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Your profile suggests I am looking in a mirror "just an average Linux desktop user" ...

though I might just add "GNU/" in there.




Following me places you under no obligation.
Here today, gone tomorrow, it is your choice.
In the meantime, I am glad.
Interact as you see fit.

Have fun.
Be safe.


Black Friday...

Every day of the week...

How is this successful marketing?

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Zuckerberg said something like "There is no number of people I could hire which would be enough to review Facebook content".

So for him it's AI or bust. Either he makes automated moderation work somehow, or Facebook goes under or has to change in some major way.

I think it will turn out that people moderating their own communities is really the only solution.

I Don't Know

Oh, what was it
That know.
The one from last year
When there was lots of snow.

I can't really pin it.
My mind is running slow.
It's always my fear
That it will finally...just...go.

for dissonant agreement with

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For my shop Stranded Life (handmade screen-printed t-shirts), we had the idea to put a QRcode under the t-shirt who redirect on a unique page with some basics info (date of fabrication, title, the serial, the shirt number in the serial & global).
Which features would you add ?
I thought to give the possibility for customer to put a custom text, also. What do you think about ?
Ideas and reboost really appreciated 🐺​ 💗​

Word of the Day


1 A large celebration or party, typically a lavish and boisterous one.
2A large rally of Scouts or Guides.

Mid 19th century (originally US slang): of unknown origin.


Jim jumped at the chance to attend the annual scout jamboree. He had saved his allowance for years to celebrate when he had achieved Eagle Scout status.


Follow while you want.
Make it like a jaunt.
Stay a while and then
Be gone again.

You choose the stream.
It must fit your dream.
Not up to those who post
Up to you, who you host.


I am not sure I've mentioned that it was David Lein's TRS-80 manual which sold me on buying my first computer. I felt I could jump right in once I had the hardware.

I've always felt the basics were worth mentioning.

I've "published" a beginner-directed manual for out local senior center.

I'd be gratified for your feedback.

It has not been updated for a while.

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Word of the Day


(especially of a person) unfortunate.

Late Middle English: from hap (in the early sense ‘good fortune’) + -less.


Hapless in Strapless

Henrietta wanted strapless.
For her birthday party best dress.
Of course it meant she had to dance less

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mass noun
A style of popular music marked by the use of close harmony vocals using nonsense phrases, originating in the US in the 1950s.

1950s: imitative.


Today's music often reflects the 1950s doo-wop for nonsense.


I am glad to be in your home timeline. I'll work hard to stay there.

If you need to drop me, no sweat.

"That volare"?

I had a Plymouth Volare station wagon for 14 years. On the day I turned it in to the car recycler, it drove beautifully. As I opened the door at the end. The hinge broke off! It was tired, terminally, I guess.

Have fun.
Be safe.

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mass noun
The practice among those with power or influence of favouring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs.

Mid 17th century: from French népotisme, from Italian nepotismo, from nipote ‘nephew’ (with reference to privileges bestowed on the ‘nephews’ of popes, who were in many cases their illegitimate sons).


Joe had his state job thanks in large part to being the nephew of the state's governor, classic nepotism. Of course, nobody thought much about it because he drove a dump truck for the highway department.


I have not forgotten my intent to give you extended thoughts on the Red Sands book.

I will get to it.

Sorry to delay any plans.

Grow into yourself.
There will be enough room.
Until that final adjustment
into the long, dark box.
Don't wait to get started.



It would appear I became your first follow. I am blessed and will strive to live up to the honor.

If I am later the first you drop from your list, well, that's up to you.

My forte, unlike yours, is "irregular expressions"...(AKA mediocre attempts at humor).

Hope you will enjoy your fediverse experience. It's a great community make because people like you join in, support one another and share!