just lost a good hour of my life figuring out why the audio on my laptop was intermittently cutting out two or three times a second... good ol' pulseaudio. at least I didn't have to re-install Kubuntu altogether...

the semester is over and i suddenly have no purpose in life

minecraft mods are like heroin dude, holy shit
I started up a server to play with my friends on 1.14 and I didn't realize how badly I needed mods. unfortunately it looks like I have no way to get anything from my current world to an older version, so until either MCEdit updates or MCForge and other major mods update, I'm basically stuck...

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Conservatives: All life is worth protecting.

Inmate: Wel-

Conservatives: Get fucked.

TransMan: I mean, Transmen can get pregna-

Conservatives: Get fucked.

Poor woman: I can't afford a chil-

Conservatives: Get fucked, then put it up for adoption.

Gay couple: Oooh, we would love to-

Conservatives: No, get fucked.

gettin real sick of not waking up on time. setting all of my alarms to Spiderman 2: The Game Pizza song

are there any alternatives to Windows designed specifically for gaming? I've thought about SteamOS, but it's still Linux, and there's some non-Steam games that I want to play.

...so that way, if I want to work on a Linux thing while I'm in a game, I can do that without having to reboot my entire machine. however, I've heard that's a pretty tricky method to implement. minGW or cygWin don't seem like alternatives that would work for me. the best thing I could think of is to install Linux on my SSD and save just enough space for a Windows install, then get known working games set up with Proton, and any other games on Windows. that way I don't have to reboot as often.

I know that Proton is a thing now, but considering it's still relatively early into it's development process, scouring through forums and messing with a ton of settings just to play a game isn't something I have the time or energy for anymore. I've also tried running Linux entirely in a VM, but it just feels wrong to me. one solution I've thought of is to set up Linux as a partition on my hard drive and find some way to run that through a VM...

so, I've been talking about switching to Linux on my desktop machine for a while. the main thing that's holding me back is the fact that it's mainly a gaming machine. I've tried dual-booting with Windows and Linux in the past, with Windows being for gaming and Linux for everything else, but having to restart my computer whenever I want to play a quick game with someone drastically hampers my workflow in Linux. anyone here in a similar situation?

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I'm thinking of starting a video mini series that educates parents (and a subset of adults that look after children) on the ins and outs of parenting their child in a world where social media is so prevalent.

What topics/realms of interest would you like to see covered if I were to do such a thing?

Is this something you'd be willing to support financially/donate to? I would be doing it with or without funding, though funding would allow me to make it a little more polished.

I wanna get better at puyo puyo but I don't have anyone to play with :<

are we posting about cringe now? is that what we're doing?

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I think we are feature- and bug-complete for the first part of the UI, which is the pattern editor. I'll get this ready for release and push master.

This makes vtracker a bit more usable, but it still needs an instrument editor and track editor before it has a complete user interface.

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so i went down a rabbit hole and found out @.levi was a thing and im just

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