New year, new good morning thread!

Good morning! Check out my dad’s table saw.

had a dream last night that I bought a midi controller at a thrift store, good morning

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good morning, last night I continued watching Canada’s Worst Driver, descending further into the Andrew Younghusband Cinematic Universe

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good morning, Siri doesn’t know how to pluralize temperature degrees because it’s written by damn Americans and their damn foolish Fahrenheit :dont_at_me:

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good morning; we put Dave's cat bed on the book case and he loves it

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food 

good morning, Canada got a new food guide and it includes hydration, so make sure you're hydrated!

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food 

it also includes tips like "cook more often", mindful eating, and awareness of food advertising

I feel like that's a cool step forward. It'd be more cool of ol' JT would just reform food advertising.

oh, but for market forces!

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Good morning. I thought today would finally be the day that I quit Brooklyn-based politics irony podcasts. Alas,

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oh no, this is becoming a lewd Good Morning thread... requesting immediate evac

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spelled "misogynistic" without having to look it up, folks, today is gonna be a great day

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good morning, here’s my new guitar

how do I know it’s mine?

it has my name on it 🤗

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last night, I got to know the dirty channel on my guitar amp and I kind of fell in love a little bit

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good morning, I just love Monday mornings because I get to catch up on all my emailsssssss

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@ashfurrow :oh_no: Whatever shall we do if this instance becomes lewd like some other instances? Bring back ☮️💚:mastodon: :awoo:

@adelheid @ashfurrow I find it weird that the term "lewd" on some instances seems to be nothing more than a new attempt a clickbait.

@fuzzface @ashfurrow A man posts two license plates that say Mr. Sexy on Mastodon.technology, what happened next will shock you! (I fixed it)

@mdhughes I speak French as well, and I knew what the image says.

@ashfurrow The image caption is in English. I do this all the time, online and IRL. I'm sure it's starting to annoy people.

@hirojin well, maybe "misogynistic" is too strong a word, but women told MS they didn't like Clippy, that it leered at them, and MS didn't listen: theverge.com/2015/6/25/8844365

@ashfurrow Prickly on the outside, soft on the inside, thrive on neglect. They're my kind of plants 😆

@emartin that’s right – I basically only do acoustic lately because my epiphone les paul weighs a million pounds and hurts my neck/shoulder. I got an ibanez s621 instead :)

@jasondclinton I don't know where any of my images come from, sorry. I did a reverse image search and it's apparently a meme?

@ashfurrow Depends on. The left one is open source – the right one proprietary.

@ashfurrow obviously the second one - otherwise it would need multiple pairs of trousers 😂

@ashfurrow I hate Monday mornings for exactly that same reason.

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@ashfurrow

ugh, we really need to get away from using master in this context :/

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@maloki @ashfurrow how about we just all agree to use upstream?

It's often the more accurate term, and it doesn't have any unfortunate history.

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@maloki Yes, but it's tricky. Obviously "master/slave" is not appropriate, but in this context, "master" is used like "master key" (not that anyone's feelings/response to the term are invalid). The drive to move away from "master" branches is probably going to face more pushback than "master/slave", despite being the right decision, long-term.

It would take someone like GitHub changing this for it to take hold. Fingers crossed.

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@maloki @ashfurrow I'm totally on-board with “mainline” as a replacement for “master”. Even has the same autocomplete prefix.

Toot toot!

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