There's something funny to me about how modern public-facing voicemail systems are actively hostile to the caller's wishes and tell blatant lies to dissuade them, and we just take that for granted and accept it.

"Please listen to all options, as our menu has recently changed. ... We are currently experiencing higher-than-usual call volumes. You can try again later..."

I can be tolerant of anything except even the faintest hint of disagreement

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yes because nothing will solve harassment on social media more than having a database of who everybody is and where they live attached to their comments

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staging a daring heist to steal the gender the night before the big gender reveal party
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In a system where all speech is permissible as long as it doesn't cause emotional distress, the optimal strategy is to self-modify to experience emotional distress from any speech you don't want to permit

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Amazing! PS2 can finally boot arbitrary code thanks to a vuln in the DVD Video player: cturt.github.io/freedvdboot.ht

culture war 

"If we allow anyone to vote easily then the Democrat might win" is exactly the same bad argument as "if a platform allows any opinion to be freely expressed then evil opinions might gain support" and if you draw a distinction between them then I have my doubts that you really support free elections on principle and not just as a short-term instrument

I'm too lazy to make up a story but the whole store clapped on my way out

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I'm a sovereign citizen so viruses have no power over me

Relying on the gambler's fallacy is also a good idea. It hasn't worked at all for a long time so it's way overdue to start working

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One time I relied on anecdotal evidence and it turned out great, so I'd say doing so is a good idea

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Am I misunderstanding something critical, or is keys.gnupg.net actually presenting an invalid certificate?

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American left: America is fascist
American right: America is communist
American government: Yeah, just keep focusing on that while we slide in this anti-encryption bill...

Not every instance of forgetting something is a symptom of ADHD, geez

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Your viral LD tweet template:

"Part of having {a well-known learning disability} is {doing a fairly ordinary thing that most people do but don't discuss}"

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Mastodon @ SDF

"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko