wonder what percentage of xkcd readers saw the latest and went immediately into solve-the-puzzle mode https://xkcd.com/2496/
stolen trashpost involving shrink rays
*uses a shrink ray on a capitalist jerk* "I'm afraid you're being downsized"
(stolen from @Tryn )
"Will I find love?"
The seer shook the bones and stones, cast them, and read out the answer. It was routine, the most common question.
The next client sat down and bowed.
"Must I find love?"
The seer shook the bones and stones, then stopped.
"Ah. No. You don't."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
"furries spend so much on art, they're like classical patrons"
aka people who got portraits painted of themselves because, at the time, there wasn't any other way to capture their likenesses except to draw them
turns out people will pay a lot to have others see them as they are, depict that accurately and return that impression to them
thinking about how online is going berserk about kink at pride (as it does every year right before june) but actual communities are just running extra events
like there's an event near me that's specifically advertised as family-friendly; they're going to be doing sidewalk chalk
and another event that's explicitly anti-corporate and kinky as hell
defending queer self-expression at the One Big Event is important but there doesn't have to be just One Big Event
Synthy three-headed sharkdragon running kobold hivemind software that enjoys all things technical and endlessly chipping away at optimization problems.
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