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This is the closest the fediverse is going to get to a photo of me.

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If I follow you it's because I think you're cool and post cool things. :ablobcool:

:drake_dislike: Working from home
:drake_like: Working on finding a new job while working from home

I predict massively increased participation in No Pants Day this year.

'Essential' travel pros and cons

Pros:
✅ Absolutely ZERO traffic
✅ 80+ mph on the Capital Beltway!
✅ Most other drivers are professional truckers who can actually drive

Cons:
❌ Drastically fewer alternative targets to yourself for law enforcement
❌ Nowhere to stop because everything's closed
❌ Every Lewis Hamilton wannabe with a four banger is using the opportunity to make an even bigger fool of themselves than normal.

"Use your best judgement"

-American corporate speak for when the company wants the work done and will disclaim responsibility if something goes wrong and you attempt to sue BUT ALSO gives them grounds for termination for insubordination if you don't do the work. :blobsweat:

three weeks ago I was holding the handle on a tram with my bare hand. horrifying

Abolish copyright.

You can charge for material things - paper, ink, packaging material, the time of the workers to prepare it. You can even charge for bandwidth, server upkeep, and electricity. But information has no material cost and therefore cannot be sold.

Exercise civil disobedience: it's your obligiation as a good citizen to be a pirate. We can negotiate again when they change the law to make copyrighted works enter the public domain within our lifetimes.

This occured to me as the 'Boss makes a dollar and I make a dime' graffiti popped into my head

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Bosses who are against their employees working from home can never comprehend the immense gratification that comes from being paid to poop in your own toilet.

"Oh this is an old one" they say to themselves while listening to the radio before realising they were alive when it was released.
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Why was there a guy driving around my neighbourhood wearing a cheap, plastic Chewbacca mask while blasting House of Pain? :thonking:

Had a dream last night where I was in a group with Jeff Bezos getting a guided bus tour of Seattle. Anyway, long story short, I annoyed Bezos so much that while we were stuck in traffic he jumped out the window and ran away. :blobshrug:

Mastodon iframe embeds on are broken for me.

Won't show the whole toot automatically forcing me to add a 'height' parameter which is very cumbersome and obliterates any viewing on mobile.

Watched the first two episodes of Amazon's 'Making the Cut' show and as good as it is, they've got to be dreaming if they they think I'm going to remember to watch it every Friday.

Natasha, 22

“All my clothes are vintage except the Simone Rocha loafers. My style philosophy is wearing whatever makes you feel the most authentically you – vintage preferred! My style is inspired by tacky costume jewelry and 80s jazzercise instructors.”

nyc-looks.com/post/61366112349

Nik, 19

“I’m wearing a traditional geisha inspired two piece garment with a fur coat and a Russian hat. My style philosophy is sustainability in emotion. My style is inspired by the universe and the feelings in which make us human.”

nyc-looks.com/post/61375047123

Thinking of this reminds of a comic The Oatmeal did years ago

'What your email address says about your computer skills'

theoatmeal.com/comics/email_ad

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For example: anyone that still has a '2000' after their name peaked as a person in the latter half of 1999.

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