"Be careful around that stack of books, it's unstable."
"Stack? It's just one book."
"A book is never only just one book."
"What, all the possible readings of it might topple and fall on me?"
"Yes."
"Oh. Okay."

@libskrat

Me: my shoulders twinge, my back is aflame, woe!
Me later: and you were carrying five extra pounds of stuff in your bag that you don't need at the moment... for reasons?

uspol - reminder to register to vote 

If you live in another state, check this for relevant deadlines: nytimes.com/2018/10/06/us/poli

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uspol - reminder to register to vote 

You can also use that page to double-check that you are on the voter list.

If you registered in the past, DO NOT ASSUME THAT YOU ARE STILL REGISTERED.

Why? See gregpalast.com/georgia-voter-p

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uspol - reminder to register to vote 

Tomorrow, 9 October, is the deadline to register to vote in the state of Georgia and be eligible to vote in the November general elections. registertovote.sos.ga.gov/

Managing software migration projects qua the conservation and allocation of change acceptance

uspol 

(To expand: Alaska Natives actually being in a position to apply that kind of pressure is a good thing, but why should they be on the spot to try to avert a mess they sure as heck didn't create?)

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uspol 

TFW you realize that it is just possible that political pressure from Alaska Natives might tip the balance for Murkowski to vote against confirming Kavanaugh.

Part of a code comment I wrote today that I'm pleased with, if I say so myself:

"Ideally we would eat our Wheaties, but we may be looking at consuming an entire truckload..."

TFW you find yourself digging the pen out from underneath a stack of papers so that the cat can play with it... and not knock everything off the table in the process of rooting for said pen.

@platypus Yeah; further Googling and some more testing I did suggests that the problem accessing it over IPv6 is intermittent. Footnote to effect that it might freeze and to try again?

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