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A couple of things I do:

I'm a member of the Baltimore Gamer Symphony Orchestra, the Reddit Symphony Orchestra, and the Virtual Video Game Orchestra.

I also contribute to VGLeadSheets, an online Fake Book project for videogame music: vgleadsheets.com/

My YouTube, for whenever I get around to uploading again: youtube.com/channel/UCkt75Zujj

Add me in VR!: covertCharisma
I play a LOT of Beat Saber but I also play a number of other VR games pretty regularly

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Hey I'm Riley! I'm pretty new to Mastodon, but I've been having a great time so far exploring the community.

You'll often find me posting about flute/ocarina nonsense, my ongoing adventures in trying to learn audio production, pictures of my tea, and whatever game I happen to be playing at the moment. I have pretty varied interests and tend to just post whatever is on my mind at any given moment.

If any of that interests you, feel free to give me a follow!

"Windows failed to install some updates"

Honestly? Good.

Good morning! Overcast mornings do not mix well with needing to be awake.

Time to speed-render a bunch of orchestra videos to get them submitted before the deadline.

My level of executive dysfunction is washing all of the sheets I own at once every couple of months or so because I can't be bothered to wash each set individually each time I remake the bed.

tea, alcohol 

So the tea I bought from a cult a month or so ago finally arrived, and I'm honestly disappointed with it even considering where it came from. Like it's fine, but in a side-by-side comparison with another brand of the same varietal of oolong it performed considerably worse even though it was twice as expensive.

Sooooo the housemates and I are going to defile it in some experiments with alcohol and see what we can do with it.

weed 

Don't give engineers weed lmao. My mechie roommate is over-analyzing the physical effects on taste and how he can manipulate them through various means.

Also semi-related, I've been avoiding doing anything on my laptop because the drives are a mess and I need to upgrade the primary one before I can do pretty much anything, but I have zero experience upgrading hard drives and a lot of experience with weird unsolvable drive issues on every computer I touch.

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Just gotta psych myself up enough to get past the dread of having to fix my computer for the umpteenth time.

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I've been avoiding doing much with my main gaming computer because it only works in linux for some reason and I don't know what I'm doing in linux. But if I never use it, how is that functionally different from fumbling around and potentially breaking things, except that in the second scenario I might actually learn something?

Notes on tea accessories 

Wow I did not realize how big of a difference clay vs porcelain makes. Put my favorite oolong in a porcelain gaiwan and it was a completely different experience than in the clay pots and gaiwans I have - no more lingering flavors from past cups of tea.

Probably going to boil all my clay teaware and start fresh so I can dedicate each vessel to a specific variety.

cat photo 

she likes to find new adorable ways to sleep

Updated #introduction (2/2) 

A couple of things I do:

I'm a member of the Baltimore Gamer Symphony Orchestra, the Reddit Symphony Orchestra, and the Virtual Video Game Orchestra.

I also contribute to VGLeadSheets, an online Fake Book project for videogame music: vgleadsheets.com/

My YouTube, for whenever I get around to uploading again: youtube.com/channel/UCkt75Zujj

Add me in VR!: covertCharisma
I play a LOT of Beat Saber but I also play a number of other VR games pretty regularly

Updated #introduction (1/2) 

Hey I'm Riley! I'm pretty new to Mastodon, but I've been having a great time so far exploring the community.

You'll often find me posting about flute/ocarina nonsense, my ongoing adventures in trying to learn audio production, pictures of my tea, and whatever game I happen to be playing at the moment. I have pretty varied interests and tend to just post whatever is on my mind at any given moment.

If any of that interests you, feel free to give me a follow!

Good lord, haven't seen this much fog since the last time I drove to Pittsburgh

exercise, ph (+ & -) 

Havent felt this sore or this good from endurance exercise in a long while. I really miss running, but I'm glad I have something I can still do that fills a similar role.

That said, if my foot continues to do as well as it is through quarantine, I may have some ideas re: getting back into running again, so that's pretty cool.

Now that I sort of know what I'm doing on this network even a little bit, probably gonna do a proper introduction in a few days to add some pinned toots.

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"Whenever there is a meeting, a parting is sure to follow. However, that parting need not last forever... Whether a parting be forever or merely for a short time... That is up to you."

-Happy Mask Salesman, Majora's Mask

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here's a legendary quote from a Pussy Riot song to inspire you

Good girls working at the banks
Bad girls blowing up the tanks
Good girls pray to a man with a beard
But God is a woman and she's deaf and she's queer

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