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Today's accomplishment: with the help of a bunch of grammar references, Google Translate, and squinting at my Language Drops collection, I've written a few sentences in to a stranger!

I've been trying to learn, very slowly, since May.

The stranger in question is my AirBNB host for my upcoming stay in San Francisco, who is bilingual. (I also included the English translation of what I intended to say, of course.)

what I wrote in Tagalog Show more

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please allow takes to cool to room temperature before consumption

That said, if you like what I do, I'd love it if you'd consider supporting me monthly via patreon:

thank you in advance

Gosh I am SO excited by all the new people joining tonight and posting amazing things. I hope you all stick around and have a great time here!

This (early) evening: food & drink in a nice Oakland pubby thing. Who's in?

holy shit. I did it. It actually works.

I have spun up a Pleroma instance on... my fucking Nintendo Switch. I don't think the Switch was ever intended to be a **webserver**, but hey, it's 2019 and there are lightbulbs with CPUs built into them soooo

It can be accessed at don't sign up if you want a reliable instance, since it'll probably be down 90% of the time, since I'd actually like to use my switch to do what it was intended to do and play games. :P
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Come on guys, let's give @JPEG some better reviews to compensate for the Gabbers trying to sabotage him:

what's your favorite thing about horses? mine is that they're not real

What people think engineers do: constant clackety noises on the keyboard, usually in service to some hard, thorny problem
What I actually do: rebase and force-push this branch for the nth time, wait 30 mins to see if the tests do something different this time

┃┃╱╲ in this
┃╱╱╲╲ house
╱╱╭╮╲╲ we
▔▏┗┛▕▔ delete
The utm data off
of links before
sharing them
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Phildini @ The Shop's choices:

Wandering Shop

The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.