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Fatwa Arbuckle: Misanthropologist
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Happy Tuesday, GN!

I can’t see the words “Tasmanian Devil” without hearing Mel Blanc’s voice characterization of same in my head. Old Warner Bros. cartoons are pernicious and they must be stopped!!1!

*Eyeroll*

dv8 --

Hope the extra stuff you had to do last night wasn’t too onerous; was one of them replacing the dodgy suction cup? (And, if so, did it help?)

I think his purchase is a mixture of hubris and savvy investing.

Concur, Paddy. It’ll be interesting to see if there’s any actual change to Twitter’s (effective) censorship of wrongthink over the next little bit.

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I think this is pretty well-done; the vocals are too low in the mix but there are subtitles which largely compensate for that. It also has a lot of “blink and you’ll miss it” stuff. WARNING: Contains a particularly evil Disney “ear worm”, which is why I put up a link instead of embedding it.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jZChpvvLhmI&feature=youtu.be

Last edited 6 months ago by Fatwa Arbuckle: Misanthropologist
dv8 -Ultra Maga Fascalistic Expy Alidocious
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suction cups replaced. Machine works much better. Also had to move some paper vending machines around. Couldn’t see properly to cable lock them together. I went in this afternoon so I could do that in the daylight.

Going to try to nap a bit before work.

hasta……….

Fatwa Arbuckle: Misanthropologist
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Glad the new suction cups did teh trick; rest well.

Paddy O'Furnijur, Fascista Ubriacone
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Paddy O'Furnijur, Fascista Ubriacone
6 months ago
Reply to  Mac

I’m glad both you and Elena are feeling better.

Paddy O'Furnijur, Fascista Ubriacone
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Paddy O'Furnijur, Fascista Ubriacone
6 months ago

Happy Tasmanian Devil Tuesday, Gerbil Nation!
Good morning, Fatwa, and Mac!

Fatwa -- that was an excellent video. Lot’s to see.

Mac -- that sucks about your roof. Do you think the problem is the design of your exhaust vent cap?

Sven-SemiFascist
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Sven-SemiFascist
6 months ago

Good morning, Fatwa, Mac, and Paddy.

Sorry to hear about your roof, Mac, and that you and Elena have been feeling poorly -- here’s hoping all is resolved quickly.

Fatwa Arbuckle: Misanthropologist
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Drive-by:

Hi, Mac and Paddy!

Mac --

Sorry to read you had a cold; glad it wasn’t the Kung Flu.

Bummer about your roof leaks; hopefully your guy can sort them out.

Without knowing anything about your roof I’m just spitballin’ here: Could be a T-vent for the exhaust fan (which can sometimes be cured by crimping the corners) or a dodgy plumbing vent flashing.

Also might be an attic vent over the bathroom -- if there’s one in that location -- or an issue with the ridge venting (if your roof is thus equipped).

Our old roof had cheap-jack ridge venting which used to leak into the garage loft in heavy rain with the wind coming from the west. When we had our roof replaced, we paid a couple of hundred extra for a better quality ridge vent and the problem hasn’t recurred.

You can see how crimping the vent on the left might reduce water intrusion in high winds; we usually use the type on the right. (Which cost a bit more but have significantly reduced callbacks for leaking exhaust vents over the years.)

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dv8 -Ultra Maga Fascalistic Expy Alidocious
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I’m trying to start a thing where we give @elonmusk our proxy votes. I’m hijacking the twitter hastag #proxywar.

It’s gotten some likes. I’m not sure I have enough clout or savvy to get something like that going. At least not without a lot of work. If I devoted some 10 hour days to it, I maybe could get some traction on it.

On the other hand, if Elon saw one of my messages, he might think it was funny, and boost it.

dv8 -Ultra Maga Fascalistic Expy Alidocious
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I guess, thanks to me the hashtag #proxywar no longer shows up in auto-complete, but the hashtag still exists. They didn’t kill it completely.