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Iโ€™m a longtime gamemaster for dice-and-paper games; Iโ€™ve written up a lot of my miscellaneous ideas at mithriltabby.dreamwidth.org/ta , which are free for anyone to use in their own games.

Watched the pilot episode of Miracle Workers and with good writers this could be a good prelude to the Revolt of the Angels, but somehow I doubt weโ€™re going to get PARADISE LOST here. Rereading Steven Brustโ€™s TO REIGN IN HELL would probably be more fun.

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If you ever think you have poor judgement, please remember that the 1908 editor of Puck magazine thought this image was a sick burn against suffragettes.

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The Great British Bake-Off Masterclass episodes are delightful: the judges showing how to do all their technical challenges the right way, and each of them learning from each other in the process. No matter how experienced you are, there are always opportunities to learn more.

First day back at work after a cold. After a brisk walk to my desk, I think: โ€œI feel so warm! Am I feverish? Did I come back to work too soon?โ€

Then I realize: this is the first time in more than two weeks Iโ€™ve been someplace where the thermostat is set higher than 68ยฐF.

I came down with this cold on January 1 and my blood type is now โ€œginger aleโ€.

If any of you ever need a math consultant for your naughty teacher porn blackboards PLEASE contact me, PhD students don't make enough and I want to put hilarious overly well-thought out math in unlikely places and I'm available for very reasonable rates

The kittens were spooked by the noise of a large New Year party happening outside the bedroom, but have clearly recovered.

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