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@AesAthena @katwylder No need to DM; it's on-topic.

100% flour, 70-75% water. 1/4 tsp dry yeast and 1 tsp salt per 10 oz flour.
Mix dry, add water. Mix just until it comes together as one messy lump, cover and let rise for 12-18 hours. Bake as you like; it works for a loaf or a boule. I recommend baking in a Dutch oven; it helps the crust.

Water, yeast, and salt amounts are all flexible.

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introducing: me 

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“You probably still think of Sri Lanka as a shithole, though the war ended over a decade ago and we’re fine. Then what does that make you?” — @indica

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Since June two massive protest encampments have unhoused people in Philadelphia have been demanding that the housing authority transfer their VACANT houses into a community land trust and give permanent housing to the unhoused protestors

AND TODAY THEY WON!! 50 Houses are being transferred into a community land trust owned by the unhoused protest organizers!! This is a HUGE precedent and a STRONG start! Philly is THE poorest major city America

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Hello, need money for trans related clothing (~$100?), food I don't have to cook myself b/c it's exhausting dealing with that (~$100), for fabric b/c my kid wants me to sew them a cape (~$80) for Halloween, and bloodwork laboratory fees that my insurance doesn't cover nearly enough of (nearly $400 owed plus 3 more sets of labs need getting done)

:boost_ok: cashapp/venmo in reply, PM for paypal & Google Pay

#crowdfund #disabilitycrowdfund #Indigenous #actuallyAutistic #bipoc #transcrowdfund

I have just rediscovered this toot, and have no recollection of what story it was, what the crossover was, or whether there was in fact an ARG.

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your robot gf is loudly saying “beep boop” instead of making actual robot noises cause she finds it really funny

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ROMAN SOLDIER: halt, strange person! where are you from?
TIME TRAVELER: i come from the future. what are your names?
ROMAN SOLDIER: my name is QUINTUS, as i am the fifth child in my family. my comrade is SEXTUS, for he was the sixth child in his family. what is your name?
ROMAN SOLDIER: [starts counting on his fingers as his eyes open in fear]

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"Listen," she said dryly, "I know how this is supposed to go. The knight gets past the dragon, rescues the princess and they're supposed to–"

"–get married and everything, yeah," the knight finished. "It feels clichéed to me too."

"The truth is, I'm sure you're lovely, but," the princess considered her words, "I'm only into women. Sorry kid."

The knight was silent for a while. "I should be truthful too. I'm not a man. You're the first person I've told."

#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

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How I Defeated Fascism With the Power of Love

by Luigi


Chapter 1: The Power of Love

The first step in my journey was realizing that it is impossible to defeat fascism with the power of love.

Chapter 2: The Power of Incredible Violence

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drawing is great, but it’s a shame that doing it requires so much drawing

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"Excuse me, I am a time traveler but my machine malfunctioned, so I'm not sure when I am."
"It's 2020."
"Which year of 2020?"
"What do you mean?"
"Ah, so this must be the first year of 2020."
"Oh. Damn."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

mental health/coping mechanism 

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the important thing about this perspective is that it indicates a really important thing about gender identity, which is that it can have multiple discrete elements at the same time and still be one thing

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68:Hazard:Cold is a short story by @JanelleCShane which does interesting things with the language of the main character, who’s a robot #linguistics

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today, the police ran over a semi-peaceful crowd ( and maced the city council (see below)

mind you these were peaceful.

after this i dont wanna hear any shit from you lib guys gatekeeping how protests work, especially when youre not in it to begin with. no matter if youre peaceful or not, they will harm you and possibly kill you. this is not the fucking time for that shit.

no justice, no peace. fucking remember that until its etched into your brain

It's no masterpiece (what ever is?), but it takes a clearly-rushed JRPG riddled with plot holes and poorly-thought-out systems, where nearly all the NPCS are total nonentities, and turns it into something with a story and people you can care about, all while staying close enough to the original to not need to actually *cut* anything.

I really have no idea how to properly express how I feel about this game. The game itself is not great. In fact, it's quite bad. But the idea at the root of it, that the world will end, you have to write a new world to replace it (magic book), your changes show up in the game... that's excellent, and then this LP is something else entirely. It's like fanfic, but even more closely tied to the original in some ways, weaving new narrative and plot point between existing screenshots and dialogue.

Not re: current events, maybe you'll find it cheering.

Avalon Code. DS game, interesting idea, poor execution. There's a really good LP of it over at , though – very interesting bit of writing, like fanfic but not. He takes the game and supplements with his own writing to make it make more sense, and put some personality in the characters.

And then? He reviews the game, in the form of an ~800 word *Cat in the Hat* parody. It's a good one, too!

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