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Guide to post signatures (:boost_no:​) 

We've noticed that, when we sign posts as both of us, we tend to sign them differently depending on how exactly we're co-fronting at the moment. So here's a brief explanation of how I think we're using them--we're doing this however feels right, though, so this isn't a definitive guide.

-F: Post by Felthry alone
-R: Post by Rosemary alone
-F&R: Post by both of us, with Felthry as the main fronter who wrote it
-R&F: Post by both of us, with Rosemary as the main fronter who wrote it
-F/R: Post written by Felthry on behalf of Rosemary
-R/F: Post written by Rosemary on behalf of Felthry

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- Electronics engineering (from theory to soldering technique, pcb design, and sourcing components)
- Electronics repair
- Bits and pieces of cosmology, astrophysics, chemistry, advanced mathematics, and general relativity
- Some aspects of college/university life, but you're probably better off asking someone else
- Recommendations for fantasy novels and really good rpgs (including both old and new hidden gems)
- PC building
- low-spoons food
- an eclectic collection of trivia

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it looks like today is intersex awareness day, and i'm not eloquent enough to give any sort of proper thing about it but let's try to stop excluding intersex people from things

if you include diphthongs too, we can add
- eɪ in face
- oʊ in goat
- aɪ in price
- ɔɪ in choice
- aʊ in mouth

and that's just general american

other dialects can have additional vowels or different realizations of the same diphthongs (like ei instead of eɪ, for instance)

received pronunciation has interesting diphthongs like eə and ɪə as a result of being non-rhotic, and some triphthongs too

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the fact that people are taught in school that english has five vowels is kind of ridiculous

we have (in general american):
- æ in cat
- ɑ in palm
- ɔ in thought
- ɪ in kit
- ε in dress
- ʌ in strut
- ʊ in foot
- i in fleece
- u in goose
- ə in comma (second vowel)

and that's just the monophthongs

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or maybe seven-bodied, the seven-headed variant of hydra

they have a practical interest in knot theory

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concept: noodledragon hydra who's actually three-bodied, and just likes to keep their bodies braided together

good morning friends

we're tired and don't want to go to work in two hours

in Tales of Arise, the newest one, the spellcaster character doesn't even say the name of the spell like they usually do in this situation, just saying "blah blah blah, magic!" in this really... dismissive/bored/just-get-it-over-with tone

which is especially silly considering that at one point in the game they talk about how completely essential the incantation is for making the spell work right


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but since the casting time isn't constant (various stats and skills and equipment could speed it up), sometimes the incantation would get cut off.

starting with Tales of Vesperia, if you could get the spell casting time too short for the full incantation to play, the character instead just says "blah blah blah" in place of the incantation and it's really kind of hilarious


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the Tales series of jrpgs has always had magic work on a timed system, where your spellcasters have to spend x amount of time standing stationary casting the spell before it actually does anything

basically as soon as full voice lines were possible, each spell got its own incantation that was spoken during this casting time


food, non-vegan 

how the fuck did anyone cook eggs before they invented nonstick pans

the Tales series is probably the only JRPG series in which you could ever have a boss with 200k hp when your attacks do about 60~70 damage

Step 1: take a fursona
Step 2: give them more arms
Step 3: enjoy
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the word "cattycorner" is really weird to us because like

it's a word that apparently everyone except us used all the time??? when we had never heard of it until seeing people mention it???

okay, people who work on front-end for consumer-facing webapps, please help me understand

when the Sign In button will, by definition, be used much more often than Sign Up, why is it often hidden deep in a menu??

bonus points if it's (vaguely based on) one of
- avian
- canine
- dragon
- mustelid (but we've never seen this done in a game)


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how to get Felthry's attention with a monster design:
Step 1: give it two heads

that's it

semi related, but let me introduce you to the term tsundoku if you have not yet been acquainted.

"Tsundoku (Japanese: 積ん読) is acquiring reading materials but letting them pile up in one's home without reading them"

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well fuck, our glasses just broke

we have an old pair we can still wear, the prescription isn't *that* different, but ugh did not want to deal with this today

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