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For please check out my new podcast The Morph Report: A "historical" dive into the Animorphs' Journals! You don't have to be an Animorphs fan!!!

"100 years after the Yeerk War, 3 intrepid college students conduct their class discussions of the Animorphs Journals remotely while quarantined in their homes."
Listen to the trailer! Plz share!
Spotify: spoti.fi/34lTCKt
RSS: pinecast.com/feed/the-morph-re

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New podcast! Trailer! Animorphs!. Video transcript in reply 

We made an Animorphs Podcast! It's called The Morph Report! Subscribe here: spoti.fi/34lTCKt or on any podcatcher. Ep. 1 "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" drops Wed.
Music: noellemicarelli.bandcamp.com

reply guy knuckle tats 

@Taweret person sees dude’s left fist read “ally”

person: oh you’re an ally?

dude, bringing his right fist over: “well…”

ummmmm so signal just essentially locked me out until I create a pin???? I can open new messages from their push notification but I can't navigate in the app. I just get the choice to make a pin or learn more, and learn more opens a browser explaining that it's mandatory now? Computer nerds, help. Is signal bad now actually?
@chocolatemarshmallowmateys

these 2 trans biracial folks ik are running low on funds; they're street medics who need to be able to afford groceries, gas, & medical supplies amidst nonstop protesting & the nonstop driving is really draining their gas like nothing else. they do a lot for their community; they've been maced, shot at & almost set on fire but they're still out there trying to help. u can donate here anything helps:

kofi: ko-fi.com/willinthewisp

paypal: paypal.me/warene

venmo: @cabwaylingo

Firewatch 

But that's just in the intro! Once the game got going I've been really compelled by the choices it's asking me to make, how subtle they are, and how I don't know necessarily which choices have consequences but any of them might. They all feel like they have weight, to varying degrees. I'm impressed by that

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Firewatch 

The beginning was a little cringey, but I honestly don't know how else they could have better introduced the backstory than the psuedo-Twine game.
It seemed like I was expected to be moved by the story, but it gave me every reason not to empathize with the PC. I felt kind of resentful at being forced to choose from options limited by his everyday toxic masculinity.

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Firewatch 

Oh I started playing Firewatch! I went in knowing absolutely nothing except it is a walking sim. So far liking it though I am very bad at navigating... anywhere. I really like all the mechanics and the dialogue.

Housing offer, boosts + 

Hey Boston, just putting it out there that there are 3 open rooms in my 4-bdrm Dorchester 3rd flr apartment for September. Rent is 730. The bedrooms are nice and big, as is the kitchen, it's very near the red line, and the one roommate who is staying is very chill and nice. Lmk if you have any leads.

PSA: cloth and paper masks worn to help prevent spread of Coronavirus (and other diseases) do not need to form a seal to be effective.

They do two things:
a. capture most of the droplets you exhale/cough/sneeze out
b. slow down (and thus reduce the range of) any droplets not caught

If you have two layers of fabric covering your nose and mouth, you are wearing a fabric mask correctly.

If breath reflects off of them and escapes around the edges, that is just fine -- the bulk of the droplets were caught, and those few that leave around the edges are slowed a ton. Mission accomplished.

Misinformation on this point (most of which seems to be repeating proper fit and donning for PPE masks, which do need to form a seal) is leading people to not wear masks because they believe they are difficult or impossible to wear correctly.

You, a fool: There's no such thing as the Perfect Gift--
Me: 100ft cat7 cable
My partner, downloading Bioshock in 6min: :blobaww:

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My baby has been struggling with their internet connection for 5ever and I have just bought them a hundred ft cat7 cable and I feel like a True Gamr

@dankwraith polished simplicity and “worse graphics” made with love (by ppl who are paid well) universally ages better anyway

someone on twitter said "want shorter games with worse graphics made by people who are paid more to work less and i'm not kidding" and man do i agree.

Botw Tarrey Town 

Oh shit is finishing Tarrey Town the only way you get the 3rd piece to the climbing set?! And the rubber set. Or are they sitting in some obscure shrines somewhere?

The James Talib-Dean Encampment in Philadelphia (formerly lakoy nou, formerly camp maroon), a protest lead and organized by unhoused people demanding permanent housing,

is raising money for *toilets and sanitation* to prevent a Hep A outbreak. They've been using port-a-potties but it's becoming insufficient and the city refuses to assist.

Send donations to $Wrevolutionary please!! I have personal ties to an encampment organizer who has passed this along and this is Legit

liberals are the dogs of politics as in they look at your finger instead of where you're pointing

ATLA, Korra 

Why is there a statue of Toph in front of the police station? Toph hated basically all rules

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ATLA, Korra 

Re: cop, she actually starts out as a vigilante superhero

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ATLA, Korra 

I'm gonna do a full Korra rewatch anyway tho bc that is the life I am living rn

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ATLA, Korra 

LoK could have been a really sweet 1-season epilogue rather than a sequel series. Find a way to wedge in the ep about the first avatar and you could have fit in all the good and interesting parts of Korra in one season

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ATLA, Korra 

As has been said, Korra is a cop. Aang's mission is to bring justice to an unjust world and take down powerful people and deeply entrenched systems of oppression. Korra attempts to stymie changes before they happen and basically takes orders from those in power.

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