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Headbanging is how smart people shake their money maker

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Do y’all want to see my favorite photo from the Soviet Union?

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the deligitimization of derivative works as "fanfiction" is a result of the late-capitalistic institution of extremely long copyright terms. In this essay I will

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Anyone know of any good sites that keep track of DDoS botnet attacks?

One of hosted websites at work got hit with scripts using this user-agent:

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/71.0.3578.80 Safari/537.36

Seeing as that version of Chrome is from December 2018: Instantly suspicious!

#InfoSec

The weirdest shit about my countries boomers is how they seem to resent young people for thinking subsistence agriculture, joining the workforce at 12, and having kids at 16 are bad things.

Actual unpopular opinion: people who complain about gatekeeping on r/metal are just trying to get away with liking shitty music.

In the meditation practices that hinge on treating your thoughts as not being a part of you, how is that different from dissociation/depersonalization?

Tip for CEOs: don't try to build an industrial complex in an area where housing is mostly aimed at tourism and retired millionaires, unless you're willing to pay your workers enough to not live on the street.

How much would you be willing to pay in home rent, relative to income?

Dear people who create good stuff:

Could y'all please stop writing good books and articles and stop making good movies and music? I can't keep up with all the good stuff, plus the time spend filtering out the turds.

@riga
Asked a friend: Have you voted yet?

Friend: What's the vote about?

Me: Legislative elections.

Friend: Dafuq is that?

"Rent control is reviled by almost all economists because of the distortions it creates in housing markets"

Cow legs are reviled by almost all physicists because of the distortions they create in spherical cows

People who dream about moving to the seaside need to learn three things: fuck foghorns, fuck seagulls, fuck people who refuse to wear proper clothes just because they're near the beach.

Ran into the old "biscuit vs cookie" debate on reddit. Food words are fascinating, and I wish I knew more of them.

immigration, brown people 

Feeling curious about doing one of those ancestry dna tests, but worried about my privacy. Is there any trustworthy company in that business?

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Those who slept in the nude soon learned not to oversleep once workplaces introduced automatic teleporters as a commute-saving perk.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

Looking at how Bolsonaro is reacting to the Amazon fires, I'm thinking this guy might be, globally, worse than Trump.

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