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7 minutes ago, pcktlnt said:

I never denied it. ^.^

*grumbles incoherently about glitter-filled-platapuses* 

 

6 minutes ago, Froggy the Great said:

I do believe I have a bit of a woodwind problem.

:huh:  

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11 hours ago, Froggy the Great said:

 

Ubuntu is much more userfriendly, but there is a bit of a "Code it yourself!" vibe, as well as the idea that the greatest of sins is to not read the manual before asking for help.

There is a bit of that.

The main Ubuntu technical forum has a couple of very knowledgeable people on it who seem to have a lot of Teutonic Cultural Background.  This comes through as the sort of stiff and somewhat dogmatic insistence that things must be done "the right way".  They are usually correct but they can be very off-putting to the noob who is coming from a windo$e background looking for help.

Since the basic concepts on which Linux is built are alien to the way windo$e was designed and then built it is very confusing for a lot of the noobs.

GEM

Who knows just enough about how all this stuff works to be dangerous.

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 A trip to Michael's today turned into a somewhat expensive idea for a diorama, dammit... :angry:

 

Fortunately, I won't have the time or money to get to it this month...

 

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43 minutes ago, Froggy the Great said:

I do believe I have a bit of a woodwind problem.

Happens to everyone when they get older.

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57 minutes ago, Froggy the Great said:

I do believe I have a bit of a woodwind problem.

 

If they're animating and dancing about while playing charming melodies, that's probably OK.

 

If they're also carrying torches, you might want to ease out of the room.

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1 hour ago, Froggy the Great said:

I do believe I have a bit of a woodwind problem.

 

Ohhhh, I thought you said woodwose!

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Welp. Gonna get divorced.

 

 

I'm sweating whiskey. Dogs are playing. All three volumes of Hellsing Ultimate arrived today, so I'm doing that.

 

Germans, man.

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Well, my 9 L Really Useful Boxes arrived today.  Good news: They work for holding blister packs.  Bad(?) news: I need more to complete the project.  I didn't realize I had that many.  (And I'm going to buy more minis in a week and a half...)

 

I might stock up more anyway.  One of the big office store chains is having a B2G1 sale.

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I ultimate ditched blisters. That storage nightmare got old pretty quickly.

 

 

Protip: Spend thousands of dollars at every Bones Kickstarter, and there's no blisters with which to deal!

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39 minutes ago, Marvin said:

Welp. Gonna get divorced.

 

 

I'm sweating whiskey. Dogs are playing. All three volumes of Hellsing Ultimate arrived today, so I'm doing that.

 

Germans, man.

 

Um... okay...

 

Was this expected?

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19 minutes ago, NebulousMissy said:

 

Um... okay...

 

Was this expected?

 

Well, yeah, I mean, they start two world wars and it's hard to be too very surprised by a vampire-driven third installment.

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Did you go back to academia? You said that was how you'd end up divorced yesterday yeah? 

 

Also.... *yawn* grading papers. MEHHH. 

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Nah, we didn't come to pursuing divorce finally until tonight.

 

If it sticks tho I might just throw everything away, since that much is already gone, and go back to school. I think is what I was trying to indicate. Last night.

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I'm sad for your strife. I hope things all work out for the best, for both of you. 

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well Marvin. I am sorry. I hope things work out for the best. You are one of my least hated trolls after all.

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