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circuit  ·  64 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 487th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

Cameron Vale - Erignatis

(haven't seen rezzeJ post it?!)

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circuit  ·  71 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: May 25, 2022

I think 10% of the municipality had no power for twice as long. Not feeling super about living in not in my backyard times

circuit  ·  76 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Elden Ring Is Easy, Actually

I mostly play indie games, so this had a nice ambience to it

Nitpicks: For me the melee wasn't fun enough to be playable until I hit level 100 and looked up how to stagger and tank everything, and it wasn't much better after that. The game encouraged me to cheese everything to avoid dying to use checkpoints, instead of embracing them as I expected. And if you get lost in a demigod base, the time commitment feels like a shift of work

circuit  ·  77 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: May 25, 2022

My power was out for 104 hours because of the weather in Ottawa. It was cringe.

Spring cleaning: ✅✅✅✅✅✅

circuit  ·  82 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Duck Chess

I like watching Horde Chess (player 1 has 36 pawns) sometimes, because it feels like watching checkers vs chess

circuit  ·  176 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hackers Just Leaked the Names of 92,000 ‘Freedom Convoy’ Donors

    Still, I think the model of disrupting inner cities like was/is used in Ottawa is going to be employed here in the states pretty soon.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/sloly-ottawa-resigns-behaviour-leadership-1.6352295

If police chiefs are actually expected to criticize criminals, I think the protestors are so lazy that it'll be enough on it's own to prevent them. They have easier alternatives that won't get them assaulted in non-pacifist cities

circuit  ·  286 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: ACTION BUTTON REVIEWS Cyberpunk 2077

May as well ask it here. Are his reviews better if you've already played the game, or haven't?

circuit  ·  286 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Germany's anti-conspiracy workers and how they help people come out of that darkness

Don't know if you'll agree with it, but here's a similar article: https://www.cosmopolitan.com/lifestyle/a37696261/leaving-recovering-from-q-anon/

circuit  ·  292 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Netflix employees walk out to protest Dave Chappelle’s special.

Kept my post as little about Chapelle as possible, but everything I did say ended up being inaccurate. Was going off memory and assuming about twitter, the team terf was included in the routine (and the laughing about being cancelled was a live reaction to seeing an audience of fans so I fell for a headline there)

Transcript:

https://scrapsfromtheloft.com/comedy/dave-chappelle-the-closer-transcript/

The first vaccine joke gives context that many of his jokes are going to attempt to offend everyone. If he wants criticism, over half of the routine is intentionally giving people a lot to work with. The payoff by omission is "trust me." But I'll stick with not defending it

circuit  ·  292 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Netflix employees walk out to protest Dave Chappelle’s special.

I'm one of those people who only saw one side which was a clip and a couple of tweets (the team-terf one and one of him laughing because he's becoming even richer from the drama). I'm exclusively going to base my reaction here off of that:

The clip was really bad.

It wasn't funny enough for that to be relevant. I think pretty much every offensive joke is funny, but I try the bare minimum to leave offensive jokes for those who don't treat everything like a joke. I see good faith jokes that the target is in on turn into full-on discrimination. Some of the cleverest and funniest people I've ever met mindlessly repeat jokes without understanding a word of them. And it all goes further and happens basically everywhere, "it was just a joke."

If I wanted to make offensive/transgressive jokes without disrespecting a wide audience, there's more topics today than ever before. For example, making jokes about suicide is easier than fish shooting themselves in a barrel. I don't really want to make offensive jokes, the reaction isn't worth my effort (even if assuming no one else would be personally affected just because I'm not)

I'll throw out there defending comedians for this in the last twenty years isn't a much different idea than saying the police only have a few bad apples. Grats to comedians who disrespect people that don't need it and getting a paycheque out of it

edit: Being funny may as well be the easiest part of comedy. The main takeaway I got from the transgressive comedy I grew up on was respect is more important

circuit  ·  292 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Can Squid Game make you a better UX designer?

After seeing Squid Game in Roblox, it could make you worse?

circuit  ·  343 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Smart Contracts and NFTs: What The Artist Should Know

Great post as always, would hope anyone interested in creating NFTs would also appreciate this background, especially considering the flood of spam I've seen in so many crypto communities

circuit  ·  354 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Canada is about to have an unnecessary, but very important, election. This is why.

I tried to look it up again, but couldn't find anything good:

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/althia-raj/trudeau-blames-opposition-electoral-reform_a_23004520/

Liberals wanted ranked ballots (which I would've been fine with because I just want fptp gone), but then they remembered they're politicians and so didn't do anything