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Facebook has put me on temporary ban from liking things b/c I liked too many things too quickly (it was a support thread about happy stuff, man, what was I supposed to do? Read slower??). I know friendfeed and its glorious daughter mokum would *never* play me like that.
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Seriously, it was freaking hilarious, and so typical that this would happen to me given that my entire social media brand is basically to be amused and supportive with occasional outbreaks into cranky ranting, but also the whole enthusiasm-shaming of the "no we can't do anything about it, it may be hours or days" FAQ (which equates what I did to any other algorithmically frowned upon behavior like sending a bajillionty people unsolicited messages) was fairly creepy. Like, did an algorithm not only make that decision, but also write the FAQ? I'll be dreaming electric dreams tonight, alright. ‎· Marianne ‎· 3
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this has been happening a bunch recently- problem is a lot of the sewing groups, people post a lot of pictures of their work, so it's a lot of like, like, like... yep. I did meet John Perry Barlow, but I didn't know who he was at the time. It was like BlogCon at Harvard. ‎· Christina Pikas ‎· 2
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She Wrote It But… :Revisiting Joanna Russ’ “How to Suppress Women’s Writing” 35 Years Later • r/Fantasy I've only skimmed this so far but it looks very much worth reading. Revisiting Russ' How to Suppress Women's Writing from the perspective of multiple current female authors of SFF. https://www.reddit.com/r/Fantasy/comments/7vhldu/she_wrote_it...
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As in the author did an informal survey - qualitative rather than quant, but not less interesting thereby. ‎· Marianne
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linky? ‎· LibSkrat
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doh. will edit. ‎· Marianne
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sorry - tried to add the URL to the original and ended up deleting the link instead. should be up there now. ‎· Marianne
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thank you! ‎· LibSkrat
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Today's tiny but oddly satisfying accomplishment. I put up an event poster without any help, having to reach above my head, and it Was. Not. Crooked. Not even a tiny bit. No readjustment needed. This may be the first time I have ever done this.
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Whenever I try to do this I start to suspect that my arms are not in fact the same length. ‎· LibSkrat ‎· 3
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I know my legs aren't, and it usually makes it very challenging to do anything straight (good thing I'm bi, she snurked). Perhaps I am getting some body control back now that I have (minisculy, like 4 minutes a day) started dancing again.) ‎· Marianne ‎· 5
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Me: Why did my feed suddenly skip back a year, here? This is weird........... Me a few seconds later: OH, I was in the comments feed. DOH. (Apologies to anyone who is wondering why I randomly commented/upvoted/liked things you posted a year ago, today:D) Also, I appear to be back.
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Hi! Missed you! Glad you're back! ‎· LibSkrat ‎· 2
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Sometimes ok is the best you can do, and that's ok. ‎· LibSkrat ‎· 2
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I am in Canada! I had Canadian Thanksgiving for the first time in 20 years! Have seen more relatives and done more healing than you could shake a stick at.
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O Canada! ‎· LibSkrat ‎· 2
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I just organized all of my colored pencils by color(ish). And since I was organizing them anyway, I counted them. There are 232. I also have about 130 markers, 150 coloring pens, and a few dozen crayons.
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My inner 8 year old says we have WON ALL THE THINGS. ‎· Marianne
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hrmmm....i think. i think you need more pencils. just another 50 or so. or maybe a 100 more. ‎· Dani (aka ashuping)
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#sinceFFdied I read 466 books last year, and bought tickets to Paris for March of this year. Otherwise things are pretty much business as usual.
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Oh yeah, also I remembered that I like to color. A LOT. and listen to podcasts. 2 things I forgot about during grad school :D. And we got 2 more cats (now we have 5). ‎· Marianne
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But counting just books and comics it's pretty inaccurate. I think we should be able to add mokum thread on goodreads too. ‎· ironicmokum
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Lying in bed this morning thinking "gee, what can I do for a halfhour... I KNOW!!!!" Hurrah for mokum!
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halfhour? ha-ha! ‎· поленница за тебя

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