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Just so gosh durned mad, I tells ya.

AND ANOTHER THING: Basil tells him "Don't corrupt Dorian, Harry, you rogue, you rascally cad!" And Wotton says "Who, me? I would never! I am affronted!" And then stalks into the studio licking his lips and rubbing his palms and does just exactly that! Harry! The fuck are you playing at, you amoral goon!?

Hoo boy! Fictional people! Sometimes they just make me so gosh durned angry!

Misogyny Show more

I'm re-reading The Picture of Dorian Gray. I've got to the bit where Wotton tells Dorian that Sybil is dead. I'm also rapidly remembering... Wotton is the Worst. Just the Absolute Worst.

Content isn't "free" when there are ads. The longer I work in advertising, the more this idea that content w/ads is "Free" bothers me. It's not free at all. You're paying for it with your time and attention to sponsored content, and how that content then drives you to take actions. It's not "free."

Negative/positive , Anxiety Show more

When you think about the breakfast roll you're going to get in town.

GOOD MORNING EVERYONE.

I'M LISTENING TO MICHAEL JACKSON THIS MORNING.

I FEEL PRETTY NICE. EVEN IF I HAVE TO GO TO WORK.

IF ANY OF YOU ENJOY MUSIC, LISTEN TO A FAVORITE TODAY. JUST KINDA CHILL FOR A MOMENT AND ABSORB THE SOUND. IF YOU HAVE SYNETHESIA LIKE I DO ON A LOW LEVEL, ENJOY THE COLORS.

BE WELL, TAKE CARE OF YOURSELVES.

This is a bit of a nebulous question but does anyone know how to make writing on a mobile phone... nicer? Like just a nicer experience? I'm using evernote/wordpress at the moment with the default keyboard on a Note 3. Love the phone but typing just feels like pawing at a bar of soap and the UI feels so cramped. No room to think!

ME: Oh hey I look kind of okay today! Maybe... maybe I could do a selfie?
PHONE: *Selfie is the world's most spherical headed man*
ME: BETRAYAL!

Things living on/in other things, gross Show more

#Trans people, which is more true for you?

a) I was assigned the wrong gender at birth, and my *actual* gender has been consistent for my whole life.

b) I was assigned the right gender at birth; my gender changed later.

#TwitterPoll

twitter.com/cassolotl/status/9

People who know my annual survey of people whose genders are not described by the restrictive binary, and how the results come in a huge mess of a spreadsheet -

Which software would you recommend I use to process like 10,000+ responses to a survey like that?

IT'S TIME FOR A FLINGIN' FLANGIN' CUPPA, YOU GUYS. ☕️

I've seen something similar done with kite or owl statues and old piers, to prevent seabirds colonising them. Interesting solution!

It only works for a little while, until the birds realise you have a fake raptor. That's when you bring a real one around periodically and they stop getting habituated.

This year there are ten foot tall thin whippy poles stuck in the ground (If I had to guess; carbon fibre) with kites attached. Kites shaped like red kites? I thought it was just a heritage thing but, then realised it's probably a deterent! I haven't looked it up but I bet they're there to scare other birds away from the seed! They hover above the ground like a real kite does!