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The leftist part of my brain is disgusted with myself. “Oh, gonna complain about property taxes now???” But the normal part of my brain is happy.

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Today’s the day! Today’s the day I become a home owner 🥰

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of course people on the Internet will get aggressively partisan about 3D rotation representations; of course.

There's a local Facebook group run by someone who takes the rules (especially "no politics") very, very seriously. *Every* posts to this fairly-active group goes through approval by this one tyrant admin.

And the admin themselves just posted this loooong, soppy story from a Canadian soldier about how Afghanistan was worth it, actually.

Like, okay lol. Glad this group is free of politics.

playing Skyward Sword for the first time 

I’m in the Lanayru desert and when I enter a section that’s in the past (ie: the robots were still alive) the mix of the music changes! Yes!! New techno tracks get added and the reverb is removed. Amazing detail. BOtW does this trick too, I guess this is where they got the idea.

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[doing the “Jaffa! Cree!” voice] Jaffa! Yeet!

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playing Skyward Sword for the first time 

Okay so I beat the first dungeon and I’m starting to get on this game’s wavelength. A lot of the mechanics (rope balancing, the first boss fight where he grabs your sword) don’t feel right, and I think this is due to porting them from a controller you hold to an analogue stick. I’m going to “stick” with it (haha) but it’s obvious that it’s not playing as-intended.

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I am intentionally annoying my family by over-pronouncing the ‘T’ in “Costco”

playing Skyward Sword for the first time 

Okay so, that’s not fair, I guess? I skipped from Majora’s Mask straight to BOTW for 3D Zelda games, so I forgot there’s like a realistic-ish 3D Zelda that’s also built like an old school Zelda. WTF is an “empty bottle”, lol. Do I need to “upgrade my wallet” at some point? Utterly deranged.

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it’s not botw I don’t like it

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Someone at the store the other day referred to "mastodon tuning" of a guitar and I was all 👀

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I want a telescope but I know that I wouldn’t really use it. What I want, is to be the kind of person who *would* use a telescope. Hmm.

going Docker-less on m.t 

Things went mostly smoothly yesterday, and I’m following up with the rest today.

I accidentally blocked HTTP/S traffic for IPv6 connections, oops 🙊 Fixed now.

The automated, off-site nightly backup worked as expected, nice 👍

ElasticSearch indexes are regenerating now, setup wasn’t difficult at all.

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