Of course I thought of this warning about attempting to parse HTML using regular expressions, which I commend as worth a few moments of your time even if you do not know what those things are
discussion of dick pics
dude: [dick pic]
me: not impressed. you can do better
dude: what do you mean?
me: it's an awkward angle, doesn't really give me a sense of scale. not sure about the lighting either. it's like there's no thought in the composition.
doesn't really tell the viewer a story, it's just like "dude grabbing his junk" okay? boring.
This might be the most talented man in the world that shit blew my mind
If you call off sick you are not leaving your co-workers short-handed.
Your boss did that.
They refused to hire enough employees.
Didn't make plans to cover sick workers' shifts.
Didn't include your human needs in their calculations.
It's not your fault. You deserve sick days.
im sorry in being a comedy nerd here
@triz Ive heard jokes described as a release of tension. Something unexpected happened but its all okay!
and if you're in an unsafe enviroment, that tension is never going to be released. its why an 'offensive' joke from someone you trust can be funny because you know there is no malice behind the pun. But even a milder 'joke' from someone you suspect believes what they're saying... thats not going to be funny.
I've posted a few new thinks to my blog, but I don't think I've mentioned them here:
How do Dependency Managers work?
What do Locks Lock?
Don’t read ‘The Secret’, read ‘Prometheus Rising’ by Robert Anton Wilson
Don’t read ‘Fifty Shades Of Gray’, read ‘Meeting The Master’ by Elissa Wald
Don’t read ‘The Da Vinci Code’ by Dan Brown, read ‘The Eight’ by Katherine Neville or ‘Foucault’s Pendulum’ by Umberto Eco
Whenever I try to get people to understand where they *actually* are in the class war, the reminder that "you are *always* three very bad months away from being homeless, but *never* three very good months away from being a millionaire", can be clarifying. https://twitter.com/stevesilberman/status/1213510188575014912
Was just reminded of the TV show M.A.N.T.I.S.:
(And I’d be remiss if I didn’t post the original, with a very Goth Sarah Jessica Parker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEYgyWC_BpM )
I make a HyperCard clone at https://stacksmith.org
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