Snaps seem like a good idea until I'm encumbered by containerization (read "no external file access within the program") and zero IBus support (read "like 70 languages aren't supported").

Laments about performance and theming were red flags.

"Remember when KDE error messages blasted the sound of a rock smashing through a plate glass window? I'd duck and cover whenever a file transfer was interrupted!"

Getting my cardio in with Half Life ladders in VR.

Your eyes can focus on the reflection on a shiny surface rather than the surface in VR, and that is really big for me.

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I consider switching from #Debian testing to #openSUSE Thumbleweed on my working laptop. No flamewars, just your first hand experience... Why is it a good or a bad idea?

Merry Christmas to all of ya. If it's anything like mine, then may it be Linux-y!

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63 decibels. That's the noise of the crunchiest snack.

Y'know, technically Die Hard is a Christmas movie.

Ben Folds - "Kylie From Connecticut" w/ National Symphony Orchestra | The Kennedy Center

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food game show idea 

Ok it's called, "Ham the Dog" and it's 89 minutes of introducing like 50 different dogs and their personalities, and then in the last minute the producer goes up to one of the dogs and puts a slice on ham on its back and sees how long it takes for the dog to notice and try to eat the ham.

*Long, German word for the feeling when you wrap up in a blanket and feel like a wonton.*

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The EU Council is pushing for encryption backdoors to messenger apps such as WhatsApp and Signal to fight terrorism (German article):

Despite the fact that errors of investigation in Austrian authorities had made the attack possible in the first place and not a lack of digital surveillance powers. Politicians must start to understand that more surveillance will not lead to more security. That's why we fight any attempt for an encryption backdoor:

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each person gets 1 vote. votes are recorded on ballots. ballots are separated and fed to Ballot Daemons (1 per Daemon Zone). depending on the flavour of the total ballots fed to them, the Ballot Daemons will then fly up and select a Vote Crystal from the ceiling of the Vote Cavern. Vote Crystals are worth between 0.5 and 5 Metavotes and are coloured according to one of 5 Element types. some Metavotes are further empowered if their type Resonates with the Element of their Daemon Zone,

Fish sticks
Tell me what you're missin'
Kissin' on your man while he's cleanin' up the dishes

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