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my002  ·  48 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What Game Are You Playing?

I've been back to Stardew Valley recently. I tried playing some of the SV-like games recently (Ooblets, Doraemon Story of Seasons, which is super pretty) but every time I do I just feel like Stardew is a better game and I should be playing it instead.

Also played Outer Wilds a bit. It's pretty fun to explore, but I'm honestly not sure that I have the patience to stick with it and figure things out. The time limit can feel super constricting at times.

my002  ·  51 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: El Salvador expected to default as bitcoin plummets

Who knew that there might be negative consequences to tying your country's economy to crypto? /s

my002  ·  1676 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Republicans Push Trump Tax Bill Through Senate

As with every time trickle down economics is invoked, this is little more than a long-term tax cut for the rich, pushed through because it's also a short-term tax cut for the everyman .

my002  ·  1676 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Reddit CEO Steve Huffman on the site’s redesign, coming in Q1 2018

How do you know that the people you shed aren't interesting?

my002  ·  1976 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: English sparkling wine beats champagne in Paris blind tasting

    They're pushing pretty hard to get you to care, for sure.

For sure. I mean, I think they have to. Their price point is pretty much on par with Champagne, which has had put in a lot of money and energy into marketing itself as the cream of the crop of sparkling wine (though, to be fair, methode champagnoise is significantly more time- and labour-instensive than most other methods of producing sparkling wine, though Champagne isn't the only place that uses it).

    And there's some damn fine wine grown in Yakima, which is Rehh-hedNECK.

Haha, yeah. It's always kind of funny to see the contrast between the oenologists/marketing people and the people who actually look after the vineyards. People who make wine (even in Champagne and Burgundy) are farmers at the end of the day.