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I have an XMPP/Jabber server. It features OMEMO encryption. I run it from a closet in my house. It is up if my house has power and internet (so, most of the time.) It allows uploads of pics and video for sharing. Those files are deleted after 24 hours.

You can join it by using "Conversations" on Android, or "Siskin IM" on iOS, to create a new account at

If you do, please let me know your user name! I am, as one might expect,

Pinned toot will never support hate speech. We will always come down hard on users who promote inequality, and de-federate with instances who are unwilling to say (and do) the same.

If you see one of our users violating these terms, file a report. Send me a message. (I'm on the lookout, of course, and.) The response will be as swift as I can make it.

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This is the how-to I wish I had when I set up my Prosody XMPP server. I have no idea why in tarnation no search engine would show it to me.

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I'm Thraeryn, the Embodiment of RED and of

* wrestling
* being kind & friendly
* supporting good folks
* chatting about the everyday

* tech
* podcasts
* pineapple pizza
* current music
* a whole bunch of current TV
* mansplaining
* white fragility
* @Gargron

could anyone (preferably in tech) review my resume? πŸ™ˆ

tech-sessories question 

Anyone have recs for a hard-sided projector case? I think my projector is about 8"β€’12"β€’4". Needs to have extra room, ideally, for its power cord and a 4" Fire Stick, as well as two 4" remotes.

(Jinya didn't like that I just tossed it and its accessories in a grocery bag last night.)

We watched Animaniacs! in the yard. Our friend, Scott, joined us.

The reboot is funny. It was a nice evening.

🎢 Every time I eat a bug
Girl, you turn around and cry
I ask myself,
"Why, oh, why?" 🎢

I'm grateful the other friend at least texted this morning to confirm details; I was able to set him straight about twelve hours ago :P

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My entire family has withdrawn for the evening, my partner's asleep, and I have one friend who was apparently in their car trying to locate my house 😢

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My friends are bad at details. Two separate folks asked me about my event tonight,

and my event is next Tuesday, and has always been scheduled for the 24th,

and that's why I asked the interested folks to make sure no one was leaving town for Thanksgiving


I had to organize a grocery run to make the trip to Lowe's to get the primer and glue,

but I got that dang frame glued in all the spots I wanted it glued. πŸ’ͺ🏼

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Watching "Watchmen" (the film) again,

and almost any Trump follower seems as though they could put on a mask and become Rorschach or The Comedian.

Thinking we'll have a Procession of Snacks

which, sure, will just be a bunch of masked people queueing to go inside & pop popcorn in the microwave

but we can play "Pomp & Circumstance" for it

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I think I'm gonna make a stand/frame for the screen with PVC pipe and bungee balls. Take it down, put it in the garage. Maybe be able to tote the whole thing to a buddy's for similar stuff.

I should look into getting a decent speaker (set) for it. Maybe put it on my Christmas list.

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I bought a screen for my projector.

Some friends are gonna come over and watch "Ponyo" out in my yard.

I like that I can tell everyone "hey I'm doing something nice, come set up some chairs spread apart and you can join"

bc holy shit


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I changed the first line of my Tinder profile to be about patty melts, and it made a significant difference



My stomach was ready to crown my brain King of the Universe before the Velveeta was even melted.

I might spend time tomorrow caramelizing another two onions to keep on hand in fridge & freezer, because holy shit do I love those things. I got the texture just right today, too.

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I craved a patty melt today, so I spent an hour or so making one.

It was so delicious, rich, and filling that I couldn't finish the last few bites.

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