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A year ago today, you know what happened. This morning, I'm getting vaccinated. There is light at the end of the tunnel.

1) Is your activity criminal?
2) Is your activity violent?
3) Is your activity maritime in nature?

If you can’t answer all three questions in the affirmative, I submit that your activity is not piracy.

And now the backup site has developed a mysterious problem that is preventing my web server from booting. Meanwhile the primary site is back up. Have switched back over, but now need to wait for DNS caches to catch up AGAIN. Double yay!

(Yes, I do this stuff for fun. Why do you ask?)

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The VPS provider hosting my web site is having a sad. Have switched over to my backup site, but now need to wait for DNS caches to catch up. Yay!

Episode 9: "Daydream Sparks":

* Sleater‐Kinney - Entertain
* Lush - Ladykillers
* Tsunami - Water's Edge
* Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood - Some Velvet Morning
* Donny Hathaway - A Song for You
* Nina Simone - Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
* Godspeed You! Black Emperor - East Hastings (excerpt)
* Steroid Maximus - ¡Quilombo!
* Sonic Youth - Rain King
* Crescent - Sun
* The Church - The Unguarded Moment
* The United States of America - Coming Down

(and if you're free earlier, @Rigby_Koyaanisqatsi is on an hour before me with more good stuff!)

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Anyway, on the next Mentos The Freshmaker show at 0000 UTC, some rock, some soul, some... I guess it's jazz? and more. Please tune in at and stick around for @snowdusk, @alrs and more!

One thing that always makes me smile: seeing a dog with its head out a car window, ears and fur flapping in the wind. My own dog, however, doesn't enjoy this.

just seen on zuck site (I know, I know, I only go there once a month or so:)

There was a young man
From Cork who got limericks
And haiku confused

It happened again. Just trying to update Mobian here. Screen lock kicks in and my PIN no longer works.

(I did not go into this with "will work well enough to be my daily driver" intentions. More out of curiosity than anything. But my curiosity has apparently killed this cat. Or something like that.)

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I have acquired a PinePhone. Within the first hour of trying to get it working, managed to get locked out of it. Have now recovered and am hacking some more.

“Gender reveal” stupidity 

Presented without comm...

No, sorry. Here’s a comment. “Gender reveals” are stupid. Stop doing them. Or, at least, do them in a way that can’t kill the revealed-gender-baby’s parents.

*notices his mail server has not received any mail in a few days* "That's weird, I should've at least gotten some spam."

*logs into mail server, notices Postfix not running* "Huh?"

*notices bonehead error in Postfix dating back to last week*


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