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definitely not a requirement but if u want to follow me (or already do!) feel free to drop me a line and introduce urself!! i like fedi's small-town vibe and getting to know other people is a big part of that!!!

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taking things apart is a great way to learn about them tho and i will continue to do so until the world's supply of screwdrivers dries up

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i am an extrovert but also a vampire in the sense that i love being around people but i need an explicit invitation to hang out

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alright, all the cool kids are doing it, and i realized i never did one when i first got here, soooooo..... !!!

i'm tonic! i'm a college student studying visual-material culture and , specifically interested in the history of and preservation of information ! in my free time i like to animate and take apart electronics!! i also collect books at an alarming rate (much faster than i could possibly read them!!)

p.s. i also overuse exclamation marks!!!

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johnny cash-themed cable device called the tennessee set-top box

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The bathrobe of the polychromatic wonder will haunt me for an aeon.

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I visited Wisconsin and found a strange place where ley lines converge and it makes the snacks rhyme.

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warning. battery is NOT low. your computer will continue to operate!!

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A homeowner in #Scotland ended up sitting in darkness and cursing a lamp, after sub par "vintage look" LED lamps caused radio interference that disrupted radio comms for aviation, leading to a visit from Ofcom UK!

ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/lates

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It's a bit depressing to think about how far the gaming industry has come in 30 or 40 years, from small studios and successful hobbyists to an industry which grinds people into dust to produce games which exploit the end user

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I was hoping for more Shakespearean named businesses in Ashland. The only one I've seen so far: As U Store It

(ok technically it needs a wireless adapter too but i already have one floating around)

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i found a dell optiplex 3020 at the thrift store for $13.49 thr other day and all it needed was a hard drive

i've always been intrigued by these low-profile tower thingies and i must say i'm quite excited to mess with it >:)

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Anyone have a favorite diagram(s) or meme(s) for explaining capacitors, resistors, and logic gates that would be good for an introduction or kid friendly? Not looking at anything too long or in-depth atm.

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cpu coolers in 2012: it is a little fan on a thin metal radiator :3

cpu coolers 10 years later: oh god it's tall enough to not fit into the case and heavy enough to probably tear the motherboard in half if placed vertically

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Every time I think about putting a funny bumper sticker on my crappy car I think of how it would look if I was like obliterated by a semi and there’s still a little “keep homking im too gay to hear you” stuck to the wreckage

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a halberd has revolutionary potential in the photos. it was pretty noticeable, at least get some sleep?""I'm just a smol bean whomst've ADHD

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Desk cleaning tip: Cleaning your keyboard causes less chaos on your computer when you switch it off before cleaning it.

Computer peripherals tip: If something does not work, make sure you did not switch it off.

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For those who like succulents here are some close-ups from my Mum's garden. Such relaxing plants.

the designated quiet floor of the library has the squeakiest door hinges

oh the irony

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