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mid-century signage, birdsite link 

Reading the privacy policy and terms of service on a new web site as though it said anything different from every other web site and it didn't say 'we can do what we want and when it turns out we let all your personal data fly out the windows of the 143 bus into rush hour it'll suck to be you'.

PS: the perfect design style is Googie and I would invite you to fight me except YOU ALREADY KNOW I'M RIGHT.

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Robot who swears that they can tell the difference between different brands of power cables and their friends alternate between pointing out how they never notice a secretly-switched cable and just letting them have this weird snob thing.

Me, thinking: ooh, I could get a nice bit of flexibility and code compactness if I put in a little indirect-addressing scheme to my Javascript and a series of <div> blocks ...
[ ME OF THE FUTURE appears through a time portal and slaps Me silly. ]
Me, staggering: ... here?

Ah, the occasional reminder that the boss reads the weekly reports about once every three months.

I'm sorry, I"ve tried, but I basically only understand video games where you can lay simulated railroad tracks. SimCity? Mini Metro? Civilization II? Victoria: An Empire In The Sun? Yes. Final Fantasy? ... I hear there's a game in the series where you punch a train, but you don't lay down tracks, so I literally can not understand any sentence about it.

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Friend explaining their video game thing and I have literally no idea whether it's good or bad news.

If they would make peanut butter jars with REASONABLE ESCAPE MECHANISMS maybe we could stop having to suffer through this. .

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Covid-19, MI pol, pinball 

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Covid-19, MI pol, pinball 

So low-key bothered that the interface for this logically has 17 pieces, 15 of which make sense arranged in groups of three and two that just will not *fit*.

west coast fires, Michigan 

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