except 't'. Attempt no binding there. Use them together. Use them in peace.

-- Arthur C. Clarke on Common Lisp

Professional communication in the 21st century:

Original message: <a screenshot>

Reply: <a pasted url>

Response: 👍

How do you like your Star Wars?

I had the bad fortune to step in a nest the other night in the dark and didn't notice for ... well, too long.

Show thread

Wow, after 25 years of Unix experience, I learned that you can filter output in #less.

Press ampersand (&) and enter a regex to show only lines matching the regex.

Press ampersand (&) and then exclamation mark (!) to apply an inverse filter.

when your laptop says it's going to reboot to update firmware and the display sticks on a blinking cursor

It's chickens all the way down, or maybe it's eggs. It's hard to say.

Hmm, cl-git targets a libgit2 version that is like way way behind even the version that's packaged for this oldstable Debian.

Maybe just inferior-shell then...?

🤔

Show older

Michael Cornelius's choices:

Octodon

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!