rms was trash since literally forever y'all

My advisor just sent me an email saying he tried to avoid pronouns when introducing me to his class yesterday and that he is sorry if he misgendered me.

This man is Literally 80 years old so the idea that old folx can't learn and change is some bullshit.

Fun fact: you can't name any file anywhere in windows 10 "aux.txt" or "aux" anything with any extension, because it was a reserved name in CP/M before dos was a thing.

If you commit "aux.txt" to a git repo, you break it for windows users. If you distribute "aux.txt" in a zip file, windows computers cannot extract it without error.

I found it, I found the exact moment when graphic design peaked

I don’t think people understand I’m talking shit about them when I say that’s a quality stackoverflow style response #coding

My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it. - Ursula K. Le Guin

Overheard from the toddler’s bedroom: “Dad! Something terrible happened in my body. I pooped!”

Remember folks, its good to quote extensively from other authors in your texts so that future historians can reconstruct said texts after they’ve inevitably been destroyed by the ravages of time

Programming: sure it pays great, but it's so shitty I'd rather place orders for endodontics supplies than code professionally ever again

Ugh, it's been forever since I've been on here, and I'm here to promote something like a scumbag. :)

But in any case, in case you're interested, I'm running a TTRPG game jam, Echoes of 2019-B.


Imagine something you wished existed but doesn't, and write an RPG about it.

Send comments, questions, and rude remarks directly to me.

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RT @shminsington@twitter.com: Throwback to that time I composed a magnet poem about werewolves and it was the deepest shit I ever wrote.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/shminsington/statu

@ninjawedding The quantum violin can be used to efficiently solve certain problems that conventional violins cannot

We have a series of hosts with names like "cts3-frig-01r"so I was having way too much fun going "What's up with the friggin' frig machines?"

I promise that I'm not secretly made of delicious, delicious waffles

Okay, when looking at the screen starts to induce a migraine, it's time to go home!

For those of you who like , I'm writing articles for Nerdarchy.com. Here's one I wrote about roleplaying and eladrin using fairy lore as inspiration. nerdarchy.com/roleplaying-an-e

This story is now free to read at tobiasbuckell.com/free-short-s

(The story itself has trigger warnings for racism, ICE, and violence against children. This toot does not)

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