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"Awwh, are you KIDDING?" he asked at the new sign.

I looked. "IT area. Please do not tap on the glass. Programmers are sensitive creatures and it scares them."

"I dunno. I think it's funny," I grinned.

"Well I mean it's TRUE, but that's the point! This is racism!"

"To be fair, I think anyone would be unnerved with someone tapping a window three stories up," my fangs flashed in the moonlight.

A scream issued from inside anyway.

#vampire #programmer #TootFic #SmallStories #MicroFiction

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At first, it seemed nothing much. A loose bolt here. A disconnected wire there. Missing cookies. People joked about gremlins, till I saw one.


It ignored me, chewing on a fuse before tossing it aside.

"Hey! Stop that!"

It hissed and fled, as an alarm sounded.

The reactor fault wasn't critical, and we avoided a meltdown. Luckily. Deep space evacuations never go well.

Since then, we keep a jar of cookies by the reactor core. It's worked so far.

#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

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RT @markusrill@twitter.com

Die Leute sagen, es ist heiß. Die Hitze wird gehen, einfach so.
Wenn wir weniger messen würden, hätten wir weniger Temperaturen. Niemand hat so gute Messungen wie wir. Viele Leute sagen, wir sollten weniger messen. Dann hätten wir weniger Temperaturen, das ist doch klar.

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The boat was far too small for the six of us.

We'd cram ourselves aboard and row out to the center of the lake, in the mildest danger of sinking.

The boat was one of two important details; the second?

Sardines in tomato sauce.

We'd all roll open the cans and wait; never for long.

With barely a ripple around her long supple neck, she'd rise; the lake's most famous rumor.

She'd nibble the fish, and if we were lucky, sing us a song.

#TootFic #MicroFiction #Writing #TerylsTales #UrbanFantasy

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kink discourse 

just a reminder that kinks aren't problematic just because they squick you out. If you don't understand why, for example, a rape survivor might have an NC kink, that's on you for being ignorant. Unless you can demonstrate the kink results in real harm even when done safely and consensually, you don't have any ground to stand on and you should probably just blacklist and move on instead of trying to claim a moral high ground from a position of ignorance.

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She heard a gunshot. The more ears you have, the more precisely you can pinpoint the source of a sound.
She had it down to a 3 centimeter diameter sphere, but was less precise when she filed the report. Apartment number was close enough, in Alexa's experience.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

trans enby med OP 

Gleich geht es heim. Größter Teil meiner diesjährigen Quest ist damit beendet, auch wenn es noch abheilen muss. Mein selbst bestimmtes, konstruiertes, beauftragtes und bezahltes Enby-Design-Genital. War ein interessantes und weitgehend angenehmes Abenteuer bisher.

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Sehr gute Idee. Allerdings hauptsächlich Roboter-bezogen. Da draussen sind aber auch Millionen SPSen mit offenen Ports und Protokollen ohne Sicherheitskonzept.


Highlights des Tages: Mandarinen-Quark-Kuchen mit Freund im Cafe um die Ecke, großer Capucchino - und sitzen geht in gewissen Konfigurationen...

Wo tüte ich bei dieser Klinik jetzt ein, dass sie bei flexiblerer Kost - -Kohlehydrate, +Milchprodukte, +Obst - den Leuten auch keine Abführunterstützung geben müssten?

Verdammte Stümperei.

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-remember, daughter: destroy authority, not the planet.
-yes, mom.

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Werfe jetzt Leuten die die Maske unter Nase haben öfter ein anerkennendes „schicke Nase“ entgegen und ES WIRKT! 😂

Ich denke, das ist der einzig wirksame emotionale Hebel gegen Maskenmuffel: „Zieht die Dinger an, sonst müssen diese niedlichen 🐶🐱 sterben“


Presseclub zu Wirecard und "Deutschlands gutem Ruf". Ey, so langweilig ist mir selbst im KH nicht 😏


Also Wales wird ja trostlos dargestellt (Inpector Mathias), aber Shetland würde ich gerne mal besuchen (Mord auf Shetland). Wenn sich das ländliche UK nicht anscheinend dauernd gewaltsam entvölkern würde (Midsomer Murder). Ja, ich hab zu viel Zeit und zu viele Krimi-Serien auf Platte :)

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The plural of "index" is "indices".
The plural of "vertex" is "vertices".
The plural of "mutex" is "deadlock".

-- @agmlego

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"Die spinnen, die Römer" ist ein Wortwitz, falls das außer mir noch wer nicht wusste. Auf italienisch heißt das "Sono Pazzi Quelli Romani" (hinweisgebende Großschreibung).

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Everyone before: Man I wonder what historic events we’ll experience in our lifetime

Everyone now: god damn it i meant space travel or something
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