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I haven't social-mediaed in my own name since... since... I think since I shuttered Book of Trogool. Which was a while ago.

(Editorializing for LJ doesn't quite count. Not social media exactly.)

But what the hey, let's give it another whirl. It'll be interesting to see who uses it to try to take me down THIS time.

RT @yo_bj
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RT widely, ty!

pls make sure to wash your paws very well

*licks a paw* :Pc


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Do you use pip, the package management tool?

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f-bombs, aggravation, birbsite 

You can turn off the news and sign off social media for a bit. It's okay.

Are you interested in a federated alternative to Goodreads that doesn't use Amazon?

because I'm making a federated alternative to Goodreads that doesn't use Amazon

The perfect date... 🌹

The hardest part of my day is explaining capitalism to my cat when he wants to know why I have to stop patting his head and leave the house.

Imponderables: Why does FADGI have the worst-designed website in the known universe?


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The path is not hidden, merely uninteresting. Somewhere along it stands an unremarkable house. Knock, and a nondescript person will open. This is the Secret Archivist.
"My secrets," I say. "Those that still scare me."
The Archivist brings a book.
It is smaller than it used to be.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories


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