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lubrication is permitted but only as a performance enhancer, not if it materially affects the output of calculation

i propose that from now, "bare metal" will mean only hosting in entirely mechanical environments

optimal merge order strategy for git branch graphs:

๐Ÿ†— merge branches in order of most to least commits
๐Ÿ†— merge least to most commits
๐Ÿ†— merge branches to generate op art
๐Ÿ†— whatever will look like a silly railroad game
๐Ÿ†— lolmerge

tfw you type "git merge featurename" and forget --no-ff and get all pissy cos now you'll have to unpick stuff

then tfw you realise you entered "git branch merge featurename" and you just have to drop a dumb branch named "merge"

lol friday

climate change, politics Show more

uh ... which is it?

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I think the second sentence probably means "the old format is supported ... for now" but "keeping" suggests no change to me, which conflicts with the first part

(No exclusion/disrespect intended to any colleagues who don't identify as human.)

I have to say this cos I posted in company IRC "eh, I got a beesting, feeling rubbery" then phoned neighbours to make sure i had local support ... but didn't check back in IRC while remote colleagues got concerned. Oops :)

I love my team tho, what a fine bunch of humans.

No indication of anaphylaxis! I'm ok! FOR NOW

Got a bee sting and ended up a bit buzzed, presuming just adrenalin but also fun.

I have too many apricot stones and don't know what to do with them.

(Apparently you can poison someone, which sounds like a bad idea. Or you can sell them as a hocuspocus for cancer, which is the same.)

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found three cheques ($388) i didn't bank in 2008

Disposing of a case of CDs from way back. So far "OS9 retail" was the only installer I paused for

Today I noticed a nearby street is called Crescent but is actually a no exit and does not return to the street it left.

That's not how it works is it?

alternatively, forums.oneplus.net/threads/blu says "Go to your Bluetooth headphone setting and turn off high quality audio aptx"

such misfeaturing! annoying users into disabling your audio feature just to escape your notifications