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Hi all, I'd like to officially announce the release of @promptodon!

The bot will post a writing prompt daily and will reply to you with a prompt if you send it /prompt

It's still a work in progress but you can find the repo here if you want to check out the code:

I've opened up registration on the Gitea instance so folks can contribute if they want. You'll be able to submit writing prompts via pull request too! :)

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So Patreon "unlaunched" my page because I haven't received any money with it since I set it up.

If you like what I do here, and the things I make, I would very much appreciate any contribution here:

I will try and relaunch the Patreon page but that will come later

mental health, emotion 

Good to be aware of this:

Fear of missing out () is a social anxiety stemmed from the belief that others might be having fun while the person experiencing the anxiety is not present. It is characterized by a desire to stay continually connected with what others are doing.

Really bad joke in poor taste, potentially transphobic 

You know that saying that bougie white women say about "all the good men are either married or gay"

Some straight cis dude could probably say : Gosh, all the *good* women on here are either trans or gay

I warned you, this is surely in poor taste

Would love an option to whitelist who's boosts I see.

I cannot stand the fonts that some people use on their phones. You know, the ones that aren't comic sans but resemble it?

That would be my personal hell, just having to use those fonts *everywhere*

My downstairs neighbour cuts his grass with a lawnmower.

Sorry, I mean to say that my downstairs neighbour cuts his woodchip covered grass with a lawnmower. The moment he starts all you hear is the sound of the woodchips being violently thrashed by the blades. He does this every two weeks. The lawnmower jams, often.

Usually don't judge people, but fuck him for being a ninny.

For you productivity nerds out there, I can't recommend enough the Ambition & Balance blog by Doist, the makers of Todoist

The font used here is absolutely atrocious. What the hell

Like, look at the word perfectionism (ironic, I know)

A job requirement that I've been seeing pop up more often recently has been that you "❤️ Love Linux" and I have a feeling this has something to do with Microsoft's messaging.

"Why would I pay to use free software?"

Because you may believe in contributing to the development of the software

YouTube viewers to help uncover how users are sent to harmful videos

Extension on Firefox browser will allow users to record information about videos recommended by site

This is in no way a promise to do something but simply a musing;

Would you be interested in subscribing to let's say a hosted Gitea server or Wallabag instance provided that a majority of the revenue goes directly towards the development of that FOSS project? Say in the form of donation?

Plz boost, this is to gauge interest to see if this is worth setting up

Wow, that was quick. I have reached 40wpm in typeracer for touch typing. I wonder if I can say the same for when using the sculpt ergonomic keyboard. Will have to test later

SaaS with a freemium model is basically just a free to play game with microtransactions, or the drug dealer giving you a "sample"

How many fucking USBs am I going to destroy by testing this custom rolled Ubuntu ISO damn

☑️ Not all x
❎ All x are/is not

☑️ We don't all x
❎ We all don't x

PLEASE people, it bugs me to no end that people mix this up *and then don't see the difference*

The correct one is a conditional. The incorrect one is an absolute!

RazerGenie v0.9.0 has been released with a bunch of changes! Nordic, French & Portuguese keyboard layouts have been added, French translations and we properly support the DeathAdder 3.5G now! Get it now at or in your favorite distribution.

Got my Microsoft Sculpt today and luckily the only pains that I'm experiencing are of the growing type

"The only people entitled to say how open source ‘ought’ to work are people who run projects, and the scope of their entitlement extends only to their own projects.

As a user of something open source you are not … entitled to anything at all. You are not entitled to contribute. You are not entitled to features. You are not entitled to the attention of others. You are not entitled to having value attached to your complaints. You are not entitled to this explanation." -

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