after two years of conscious retreat I'm nearly finished with gmail

I'm a little over a third of the way to my £50 and I'm deep in sunk cost territory. if the rest of the surveys take as long on average as those I've done so far, I reckon I'll have made a wage of £2.50 an hour for 20 hours spread out over a couple of years.

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if you're in the uk and you're thinking about signing up to yougov surveys because they pay you £50 once you've done enough of them, I cannot emphasize enough how bad a deal it is. you have to do so many surveys and there's only a couple per week

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when the queen dies do they put her on top of a houseboat like the duck in rosie and jim

accepting at 33 years old that I'll never be able to spell 'bureaocracy'

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CAMBRIDGE!!

we're playing the junction on september 10th xoxo

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looking forward to prime minister rishi sunak. will be good to have a prime minister from a disadvantaged community (people from Southampton)

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the work of the Fields medalists this time around is refreshingly concrete. Like, I could confidently explain at least one major problem that 3/4 of them solved (the problem statement, not the solution). And the work of the fourth (Duminil-Copin) has a strong connection to physics that I feel could probably be used to explain his results nicely by somebody who actually knows something about probability

number of Fields medalists I've met in person just went up by two

vanilla gpt-3 can't solve cryptic crosswords. might try fine-tuning it to see if it can learn

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you would not believe the amount of meowing im hearing from these 4 guys

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Neil Sloane, creater of the OEIS, has a blog!
He's started with a post about a really interesting integer sequence, and a call for help with it: njas.blog/2022/06/03/the-two-u

one time several years ago, somebody (maybe @hazel ?) did a post on here that said something like:

*I'm an american called Craig" hi my name's cregg

I can't find it now but I think about it at least once a week

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hey, me and @fireh9lly released a game engine! it's for text games! it uses lua! go get it! axile.itch.io/folia

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