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how does following work
why can i subscribe to some poeple immediately but for some it sends a floowe rrquest

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if i makea typo and the post gets a boost before i notice it? thats intentional. that was meant to be there, for comedic effect. otherwise? i am a fucking fool, who cannot type,

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ORIGINAL POST DO NOT STEAL 

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Sometimes people say things like "Doing X is pointless because you're still doing Y." (For example, I saw a discussion of free software where someone went off about how having a fully free OS was pointless because you're just going to use it to access Facebook, etc. anyway.)

1. A lot of positive change happens incrementally. Don't disparage that just because "it's not instantly perfect, so you should give up."
2. Who says I'm doing Y?

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can you get this poll to 69% and 31% respectively

boost for awareness

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Every time I use Bluetooth file transfer a cloud company executive feels a eerie chill pass through them, like a ghost of file transfer's past.

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yarr harr fiddle dee dee
being a hacker is alright with me!
do what you want cause the software is free
you
are
a hacker!

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I'm not really sure thats the beauty of federation... run your instance the way of the unified desktop model from MS.

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if plan9 was so good why isn't there a plan10?

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Some people have acused me of making the wayland book free because it wasn't selling, or doesn't "have value".

First of all, fuck those people.

Second of all:

select date_trunc('month', created) mo, count(*) from purchases where price > 0 group by mo order by mo desc;
mo | count
---------------------+-------
2020-05-01 00:00:00 | 3
2020-04-01 00:00:00 | 26
2020-03-01 00:00:00 | 29
2020-02-01 00:00:00 | 20
2020-01-01 00:00:00 | 30
2019-12-01 00:00:00 | 25
2019-11-01 00:00:00 | 19
2019-10-01 00:00:00 | 47
2019-09-01 00:00:00 | 75
(9 rows)

"00:00/NaN:NaN:NaN"
why is mastodon storing seconds in floats

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showing up for shabbat services wearing an ahegao kippah. the rabbi is so mad he utters the secret name of God that has been lost for millenia, bathing the room in blinding light and covering me in sacred fire, killing me instantly. I am transformed into a pillar of salt like Lot's wife. the ahegao kippah lays atop the pillar.

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economists take a big shit on a calculator and show it to the government, who then say "all of the numbers are shit!!! we have to make the numbers not shit!!" and then they give more money to the economists but that just makes them have bigger smellier shits on calculators, so the government gives them more money to sort out the shit but they use to money to make the shit even worse and now the economists are saying "well yes, we did create the shit, and still do, but we're also the only ones who can control the shit, and it'd be even worse without us" and the government BELIEVES THEM??? BUT THEY'RE STILL SHITTING ON THE CALCULATORS?? AND ANYONE WITH A PAIR OF RUBBER GLOVES COULD CLEAN IT BUT THE GOVERNMENT DOESNT LET ANYONE?????

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My life basically rotates between being depressed about computers computers and angry about computers. The former makes me roll up in a ball and give up, the latter makes me write thousands of lines of code out of pure spite

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According to all known laws of computing, there is no way that a computer shouldn't work. Its configuration is perfectly valid, and it works on every other machine. The computer, of course, doesn't work anyways. Because computers don't care what humans think is possible

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