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A relatively small hill I am willing to die on: it annoys me when people refer to Election Day as “the first Tuesday in November.” It’s not. It’s the first Tuesday *after the first Monday* in November; so, every 11 years, it’s actually the second Tuesday in November. 2022 is one of those years, and I’d hate to see uninformed people try to show up to vote on the wrong day.

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RT @danagould: It is! So.... There ya go. https://t.co/mu6CvlCJNJ .

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Season 3 of Stan Against Evil is now on Hulu.

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RT @davidhogg111: If you actually want to make our schools safer start off by reducing class size and paying our teachers a living wage. Militarizing our schools will do 2 things -Grow the school to prison pipeline -Get more students killed .

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RT @feministabulous: Funny how one rich white guy in the white house lies every single day and no one ever says it means we’ll stop believing rich white guys. .

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RT @hemeon: Retweet this if you want @netflix to stop auto playing trailers and bring the chill back to Netflix. .

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RT @JCarrollFoy: Virginia House Republicans just blocked the #ERA from coming to the floor for a vote. Women will not forget. If we can't change their minds, we will change their seats. https://t.co/W9zUkUUcI4 .

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Sad to hear of the passing of Peter Tork. The Monkees were a source of great joy for me when I was growing up, and still make me laugh every time I see an old episode. https://t.co/5f6UUOpOBd .

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:(

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:(

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It’s a shame the colleges & universities in West Virginia don’t have strong unions like the public K12 schools do. The campus carry bill from last year was really bad; the new substitute getting ready to pass is even worse. https://t.co/YBGEghnzkK .

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Argh

 ‎· Stephªn1e☀️CogSc1L1brªr1ªn☀️
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I’m glad our legislative sessions only last a few weeks. The amount of damage our legislators are able to do in those short few weeks is bad enough; if we had to deal with this year-round, we’d all be dead.

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RT @MaryWash: All UMW campuses are closed Wednesday, Feb. 20 due to inclement weather. .

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RT @PhilippeReines: Hillary Clinton, 70 Won 2016 Popular Vote by 2,864,903 Won 2016 Primaries by 3,708,294 Media: go away. Bernie Sanders, age 77 Lost 2016 Primaries by 3,708,294 votes Media: WELCOME BACK! .

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This leaves just 1 county in the state that hasn’t yet made an announcement. 54/55 sends a strong, clear message, but #55strong and united sends a much stronger & clearer message that our legislature cannot bully or ignore our children & schools. https://t.co/wuEWShHGUL .

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SB451 (the "Education Omnibus" bill that caused the strike) was put on hold indefinitely, meaning that it will not be voted on/passed during this legislative session. I assume this means the teachers and service personnel will return to work tomorrow, and that the 54/55 counties that shut down today were effective in their message.

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At work, they're calling for ~4-6" of snow, with a glaze of ice on top of it tomorrow. Here at home, they're saying 6-10" of snow with .2-.25" of ice on top of it. Something tells me I won't be going to the office on Thursday, but, I could be wrong.

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RT @beep: [removes glasses, pinches bridge of nose, sighs for one million years] https://t.co/UWqs7QyosF .

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In the past hour, more than half of the counties in WV have announced they will be closed tomorrow. Will we see all #55strong united again in this fight for our children? .

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Now 39 of the 55 have announced closings.

 ‎· Mr. Noodle
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51 of the 55 are closed now. Just 4 counties left (with 3 of those counties being ours and 2 of our 3 neighboring counties).

 ‎· Mr. Noodle
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Now just 2 counties left that have not announced they will be closed.

 ‎· Mr. Noodle
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The 54th county finally closed; that just leaves a single county that hasn’t yet made an announcement. 54 out of 55 sends a strong message, but 55 out of 55 sends a much stronger message.

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I’ve just been told on Twitter (can’t really verify) that the single hold-out (Putnam County) has started robo-calling its citizens indicating that they will *not* close tomorrow. It’s a shame, but the message should still be clear to our legislature.

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RT @bradmeltzer: THREAD ABOUT GEORGE WASHINGTON On this #PresidentsDay, remember this: In 1776, in one of the first great battles of the Revolutionary War, our side didn’t crush the British. We got our butts kicked. https://t.co/zJ81QdG3tC .

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RT @ComicBook: BREAKING! #ThePunisher officially cancelled by Netflix: https://t.co/tuTE7T8Wo0 https://t.co/P8CJD4ZXyy .

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Not surprised at all by this news, but my lack of surprise doesn’t make me any less angry about it.

 ‎· Mr. Noodle
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I'm guessing some of those may come back once Disney starts its own service, but that's a whole separate service to have to subscribe to.

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@jenn2d2: they may create new series based on these comics, but I seriously doubt they’ll be able to continue the existing series. I would love to be proven wrong, though.

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That's fair. I'm more irked with Disney than anything, because they knew Netflix was always going to be a stopgap, but they engaged in a way that all but guaranteed this would happen when they moved to setup their own thing. A few seasons of great TV is better than none, but most of those shows had the potential to run for years longer, but were never likely to be given that chance for none of the reasons that shows usually get cancelled.

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Yeah, the whole thing is really crappy. I don’t know if Netflix initially thought the shows would garner more subscribers (there are rumors that indicate that these shows were popular, but not “I’ll cancel my subscription without these shows” popular), or if they just didn’t know their licensing deal with Disney would be so tenuous, but both companies really seem to have screwed their customers with this situation.

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RT @ChelseaClinton: Malia Obama is a private citizen. No part of her life should be anyone’s clickbait. .

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RT @danagould: If your child asked you to build a wall around your house, you would ask them, “What are you afraid of?” All those chants of, “Build That Wall!” are really just chants of, “I’m Afraid!” All those tough-guy, MAGA bros. “I’m Afraid ! I’m Afraid! I’m Afraid!” #homeofthefearful .

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Looks like WV teachers may be going on strike again to protect our children from our legislators. https://t.co/K8HbiukovE .

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RT @RianRietveld: Hey WordPress JS people, this is of great value https://t.co/p688uvZ8ZG .

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As a colorblind person, I can honestly say that I can only see text in 2 of these dots. I assume that there is text in the others, but I couldn’t say for sure. https://t.co/SOSZZcMxGL .

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Even without being colorblind it's annoying.

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This appears to be the original source (or at least the most recent ancestor): https://www.reddit.com/r/assholedesign/comments/apxogx/hmm/

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And yeah, 9-7-13-16-8-12.

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I should show it to my son. Neither the school or the pediatrician will test him and it runs big time in my family.

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New cheesecake questions: I baked a new one this week (https://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipe/052676/philadelphia-new-york-chocolate-cheesecake). Since the last one (a regular New York Cheesecake) got a little brown around the edges, and since I'm using a dark springform pan, I turned the oven down 25°. When the timer went off, the center appeared to be set. We just cut into it, though, and the bottom-center is still very liquidy (it's a very thick cheesecake). Is there anything I can do to save this cheesecake, now that we've eaten 1/4 of it (I'm guessing not). How can I avoid this in the future if I make this same cheesecake again? Just bake it longer? Like I said, the center appeared to be set when I pulled it out of the oven, so I'm a little thrown by the fact that it wasn't baked all the way through.

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Spouse says: he turns the oven off & leaves the cheesecake in the oven for an hour or so after. Then cools on top of stove until room temperature, and then into the fridge for at least 8 hours.

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Thanks. I did let it cool on a wire rack for most of the day before putting it in the fridge for 24 hours, but, next time I’ll leave it in the oven for a while and see if that helps.

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RT @MichaelAusiello: Exclusive: #PsychTheMovie Sequel Officially Greenlit at USA Network — Shawn and Gus Are Headed Back to [Spoiler]! https://t.co/pGpFmbzNAx @Psych_USA #Psych https://t.co/AjwKySRPWB .

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RT @GeorgeTakei: I’m going to say something unpopular: A president’s power grab under guise of “national emergency” is wrong when used deliberately to circumvent Congress, no matter who is in the White House. Trump may try it now, but it’s wrong. We shouldn’t hope a Democrat prez tries the same. .

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RT @lindydonna: To prove a point: Please RT if you don't have a CS degree and you have a job in tech. https://t.co/AuGi4yxM5Q .

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