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dall-e is an impressive technological marvel, but DID YOU KNOW: for a nominal fee, you can hire unfathomably talented artists living in poverty to render any and all of your invasive thoughts NO QUESTIONS ASKED

There's a beer glass icon on the Obnoxious Telly in this pub, it's been displayed for two hours and is still there, sometimes red sometimes outline, what can it mean? Do sportsball fans drink red beer? Must they have an empty glass when the logo demands? It's golf I don't know what the drinking culture of golf expects of its fans.

From: Cycling UK Cycleclips newsletter:
Subject: [...] shorts on test

who has been describing my current "incident" to the UK's cycling body?

"thundering herd storms"...


I am out with Trundle the Trailer out today and it always makes me happy, please ask me to move your stuff around with Trundle, I will accept any excuse.

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Luna moth update: she seemed like she was doing a lot better so I released her into the woods behind mom’s house! She flew off and looked very happy

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Just out of curiosity: does anyone know about projects which implement #ActivityPub, but that are not necessarily about social networking and content creation (in the style of Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, etc)? I know about #Gancio and #Mobilizon (which are both about scheduling events) and I've heard that some #Gitea experimentations are being conducted. Is there something else that I've missed? Please let me know! #Fediverse

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"Cruising the Interweb"

IE, IE Oh.
It was the time to go.
You may now run the Edge.
Watch out, could be a ledge.

Or make that shiny Chrome
The tool you use to roam
Or stretch out in your socks
And play around with Firefox.

Sure there are some others
Which might serve your druthers.
Maybe you'll find some new APP
Hoping hard that it's not crap.

The web itself turns fragile
With 2.0 things agile.
Don't try to make me strain
To understand that blockchain.


ukpol, trans rights, suicide mention 

On 13 June, MPs debated a petition calling for people to be included in the Government's proposed conversion therapy ban. The debate was opened by Petitions Committee member Elliot Colburn MP, and Equalities Minister Mike Freer MP responded for the Government.
Watch the debate:
Transcript: hansard.parliament.uk/commons/

Note that there are graphic descriptions of suicide in the debate. They were not gratuitous but were powerful.

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There was nothing to do but wait, stood next to my bicycle with my hand in the bushes, still, seemingly up to some sort of silent consideration of the greenery. Eventually my patience was paid off and the journey was over, safe from the feet of people and the wheels of buggies.

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Their feet and legs are very clingy and delicate so I couldn't simply lift her off, and holding my hand upside down did not phase her. Careful shaking was ignored. Audible requests met with silent derision and some antenna wiggling. She would try out a leaf or stem with a single foot and kept deciding against it, backing onto my hand again. Eventually she had half of her feet on to the greenery but as soon as I moved my hand, she'd reverse back again.

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I came across a female stag beetle today, who had won a fight with a cobweb and was celebrating by taking a rest on the warm tarmac footpath. The busy, narrow footpath used as a haunt by impatient people. A hand was proffered to initial scepticism, but upon finding the hand was warm, this seemed like a better deal.

I then spent five minutes trying to persuade her to dismount and take to the nearby bushes, safe from feet.

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Second project I contributed to that's running it's crowdfunder right now: The Loaf Tarot Project!

Already smashed the initial funding and now we're looking to unlock pin designs!


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how many trans people does it take to change a lightbulb 

one but they have to convince two people with a phd that they’re really sure they don’t wanna live in the dark first

anyone else notice a load of their filters have reset from "Never expire" to "30 minutes"?

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Hello night
How I missed you
Your midnight gown
Your frosted breath
The thousand tiny diamonds you threw into the sky like a bride-thrown bouquet burst into light and suspended in time waiting, just waiting for us to reach out and catch each one

#MastoPrompt #SmallPoems #stars

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Hope you didn't think I forgot about #mermay ! I don't think it looks good for our poor castaway...

Marked sensitive for nudity, body horror, and an overall intense scene.

#MastoArt #mermay2022 #penandink #horror #BlackAndWhite

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