@shinesurge And Tolkien used the conceit that he was translating a found work into English. He used modern month-names in the text, then stuffed all his world-buildy invented stuff into appendices.
@shinesurge It’s weird, the things that bug us.
If an invented world has a Wednesday and a Thursday, I expect there to be a Germanic culture around, worshiping Odin and Thor.
But if someone talks about martial arts in a jovial tone, I don’t have the same expectation about a Roman culture, worshiping Mars or Jupiter.
Some #boardgames I ordered from Funagain.com (they’re shutting down their online biz, so prices are low, but shipping is $15):
• Dale of Merchants (original & 2)
• Capital Lux
@mala I was thinking you might have picked a good time to take a Twitter vacation.
"All these moments will be lost in time, like... chariots... of... fire..."
@quincunx Needs more consummate Vs.
not joking here. serious post. if it becomes impossible to block ads at some point i'll just end up browsing the web like stallman does, furiously tapping the hook switch on a 1950s bell telephone to approximate V.32 9.6 kbps frequency/phase shift keying, with the telephone's audio output connected to one of those seismogram plotters. this will give me a paper copy that i can annotate & peruse at my leisure (ie write in the data in pencil, mark the start of packets with a highlighter)
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somebody set up us the hashtag
we get toot
main timeline turn on
it's you !!
how are you tooters
all your meme are belong to us
you are on the way to lols
what you say !!
you have no chance to survive, boost your toots
ha ha ha ha
user: admin !!
take off every emoji
you know what you doing
move emoji for great justice
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…ten years since we had Steve Jobs, Bob Hope, and Johnny Cash.
@caludio This seems to only be a feature of the web version? I pretty much only use the Android phone app.
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