bad tootfic 

This story brought to you in part by idiots who say that nobody is entitled to anything!

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bad tootfic 

Nole banged on his airlock's door. "How dare you steal my space station from me? You think you're entitled to luxury just because you keep the station going? You get paid! You're not ... entitled ... to ... anyth ..." Nole's speech was cut short by the loss of pressure. The worker's pale faces peering through the window, long denied full oxygen didn't care. There was nothing new in what Nole was saying anyway as he turned as pale as them.

Faces on the cream cheese lid? That's just a little creepy looking.

Gardening 

Thank you @Smashbalch for helping me figure that one out.

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Gardening 

What are these weeds all over my garden with lemon smelling leaves?

*Looks it up*

That's basil ...

*Tastes leaf*

That's definitely basil. I didn't realize it self-seeded so aggressively.

When I solder or work on my 3D printer my hands start to itch slightly and stay itching for about an hour afterwards. I wonder if there's something that very hot metal emits that I'm allergic to.

Hooray for @octoprint letting me do 3D printing without my laptop tethered to the 3D printer.

I need to figure out what is setup with this instance that seems to keep out edgy teenagers (and older people who badly need to "have a very good time"). I don't think the defederation configuration is that good, but maybe it is.

I should look into modding Mastodon a little. A search feature that allows limiting searches to users that have posted in the past n-months would help find people to follow without dragging up long dead accounts.

Zuckerlandia 

People talked for years about a "Facebook Killer," but it seems like Facebook is slowly killing itself with a critical density of ads.

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Zuckerlandia 

I go on Facebook to manage a local organization's page. Every time I look at Facebook it reinforces my decision to not go on Facebook otherwise. Is Facebook not paid click bait every other post if a boomer logs on? It's horrible. I didn't even drop off Facebook that long ago and I don't remember it being quite this bad.

A key tenet of anarcho-duckism is that while conquering bread is cool, the conquest of halved grapes, seeds, and peas is more important for long term health and sustainability.

Video game fetch quests in which you must get a succession of unlikely items in order to get a singular mundane but necessary object is how we teach kids to tolerate and navigate bureaucracy.

Those 458 ducks the guy took home? That guy is actually dead and the person running the account is just one man sized duck in a trench coat with a fedora.

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The elites don't want you to know this, but the ducks at the park are free. They're more free than you'll ever be after rising against their masters.

My computer automatically powers on when plugged in to a dock. Had I known this, I would not have had to call IT about my computer having boot problems when I plug it into a dock.

I was going to try to calculate where that balances testing costs against gas cost, but that would ignore the added risk of catching COVID even with testing and masks.

Seriously, the right solution is to hop in a time machine and not utterly bungle the whole pandemic. Time machines being in very short supply, the next best answer is to let people work from home and support those who can't. COVID becoming endemic is the result of harmful choices by powerful people.

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Although, even if there weren't a pandemic, allowing WFH where possible is not an unreasonable response to rising gas costs. However, capitalists feel being in the office is necessary, so the rest of us have to deal with that as a given. Also, there are actually some jobs that do require being physically present. Carpooling for those jobs could make sense.

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The fact that gas costs can double and nobody is really talking about car pooling may mean we have just given up on solving problems.

Except, a pandemic is, in fact, still going on and on the rise. So really, anyone who can work from home should be allowed/mandated to.

Urbanism? 

Sane street layout and traffic calming would help, but those are probably illegal somehow.

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