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Cyclical Rage Syndrome

This disease is distinguishable by two elements: irritability caused, or at least aggravated, by chronic health issues (physical and/or mental); and chronic health issues (physical and/or mental) caused, or at least aggravated, by stress, causing a cycle that can lead to cardiac issues, loss of friends, and indentations of the skull.

Treatment: dialing back on social media; turning off the news.

Also known as: Lewis Black Syndrome
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Right in the feels! 

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My apologies for being an absentee moderator.  I just weeded through the (old) posts marked as spam -- almost all from the same account, which is now banned from the community.  I'll try to find some way to bring it to my attention more regularly.  Feel free to ping me as needed.

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This Collections thing could be cool; I've always thought there should be a way to opt out of classes of posts and that's pretty much exactly what this is.  I wonder if it's a misfire to make a collection permanently locked to a particular post access, though.  What if I want to have a Health collection so people can opt out of my whinging, but sometimes I'm okay with everyone seeing them and sometimes not?  Too bad for me, I guess.

I do look forward to people getting all insistent about other people making collections so they can ignore part of their posts and the flamage that will result.  Because it wouldn't be the Internet without entitlement!

One right move they made was default follow to all collections -- hopefully that's true when you circle somebody new, too.

Anyway, haven't created any yet, need to think about it, not like I post all that much anyway.  Thinking about maybe for example making an SCA collection but not restricting it to my SCA circle so people I haven't added to it that do SCA can see it, or just people who're interested; that's an example of a circle I made just so I wouldn't bother other people with the content and that seems to be what Collections are for instead now.  So that's cool.
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Yeah, I'm thinking it's a nice idea but suspect the people whose daily whinging posts I want to skip (nb: not you) won't bother and so I'll be no less annoyed by them. 

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Went in to get more Vision disposable clearos and the shop doesn't sell them any more.  So I guess I have to get a little more upscale for my in-the-car-use ego-c.  Got the steel one of these and a couple of extra coils.  Like it well so far, nice match with the Nautilus I use on my pipe.
The CE5-S is an upgrade version of CE5, it has an exterior metal sleeve surrounding the tank with two small windows that allow you to see how much liquid is left in the tank at all times. It also has a replaceable drip tip that can be replaced with any 51
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Also, it was like eight bucks, so that's a feature I guess.
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HA! I'd like to see those bold, emblazoned reporters...
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Happy new Pro user, but I have a couple of questions (or suggestions, if the answer is "you can't do it"...heh):

Is it possible to use a "save to home page" thing like Chrome, for example, can create as the double tap for a bubble?  Better yet, is it possible to put one in a folder or even better yet, into the app grid? All I've been able to do is save it to the home page and it's the primary tap for a bubble.  Which is nice, but I don't necessarily want a new bubble for every one of those. :)

While I'm here, does anyone know of an icon set with a good coffee cup icon? 😉
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#okstate Students: The Stillwater Medical Center is receiving calls from concerned parents following today's Homecoming parade incident. OSU students are asked to contact their families.
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I... may have an addiction.  (French and Esperanto, respectively.)
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Oh, thanks man, you rock!
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Another, previous BBC music thing.  Don't worry, the song's really only the first 4 minutes.  As with the new one, there are high points and less high points, but all in all it's pretty excellent.

Trigger warning: Shane MacGowan before he got new choppers.
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Like 5 years ago, I think?
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writing quickie programs, playing chords on mandolin, obsessing over things
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Oversimplifying and Making Jokes: The R. Francis Smith Story
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Career sysadmin (with a brief digression) by day; language enthusiast and mobile game player by night; Christian, husband and father all the time; and Society for Creative Anachronism nutjob, musician, and compulsive reader whenever time permits. Lately I've been into reading 1980s Marvel comics and watching Once Upon a Time with our kids.

This is not my professional "presence".  This is where I let off steam.  I make almost no public posts.  I am not your content monkey.
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1.5 college degrees, married over 20 years, two awesome daughters, play music in front of people and they don't flee, wrote things (in troff!) that people actually listened to.
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Reis ap Tuder ap Wyn, Random