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So it turns out if you listen to Yakkety Yak from beginning to end you will not be able to think of anything else for the next hour

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Hilariously, the Genius annotation for the opening line thinks that "take out the papers" refers to recycling
genius.com/6488287

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Are my children listening to a scratched to hell 45 rpm single of Yakkety Yak that we found on the street in the middle of a thunderstorm? You bet your bulbous red ass they are

My 4yo and 3yo's favorite television show is the intro to Katamari Damacy Reroll, and who can really blame them
youtube.com/watch?v=PQdwt-hag9

Just collated and pulled all the remaining complete copies, so these proofs and fragments are going in the trash. Dozens of hours in a basement at odd hours in 1995, but it's time to let it go.

hippos georg, who is eaten by hippos 2000 times a year, is an outlier adn

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Made chicken good enough that the 4yo came back for seconds twice.

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About releasing things into the wild. Was cleaning up my #github account and noticed I never set this to public: It's a project to replace the software running on the Tranz 330 family of POS terminals, turning them into nifty general purpose #z80 computers!

github.com/hkzlab/tranzmon

I will get back to this project after I complete some more #ISA cards...

4yo just handed me this and said "someday I may become an artist"

RP2040s are now available for $1 each. In small quantities. That is ludicrous. I love this.

While the gen3 boards used ethernet patch cables to run signals to our toolheads, at least we had the basic decency to put "RS485 -- NOT ETHERNET!" in huge letters on the silkscreen, instead of just having an unlabelled HDMI jack that inexplicably carries a serialized video stream, a USB pair, i2c to an led driver, and raw signals from two buttons and an encoder.

I'm half-heartedly putting a bit of time into reversing this 5th gen makerbot daughterboard and am starting to realize that while it's not worth the effort to reverse this particular board, having a hackable module with knob+screen+buttons+wifi would be generally useful. Maybe need to bounce this idea around a bit.

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#Tusky 15.1 is out! It is the same as Tusky 15.0, except it doesn't crash when captioning images.
@Tusky

"yes, of course they rescued the train car too, it's fine," lies his mother, eventually

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We just watched Paddington 2 and there's a bit at the end where a train car falls in to a river but they rescue the hero at the last moment and our 3yo spent the next five minutes extremely concerned if the train car was okay

Local bar using a discarded 1-800-KARS-4-KIDS billboard as a temporary awning is giving me life today

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update: 4yo attempted to put on 3yo's clothes before his own; only discovered when i found all 3yo's clothes inside out

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Me: get dressed
4yo: no
Me: I'm putting on my music until you're dressed
[puts on Perturbator]
4yo: ... I like it
Me: GROW SOME TASTE

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