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There is snow in Madrid. A lot of snow.
Like, "get out the dog sled" amounts of snow.
twitter.com/nozztilbrooklyn/st

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Help for Krita!
I've previously used Photoshop to make a fantasy map, using Filter > Render > Clouds (as shown here:
https://www.instructables.com/How-to-make-a-fantasy-map-in-Photoshop/).
Is there a way to do something similar in Krita? It's a great way to get awesome shapes for maps!

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ℹ️ If you don't know the lyrics to a song, or if it has none, and you want to sing along anyway, you can use the name(s) of your pet(s) instead.

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fediverse moderation question 

hey, is there an instance out there that has written guidelines/expectations/conduct specifically for their mod team? i've skimmed a handful of instances but i've mostly only seen what users can expect to see for mod actions, if anything at all.

(boosts, please!)

tip:
"Viscous" means "having a high viscosity, having a thick consistency" e.g. syrup or gel
"Vicious" means "cruel and/or violent"
Attacks are rarely viscous, except when it's gelatinous blobs or something like that doing the attacking.

mental health (negative) 

If it's
"If you feel you hate everyone, you need to eat"
and
"If you feel everyone hates you, you need to sleep"
then...
What do you do when you hate yourself?
...maybe go for a walk?

Trump, twitter 

Twitter permanently suspended the "realDonaldTrump" account, because Trump kept posting things either menat to incite violence, or that at least were interpreted to incite violence.
blog.twitter.com/en_us/topics/

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: Two Birds On A Cloud Home
Genre: Fantasy
Summary: Yann built herself an isolated home, but tries to call for some company.
Words: 672
ankewehner.com/two_birds_on_a_

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Space Aliens are often depicted nude because they have not eaten from the Tree of Knowledge like Adam and Eve did. This suggests that aliens do not have the concept of original sin. In this essay I will

: Two Birds On A Cloud Home
Genre: Fantasy
Summary: Yann built herself an isolated home, but tries to call for some company.
Words: 672
ankewehner.com/two_birds_on_a_

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The proverbial "green thumb" apparently most likely stems from a combination of two factors:

The algae that grows on the outside of earthenware pots will stain a gardener's fingers green
The existing proverb, dating at least as far back as Chaucer, that "An honest miller has a golden thumb"

These likely combined to create our modern gardening expression.

(source: word-detective.com/2009/09/gre )

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A story from 2016
ankewehner.com/fiction/chasing
Genre: Fantasy
Summary: Yann has carefully studied old tales of a certain kind of magic. Now she gives it a practical test.
Words: 239

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Fun Fact: The musical scores for The Shining and Tron were both composed by an openly transgender woman.

Her name is Wendy Carlos. She was a pioneer in electronic music. She also composed the score for A Clockwork Orange but she was stealth at the time.

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