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Lol I'm sure a number of people have me muted on Facebook on account of one too many dank memes. It's not so bad. I've muted people because their content was wearing me out. It happens. Social media doesn't encourage conversation so much as it does talking over each other without having to pay attention. Living in a world where other people have opinions different from yours is really hard sometimes. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

 

Of course, probably a body or two around here who wish the forums had a mute/ignore feature for me. :devil::unsure:

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I'm not on Facebook for all sorts of reasons. Family is a big one. Other People is another.

 

I'd get a Facepalm account but I can't find it. That just makes me want it more, it means there's far fewer Other People to deal with ::P:

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8 minutes ago, NebulousMissy said:

a Facepalm account

 

...you just  might be sitting on a billion dollar idea and the next big social media platform right here. :wow:

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40 minutes ago, Marvin said:

Of course, probably a body or two around here who wish the forums had a mute/ignore feature for me.

 

It does, actually.  (no, you're not on it)  Only three people have ever made it to mine, and I'm pretty sure one of those was a spam bot.  

 

Edit: It does not, however, prevent posts from being seen in the sidebar.  

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Sigh, as expected the Montreal Grand Prix has been "postponed". (it making it into the revised season, if there is one, is very much not assured).

Now we just have to wait for airbnb to get their covid-19 cancellation policy updated to cover later than then end of May......

 

At least I got my 6 vacation days back.  But then, what will I use them for???

 

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Got a pot roast in the oven, I’ve been a little productive, I think I deserve a nap.

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1 hour ago, kristof65 said:

back in my Navy days I got posted to Exmouth Western Australia in mid winter there. The day I arrived it was 68f/20c, which is pretty cold for an area technically in the tropics.  Since I had recently been stationed in Chicago, I had a heavy winter jacket in my bags.  As I was starting to put it away in the back of my locker, my new roommate saw it and asked if he could borrow it for a party that night. 

I was laughing at him the whole night because I was in shorts and a t-shirt while he was bundled up in that coat. 

After spending three years stationed there, I found myself wearing that coat a couple of times when it dipped down into the low 70s f/20s c

It's amazing how you can become acclimated to a specific temperature range. 

 

I always like to compare April and October. I hate October. It's cold, wet, often snowy and I have a ton of things to finish before winter. April on the other hand is sunny, warm and not as much work. Yet they both are about the same temp and amount of rain/snow. October feels nasty because we're coming off of summer. April feels great because we're used to -20 and snow. It just feels good to get out and feel the sun again.

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Goodman Games has just announced "Cyclops Con", an online con that will take place April17 -20.

here's the link, spoilered as I haven't read the whole announcement:

 

GEM

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Wait, what's a sidebar? Is that a desktop thingamabobber?

 

 

But wow, didn't know we had a mute here. That might explain a thing or two...

 

Anyway, does it completely block posts or just make them really small so you just breeze right by, like I've seen on other forums? Do you still see their posts if someone quotes them? Does it block them from seeing your posts?

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22 minutes ago, Jasper_the_2nd said:

Sigh, as expected the Montreal Grand Prix has been "postponed". (it making it into the revised season, if there is one, is very much not assured).

Now we just have to wait for airbnb to get their covid-19 cancellation policy updated to cover later than then end of May......

 

At least I got my 6 vacation days back.  But then, what will I use them for???

 

 

Yah, even thou SaltCon in Salt Lake City, Utah hasn't cancelled yet (it's like 6th of June) I went ahead & cancelled my hotel reservation. I just used the time I was gonna put for it, for some days next month around my birthday. It'll be a odd vacation due to the week I want, it's Mother's Day so I just broke up the week, so I'll get days off in 2 weeks vs 1. I'm ok with that.

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Pizza: ordered

 

D&D: imminent

 

Fives: highest of

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19 hours ago, Zink said:

 

Girls are born evil. First they hurt you and then they still make you love them! 

 

My mama done told me, when I was in knee pants,

My mama done told me, son,

That women are wicked, and they'll give you the the glad eye,

But after the sweet talk is done,

A woman's a two face, a worrisome thing,

Who'll leave ya to sing the blues, in the night....

 

The Auld Grump

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I block sources, groups, and pages on Facebook before I block people. Have had to block a reasonable number of folks on there, or at least Unfollow. Can only do so much; unfortunately I have a few truly dear friends who spam sooooo much. I've gotten most of their sources, but it is impossible to block all of them. I end up blocking stuff I technically agree with too, just for being annoyingly propagantastic. I'll allow "X Politician's Page", since that's directly from them, but I'll block "The People of Blah Place for X Politician". I don't need rehashing.

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8 hours ago, PaganMegan said:

Wow, I've been around Grump too long. I started singing

Blues in the Night.

Heh! ::D:

7 hours ago, PaganMegan said:

I think I need to put a complete elfhat in the kids game.

 

Remembering that damned red dragon in Grump's game. The best remembered bad guy in the game. I am STILL annoyed with that damned dragon! We SO wanted to kill him!

Went looking for Blues in the Night, found this.

 

Suddenly I want the Bones Andromedan Queen mini. No idea when I will use her, but now I know she has PIPES!

Oh! Nice!

 

Need to look up that one!

 

*EDIT* That was Tia Carrere as the Martian Queen. She does, indeed, have pipes.

 

May I suggest a Space Drow for Starfinder? No one expects the Drow to be a bard.

 

The Auld Grump

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