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"Huh... nurse?"
"Um, no. I'm here to fetch you, sir."
"Oh. Right now?"
"Yes, I'm sorry."
"Nah, it's all right. No need to apologize."
"Sor-- yes, sir. Huge fan, by the way."
"Always a pleasure to meet a fan!"
"Can...can... you say the thing, please?"
"Excelsior!"
"Thanks so much."
"No problem. May I ask a quick question?"
"Sure!"
"What's in my post-credit scene?"
"It starts with a lovely woman named Joan, cradling a baby named Jan..."

#TootFic #MicroFiction #Writing #TerylsTales #UrbanFantasy

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He made us all heroes.

If we listened.

Malign him not.

Billions wear the cape because of him.

Billions found their strength beyond strength.

Children raise their hand with imaginary powers.

Grown-ups adorn themselves with the shield.

Every time you make a fist, you feel the claws at the back of your hands.

The Helmet, The hammer, The Armor, The Anger, mutant, mutate, alien, or god.

Modern mythologies.

Billions are mighty.

Rest well.

Excelsior.

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β€œWill you be nice to Facebook and Google at the afternoon sessions?” β€” organiser to me at #NordicPrivacyArena

(I asked the transport minister of Finland and the Mozilla rep hard questions at their sessions.)

Me: β€œI don’t think that’s the right question to ask. Would you be nice to Exxon Mobil at an environmental protection conference?”

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why are there no Tree data-structures in 90% of all languages?

but it's in like 95% of all whiteboard tests?

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Today’s pet peeve:

Weary: tired
Wary: Cautious.

Different words, people.

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person online: i like this album <link to album>

me: *wondering what the album is, i click the link. holy shit, i used to listen to this all the time. it was so important to me. a rush of memories come flooding back. the ways it accompanied my life, inspired me, all the stories about the people who made it, how i looked up to them when i was younger. how can i possibly explain all this to the person who linked to it? how can i connect? how??*

me, replying: haha i like that album too lol

2yo started referring to Santa Clause as "ho ho", and just recently started referring to any white bearded man as "ho ho" and I πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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it's cool that facebook puts me one mouse click away from threatening my immigration status

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@lynnesbian
*us-west-1 voice* We have always been at war with us-east-1.
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I've posted another weekly update on the state of tink: npm.community/t/tink-state-of-

Lots of exciting new stuff! What if you never actually downloaded a damn README.md or CHANGELOG.md or random files you never used, *ever again*?

Yeah, stuff like that. GET HYPE

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RT @_Lindsay_Allen@twitter.com: My @Delta@twitter.com pilot, her copilot, and the crew are all women, so the captain just welcomed us to our "unmanned flight." πŸ‘©β€βœˆοΈπŸ‘

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/_Lindsay_Allen/sta

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