hurricane, waspy 

It says something different that there are so many bent trampolines

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hurricane, waspy 

It says something about the place I live that whenever there's a news story about severe weather, people are warned very specifically to put away their trampolines. Not to stock up on emergency goods or secure loose items or board windows or anything, just the trampolines.

This one of those rare things, an online quiz actually worth doing. It’s a test to see if you can identify which social media accounts are real, and which were set up by disinformation organisations. And it explains the signs you should be aware of… πŸ‘ŒπŸ» Can you Spot the Troll?

"Due to what can only really be described as 'the ocean', Greg will not be receiving electronic messages for the next little while. Text his wife instead."

REMEMBER: keep your 2FA scratch codes somewhere secure, but not so secure you need a single authentication device for access

tfw you spend more on two bike tires than you paid for a full set of tires for your car a month ago

Drugs, cats 

Context: she jumped from our bedroom window to our queen bed 2ft away and completely missed

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Drugs, cats 

Okay, yeah, I'm a little high, but I just called my cat a "lovable dumbass" and it might be the most accurate description of her that I've come up with in her 15 years

Hey internets! Any idea what this plant is? It was growing among my "I dug these up beside the house" alliums and I'm pretty sure it's something I planted on purpose, probably an herb, but I can't remember what it is. Doesn't taste or smell familiar.

Something I weirdly miss about my hometown is that the busiest road in the city is named Wonderland, from the name of an amusement park that closed 50 years ago

Self-isolation day 2: I snapped both E strings on my mandolin and I do not have replacements

Masto self-isolation friends! Looking for fun things to do with fellow isolated friends, like online versions of board games, or just fun online games appealing to a wide audience, ideally at not too much cost. Things like Ticket To Ride, Carcassonne, Catan, or maybe just games that are playable over Skype that we haven't thought of.

What are your faves?

covid coping, gardening, food security 

Hey everyone! Post more pics of your sprouting plants and flowering things!

My garden is still under a quarantine's worth of snow and probably will be for a few more weeks. Your baby plants are a lovely breath of spring!

CBC Radio has an "emoji expert" on the air, who just described πŸ˜‚ as "sweat smile" and I can't unsee it

crows, animal abuse, corvids not covid 

Last weekend a group of high school students marched in Charlottetown in defense of the local crow population, after several birds were brought to the local veterinary college with gunshot wounds.

The kids are alright.

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