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Wow. Major case of goosebumps after reading this.
H/T +Tobias Klausmann

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For +Katie Bell​, whenever she gets around to it
Structured Procrastination: the fine art of doing less, but in a structured way. Stanford professor John Perry explains the fine art of putting things off.
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I'm putting reading this article at the top of the todo list for tomorrow. 
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Hotspot detection successful, marked with melted kitten.
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#cats #liquids was the domain of +Tim Johnson​, I believe. 
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I get to go home! I haven't been this excited about leaving a hospital since i escaped from one in Bulgaria last summer :D
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+Tim Johnson the story does snot end well.
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Ahh, so wonderful. :D

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The internet is an amazing place. I just received my first spam in irish, from a danish address.
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Straight Google translate and not great :) My job is safe for another week or two!
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If i were a psychiatrist..

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I try to keep everybody’s expectations in check. For instance; the Twogag Facebook page is not great or terrible, it sort of just is.
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Kitten continues to melt. Might have to get out the cat mop soon.
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I've heard that those come with user-replaceable batteries nowadays.
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Just had the novel experience of having to convince a doctor that i needed less time off than he prescribed me.

I pointed out that as i can work from home, i don't need to be counted as sick until commuting would be bloodless :)
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Re "Don't bleed and root" - I am a northern german, and of course I learned differently:

»Einen Augenblick schwieg alles, denn aus dem hageren Gesicht des Deichgrafen sprühte der Zorn, und sie hatten abergläubische Furcht vor ihm. Da trat von einem Fuhrwerk ein stiernackiger Kerl vor ihn hin. „Ich tat es nicht, Deichgraf", sagte er und biß von einer Rolle Kautabak ein Endchen ab, das er sich erst ruhig in den Mund schob; „aber der es tat, hat recht getan; soll Euer Deich sich halten, so muß was Lebiges hinein!"- „Was Lebiges? Aus welchem Katechismus hast du das gelernt?"«
  -- https://www.martinschlu.de/kulturgeschichte/neunzehntes/vormaerz/storm/1888/schimmel16.htm

»For a moment everyone was quiet, because the haggard face of the Deichgraf showed anger and they had a superstitious fear of him. Then a big farmhand stepped down from a wagon and planted himself in front of him. "I did not do it, Deichgraf", he said and bit off a piece of chewing tobacco and put it into his mouth. "but whoever did it did well, because if the dyke is supposed to hold something alive must go in." "Something alive? Which catechism taught you that?"« 

I am pretty sure some subsystems and SCSI terminators are a lot like that.
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I've had problems with my nasal passages for the last 5 years or so. Nothing major, just chronic inflammation and a constant post-nasal drip. It has mostly been an irritation, requiring about 10 mins maintenance morning and evening to keep it under control. The only time it's a real problem is when I'm particularly stressed, as the draining increases to the point where i can wake up choking multiple times a night.

A couple of years ago i went to see a surgeon, who did some major resectioning of my nasal cavity, including removing about half my medial turbinates (bony shelves in the nose that help warm/filter the air). He described my body's reaction as "unfortunate", as massive amounts of scarring reversed the progress.

So today I'm back in hospital for round 2, due on the table in about an hour. This time he's going to be "less conservative". I get the feeling he relishes the challenge :)
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I am tubeless \o/
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This is actually fantastic. H/T +Tobias Klausmann 
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Any independent (i.e. not videos by him) links? (BTW, before you get twitchy, yes I uphold the same standards the other way - I have research methods training).
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