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@wxl A lot of people think getting out of typing "q" before ":" in vi is hard. ;-D

@wxl You know what's pretty cool about regexes?
You can talk to people that have been UNIX-sysadmins since they had to because their mainframes were becoming out of fashion and they'll still go "yeah, I don't know how that magic works". :-D

um, ok, i lied a little. that's what i get for changing things after the fact. `d` deletes lines in `sed`, so what i meant was `sed 's|([^)]*)||g'` so it's just replacing the match with nothing and making the change globally.

sometimes thinking in reverse is the best. i was trying to figure out someway to get regex to remove a bunch of information in parentheses in a text file and because there were several on each line i was getting hung up, since regex is greedy and would eat everything from the first open paren to the last closed. solution: look for everything that's not a closed paren, i.e. `sed 's|([^)]*)|d'`

#TBT to my fall 2014 drawing class where we had a mastercopy assignment. I copied a page of Edward Gorey's book "The Gashlycrumb Tinies"

trying to copy a serif typeface by hand is.... not easy lol

#art #mastoart

Starting to futz around with the new lens. First victims: marina birds. #photography

@lubuntu wow, Gmail on 1 gig of ram, how'd they manage that? 😕

a Muslim woman interviews neo-Nazis and jihadists, and along the way manages to befriend one of the worst of them, who leaves behind his old life as he is embraced by a mostly black church nearby his home. wow. so impressed by her bravery but also the insight she brings to the table. i really look forward to seeing her documentaries.

The Hu, a New Breakthrough Band from Mongolia, Plays Heavy Metal with Traditional Folk Instruments and Throat Singing

The anarchists never have claimed that liberty will bring perfection; they simply say that its results are vastly preferable to those that follow authority.
-- Benjamin Tucker

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The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
-- Tacitus

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America is just the country that shows how all the written guarantees in the world for freedom are no protection against tyranny and oppression of the worst kind. There the politician has come to be looked upon as the very scum of society.
-- Peter Kropotkin

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Anarchy is order; government is civil war.
-- Anselme Bellagarrigue

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I came out of a straight person, I respect straight people, and in fact I even have some straight friends, I just don't believe their lifestyle is healthy and I'm sorry, I do believe it goes against Eris' plan. If the liberal media wants to censor me for my sincerely held religious convictions, so be it, but I know when I stand before Her hot dog stand in heaven and she asks me if I've deserved to chow down on Her heavenly weiner, I will be able to say "Sounds hot I'm in" with full conviction. Can het enablers say the same?

A-Infos: **Britain, Class War: Brexit Chaos Will Give Anarchy Its Biggest Chance To Work**

"Remember the scenes of chaos after the Grenfell Tower when local mutual aid came to the rescue after the state at local and national level failed completely to provide basic services. The same can happen on a much bigger scale as Brexit chaos takes hold. At local level people should start their…"

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Interesting: you can fingerprint people based on their browser extensions, and LinkedIn has been doing so for years #privacy

i have a girlfriend, you wouldnt know her she goes on another instance

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