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So, has lost all of it's toots.
This is due to a truncate command being run on the local statuses table, including the cascade option to include other related tables.

Normal functionality is there, so I don't think anything else has been affected. I'll try to see if there's a way of reimporting our user account exports, but if not: has been given a fresh start!

If you don't tell your significant other that they're special, then an Amazon recruiter on LinkedIn will

"Sorry I couldn't make it to work today I was busy all night digesting extravagant food and watching the lord of the rings"

No reasonable person could argue with that. It's a fair call.

Queen death, satire but not 

You shall not declare that the King is 'not your king' even though you did not choose him and have no decision either way in the matter. Failure to comply will lead to arrest. Yes, we are a democratic country, why do you ask? 🤔

There will be no football matches for a stipulated time frame following the Queen's death as "as a mark of respect". Other sports like golf and rugby are fine and can play as normal. Yes we're being completely serious, why do you ask? 🤔


When you hit the Yubikey by accident while typing in a chat window and you end up sending the entire channel a "Yubisneeze."

Philip K. Dick, on his reaction the first time (during the casting process for BLADE RUNNER) he ever saw a photograph of Sean Young.

these captchas are becoming a psychological and philosophical experiment into how a human experiences similarity

Uber Investigating Breach of Its Computer Systems

> Uber’s computer network was breached on Thursday, leading the company to take several of its internal communications and engineering systems offline as it investigated the extent of the [compromise].

> Employees were instructed not to use the company’s internal messaging service, Slack, and found that other internal systems were inaccessible, said two employees, who were not authorized to speak publicly.


seen elsewhere...

What do you do if your child starts eating electrical cords?


You ground them until they start conducting themselves better.

Trying to get my energy provider to upgrade my smart meter feels like getting blood from a stone.

They won't update it so that the live readings can be accessed by authorized third parties, but they won't replace it with the newer model that allows it by default.


It's going to take some time before I get used to seeing the words "King Charles" not immediately followed by "spaniel".

CLIENT: We are pleased to announce the completion of our long transition to 100% encrypted services.

ME: Oh, thank God

CLIENT: For your records, a copy of our private key is attached to this email

If this could be followed by the dissolution of the monarchy that would be swell

I've finally got functional enough that I'm happy to talk about it.

Almost all of my stuff is now being monitored and controlled locally. Its nice to be able to fully own the equipment I pay for.

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