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sunshine plays a major part in the daytime

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i was burned out by the birdsite and abandoned my account there a couple of years ago.

when i found out about mastodon i joined up with .social and read a lot more about what federation was and how it works. i thought it was a great way to have a birdsite alternative without any corporate bs. now it feels so much more than that

i've always tinkered around with my own blogs and servers, it seemed only natural to start my own instance, and here we are!

hopefully years more of it

i don't understand why scomo is trying to pit victoria against the rest of the country, instead of championing the covid response

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"Welcome to #CSS ! Do you want to make your website spin in circles and also give your background an animated gradient? We can do that!"

"Actually can I just put two divs next to each other?"

"... Well... The Web wasn't made for complex stuff like that, but there are some tedious workarounds you can try."

charging my kindle for the first time in years

disappointed that one of my favourite asmr artists has disappeared off the face of the planet. i can only justify the patreon payment for so many empty months will be down for about 15 minutes for maintenance 👷 🚧

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things that sound like australian colloquialisms but aren't:
* turbo
* bistro

windows subsystem for linux (wsl) is generally pretty good but i always get a fright when i see all the files have 777 permissions

it would be nice to "do an app" that "makes money" but i'm "lazy" and "have no ideas"

is there anything less invigorating for the mind and soul than writing documentation

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turning off the federated timeline for now, the takes on there often make my brain hurt

sometimes i miss the "lurk more" culture of early internet

this was also a good opportunity for me to test the discord bot i wrote to monitor webserver uptime

Show thread will be down for maintenance for about 15 minutes 👷 🚧

got a parking ticket even though i moved my car. now i have to go through the hassle of appealing it or just fork out the $82. parking limit inspector is a job for cruel people with no joy in their lives, too bastardly to be cops

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