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dd is the command line equivalent of stabbing the table between your fingers with a knife

People watch stuff without looking at the screen then say they don't like movies.

TIGER KING on Netflix is bonkers, and slightly reckless. But it gives a window into a world I never knew existed.

Like most netflix doc series it would have worked fine as a 2 hour film, but it's still worth a look.

Endless zoom calls with people recommending true crime docs on netflix. What a time to be alive

Finally sorted ZFS snapshots. Much simpler than I'd thought, and a really handy thing to have.

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One of my neighbors has been singing Sarah McLaclans In The Arms of An Angel loudly in her backyard for at least 30 minutes now and I'm pretty sure this is how the CIA tortures terrorists.

In 'Westworld' they appear to just keep expanding the world as it suits them

Man if I have to send it to Nintendo, I bet I lose my acnh island...

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Switch is stuck on boot logo, won't boot past that.

Well, it was a good quarantine while it lasted...

Animal Crossing 

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the vote at the beginning of animal crossing is RIGGED

Bought too many turnips at 104.

Selling at 72 today.

Got a house loan to pay off.

Fucking Tom Nook is gonna break my legs

Tricking AI into fucking up is funny and important, I think.

It serves as a good reminder that this shit only works when the data you feed it plays by the rules. That is not how life works.

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