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More stuff about games. It's kind of my new deal. 

Switched gears and played some . I'm very much enjoying this style of game. It's like an secape room on steroids.

Games and #A11y 

Had some help getting set up, and now I've been able to play . Oh. Slightly related note, you can now find me in the Steam Community. Let's see if you can figure out the URL.

Our rental car for the day is a Chevy Impala, so my coworker is stuck with me making Supernatural references. I'm Sam, he's Dean.

Opened up Chrome this morning, and discovered the automatic feature is now available in stable Chrome.

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๐Ÿ‘‹ Helpful Reminders ๐Ÿ‘‹

๐Ÿ‘๏ธโ€๐Ÿ—จ๏ธ You can add image descriptions! This looks a bit different if you use any of the mobile apps, but in the standard mastodon web interface you just click a textbox on top of the image preview. If you can, adding image descriptions is very helpful to people with visual impairments. Even something as short as "dog" is a lot more than nothing!

๐Ÿ‘” This is also where you can find the image crop tool, so you can do them both at the same time!

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I walked out my front door today, and right into one of those people who was going door-to-door handing out their religious pamphlets. I'm pretty sure it startled both of us.

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We LOVE image captioning here. We are very pro captioning. It can be hard to get used to doing so on a regular basis. I highly recommend following @PleaseCaption

This bot is very non intrusive and will just DM you if you forget to add captions. If you do, you can just delete-and-redraft and add captions without losing any of your info!

(You can find "Delete and Redraft" under the ... icon on your toots.)

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๐Ÿ”” To get started:

1. Follow me and I'll start to follow you back
2. Every time you forget to add a text description to an image I will send you a reminder.

Don't want reminders anymore Unfollow me!

The phrase "just to put a smile on it" poses the question What is "it", and where on "it" does the smile go?

Reflecting on life without life partners or offspring 

Employee benefit enrollment and tax time: Just 2 out of many times during the year where I get to appreciate that some things are easier without a life partner or offspring.

Aceness and Identifiers 

It's probably time for me to change some of my identifiers, but I don't want to remake the Powerpoint that explains how I exist. Maybe I'll make it a Prezi since I'm here...

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I just want to see a girl save a cute boy and fall in love, presented in earnest and not just as a joke or an idea

I don't care about a "strong woman who needs no man," i think girls should be able to indulge in this kind of sexual/power fantasy rather than be expected to rise beyond it

I think we don't see it not because we don't want a girl to save someone but because we're afraid to see boys in feminine positions complete with all the trappings of the role

#mastoart #creativetoots #art

General assumptions about blindness, dog guides, let's see if you can figure out the other implications 

PSA: Yes, I'm a blind person. Yes, i like dogs. No, I do not have a dog guide. No, dog guides are not the perfect solution for every blind person. Besides that, the doctor won't clear me for one until they declare me in remission. It was my pleasure to share with you this information.

Audio game stuff 

"Oh shit": The only game that provideds one the right context to be able to say, "I jumped. Into a cannon. As it fired." and only come off as a moderate dumb ass.

Games, configuring controllers 

Finally bought myself an XBox controller. Will try to configure it to work with later tonight.

Talking About Microsoft Word and Adding Alt Text 

I discovered that Microsoft has a feature that will autogenerate alt text for images. It appears to run off the same engine as , since a lot of the descriptions are similar.

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"Your pronouns are confusing."
WAIT UNTIL YOU HEAR ABOUT MY POLITICS AND MENTAL HEALTH, BABY.

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PSA: nothing that goes off server (and very little that stays on server) is guaranteed to be private.

For private conversations, use something like Briar, Signal, or XMPP with e2e encryption.

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I think it's a good time to remind everyone that every once in a while it's good to look at ppls bio's and read them and see if something has changed.

like pronouns
oo oo
or when they say NO DM'S UNLESS WE'RE MUTUALS

so you don't, you know, cross boundaries.

just saying

Nuclear launch codes. Do not open.:) 

The secret of life is... Chicken nuggets.

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