I played exactly one pickup tabletop game at a game store, ever
a guy got mad at me for using NSEW directions on a map in a fantasy setting because “they’d have different names for it” so I scribbled some shit and handed him a map that had the directions:
South (pronounced “sooth”)
he gave me the world’s dirtiest look and 5 minutes later when I described something as being “about ten bmiles morth by morthsqueast of here” he left the table and walked out of the shop
I never saw him again
GitHub have reinstated youtube-dl after they received "additional information about the project that enabled us to reverse a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown"
Seriously, though, it's encouraging to know that, decades after the ban on hunting went into effect, the humpback whale population has rebounded so successfully that most populations are no longer threatened by extinction. The world population is an order or magnitude greater than it was in the mid-1980s.
Star Trek IV, imagining the whales' reaction at the end
Wow! We're in the open sea! And we talked to aliens! And the humans have stopped hunting us! And they've stopped polluting the oceans! This is AWESOME!
Well, except for the whole thing with us being the only humpback whales on the planet. But it's not like we were really able to talk to much of anyone from the aquarium to begin with.
Star Trek IV, imagining the whales' conversation with the probe
-- Hey! We're still here! Or, we're back, anyway!
-- Oh, good! What happened to you? We've been trying to reach you for ages.
-- Apparently the humans killed us all.
-- Wait, they did WHAT?
-- Well, some of them did. But some of them brought us through time to make up for it. They won't kill us now.
-- They'd BETTER NOT!
-- I think we're OK now.
-- *sigh* OK, good to know. We'll go report back. Keep in touch.
Too much Among Us. Misread "sustech" as "suspicious tech" rather than "sustainability..."
More details on this macOS thing...
"Your Computer Isn't Yours" https://sneak.berlin/20201112/your-computer-isnt-yours/
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