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I don't think I ever did one of these and there's 🍍 all these new people 🍍 so: #introductions Show more

Hey you know that thing where it's Friday evening and all of a sudden forgets how to multi-monitor and everything freezes for a bit and then X crashes and then you have to reboot?

That's a fun thing.

Posting that without typos took three attempts because I am SO ANNOYED.

If you're AFK/botting in , I hope you wake up with a cockroach on your face.

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@senatormeow what fundamentalists expect D&D to be like: the evil "dungeon master" must force the players to commit horrific acts in submission to his satanic will

What D&D is actually like:

DM: You can't... you can't fucking cross the river by seducing it. You just can't. I'm begging you not to do this.
Player: *rolls a nat 20* I SUCCESSFULLY SEDUCE THE RIVER

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when I first ran D&D, my grandmother, who had bought fully into the IT'S SATANISM hype, insisted on sitting and watching the first session

about an hour in, she threw her hands up and yelled 'THIS IS JUST MATH' and stormed off

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How do you stop Canadian bacon from curling in the pan? Show more

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@ellotheth Sometimes you need them, but it’s always worth taking a moment to see if there’s a way to use the main query instead. And watch out for complex views, which can add levels of recursive subqueries you won’t notice until you wonder why it’s taking two hours to return any rows.

Ok folks, I just learned about correlated subqueries; please load me up with your favorite tips.

Parable of the Talents, in which a racist, misogynist president "makes America great again" by separating children from their poor and/or brown parents.

I'm think going to be done with America-the-Dystopia sci-fi for a while.

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𝑢𝒐𝒐𝒐𝒐𝒐𝒐𝒐𝒐𝒉! Consuming Fire by John Scalzi just dropped! /cc @ellotheth

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If your application localizes error messages (which it should), you should also include a universal (e.g. numerical) error code so that non-English users won't have to try to guess the translation to search for an error on the internet
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I’m a gamer girl, in a gamer world.
Constant raging, it’s amazing

I spread some votes today! Have you spread any votes today? You should spread some votes today.

Things I have learned today:

1. There are novels. (I mean of course there are, I don't know what I expected.)
2. wrote one. (β€½β€½β€½β€½β€½β€½β€½)

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I have to learn that it’s okay to toot your own horn sometimes…

My ramsey/uuid package is currently the 40th most-starred PHP package on GitHub.

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Computer science: What if we made math but W O R S E
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