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hey this offer goes out to other people too. (boosts welcome)

actually if you're a trying to get better grades on your (neither of those tags are gonna reach this audience lol) and you wanna hit me up, maybe we can work something out.

but also, I highly recommend your writing center if your school has one

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Hey, I didn't even think to use tags. Check out this thread if you want to see photos of my collection! It includes a , , , and machines :)

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@ajroach42 @Username_Here_ASAP I should have never gone by Andrew on here 🤦 haha

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time!

My name is Andrew and I run 68kmentat.com
I'm interested in and , particularly consoles, computers, 8-bits, and Tandy-Radioshack computers.

I try to learn electronics and programming in my free time, but those projects move very slowly.

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@niconiconi I do this but with thermal paste and staples instead. I call it the "when you only have enough money for two heat sink fins".

How to cool your RPI4...

"throw money at the problem!" 🤣 🤣

autism; ableist stuff and eugenics Show more

All y'all programmers, and I'm *still* out here at 28 just tryna get by as a script kiddie from your crumbs of wisdom!

+ I'm old enough to remember the Web of the 1990s/ 2000s.
It was a maze. You followed hypertext links, stumbled into forums and early troll-caves, used Slashdot and GoTo, experimented with LiveJournal and Blogger.

It wasn't safe, it was filled with weirdness, appealed heavily to geeks and loners. Being on the web in that era was a serious trip.

But it wasn't corporate. It wasn't the tool of major governments, yet. It was defiantly decentralised, and when you were online...

... you felt free.

cis dude writers writing women be like "she breasted boobily across the room"

~ The Web ~

- The 90's:
Small displays, lots of condensed text, Accurate inputs.

- The 00's:
Big displays, lots of text, accurate inputs.

- The 10's:
Tiny displays, very little text in big stylish fonts, clumsy inputs.

Ah, the march of progress. 🖥️ :blobowo:

The Washington Post's motto is "democracy dies in darkness".

A subscription to the Washington Post's digital edition costs $100 per year.

The Washington Post is owned by Jeff Bezos.

BusinessInsider estimates Jeff Bezos makes $2,489 per second.

The Washington Post reports 86.6 million unique visitors.

Jeff Bezos makes enough money in a little over than 40 days to buy every single one of those 86.6 million people a subscription.

So it's clearly not lack of money that causes the Washington Post to have a paywall.

Which means there's only one possible reason for their tagline to be "democracy dies in darkness".

It's not a foreboding warning. It's their mission statement.

got my flu shot
💉💪

finally, i can lick all doorknobs without being judged

Ec, hellsite, "OK Boomer," AARP Show more

funny how my work ethic simply degrades the longer I exist in a capitalist framework

well, turns out their payment processor doesn't accept Discover cards overseas, and that's the only card I've gotten a replacement for so far. Oh well! I can wait an extra week or so.

ok and pals, I'm bitin the bullet and getting myself an with a combo of birthday money and some paypal cash I saved up.

I'll need to give my N64 an RGB mod, but I'm excited to use it on my Genesis and Amigas! (not to mention, upscale my PS2 which doubles as my DVD player!!)

i used to slap that bad boy into the IRC channels all the time. I even had a macro shortcut in mIRC for it.

whoa, I think that for the past few years i've been searching "whatever lol" every time I wanted to copy-paste "¯\_(ツ)_/¯"

but this I searched "idk lol" and was slapped in the face with the reminded that that emoticon is the *SEQUEL* to the original "idunnolol" emoticon: ¯\(°_o)/¯

jesus christ this post just rung my doorbell and punched me in the face when i answered