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i guess i should do since my last one got buried SO

hi! i'm brian (he/him)! i write code for a paycheck and then do dumb shit with the rest of my time. i post/boost memes probably more than I should

i'm co-admin of this instance (largely to ban problematic instances without ash's help and add more dumb emojis) and make some kinda-functional tools for moderating instances (github.com/bclindner/modstodon & github.com/bclindner/ivory/).

i also do music, gaming and art (which i post about way less)!

going down the old 00s mmo rabbit hole with friends. apparently the old akklaim mmo Bots!! still has a functional private server

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hey aliens,

when we launch billionaires into space, those are for you. you're supposed to take them. those are free specimens for your research. on the house

you're welcome

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sites that artificially add a checkered background to make something look like a PNG even though it's not? top of my shit list

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i made this because i'm thinkin about bury the light too much again

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god dmc5 could have gone way less hard and still been good but they just kinda went all out huh

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the best james bond movie is the genghis khan music video

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pipewire still doesn't work right with the dell d6000 >:I

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piss, the discovery of phosphorus, gross 

shout out to the guy that gathered 1500 gallons of piss to do an alchemical experiment where he thought he could synthesize gold from it and just boiled the whole damn quantity until it was thick as honey and glowing in the dark, therefore discovering phosphorus

this is the kind of stuff we're missing out with all the tvs and internets, we're not bored enough to start boiling piss

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What if we put screaming fire on top of Parappa the Rapper's body! 

It'd look something... like this!

i am hopeful someone on the vlc team comments on this telling me "yeah you just gotta do this&that and that would easily accomplish this" and i can just PR it and life is good but i don't suspect it's going to be that easy

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i am trying to get back to work but the idea of just having audio files and players that just intrinsically support looping so we don't have to rely on a single fucking painful DMCA-ridden video sharing website for audio extensions is hurting me

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ok now wait just a god damn minute the gme support built into vlc just loops the song infinitely am i allowed to just do that if i fuck with the libavcodec code for brstm decoding

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i want it real bad but i don't want to spare 6 months for it

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