Found myself speaking with the parent of a small child I was amusing* at a restaurant:
"Are you an actor?"
"Not exactly. Why do you ask?"
"Well, you're very animated..."
"And yet, you didn't ask if I was a cartoon."
*OK, truth be told, we were amusing each other.
Microsoft Azure silently install management agents on your Linux VMs without an auto update mechanism, so you have to update manually but you don't know they exist because you didn't install them? 🤔
Simply remove the auth header and you are root. Remotely on all machines.🤯
Thanks for the "find the local weirdo" tip. They've proven to be a wealth of useful information.
It also turns out I read the room wrong, and there was no long standing dislike of concertinas. So much for family lore.
Does this post still have that new(ish) phone smell?
@Tusky, can we please get a preferences import/export option?
When magic first returned, nobody noticed. Humans had long forgotten how to consciously use magic, but once someone did notice, there came a concentrated effort to make sure other people remained safe and ignorant.
Being a lifelong reader of fantasy had helped - most of it was as accurate as it was varied.
"I'm a poor hungry human - I'd do anything for a bagel," I sighed, standing in a fairy-ring, my team hiding with iron beaded nets.
Miniature cabinet of curiosities project, I'm ALL DONE
Hooray! I finished a project!!
I tend to look at things I've made and fixate on the details I wish I could change, but overall I'm happy with this one
I got so hasty when I could see the finish line that I forgot to take separate photos of 2 of the things I made: on the 3rd shelf there's a mummified Egyptian cat, and on the bottom shelf there's a (real) green quartz crystal in a wrought iron holder. Everything else is detailed upthread
@nx inside you there are two animals, a dog who loves you unconditionally and is just excited to play, and a cat who does nothing but criticize everything you do. which one wins? the one you pats and give treats to
While shockingly expensive, I'm really excited that we've recently pulled the trigger on some upgrades to the gymnastics mats we train with during #CircusInPlace. Soon we'll be able to risk going a little higher, a little further, and a little weirder with all of our shenanigans.
In the meantime, I'm hoping that all of our failures continue to be as silly as this one:
I've been described by reliable sources as a zen fool, benevolent super villain, misanthropic community leader, clown father figure and Impish Cabaret Rasputin.
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