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  1. ay do site managers still come on here from time to time?

    about a month ago from web
  2. Is this thing on?

    about 2 months ago from web
  3. So has anyone ported Doom to the Virtual Boy, and do they make a good VB emulator for a VR headset yet? !vgp

    about 3 months ago from web
  4. I'm not big into LEGO but somehow I want a Star Wars Clone Wars Gunship set.

    about 3 months ago from web
  5. E-mails asking me if I wanna be harder and longer, meanwhile I've been hard long enough and just wanna mellow, man....

    about 3 months ago from web
  6. @scribus To answer the question I just got via email, the server is a basic digitalocean droplet. The $20 one. Depending on how much traffic you're expecting, you could easily run a couple of instances on there.

    about 7 months ago from web
  7. i logged out for like 8 months and now email notifs are working again

    about 7 months ago from web

    about 10 months ago from web
  9. @riddhik Bring it on I love black magic

    about a year ago from web
    • Was anyone on here named Adam Hussein?

      about a year ago from web
    • Naruto: Five Characters That Joe Biden Could Beat (& Five He Couldn’t)

      about a year ago from web
    • Damn. I bought another 3D printer.

      about a year ago from web
    • Meanwhile, in Murrica: "The seven-day average of new cases has climbed above 56,000, a level not seen in the past 12 weeks, and is 14% higher week over week, according to John Hopkins data."

      about a year ago from web
      • @scribus Majority infection will be the eventual outcome, slower or quicker.
        There are two ways to beat a virus: you either completely isolate every infected individual and anyone who is physically capable of contracting it for at least twice the lifespan of the virus, and I'm talking full lockdown, napalmed when opening the door; or you wait until almost the entire population has been infected and developed herd immunity, at which point new infections become very rare if the virus survives at all to mutate over following years.
        Full lockdown wasn't done in time and in any case it is impossible considering the social paradigms of any western country, so the option that remains is the latter. Containment can only be reasonably used to slow spread to a rate to which the health system can handle it, but won't stop the spread, no matter how much a government insists on it. And it also vastly increases the number of deaths from existing conditions untreated due to lockdown.

        about a year ago in context
      • @nerthos @scribus In short, don't lose your mind over it too much, there's nothing to do about it. Just make sure you're taking care of your personal health so if you get infected you have high chances of recovery.

        about a year ago in context
    • And I feel like the asshole for sitting here and watching them, after first shouting, then yelling, then cursing, then fuming, then apologizing, but I swear to god I have tried to grow something for years with setback after bullbanana failure and right now these goddamned gourds are about the only thing I have going for me in my life and I swear if anything happens to them I will jump in the pool wearing ankle weights

      Saturday, 30-May-20 15:24:13 UTC from web
    • Disney+ has a collection titled "The Simpsons Predict the Future", which includes episodes of The Simpsons in which they make jokes that later became fact. One such episode is "Bart to the Future", in which Lisa mentions "President Trump", and "The Serfsons", where they predicted the ending to Game of Thrones, and "The City of New York Vs. Homer Simpson", where... uh...

      Hey Disney, what the mango

      Monday, 27-Apr-20 06:29:58 UTC from web
    • whoops i'm playing fallout 76 again

      Sunday, 19-Apr-20 08:09:08 UTC from web
    • Fluffle Puff it, I'm turning the search off.

      Friday, 17-Apr-20 08:55:45 UTC from web
      • I optimized the database for the two of you. Just shows I still care~

        Thursday, 16-Apr-20 21:52:45 UTC from web
        • Like I said - I have no reason to believe I’ve got it other than this cold, which is also going around right now. No fever, no headaches, nothing. Just congestion.

          Thursday, 19-Mar-20 19:31:33 UTC from web
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          • @thismightbeauser But, the Carnegie and Rockefeller and all those families, they used to do public works and stuff. They may have been hoarding the wealth, but not damn *all* of it. Their flash contest was at least servicing the greater good as a side effect of the ostentation. This new crop seems more about raw, bigly yuge numbers, and hoarding, like a dragon (or a priapism). But, again, this is all coming around to perception. . . .

            Thursday, 19-Mar-20 23:22:24 UTC in context
          • @scribus I mean, there's Bill Gates and whatnot. On the other hand you get people like this guy, who think it's an okay idea to keep making electric cars at a moderately high risk of illness to his employees with no one to buy them.

            Friday, 20-Mar-20 05:35:27 UTC in context
          • @thismightbeauser @scribus That is indeed the case, a lot of rich people have middle class cars and discrete houses and do their best to keep people from knowing how rich they are, due to the general sentiment of "wealth equals evil"
            You can't blame them really, if the mob will hate you just for managing to make good decisions and earning your family big money. I'd probably do the same if I couldn't simply relocate to a fortified compound with a minefield around it. It makes no sense to feel empathy for a group that has none for you, for whom you'll always be the bad guy regardless of what you do or don't do, that openly talks about how good it'd be if you died.

            The ones that show off are the sociopaths, politicians and entertainment industry guys, who by default are crooks as that whole industry is built on crime and debauchery.

            Saturday, 21-Mar-20 20:37:37 UTC in context
        • So, no. I do not have goddamned nginx figured out, and no, the Pleroma 2.0 launch has not made this any less goddamned infuriating.

          Sunday, 15-Mar-20 04:19:48 UTC from web
        • @mrmattimation This seems like something you might find interesting:

          Friday, 20-Mar-20 08:18:58 UTC from web
        • I'm sure you all want to know what Rainbow Dash Network is doing about Coronavirus. The answer is, much like McDonalds: "grapeing nothing".

          Wednesday, 18-Mar-20 19:23:27 UTC from web
        • !vgp Several fun games made by, give them a try

          Friday, 13-Mar-20 14:40:02 UTC from web
          • That said, I keep meaning to launch a Pleroma instance for myself.... Just keep having problems with nginx.

            Thursday, 05-Mar-20 18:36:42 UTC from web
          • @scribus Carcino sends his regards

            Thursday, 05-Mar-20 05:49:32 UTC from web
          • I'm sure it's not nearly so simple in reality, but I feel like conquering climate change is a simple matter of banning some of the bad stuff with obvious alternatives (gas vs electric consumer vehicles, for example) and watching the market self-correct. But everyone is afraid to pull that lever because it could be political suicide.

            Monday, 02-Mar-20 05:01:17 UTC from web
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            • @thismightbeauser An actual solution to the issue is deglobalization of economies and achieving food and industry autonomy in every relevant country, but good luck cutting the flow of shekel just like that. There is a reason any sort of nationalism is treated as evil incarnate by mainstream political parties and economic groups, a global market that depends on countries not being self-sufficient is extremely profitable, no one can stop buying or selling or their internal situation crumbles within months.
              A secondary effect of this, while a positive from an environmental point of view, is that a lot of countries simply don't have the capacity to achieve food autonomy due to having bigger populations than their fertile land can sustain. Take Nigeria for example, <1 million km2 of surface with a rapidly growing population at 190 million right now. Without world trade the country would starve, and lead to open war in the region.

              Monday, 02-Mar-20 16:50:53 UTC in context
            • @thismightbeauser So you not only need to completely reshape the economy of most countries but also need to regulate the population of each to levels their own land can sustain (without further destroying the environment to grow more crops)
              Some countries have a food surplus of 10 times their internal consumption, so they can keep their current populations without issue. But what happens with a country that has a food deficit of say, 50% of consumption? the population has to be cut in half or starve. Either way, you have a disaster in your hands with no clean way to solve it. You can pick between genocide, mass starvation or civil war, neither acceptable by any humanitarian standard. And you can be sure it'll spill to neighbouring regions.

              In short, environmental damage is such a big issue because there's no clean way of solving it, nations and fortunes depend on the wheel spinning, and genociding the world to a sustainable population numbers is off the table.

              Monday, 02-Mar-20 16:58:01 UTC in context
            • @nerthos I think some of this makes sense, but I have a hard time believing that the world's current population level isn't sustainable, just that we haven't figured things out yet. There's a lot of junk produced that isn't necessary, or made in inefficient ways that could be cut out. I get what you're saying about deglobalization and the whole "buy local" slogan that environmentalists have been pushing kind of points back to that. Where do you draw the line though? Even goods shipped within larger countries like the US or China can travel vast distances before reaching their destination. Do those countries have to be split into regions then? People would probably be freaking out about that. No more California oranges in PA? No way! Probably not a great example due to Florida being closer, but still.

              Tuesday, 03-Mar-20 17:59:34 UTC in context
          • How can people continue to believe this spraypainted bunghole

            Saturday, 29-Feb-20 04:05:03 UTC from web
          • I’m not too proud to admit I was wrong @nerthos was right. I am in fact, enjoying Fallout 76 a great deal.

            Friday, 28-Feb-20 09:01:25 UTC from web

            Thursday, 27-Feb-20 08:02:46 UTC from web
          • why was it such a big deal that Anakin Skywalker had a secret wife, and why did she need to be a secret, did anyone ever watch the Clone Wars show?? Obi-Wan was a FrankerZing grapey-slaying Potato Knishes machine, this man kiwied CONSTANTLY and nobody seemed to give a rat's ass about it.

            Thursday, 06-Feb-20 06:33:28 UTC from web