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Randomness XVI: Brains versus Bleach - an Epic Rap Battle in Iambic Pentameter.

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1 minute ago, Kangaroorex said:

Practicing our Dad jokes, are we?

 

Gotta love Reddit.

 

I've been share with you fine folks the jokes that I torture my co-workers with during our morning huddle, but since I'm off today, I didn't want to deprive you of the pleasure that they are missing out on.

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3 hours ago, TGP said:

 

@OneBoot  why do you have to save plants from the rain..?  I don’t get it :huh:

 

Some of them are teeny baby strawberry plants that arrived through the mail in less-than-ideal condition, so I didn't want to risk them drowning. Also, we have a few young blackberry plants that are quite leafy, so they get whipped around in the wind a lot, but aren't sturdy enough to really handle it yet (we've already had a couple of branches snap off during one particularly windy night). 

 

But the biggest reason is that most of our garden plants have sort of turned into MrBoot's pet; he fusses over them a great deal and blames himself personally when one of them fails to do well or has something happen to it. So, it's something I can do to help ease some of his worry. ^_^

 

All of the boysenberry and most of the blackberry plants have really been struggling for various reasons, nearly all of which are completely mysterious to us, and he's been taking it kind of hard. He's even turned one of the extra bedrooms into a pseudo-nursery for the worst ones and is constantly fretting about how to improve the setup in there and getting various supplies from the local gardening and hardware stores. I'm trying my very best to be patient, but I look forward to when part of our house no longer smells like damp  fertilizer, lol. :rolleyes:

 

Huzzah! 

--OneBoot :D 

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The lawn is fighting back today with renewed strength. Bent the mower blade, had to hammer it back into shape, there is now a gigantic bumblebee* laying claim to the kitchen, the humidity has vastly risen and the sun has emerged and is adding another layer of annoyance on top of the rest of things. 

 

*This thing is huge, almost the size of my thumb. I'd take a picture, but don't want to annoy it more than it already is, and I would rather not have to kill it either. Now I'm wondering if 2020 will also be the year that the giant bug movies of the 50s were proven to be prophetic all along...

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49 minutes ago, OneBoot said:

 

 

All of the boysenberry and most of the blackberry plants have really been struggling for various reasons, nearly all of which are completely mysterious to us, and he's been taking it kind of hard. He's even turned one of the extra bedrooms into a pseudo-nursery for the worst ones and is constantly fretting about how to improve the setup in there and getting various supplies from the local gardening and hardware stores.

 

The little ones really do need constant care. There's a reason they call it a 'nursery'. 

 

 

2 hours ago, Lord of the Dish Pit said:

It once again resembles Falkreath outside. This pleases me, however the back lawn still needs mauling, and I am currently engaged in a war of wills with the clouds, attempting to hold off the rain until after 1pm. So far so good, but the entire situation teeters upon a knife edge, and I worry that the thunderous roar of the mower shall unset the balance early...

 

 

For 3 days a year, a few weeks before the summer solstice, I have the ability to call rain.  I shall do my best to hold it here this weekend. 

 

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New camera has arrived ::D:

 

Waiting for the battery to charge ::(:

There is a reason I bought and held on to my Powershot A1200 for so long - I liked that it used AA batteries. 

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Finished the lawn, so of course now it's cloudy and overcast and pleasant again...grr. Days like today remind me that no, it isn't all in my head or a figment of my overwrought imagination....I really am fighting against some manner of intelligent and patient opponent...now how do I determine if the lawn qualifies as a Power or a Principality, because to be honest it hasn't the personality that is usually found with Genius Loci....

 

(Yes, I do realize that I am beginning to sound like a Lovecraftian protagonist right before they wind up institutionalized.)

28 minutes ago, Inarah said:

For 3 days a year, a few weeks before the summer solstice, I have the ability to call rain.  I shall do my best to hold it here this weekend. 

Nah, I only needed til 1pm, the rain will hopefully drive the Neighbors of the Buzzing Electric Shaver Cars to stay inside and help me get some quality nap time.

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Randomness XVII - Restart Simulation, this one has a Virus

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My new chair arrived! Hopefully my back will be happier now.

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11 minutes ago, TripleH said:

Well, it can be debated that I already have gone mad from the revelations, and any glance I take at twitter or other form of social media has me thinking a new dark age wouldn't be so bad....

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well, I got a few hours of freedom today... then one of my boneheaded employees decides to upgrade control processors on a Friday and forgets to check with the MES department to see if the IO servers were compatible (they weren't), and goes and wipes the backup processors so he can do some equipment checks next week.  Now my afternoon become the game of 'how do we make this work' 

 

When will people learn:  Never on Fridays!

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