Alright, it's pretty clear there are no backups to be had on .xyz -- time stop hanging fire and get on with my migration to @rafial
@mdhughes yeah I found a bug from a few years ago about the queue dying. But it it's 24 hours, I've still got a couple hours to go.
I'm beginning to suspect that "request archive" isn't working on mastodon.xyz
@mdhughes I am amused, but also "forced" to point out that everything in the original Unix lineage is a monokernel.
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I must admit, I'm kind of liking that for once, stupidity may be painful/deadly: https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/05/hydroxychloroquine-linked-to-increase-in-covid-19-deaths-heart-risks/
@KitRedgrave I blame Hanoi Xan
@deejoe mmmm... Febo... (Homer face)
Considering swapping over to WaPo for a while (gritting my teeth at giving money to the Bezos). Glad I can at least support ProPublica without having to feel weird about it!
That moment when the bubbles of carbon dioxide effervescing off the top of your glass of tonic sound exactly like the Slack notification clatter as faintly heard from your headphones, discarded nearby on the desk #QuarantineLife
@vanicpanic Also, you don't necessarily need three estimates initially, the goal isn't to find the contractor who you'll ultimately hire, it's just to come up with a defensible number that can be attached to the value of what is being negotiated over.
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