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Let's give this a second try.

I'm Matt, I front a /#rock/#grunge band called Hearse Pileup.

I'm a with a keen interest in . Fight Club makes me feel like an but I'm not sure.

I like software and media. I'm interested in getting more involved in the scene, specifically supporting activists with my music. I don't see enough and scene is dying.

Looking to meet like minded and !

Hey all! I've moved over to @Gaffen; see you there!

Please tell me someone else out there has created the Muscle Barrel on F-Zero GX

If you have a screenshot pls send - this custom ship caused much hilarity when we first created it 😂

Aside from pulling an "Eternal Summer of the Spotless Mind", does anyone have any suggestions for replaying Outer Wilds?

I really loved this game, but it is truly sad to think that once I've learned everything that the game is effectively dead. I guess filling out your log book is a way to measure progress, but I'm interested to know if anyone has a suggested "attitude" toward replaying it?

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Our CEO just referred to SaaS as "Software as a hostage" and I think that's pretty spot on.

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14 anarchist films to watch during confinement 

This list was originally put together by the Venezuelan anarchist collective El Libertario, I've found the original dubs and tried to find versions with english subtitles (Versions without english subtitles are marked NS, you can find srt files on OpenSubtitles):

The Wave (2008) - German film that portrays the rise of Nazism amongst a group of students. Based on a real United States experiment. [NS]
vimeo.com/404096663

Libertarias (1996) - Film about the role played by the anarcha-feminist group Mujeres Libres in the middle of the Spanish Civil War.
archive.org/details/libertaria

Land and Freedom (1995) - Film based on 'Homage to Catalonia' by George Orwell.
archive.org/details/LandAndFre

Salvador (2006) - Dramatic film about the attempt by family and friends to prevent the Franco regime's execution of the Catalan anarchist Salvador Puig Antich. [NS]
veoh.com/watch/v21166172GzK9Ba

The Green Beautiful (1996) - The film portrays a utopian planet where its inhabitants develop themselves as they get rid of the hindrances of the modern world. [NS]
archive.org/details/labellever

Simón, Hijo Del Pueblo (2013) - Documentary that recreates the historical memory around Simón Radowitzky. [NS]
archive.org/details/SimonHijoD

Lucio (2007) - Documentary about the anarchist bricklayer Lucio Urtubia.
archive.org/details/luciourtub

The Anarchist's Wife (2008) - Film about a passionate woman who must search for her anarchist husband after the Spanish Civil War. [NS]
invidio.us/watch?v=ODoXlf348Ho

Manuel (1991) - A Spanish refugee in Canada, picks up Manuel, a twelve-year-old Portuguese teenager, who he teaches to read, to assert his rights and to whom he talks about the Spanish civil war. [NS]
invidio.us/watch?v=6cMtwLZ2K-s

Animal Farm (1954) - Animated film based on the Orwell novel.
archive.org/details/animalfarm

Hombres de ideas avanzadas (2011) - Documentary about the Catalan anarchist Penina, who was shot by the Argentine military. [NS]
invidio.us/watch?v=ysf9x6YHqA8

Sacco & Vanzetti (1971) - Film about the process that the US government unfairly carried out against two anarchist workers.
archive.org/details/sacco.and.

Joe Hill (1971) - Film about the poet and singer Joe Hill, member of the IWW and persecuted by the US government.
invidio.us/watch?v=LKcPpEGBaGQ

Libera, My Love (1975) - Italian film that portrays the anarchist struggle against the rise of fascism. [NS]
invidio.us/watch?v=cLLtq04M3tI

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Well I haven't posted a decent update for far too long. @alice_swaggen and I have fully populated the bed after fending off some wildlife attacks. The tomatillos are looking good and the kabocha is growing nicely. @GwenfarsGarden's suggestion of sticks as a defensive measure has worked wonderfully!

Welp, thanks to a combination of tree surgeons visiting the house after, rather than before, the establisment of my raised bed, foxes and/or cats, and being away from the house to do recording for the album, approximately 50% of my raised bed has been obliterated.

Anyone else watching on in horror as Condé Nast opens fire on it's own feet and slowly sends the youtube channel down the toilet? 🙈

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can we declare "real name" policies on social media to be an unmitigated disaster and an utter failure at every possible level from start to finish yet

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Shout-out to the folks who keep your Mastodon servers up and running.

Hey @kawaiipunk,

Just wanted to let you know that I don't think I'm the guy for this job. I have a fairly high day rate and am not economically in the position to do a lot of favours for people right now.

Basically you have my blessing to take this job; and to ask for my help if you get stuck on anything 👍

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/britpol

The House of Lords.

How about, from now on, Lords are appointed by qualified #sortition? I.e. if you get 10 people to support you, you can put your name in a lottery and every time a Lord quits/dies a new name is randomly picked to replace them.

We would then have a second house which is way more democratic/representative and can think longer than the political term...

We can also rename it to the House of Citizens or something 😆

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Does anyone have any idea what this bug is on our basil? @plants #gardening #bugs boosts welcome for ID help

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Anyone willing to help ccMixter with making HTTPS work across their whole site?
ccmixter.org/

#ccMixter #HTTPS

Things have been difficult recently. Been difficult to keep masto updated, but at least I now have a raised bed!

Currently I have some radishes, beets, a tomatillo and some cucumbers planted. As well as a bunch of things around the garden and in pots.

Cats may be an issue in the near future. Advice welcome.

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