Just finished printing one of the worst rolls of filament I've ever used. So happy it's gone and yet fulfilling an important job:
A whole load of "door openers", a little device which helps you to open/close doors without touching the door handle itself. Will hand them out to family, friends and neighbors.
You can print some, too! They're really rather - uhm - handy:
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@gemlog In my case it didn't help that I was flying at night, unable to see the mountains in front of me.
@gemlog Yep. Now I understand how it happens...
@fillertrack I didn't realize just how slow 100 megabit/s "Fast" Ethernet is until I got a machine that had gigabit.
@phooky Some days I wish they still made them like that. I could use a couple of those here and there.
@Felthry I can maybe get jalapeño but I can only imagine what kind of mental leap it took to vote bell pepper.
A few quickies for 2020 March
Since the bars and arcades are temporarily shuttered, I've been stuck at home playing some old classics. This is a small sampling of my recent bests, in order:
Atari Video Cube, 1:57.3 (variation 12)
Atari 2600 Frostbite, 26340
Atari 2600 Midnight Magic, 483990
Atari 2600 Stampede, 3212 (I think this was variation 1)
Atari 2600 Super Football, 24-14 win versus computer
Speedy's Fast Track: Plastic is fantastic?
[Note: This post describes two visits from the latter half of February, well before the business closures and most event cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic began in the Houston area. For a variety of reasons, It took until now to actually get this post completed and ready to upload.]
Way, way back in the day, I checked out Speedy's Fast Track (possibly...
The 2020 elections
It's that time again. Four years later, and along with the big one (the presidential election), here in Harris County, Texas, the major law enforcement-related positions are once again up for election.
I'm going to just comment on the races I know about, some of them...
#2020 #primary #elections #harris-county #ed-gonzalez #joe-anna #randy-rush #paul-day #bernie-sanders #sema-hernandez #beto-orourke #texas
How the XFL gets football wrong
If you are not up on exactly what the rule changes are between the (current) XFL and NFL, this article at the Tampa Bay Times, the Wikipedia article on the current XFL, or the YouTube video embedded below should help bring you up to speed. I'm going to assume you've either read or watched in the rest of this post. Note that I'm not going to necessarily go through the changes in the same...
Clothing/lingerie, AFAB bodies, fibre choices
@dartigen It's mainly the elastic that breaks down on mine but I've also had a couple of pairs wind up holier than the Pope.
look at this cute pink cat my friend in Kazakstan painted! I thought you would all appreciate it here.
by Olya Koto
@mxsiege The joys of metric versus imperial units. I've learned some metric equivalents, but it's frustrating to have to convert from one to the other when certain mapping sites won't do both (OpenStreetMap's default directions engine for example; I usually use GraphHopper's site directly but I think they intend it mainly as a demo and not production).
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