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  1. The emergency medical equipment from my car was way past its expiration date. Luckily I wasn't controlled by the police. It's mandatory to always have one that's guaranteed to be sterile. I replaced it and now I'm using the silver-gold foil to cover-up my window. It's half transparent and I'm using it to keep the heat outside and the dreaded sunshine outside my room.

    about 6 hours ago from web
    • It's the first art program I encountered that has good multi touch support for my Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch and it doesn't feel awkward.

      about 21 hours ago from web
      • In the newest humble bundle Corel Painter Essentials 5 is cheaply available.

        about 21 hours ago from web
      • Chip vs Dale

        about a day ago from web
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        • @thelastgherkin Close. Rescue Rangers is called here "Chip und Chap - Die Ritter des Rechts" (Chip and Chap - The Knights of Justice).

          about a day ago in context
        • @adiwan That seems... evocative

          about 22 hours ago in context
        • @thelastgherkin I guess since it's a show for children and they know no English the title "Rescue Rangers" had to be changed (also for the R/R logo). There is not really a snappy and alliterative alternative in German for that. There are a ton of Disney characters that had also their names changed for lesser reasons. Scrooge McDuck is here "Dagobert Duck". Launchpad McQuack is simply just "Quack" (sometimes with the addition of "der Bruchpilot (the crash pilot)). But the show is also called here "DuckTales"... Localization! A weird world of wacky words.

          about 21 hours ago in context
      • Is MLP even running any more?

        about a day ago from web
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        • @hayseed It's not like you have an option here. Watch it and love it. Hahahahahahahahaha. To be honest: Season 3 was a bit weak but it gets better after that season (with a few exceptions). This season there was a Celestia + Luna episode. Something the whole fandom always waited for.

          about a day ago in context
        • @adiwan awwww man that sound great but like, its nearly noon and I gotta open for a guy at the comedy arena in like 7 hours, just not sure I can swing it

          about a day ago in context
        • @hayseed You can watch the episodes whenever you have time. Binging through all episodes up until now it would take you (including all of season 3) about 37 hours. No normal mortal can consume so much pony at the same time. I don't want to mention the Equestria Girls movies and specials. They would add about 5 additional hours to your viewing experience.

          about a day ago in context
      • The temperature curve and humidity curve from my room from the last 48 hours. I automatically scale the curves respectively by their minimum and maximum values to the height of the box. In my next version I'll add some helpful horizontal lines. After that I plan to change it completely and use Javascript (bleh) in order to get the values from each time step with a mouse hover. http://rainbowdash.net/attachment/859843

        about a day ago from web
        • YES! A new MLP episode broadcasted in another country.

          about 2 days ago from web
          • Yesterday I set up a Telegram account because my D&D used IRC before and it didn't work out that well (lack of offline messaging). Today a friend randomly told me that he noticed that I use Telegram now, however I never told him myself. He got a notification about that. To be honest I didn't intend to tell anybody that. I thought Telegram was all about privacy and security but this incident tells me another story.

            about 5 days ago from web
          • I'm back from my job interview. I drove about 90km there and 90km back. I'm glad that IBM is paying me for the drive. Even better: I get more money back than I put gas into the car's tank. I used up about 15€ and I'll get back 54€.

            about 2 days ago from web
            • Literally me http://rainbowdash.net/attachment/859828

              about 3 days ago from web
            • In other news: The Cars 3 soundtrack is not bad. It's a bit whimsical as expected from Randy Newman.

              about 3 days ago from web
              • To be honest: I applied on a place that wanted a guy with "job experience". Where do I get some of that without a job? I studied long enough to have experience.

                about 3 days ago from web
                • I WANT this The Will and Lying Cat set https://www.bleedingcool.com/2017/06/19/skybound-sdcc-2017-exclusives-lying-cat/

                  about 3 days ago from web
                  • Tomorrow I'm going to a job interview at IBM. I'm not so thrilled to go there. I'd like a smaller and less intimidating company to work for.

                    about 3 days ago from web
                  • cherry! My job application was declined.

                    about 3 days ago from web
                    • I just canceled my Doctor Strange comic subscription at my comic shop. The latest issue was the worst thing I've read for a long time (a Secret Empire tie-in and a team-up). It was written by someone with the name "Hopeless". That's exactly how I feel about the continuation of the series. I hope Marvel won't ruin Ms Marvel and Squirrel Girl. They hugely interfered the story of Ms Marvel during Civil War II but not on this level of awfulness like this tie-in. Squirrel Girl's main series seems to be safe from outside interference. Now I'm down to two super hero comics.

                      about 4 days ago from web
                      • Mr Bones is the closest canon droid to come close to HK-47 http://i.imgur.com/sbca4A2.jpg

                        about 4 days ago from web
                        • Last night in D&D I kept using my Deck of Illusions inappropriately, at one point conjuring up a Hill Giant that I named Biggo. But since we then had to climb a mountain range, as soon as Biggo got 120ft away he dispelled. I turned back and whispered "I love you", and he grumbled "Supermaaaaaan..." It was both sadder and funnier than the end of the Iron Giant.

                          about 4 days ago from web
                          • @thelastgherkin jesus FrankerZing christ dude

                            about 4 days ago in context
                          • @thelastgherkin Our wizard used the Deck of Illusions to cast an illusion (a beholder) on the Lightning Rail tracks (a magical train that hovers in the air and is hold up by magic stones in the ground that shoot lightning) in order to stop the train because the tracks were supposedly manipulated by a Sherlock Holmes type detective gone full Moriarty. However the breaks were manipulated instead and thus the train was unable to stop and ran over the beholder illusion. We used a fly spell to get on the train and our sorcerer blasted a level 5 scorching ray and killed the lightning elemental in one round (5 individual attacks, two were crit with almost max damage rolls, and the rest were also high damage rolls). The train "rolled" safely into the train station with a huge melted whole in the front.

                            about 4 days ago in context
                        • Have gamecube microphone, have no games for that.

                          about 4 days ago from web
                          • The second power bank died after 895mAh of power consumption (16.75 hours) out of 2600mAh advertised. Maybe my test was skewed because of the inefficiency of the transformer due to the low current drain.

                            about 4 days ago from web
                            • Haha! I got two R4 cards for the NDS for just 3€ at the flea market.

                              about 4 days ago from web
                              • Obviously I need a proper calibrated sensor but they cost some cash.

                                about 5 days ago from web
                                • I have two temperature/humidity sensors that are the same model but they report vastly different values. There is about a 10% humidity difference between them. I don't know which one I should trust and I have not more of them to determine the outliers.

                                  about 5 days ago from web
                                • Dang. The power banks I have are the absolute worst. My USB current tester in conjunction with my micro controller completely drained my 2600mAh power bank after almost 16.5 hours with 879mAh on its gauge. I expected the earliest cutoff at 2000mAh due to over-discharge protection. I didn't expect the power bank to be such a wimp.

                                  about 5 days ago from web
                                  • That diy volumetric display is totally rad https://blog.arduino.cc/2017/06/09/prophelix-is-an-amazing-3d-pov-holographic-display/ It's just a bunch of rotating LED strips and the display artifacts are very noticeable but it does not diminish how cool it is.

                                    about 5 days ago from web
                                    • I'm looking into how to use websockets in order to take some load off the micro controller transmitting and converting so much data to strings. It would also potentially free up some more RAM that can be used to to store more temperature and humidity data samples.

                                      about 5 days ago from web
                                      • Super simple frontend to display the temperature and air humidity data. http://rainbowdash.net/attachment/859762

                                        about 6 days ago from web
                                        • I found it! https://wiki.wemos.cc/products:d1:d1 I have to say this: the silk screen is totally unusable when the numbers don't match in any way.

                                          about 6 days ago from web
                                          • That's nice... I want to use the deep sleep mode of the ESP8266 and the library says that I have to wire GPIO pin 16 to the reset pin, however I don't see a pin labeled with 16. It goes up to 15.

                                            about 6 days ago from web
                                          • Who remembers being in as much trouble for being punched as the kid who punched you because "Why didn't you get an Activity Supervisor?" I was FrankerZing getting punched in
                                            a corner of the boy's room, dumbass. # Anyway, long story short, this is why I learned to hit first and do it without witnesses. PERFECT OUTCOME!!

                                            about 6 days ago from web
                                            • @scribus I kicked a bullying classmate against the door of the sports dressing room because he and his clique were harassing me because I knew karate and wanted to see my skills but I refused to do so for a long time. The guy fell straight against the door knob with his back. It hurt him a lot. After that I was sent to the school's counselor. I was left alone by them I didn't face any retaliations from the school or otherwise.

                                              about 6 days ago in context
                                            • @scribus there was this kid in grade 2 that made fun of me and myra kuz we didn't have a dad
                                              after school I kicked him in the balls (prolly didn't hurt much kuz they hadn't drop yet) and Myra elbowed him in the face so hard he lost a tooth (it's cool it was a baby tooth)
                                              We told him that if he told anyone, or grapeed with us again we'd do it every day for a year
                                              He didn't, to either

                                              about 6 days ago in context