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metal song lyrics, gore, silly 

Idea for "Not a recruitment song (it is)":

Sac-ra-fice your skin
Sac-ra-fice your flesh
Sac-ra-fice your mind
But don't sac-ra-fice your....BOOOONNNNNES


Don't / sac / ra / fice / your / bones / for / you / need / them / in / the
Skeleton war
[Riff repeats]
Skeleton war!

[clean lyrics] Join up now, you can find an application on the back of this record. Please support the war by bringing your own flaying equipment.

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Idea for a metal song: 1000 Baby Spiders.

Line: "They're all look-ing at me /
8000 goo-ey eyes /
The all are begging me /
"Give me pls some FLIIIIIIIIIIEESSS!"

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I've lost count at how many I've used. Consumer, industrial, minicomputer, mainframe, high concept to complete toy. Pre-release, beta, half broken dev builds. I've cut my teeth on so many UNIXes and Linuxes they all look the same.

So, what's the best?

The one you have, and the one that feels like home.

There is no ultimate OS. Prefer to crack code on bog standard Windows? That's cool. MacOS? Sure, if that works for you. I don't care if you're on a mean and lean Arch build, a Haiku Alpha, or some patched monstrosity running in a VM on top of Qubes.

Your home isn't my home, and shouldn't be.

That's what makes it beautiful.

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Confession time 

My first job involved a lot of consulting. Mostly for telecoms, banks, insurance, gov, and even the military. High powered, enterprise stuff with million dollar licenses and secured data centers. Sometimes with loaded weapons.

There's a reason I make websites now, and for none of those people.

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Hi, I'm socketwench. You can call me 'wench or socket if you like. I mostly do Drupal and Devops by day, and enjoy bad sci-fi by night. I like creating things with my hands like toolboxes, portable computers, and keyboards. I also write tutorials and blog posts up on my site, Once and a while I also write fiction or draw things. I have...complicated...feelings about the term "maker" and don't apply it to myself. I don't even call myself a "hacker", unless you consider the broader Levian definition. I have a weird social emphasis on my love of tech, which might confuse you at first.

And yes, I still have hard copies of "Hackers" the movie, and all three soundtracks.

It's not the newest of books, but if you like *all* gender representation in your science fiction/space opera, then I can recommend the Machineries of Empire series by Yoon Ha Lee (Ninefox Gambit, The Raven Stratagem & Revenant Gun).

Also sharpened my largest kanna. I did get a wire edge after much hollowing, grinding, and sharpening. Kinda. It wasn't all the way across. Need to work on my technique. Still, the plane now cuts a lot better.

re: mh - 

*runs updates on a non-prod cluster*

*cleans kitchen*

*starts laundry*

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re: spoilers, LifePod 1993 

"It's worth more than I am..."

Yeah, I shouldn't have internalized that.

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mh - 

And *there's* the maladaptive work craving.

Some day, I'm going to snap and beg someone in Japan to go woodworking tools shopping for me, because I can only get dregs here in the states.

It just occurred to me that now it might be cheaper to add Wifi to a piece of consumer tech than it is to include a physical sync cable. o_O

the would-be techbro to hot socialist trans girl pipeline

*sigh* Now I wish I had some electronic kits to solder.

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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.